Responsible for the coordination of the accounting function of the New York Transit Museum and 

additional support for ancillary activities such as Retail, Human Resources, Facilities Management, 

and General Administrative Functions.


The Accounting Manager is responsible for the oversight of the financial activities of the New York 

Transit Museum. In support of the Museum’s senior staff, this position helps to develop and 

implement the annual budget, prepares financial statements, and works with the Metropolitan 

Transportation Authority (MTA) and others to reconcile financial information and ensure optimal 

business performance for NYTM.

HOURS- Monday Through Friday 9:00 -5:30


–  Manages the accounting and bookkeeping activities within the Museum.

–  Participates in the development of short and long-term financial goals and objectives for the 

New York Transit Museum annual budgets.

–  Reviews and analyzes revenue and expense accounts and forecast data to

determine progress toward stated goals and objectives. Reviews findings with management.

–  Prepares and presents monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports

–  Ensures that records are properly maintained for all financial transactions and that all 

reporting of these transactions, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and 

receivable, profit and loss, general ledger accounts, and other items pertinent to Friends of the 

New York Transit Museum are done in accordance with non-profit accounting standards.

–  Acts as a liaison to MTA on budget, accounting and reconciliation of revenue and expenses

–  Works with staff across the Museum in all departments.

–  May perform other duties as assigned


–  Bachelor’s degree required

–  Minimum of 5-7 years related experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and financial management, in a small to mid-sized nonprofit organization. Working Knowledge of Fund EZ or similar accounting

software, non-profit accounting standards, and revenue tracking using Altru or a similar platform.

–  Excellent analytical and communication skills

–  A general curiosity about the New York Transit Museum and support of its mission

–  Enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to work in a team-oriented environment

The New York Transit Museum is fully committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, gender 

identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital/familial/partnership/caregiver status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking 

and/or sex offenses, or any legally protected basis. The Museum welcomes and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

The Accounting Manager position is employed by the Museum’s non-profit affiliate, Friends of the 

New York Transit Museum.


In accordance with NYC law and in order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and 

reliable service to our communities, we are requiring all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19 prior to their start date. We will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.