Company: Lone Star Flight Museum
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Management, Professional, Airport
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 9/11/2018

This position is responsible for oversight of all financial affairs of the Museum. This includes the management of all business processes and effective financial management of the  Museum’s operating, capital and development budgets. Additionally, the CFO recommends and implements appropriate policies and internal control procedures to safeguard the Museum’s assets and works with the CEO and the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to insure accountability and solvency.


Responsibilities and Duties:

Financial management

  • Financial Reporting (general ledger, account reconciliations, internal reporting to management and Board of Directors, external reporting to public in accordance with GAAP)


Accounts Payable

  • Cash Management, wire transfers, petty cash, deposits of receipts
  • Tracking of restricted donations and proper expenditures against restricted grants
  • Budgeting including coordination with Museum departments to compile annual budget; tracking budget/actual
  • Provide periodic/timely financial analysis of museum activity to CEO and Board Chair and
  • Audit and Finance Committee Chair


Financial Processes

  • Development, implementation and execution of internal control environment, fiscal policies and procedures
  • Implementation of financial software and liaison with IT support Payroll and HR Support
  • Payroll input and liaison with PEO
  • Record and track vacation, sick leave



  • Tax Compliance – Form 990, Sales tax reporting, response to donors’ Form 8283, Form 1099s
  • Contract compliance as it relates to financial matters
  • Compliance with 501(c)(3) rules and regulations


Board Support

  • Maintains corporate books and records as Board Secretary/Treasurer and liaise with the Board of Directors and Finance and audit committee as required


Internal Coordination

  • Work as part of Senior Management Team to activate on short and long-term strategic issues
  • Coordinate museum programs/operations departments (Admissions, Gift shop, Flight Operations.
  • Education, Curator, Marketing, Facility rentals) to synchronize records and import data from Altru & Counterpoint systems which those departments control and generate data from program activities
  • Coordinate with the Development team, supporting grant reporting for restricted contributions, stock donations sales, assistance with tax compliance for donations
  • Ensure all relevant suspense and project dates are included on the master calendar


Strategic Plan and Budget

  • Develop and execute an annual strategic plan.
  • Develop and manage an annual department budget


Employee Oversight

  • Conduct annual evaluations of subordinate employees



The Lone Star Flight Museum is an equal opportunity employer.


Skills Required:

  • CPA required
  • 15 years’ experience in financial management with at least 5 years at a senior / executive level at CFO / Controller level
  • Non-profit expertise (minimum 10 years) with experience dealing with donors, federal grants and multiple programs and expertise in GAAP accrual accounting and donor restriction reporting
  • Financial Edge accounting software or comparable integrated software package
  • Tax compliance including Form 990, 1099s and retail sales tax
  • Financial analysis and Budgeting
  • Payroll processing


Preferred Experience:

  • Museum
  • Retail / gift shop
  • Ticket sales
  • Board of Directors support


Museum staff are all collectively responsible for contributing to a collaborative, cooperative, mission and revenue driven business operation. Everyone will be engaged, respectful, and proactive and help the organization grow and prosper.


Attendance at meetings/functions outside of traditional working hours will be necessary at times. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Houston , TX
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