Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Type Permanent

Senior Accountant

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a full-time Senior Accountant to prepare timely and accurate financial statements, oversee maintenance of Phipps’ accounting and financial records and administer financial policies and procedures, including the coordination of audits and compliance.  The Senior Accountant will provide for the maintenance of the general ledgers, general journals and bank accounts while maintaining an effective cash management system and monitoring grant funding. The Senior Accountant will prepare daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reports and will work with the Chief Financial Officer to prepare Phipps’ annual budget and tax returns.  

A bachelor’s degree in accounting and three years’ relevant experience in nonprofit finance is required.  CPA certification is a plus.  Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.


Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  No telephone calls, please.

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.

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