Accounting Manager

Position Summary

Creative Pinellas, the nonprofit Local Arts Agency for Pinellas County is accepting applications for the position of Accounting Manager. The Accounting Manager is responsible for overseeing all business functions and financial processes and procedures of the organization including annual budgets, revenue and expenses, financial reporting, supervision of bookkeeping and accounts payable/accounts receivable, and the annual audit.  It is also responsible for working with the CEO to develop and implement financial strategies to ensure the economic well-being of the organization. The role offers an accounting professional the opportunity to maximize and strengthen the financial operations of a well-respected, innovative, and impactful nonprofit arts organization.

The Organization

Creative Pinellas, is a 501(c)(3) arts and cultural organization (established 2011) with a $1.8M operating budget, six full-time and two part-time staff members.  The organization manages a 10,000-square-foot gallery, provides annual grants for artists, and creates meaningful partnerships to uplift the arts and the community.   It is in excellent fiscal condition due to strategic budget management and strong local government support. 


  • Administration and financial management of the organization, including financial analysis, creation, presentation and management of annual budget.
  • Enhancement of financial reporting systems and delivery of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for review
  • Oversight of all accounting functions (outside-bookkeeper, accounts payable, reporting systems, annual audit, grants administration, payroll, credit card responsibilities, onboarding, etc.) to ensure financial stability and integrity, compliance with approved use of funds, government regulations, GAAP standards, regulatory requirements, and rules for non-profits.
  • Strategic and hands-on leadership over all financial reports and data on financial issues impacting the organization.
  • Development/updating of financial processes and procedures to effectively address the organization’s growth, challenges and needs.
  • Evaluation/update and maintenance of document management and other information/technology systems to increase organizational efficiency
  • Supervision and oversight of staff and systems integral to the financial health of the organization and the team. 
  • Ability to encourage and generate a culture of teamwork, collaboration and innovation 


  • Ability to promote excellent performance in self and others
  • Ability to solve problems independently, effectively, and creatively
  • Demonstrates attention to details
  • Ability to conduct research, study and synthesize data, and establish priorities, strategies, policies, and procedures
  • Highly organized with proven ability to manage multiple high-priority projects
  • Demonstrates outstanding accounting and financial management skills

Core Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Continuous Learning
  • Developing Others
  • Financial & Management Accounting
  • Using Financial Information
  • Using Information Technology


  • Accounting or related degree required
  • Nonprofit experience required
  • MIP & ADP experience a plus
  • Minimum of five years of progressive financial management and supervisory experience
  • Computer literate and ability to learn accounting software and database


  • Positive and invigorating work environment
  • Three weeks of paid vacation year 1 – 2, four weeks year 3 and 4, 5 weeks thereafter
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 401K with employer match
  • Health Insurance, dental and vision insurance available

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