Job Post: Director of Finance - Wadsworth Atheneum

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Wadsworth Atheneum

HARTFORD, CT -- The Wadsworth Atheneum seeks a Director of Finance to develop and implement appropriate financial and administrative policies and procedures and play a pivotal role in developing the financial plans and systems to support the museum’s growth and achieve its strategic objectives.  


As Connecticut’s flagship art institution, the Wadsworth prides itself on being a place where contemporary culture meets great masterpieces; a forum of ideas and experiences built around the visual arts. Inspiring everyone to experience and appreciate excellence in art and culture requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly motivated group of people.  The quality of this institution emanates from the collective work and talent of our staff. 

The Director of Finance provides hands-on leadership to develop and implement appropriate financial and administrative policies and procedures and plays a pivotal role in developing the financial plans and systems to support the museum’s growth and achieve its strategic objectives.   He/she is charged with developing multi-year fiscal forecasts, and effectively partnering with the accounting manager to assure timely and smooth delivery of operating budgets, projections and investment tracking. 

A Bachelors or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or comparable field. CPA is desirable. 10+ years of experience in finance/accounting at a with a minimum of five (5) years at a leadership level including supervision of a professional staff.  Related experience in non-profit accounting is strongly preferred.    

We will accept submissions until the job is filled and candidates will be screened as their information is received. The Wadsworth is a progressive, equal opportunity employer. To apply please review the job posting at https://www.thewadsworth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Webposting-Director-of-Finance-V2.pdf

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