Junior Sales Accountant

Pace Gallery is a leading international art gallery representing some of the most influential contemporary artists and estates from the past century. Since its founding by Arne Glimcher in 1960, Pace has developed a distinguished legacy as an artist-first gallery that mounts seminal historical and contemporary exhibitions. Under the current leadership of President and CEO Marc Glimcher, Pace continues to support its artists and share their visionary work with audiences worldwide by remaining at the forefront of innovation. Today, Pace has ten locations worldwide including London, Geneva, a strong foothold in Palo Alto, two galleries in New York and our newest location in Los Angeles. Pace was one of the first international galleries to establish outposts in Asia where it operates permanent spaces in Hong Kong and Seoul.

The Junior Sales Accountant is a member of a collaborative team and helps to support the dealer’s offices. The position takes on a broad range of responsibilities related to accounts receivable, sales and art purchasing, journal entries and reporting/entering cash receipts in multiple currencies; reporting customer receipts to management; reconciliations of trial balance accounts including, sales tax, shipping rebills, artist production and artist payables; reviewing and generating corresponding entries for recognizing sales according to GAAP and industry standard rules; completing sales reports of gallery sales for artists; review of / revisions to customer statements and support to dealer’s office of customer account information.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Review, release and post entries for sales, consignment, advisor commissions, inventory purchases, etc.
  • Generate and review artist’s monthly/quarterly consignor/sales reports
  • Create, and manage rebill invoicing process and work with AP team to track costs to be reimbursed by customers
  • Work closely with colleagues to complete month end closing process, including posting of journal entries, preparation of account analyses
  • Assist with monthly state sales tax review on sales invoices
  • Assist in generating, analyzing, and correctly reporting weekly sales receipts to management
  • Support midyear audit reviews and international year end audits
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 1+ years of progressive experience in accounting or auditing. Internship acceptable
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook with a strong emphasis on combining and using higher functions in Excel including SUMIF, INDEX-MATCH & PIVOT TABLES
  • Team player attitude with excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with all management levels.
  • Strong service provider abilities always ready to support other offices
  • Initiative to solve issues, a collaborative working style and willingness to accept direct accountability
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Enthusiasm for assisting in process improvements.

Estimated compensation for this role is $50,000-$60,000.

In addition to an active and progressive work environment, Pace Gallery offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans with a company match, flexible spending accounts and commuter benefits. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer a generous vacation policy.

Pace Gallery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.