Careers

Senior 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 nine locations worldwide including London, Geneva, a strong foothold in Palo Alto and two galleries in New York. Pace was one of the first international galleries to establish outposts in Asia where it operates permanent spaces in Hong Kong and Seoul.

The Senior Sales Accountant is a member of a collaborative team with a focus on Revenue Accounting and serves as a business partner to dealer’s sales offices. The position will take on a broad range of responsibilities related to accounts receivable, sales, art purchasing journal entries; reporting cash receipts in multiple currencies and making entries directly into the gallery ERP system; reconciliation of trial balance accounts including sales, sales tax, receivables, inventory, artist production and artist payables; reviewing and generating corresponding entries for recognizing sales according to GAAP; reporting sales to management; completing sales reports of gallery sales for artists; review of / revisions to customer statements and support to dealer’s offices of customer account information. The position requires attention to detail and is responsible for publishing reports ready to go outside the gallery to artists, consignors and clients.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Review, release and post entries for sales, consignment, commission and inventory purchases, etc.
  • Generate and review artist’s monthly/quarterly consignor/sales reports
  • Work closely with colleagues to complete month end closing process, including posting of journal entries, preparation of account analyses
  • Support midyear audit reviews and international year end audits
  • Assist in the creation of new reporting capabilities including Artist P&Ls
  • Generate monthly state sales tax schedules for review, submission and payment
  • Prepare and document and update policies and procedures, as needed
  • Assist in generating, analyzing and correctly reporting weekly sales to management
  • Assist and support international Sales Accounting teams in their duties and with Global review of the month end sales close
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 7+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Experience with a middle-market or high-end accounting program; Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus
  • 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, challenging the status quo and assisting in process improvements.

Estimated compensation for this role is $75,000-$85,000.

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.