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Accountant

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Landmarks is a prominent statewide non-profit organization with a mission of historic preservation. Indiana Landmarks revitalizes communities, strengthens connections to our diverse heritage, and saves meaningful places. With nine offices located throughout the state, Indiana Landmarks helps people rescue endangered landmarks and restore historic neighborhoods and downtowns.

The organization is seeking a full-time Accountant, working 37.5 hours per week. The position is based at our headquarters located at 1201 Central Avenue in Indianapolis. Hours are typically 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with some remote work possible. Salary range is $58,000 to $62,000 and will be commensurate with experience. Indiana Landmarks is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Record cash receipt journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly general ledger account and bank reconciliations.
  • Track revenue and damage deposits for events.
  • Generate and record invoices for leases and other services.
  • Calculate and remit monthly state sales tax.
  • Assist in preparations for Board committee meetings (Finance, Investment & Audit) including ordering lunches, documenting attendance, and transcribing minutes.
  • Train as a back-up for payroll and accounts payable processing.
  • Assist with annual audit by preparing workpapers and responding to audit requests.
  • Assist with real estate transactions including tracking expenditures and restricted donations.
  •  Assist with endowment fund tracking and reconciliations.
  • Train on front-desk responsibilities and fill-in when office manager takes PTO.
  • Prepare PCI compliance reports.
  • Prepare NDT materials.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office systems. Experience with Financial Edge accounting system is a plus.
  • Be able to prioritize tasks and manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Have strong organizational skills and the ability to remain flexible to ever-changing logistics.
  • Demonstrate superior customer service skills.
  • Be detail-oriented.
  • Be a motivated self-starter willing to take initiative.
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Present a professional demeanor, dress appropriately and project a positive attitude.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • Three to five years of experience in financial administration; nonprofit experience is strongly preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Ability to stand and sit for periods of time and to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  •  Ability to push, pull, lift, carry, or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Good speaking and listening skills.
  • Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity.
  • Ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate office equipment, including computers, copiers, fax machines, and phones.
  • Ability to interact with others, both in person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence

To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Madonna Wagner, Vice President & CFO
Indiana Landmarks
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN, 46202
mwagner@indianalandmarks.org

Summer Internships, Central Regional Office

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Landmarks, the country’s largest statewide historic preservation non-profit organization, offers two full-time paid summer internship opportunities. The positions will conduct an annual assessment of historic properties in Indianapolis within the organization’s covenant and easement program and will include additional heritage-based projects. The internships will last a period of 12-16 weeks beginning in May 2024. The positions will be based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have a working knowledge of nineteenth- and twentieth-century architectural styles, with an emphasis on vernacular building types. The interns must have a reliable vehicle and be familiar with digital photography. Previous photography experience is helpful. Graduate students studying historic preservation or a related field are preferred, although students pursuing a degree in law may also find the internship of particular interest.

PAY
The internships begin in May 2024 and are expected to end in August. Dates are somewhat flexible, but the intern is expected to complete the project before returning to school or another job. The hourly rate of pay is $16 per hour, and reimbursement for mileage is $.67 cents per mile. Digital camera and computer are supplied. The intern is responsible for their own food and lodging, though assistance in finding housing is available. 

JOB DESCRIPTION
Indiana Landmarks has one of the most extensive easement and covenant programs for historic structures of any similar not-for-profit organization in the country. The work of the interns will build on monitoring work that has been done in past years and aim to complete a statewide, comprehensive analysis. After an initial training period, work will begin in the field. Interns will assess and record physical conditions and possible alterations of each protected property. Interns will need to interact with property owners. Additional projects and duties will be assigned by the intern’s supervisor.

Please send a letter of interest and resume by March 8, 2024 to:
Mark Dollase
Vice President of Preservation Services
Indiana Landmarks
1201 Central Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46202
mdollase@indianalandmarks.org

 

Director, Southwest Field Office

Evansville, Indiana

Indiana Landmarks, the largest statewide preservation organization in the U.S., seeks a professional to represent the organization’s preservation efforts within a six-county area of southwestern Indiana including Gibson, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties. The Director of the Southwest Field Office also manages a contractual arrangement with Historic New Harmony related to construction management and preservation of certain buildings in the New Harmony National Historic Landmark District. The full-time salaried position, which is based in Evansville, Indiana, reports to the Vice President of Preservation Services in Indianapolis, Indiana. The starting annual salary range is $50,000-$52,000. Indiana Landmarks also offers a generous and comprehensive employee benefits package.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify endangered historic structures within the region, determine significance, and help formulate what strategies the organization should undertake to preserve them;
  • Provide technical assistance to local preservation commissions, government officials, community organizations, and other groups and individuals interested in preserving historic structures;
  • Actively work with communities to save endangered structures by assisting with advocacy, fundraising, marketing and capacity-building of local historic preservation organizations;
  • Promote the organization’s architectural façade easement program; secure easements on historic properties and monitor existing easement/covenant properties on an annual basis;
  • Oversee stabilization/rehabilitation measures and marketing of Indiana Landmarks-owned properties acquired through the organization’s Endangered Places Acquisition Fund;
  • Contribute research, content, photographs, and other information for Indiana Preservation, Indiana Landmarks’ bi-monthly magazine and a monthly e-newsletter on preservation activities in the region; and
  • Lead or assist with other projects and programs of Indiana Landmarks, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of historic preservation principles and programs, as well as national, state, and local laws and procedures relating to historic preservation;
  • Understanding and knowledge of rehabilitation practices and The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings;
  • Knowledge of project and construction management and current best practices;
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills;
  • Proven “people” skills, including ability to interact with and motivate individuals while also working independently;
  • General knowledge of computers, photography, and grant-writing; and
  • Bachelor’s degree in historic preservation, history, or related field (Master’s degree and/or 3-5 years prior work experience in the field preferred).

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and references to:
Mark Dollase
Vice President of Preservation Services
Indiana Landmarks
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202
mdollase@indianalandmarks.org