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Job Title: Finance Associate
Department: Administration
Classification: Non-exempt, Full-time
Reports to: Finance Manager
Supervises: None
Date: March 2015

Position Summary
The Finance Associate ensures that all financial data in the accounting and budgeting system is timely and accurate. This position plays a vital role ensuring the integrity of the financial data related to obligations, payments, and revenues used for the creation of the financial statements, budgets and ability to secure additional funding for the Museum.

Major Responsibilities
Accounts Payable – Full Cycle
•Review of invoices, credit memos and other documentation to ensure accurate coding, dollar amounts, vendor information, and budget manager approvals.
• Entry of data into the accounts payable module of the accounting system.
• Process all vendor and credit card payments and reimbursements to staff per due dates.
• Maintain accurate and organized files for open and paid accounts payables.
• Maintain and update vendor files in the MIP accounting software system.
• Respond, verbally and/or in writing to vendor inquiries and other financial questions.
• Verify validity of open obligations on aging report on a regular basis.
• Reconciliation of accounts payable aging report to general ledger at end-of-month.
• Generating accurate and timely 1099’s.

Accounts Receivable
• Ensure accurate coding and amounts for all accounts receivable invoices.
• Entry of accounts receivables into the accounting system.
• Application of payments and/or write offs of accounts receivable.
• Maintain and update customer files in accounting software.

Payroll
• Manage bi-weekly payroll processing, assuring timely and accurate processing of compensation.
• Time and Attendance import in Paycor Perform
• Review pay data grid
• Input commissions, one-time changes, etc.
• Print and review pre-post journal for review
• Submit
• Deliver paychecks to employees at Kemper East, and Supervisors at Museum by Friday morning

Cash
• Process bank deposits.
• Reconcile cash deposits to fundraising software and other documentation.
• Entry of sales reports from catering, café and shop.
• Ensure ACH payments are entered into accounting software in an accurate and timely manner.
• Responsible for the credit card files and entries to ensure compliance with the credit card policy.

Other Financial Duties
• Assist with budgeting as required.
• Work closely with other staff/interested parties to assist them with understanding appropriate accounts payable procedures and issues.
• Assist Director of Finance and Accounting and Finance Manager in other finance or budgeting functions as needed.

Key Competencies
Problem Solving: Gathers and analyzes information, develops alternative solutions, works well in group problem solving situations, uses reasons even when dealing with emotional topics

Team Work: Balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, puts success of team above own interest, able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives, supports everyone’s efforts to succeed, recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keeps commitments, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with alternative plan.

Motivation: Sets and achieves challenging goals, demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles, measures self against standard of excellence, takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Job Specifications
• An Associates Degree in Accounting and/or experience equivalent to an Associated Degree preferred. Not for profit experience highly desirable.
• Previous experience with accounting software required.
• Highly organized and efficient.
• Willing to adapt and change as circumstances require.
• Physical requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to regularly talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to use a computer, calculator and other office equipment.

Application Process
Please submit cover letter with salary requirement, resume, and 3 professional references to employment@kemperart.org.

Mail hard copies to:
Jean Hanover
HR Manager
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111



Job Title: Busser, Café Sebastienne
Department: Café Sebastienne
Classification: Hourly
Reports to: General Manager
Supervises: n/a

Position Summary
The busser provides exemplary customer service to the guests of Café Sebastienne, one of Kansas City’s premier restaurants. The Busser creates a welcoming environment for our guests by ensuring the dining room is clean, free from trash and debris, and tables are set up properly. This person works within a team to clear and reset tables quickly between seatings. Additionally, the Busser refills beverages for guests, and performs light housekeeping duties such as sweeping floors, stocking glassware and ice, and ensuring things are stocked and orderly.
This individual is committed to creating a fine dining experience for all Café patrons, plays a key role in front of house activities, assists the servers in plate removal, and insures that all guests are given water in a timely fashion.

Major Responsibilities
Food/Customer Service
• Provides exemplary customer service to guests of Café Sebastienne
• Keeps up-to-date on daily specials and menu changes
• Presents menu and daily specials, answers questions, and makes suggestions regarding food and service
• Writes
• Relays
• Ladles soup, brews coffee, and performs other services as determined by establishment's size and practices
• Observes diners to respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed
• Clears and resets counters or tables at conclusion of each course

Key Competencies
Customer Service: Responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions

Team Work: Balances team and individual responsibilities, contributes to building a positive team spirit

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keeps commitments, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures, uses equipment and materials properly.

Job Specifications
Must work well in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
Requirements and Working Conditions:
6 months experience as a Busser in a full-service restaurant preferred.
Must be able to assist guests and possess great guest relations skills.
Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to be on your feet and alert for extended periods of time.
Basic to intermediate English communication skills.
Ability to work effectively within a team.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as needed.
Continuous use of hands and arms.
Continuous bending, reaching and twisting.

Application Process
Resumes can be emailed to: employment@kemperart.org

Mail hard copies to:
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Attn: Jean Hanover
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111

Application forms are also available for completion at the visitor services desk and can be completed in person during the Museum’s operating hours. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.



Job Title: Host, Café Sebastienne
Department: Café Sebastienne
Classification: Hourly
Reports to: General Manager
Date: August 2014

Position Summary
The host provides exemplary customer service to the guests of Café Sebastienne, one of Kansas City’s premier restaurants. This individual is committed to creating a fine dining experience for all Café patrons. The Host greets all guests with genuine enthusiasm and warmth upon arrival, informs guests of their wait time, enters guest names into the computer system, shows guests to their table and bids guests farewell as they leave. Additionally, the Host cares for our guests by refilling beverages and performs light housekeeping duties such as cleaning glass and menus.

Major Responsibilities
Food/Customer Service
• Handles all to go orders
• Keeps up-to-date on daily specials and communicates with Marketing department for Facebook posts.
• Presents menu and daily specials, answers questions, and makes suggestions regarding food and service
• Writes to go order on check or memorizes it.
• Rings up order information in the POS system
• Observes diners to respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed
• Totals bill and accepts payment
• Clears and resets counters or tables as needed to support sever staff

Menu Control
• Inserts and removes menus as needed
• Maintains to go flatware and napkins
• Makes sure all menus are clean

Reservation system
• Assists with the input of reservations into the reservation computer
• Answers phone with speed, politeness, and professionalism

Key Competencies
Customer Service: Responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions

Team Work: Balances team and individual responsibilities, contributes to building a positive team spirit

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keeps commitments, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures, uses equipment and materials properly.

Job Specifications
6 months experience in a full-service restaurant preferred.
Must be upbeat, outgoing and positive.
Must be able to assist guests and possess great guest relations skills.
Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to stand/walk and stay focused and alert for extended periods of time.
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively within a team.
Ability to effectively communicate on the telephone.
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Application Process
Resumes can be emailed to: employment@kemperart.org

Mail hard copies to:
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Attn: Jean Hanover
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111

Application forms are also available for completion at the visitor services desk and can be completed in person during the Museum’s operating hours. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.