Museum of Science
  • 01-Dec-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Accounting - 710
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 56000-61000
  • Salary
  • Regular, Full Time

Payroll Coordinator

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Payroll and Attendance Coordinator works to ensure the accurate and timely processing of the bi-weekly payroll for over 300 employees. Is responsible to maintain accurate files, making sure proper internal controls are followed and that Museum is following all applicable laws. Act's as a liaison to all departments to help resolve issues. Responsible for compiling and reporting various attendance reports and respond to inquiries. Provide support for budgeting, pricing and forecasting attendance.


  • Responsible for the processing of the bi-weekly payroll for over 300 employees which needs to be transmitted two days after the pay period end.
  • Preparing wire and support for the two retirement plan contributions bi-weekly which should be sent no later than 5 days after the Museums pay date. Make sure all state and federal filings are processed on time, and various other reports as needed by each department.


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.


Interim Vice President of Finance


  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
  • 2 or more years of accounting payroll and or human resources experience and a working knowledge of spreadsheets experience.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Ability to be organized, work independently, and prioritize workflow.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with staff and external contacts to resolve any issues related to payroll.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting and payroll software.


Exempt (Salaried). $56,000-$61,000/year.


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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