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Accounting Manager

JOB PURPOSE

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting functions of an established non-profit arts organization in the heart of Houston’s Theatre District. Theatre Under the Stars operates with an annual budget of approximately $15 million, a full and part time staff of approximately 43, and a roster of seasonal teaching artists. This position is expected to work collaboratively, while reporting directly to the Director of Finance to ensure the financial success of the organization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Maintain the general ledger, which includes recording of receipts, disbursements, receivables, liabilities and daily/monthly journal entries
• Develop timely and accurate financial statements and accounts that are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) appropriate for a non-profit organization
• Use statistical, economic and financial principles to assist the Director of Finance in the preparation of monthly and annual reports and analyses
• Supervise the month-end and year-end closing processes, conduct research and make correction journal entries for account discrepancies, prepare closing journal entries, post accrual entries, and assist in the preparation of financial statements
• Assist Director of Finance in the production of standard and custom financial reports as needed by the Executive Director, Board and staff
• Support and back up the Payroll Coordinator and Accounts Payable Coordinator during vacations and absences, maintaining strictest confidentiality
• Maintain asset system, which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger to fixed assets balances, and preparation of depreciation schedules for budgeting and monthly reporting
• Reconcile bank, credit card, investment accounts, receivables and petty cash
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
• Calculate and prepare general ledger entries for various monthly items such as credit card fees, depreciation, worker’s comp, employee benefit distributions and investment account activity
• Supervise the compilation and preparation of materials for the annual audit, assist the Director of Finance during field work and testing, and liaise with the external auditors as necessary
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university and two to four years’ experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting.
• 2+ years’ experience working at a non-profit or arts organization, theatre experience preferred.

• Knowledge of Sage accounting software, experience with Paciolan ticketing software and Raiser’s Edge development software needed. Experience with Tessitura software a plus.
• Ability to solve problems with creativity and efficiency.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written communication on an interpersonal or group level.
• Ability to listen effectively to assist staff in identifying and resolving challenges.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure work is completed in a timely and productive manner.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a sound perspective, essential for maintaining healthy relationships with co-workers.
• Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in various settings.
• A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service
• Knowledge of Windows products, including Word and Excel.
• Exemplary attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to: Recruiting@tuts.com