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Accounting Manager


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.


• 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


• 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.

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