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A Contemporary Theatre

Senior Accountant

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Budget: $63,000-$67,000

The Senior Accountant is a key member of the Finance Department. They perform a variety of complex accounting functions including payroll, monthly reconciliations, maintaining chart of accounts, resolving discrepancies, research and analysis for reporting, decision making, and audit support all with a high level of accuracy and efficiency. They are responsible for all aspects of the employment lifecycle of year-round and seasonal employees in a multiple-cycle, multiple-union, complex payroll environment. They serve as a thought partner with theatre leadership to improve process and ensure good communications between departments.

Payroll – 40%
· Process payroll ensuring accurate cost allocations
· Calculate and pay liabilities, including taxes, benefits, and union fees
· Reconcile payroll-related liability accounts quarterly and annually
· Maintain accurate personnel information, files, and documentation

Revenue Accounting – 40%
· Make daily batch revenue postings from Tessitura to Abila (MIP)
· Perform reconciliations
· Make Adjusting Journal Entries
· Track and post A/R, employee receivables, and misc revenue
· Track, calculate, and settle royalty payments during run of show
· Assist with annual audit including EOY duties

Accounts Payable – 15%
· Process AP and credit card, coding, and payment
· Prepare annual 1099 tax forms for vendors

Other Duties – 5%
· Special projects in support of modernizing and streamlining accounting systems
· Other duties as assigned


· Two years payroll experience
· Non-profit accounting experience preferred
· Abila (MIP) fund accounting software
· Tessitura or similar CRM
· Highly proficient with Excel and Visual Basic
· Strong understanding of GAAP
· Demonstrated ethics and integrity
· Sound judgement and analytic abilities
· Flexible and calm under pressure
· Interest in and ability to learn the intricacies of a producing theatre organization
· Commitment to maintaining confidentiality
· Background Check

More Information: acttheatre.org