Finance and Accounting Supervisor

TheaterWorks USA / New York, NY


$50,000 to $60,000

TheaterWorksUSA (TWUSA) is seeking a motivated and self-directed individual with experience in bookkeeping, payroll, and theatrical accounting to join our team as a Finance and Accounting Supervisor. This position offers the unique opportunity to contribute to the financial management of our organization as a hybrid position. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in nonprofit and theatrical accounting, excellent organizational skills, and comfortable managing multiple priorities.
About Our Organization
Since 1967 we have been a trailblazer in the not-for-profit theater industry, with our repertoire of 141 literature – and history-based plays and musicals playing a leading role in the rise of theater for young audiences as an art form. We are proud to say that one hundred million children, educators, and families have joined us at the theater to enjoy titles ranging from classics like Charlotte’s Web and Freedom Train to contemporary favorites like Dog Man: The Musical and The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.

Duties and Responsibilities
This position reports to the General Manager and supervises the Business Associate. Specific duties of the Finance and Accounting Supervisor include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the financial operations including bookkeeping, bill payments, and implementing processes based on best practices.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions and maintain comprehensive financial records.
  • Maintain the general ledger (GL) chart of accounts and class listing.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliation to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data.
  • Review all line items booked to the profit and loss statement (P&L) for appropriate class and account.
  • Knowledgeable of ticketing software and box office statements preferable but not required.
  • Prepare and post other general journal entries and allocations as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop and manage the annual budget, ensuring financial sustainability and effective resource allocation.
  • Monitor cash flow and cash management activities to support operational needs.
  • Utilize Excel and QuickBooks Online to perform financial analysis, track expenses, and maintain financial documentation.
  • Communicate financial information clearly and effectively to stakeholders, providing insights and recommendations for decision-making.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulations related to nonprofit accounting and financial management.
  • Contribute to special projects, grant applications, and fundraising efforts as needed.

Preferred Qualities and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting, managing an organization’s finances, preferably in the performing arts industry.
  • Expertise in Excel and QuickBooks Online for financial analysis, data management, and reporting.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive priorities.
  • Commitment to providing excellent client service and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks, and/or the Microsoft Suite is desirable.
  • Enthusiasm for TWUSA’s mission to create exceptional, transformative theater for young and family audiences is required.

Compensation and Location
Salary range is $50,000 to $60,000 annually. Compensation package includes 99% employer-paid health insurance, voluntary, dental insurance, FSA Transit/Health/Dependent accounts, access to a voluntary 401(k) plan after one year of employment, and a total of 30 days of paid time off annually. The Finance and Accounting Supervisor will work out of our main office in NYC with some flexibility to be hybrid.

Application and Instructions

  • Please submit a resume and a statement that includes your approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion to EDI is an important part of TWUSA’s mission, and we ask you to share the ways you imagine bringing a commitment to EDI to your work. No “cover letters” necessary.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

TheaterWorksUSA serves a diverse, nationwide audience and strives to build a staff, board, and programming that reflects the diversity of our audience. We strongly encourage candidates from communities that have been historically underrepresented to apply.

TheaterWorksUSA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. TheaterWorksUSA will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, including gender dysphoria and similar gender-related conditions, gender (including pregnancy), veteran or military status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including status as a transgender individual), predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally- recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws.

TheaterWorksUSA complies with applicable disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the job application or interview process or perform essential job functions, please contact us.