POSITION

Staff Accountant

DEPARTMENT

Corporate Finance

OVERVIEW

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus.

 

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is looking for an accounting professional to join our organization. Successful applicants will possess a strong curiosity about our fast moving and complex organization and the ability to thrive as a reliable team member of our financial staff.

This position is responsible for a full range of accounting duties.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare miscellaneous monthly invoices for various business units. This includes backing up the Accounts Receivable Coordinator who is responsible for the day-to-day events billing functions for Concert Halls
  • Track and process cash receipts, including both checks and wire payments
  • Assist in collections and other customer follow-up
  • Prepare various balance sheet reconciliations - including bank, credit card, payroll, debt and receivable accounts
  • Assist in timely month-end closes - which includes preparing accruals and other journal entries
  • Work independently with key personnel from other departments to accomplish shared/cross-functional goals
  • Undertake special projects and ad hoc analysis, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of professional work experience preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to prioritize workload effectively
  • Team player who is able to work with colleagues to achieve shared goals
  • Proficiency in Excel required
  • Financial software experience a plus
  • Interest in the nonprofit sector or the arts a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the [email protected] inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Staff Accountant in the subject line.

Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.

Lincoln Center is an equal opportunity employer.