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Staff Accountant

Company: Seattle Opera
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

-STAFF ACCOUNTANTSeattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Staff Accountant. - This full-time, nonexempt position reports to the CFO and supports the Controller. FLSA STATUS: Full-time, non-exempt, salaried position.SUPERVISION RECEIVED: -Reports to the CFOSUMMARY -The Finance Department at Seattle Opera has a culture that prizes professionalism, productivity, teamwork, and advancement with the ultimate goal of supporting the artists that produce and perform opera. Each individual in the Finance Department has a high level of autonomy although is quick to assist a colleague in need. - We believe we utilize state-of-the-art processes and technologies that allows us to largely work remotely and process significant volumes of work in a highly efficient manner. Our goal is to provide seamless and consistent support to our colleagues in other departments. -The Staff Accountant has the following main areas of responsibility: -

  • processing accounts payable (AP) and credit card transactions,
  • posting and reconciling revenue,
  • other duties as assigned including general ledger monitoring and maintenance. - -PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Accounts payable includingSet up new vendor records.Code, enter and file purchase orders and vendor invoices.Reconcile credit card purchases.Prepare, print, mail AP checks and vendor EFT payments.Ensure computerized AP system and vendor files are maintained including W9s and EFT setup.Accounts receivableReconcile revenue transactions including credit cards.Process AR transactionsPrepare journal entries for review and reconcile GL accounts.
  • Perform financial analysis for both operations and special projects.
  • Assist with grant and financial survey budget preparation and review.
  • Assist with internal and annual audits, including reconciliations, adjustments, closing entries and schedule preparation.Maintain insurance information for annual policy renewals and request certificates of insurance as needed.
  • Prepare federal, state, and other tax and regulatory filings.Other special projects of duties as assigned. -PREFERRED SKILLS
    Detail-oriented with an appropriate balance of accuracy and productivity.An ability to handle confidential information.Must work independently and manage deadlines - especially in a remote work environment.Strong interpersonal and communication skills -including ability to work effectively with staff in all departments with a -customer service focus.Accuracy -in all aspects of workWillingness to ask questions as needed.Have curiosity and resiliency.Data shows that women and BIPOC candidates more frequently do not apply to a job because they don't feel that they meet all the qualifications listed. Our job descriptions are general overviews, not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute to the growth of our organization, we want to hear from you!MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    2-4 years operational accounting experienceBachelor's Degree in accounting or equivalent/relevant experienceExpertise and comfort with a variety of software applications, including Excel and Outlook with an ability to easily pick up new technologies. -SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSWA State Resident: Successful candidate will be a resident of WA State. - This position will allow remote work up to 75% of the time with approximately 25% of the time spent in the office.Background Check: Seattle Opera engages a third-party vendor to conduct background checks for all employees. - Offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate successfully passing the background check. Any information unrelated to job duties will not be evaluated or have an adverse impact on employment.START DATE: June 15, 2023 (approximate)COMPENSATION$55,000 - $75,000 annual salary. - DOEFULL TIME BENEFITSSeattle Opera offers a generous benefit package including:
    Medical, Vision, and Dental InsurancesLife, Accident and Disability InsuranceEmployee-funded 403(b) Savings Plan2 weeks of vacation time per year (first year accrual rate)13 paid holidays plus 3 personal days per year12 days of sick time per yearFully funded Orca Regional Passport card OR 50% funded, special rate parking passEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYSeattle Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal access and opportunity to anyone who qualifies, regardless of sex, race, age, color, religion, mental or physical disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and/or military status. - Seattle Opera is committed to racial equity and to dismantling historic barriers of oppression.Learn more about our commitment to Equity: - -APPLICATIONApplications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will continue until the position is filled.Apply Online. -Powered by JazzHR

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