70 Lincoln Center Plaza
FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
POSITION: Accounting Manager
LOCATION: New York
A key member of the Film Society’s Finance group, the Accounting Manager works closely with the Chief Financial Officer and oversees all daily departmental activity, including AP, AR and GL. Also reconciles all financial accounts, especially contributions and Box Office receipts, and works closely with outside vendors and bankers. This person will be the primary liaison with external auditors and will prepare all workpapers, schedules and supporting documentation for the annual audit. In addition, this person must confidently and cogently interact with department heads and managers to explain Finance policies and assurance adherence. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Book monthly journal entries that directly tie with the Bank Transaction report.
- Supervise and approve all aspects of AP, AR and Payroll. Manage and lead a Junior Accountant.
- Update Contribution Deposit and AR Deposit Spreadsheet.
- Monthly reconciliation of ticketing revenue and development income. Import the data into the GL with detail that ties to Tessitura
- Manage subscription and other deferred revenue.
- Review accuracy of daily box office cash deposits.
- Maintain relationship with Indie Food & Wine and Lincoln Center Accounting.
- Managing Operating Cash account. Maintaining an analysis of available funds for weekly spending
- Manage Investment accounts: Update Investments schedule Monthly.
- Reconcile all balance sheet accounts, including Cash, Prepaid, Deferred, Accrued expenses, pledges receivable etc.
- Maintain Fixed Assets Schedule for both Rose building and EBM.
- Record and Reconcile Ad and Barter Ad revenue.
- Sales Tax submission quarterly.
- Manage month end and year end closings.
- Lead annual audit including auditor fieldwork requests, schedules, subsequent testing.
- Financial Reporting: Produce monthly Internal Trial Balance and assist CFO with Financial information for Board meetings.
- Maintain the chart of accounts: adding project codes, account codes etc.
- Establish and maintain procedures and controls which verify the
integrity of all systems, processes and data (system changes / updates).
- Other duties as assigned by CFO
- Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
- 4 to 6 years experience, preferably in a not-for-profit arts organization.
- Proven ability to work with management and colleagues, handle confidential information, and exercise discretion.
- Passion for the mission of the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Comfort and experience managing the work of a junior staff member.
- Familiarity with financial software, preferably Financial Edge, and Tessitura, our industry-standard donor/ticketing database.
- Meticulous attention to detail.
- Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, anticipate challenges, solve problems, and work under pressure.
Chief Financial Officer
FULL-TIME___X___ If full-time, number of months per year__12__
PART-TIME_______ If part-time, number of hours per week______
The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Competitive salaries
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Life insurance
- Short term/long term disability
- 3-4 weeks vacation
- Holiday, sick and personal day pay
- Retirement plan: 403 B
- Tuition reimbursement
Minimum Education Required
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