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Part Time Controller

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Kaufman Music Center | New York, NY
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Kaufman Music Center


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Kaufman Music Center (www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org) is one of New York City's most vibrant cultural organizations. Founded in 1952 as a community music school, today’s Kaufman Music Center is home to: Merkin Hall: an epicenter for groundbreaking experiences; Lucy Moses School: NYC's largest community arts school - all ages and skill levels are welcome; Special Music School: NYC's only K-12 public school that teaches music as a core subject; Face the Music: our critically-acclaimed youth new music ensemble. Combined, these elements form a unique musical ecosystem that provides entry points and inspiration through music for thousands of people each year.

Kaufman Music Center seeks a part time Controller for its Finance Office. A member of the Administration team, this position reports to the Chief Administrative Office. The Controller is responsible for taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making and provides strategic financial input to senior management. Ensures the smooth daily operation of accounting and bookkeeping functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconciliation of all bank accounts and custody accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation of Development Income and Pledges
  • Analysis of all balance sheet and selected P & L accounts
  • Posting general ledger
  • Investment of short-term cash accounts
  • Liaison for bank relations
  • Review of payroll tax returns
  • Preparation of annual 990 questionnaire and review of tax return
  • Preparation of year-end reports and oversight of annual audit; works with outside accountants on an as-needed basis
  • Oversight of bookkeeping and payroll functions
  • Preparation of Cash and Endowment reports
  • Preparation of annual financial reports for City government agencies
  • Assists in developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Requirements:

·        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred

·        5 – 8 years of accounting/finance experience; nonprofit experience preferred

·        Experience with MIP fund accounting preferred

·        Advanced Microsoft skills, specifically Excel

·        Ability to meet strict deadlines and to thrive in a fast-paced environment

·        Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills


Schedule: Three days per week, occasionally four during busy seasons.

Kaufman Music Center (www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org) is one of New York City's most vibrant cultural organizations. Founded in 1952 as a community music school, today’s Kaufman Music Center is home to: Merkin Hall: an epicenter for groundbreaking…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

To Apply: Applicants should communicate through jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org. Please send CV, cover letter and salary requirement. Please place the following in the subject line of your email: Controller. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Kaufman Music Center is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Applicants should communicate through jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org. Please send CV, cover letter and salary requirement. Please place the following in the subject line…

Location

Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th Street, New York, NY 10023

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