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Accounting Manager

People's Light

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Manager will be responsible for processing payroll, tracking daily cash flow, handling certain prepaid accounts and providing other analysis and support as directed.

Essential Functions    

  • Process payroll (monthly, bi-weekly and weekly) including obtaining all necessary paperwork and approvals and preparing payroll journal entries
  • Calculate daily cash flow requirements and manage transfers between accounts when necessary and appropriate
  • Maintain the PP&E ledger
  • Maintain certain general ledger accounts including investment rollforward, prepaid accounts and accrued expenses
  • Process daily deposits
  • Prepare annual 1099 forms
  • Assist with annual audit and tax form filing
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures. Initiate improvements to procedures as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Finance


Skills and Knowledge

  • College degree required. Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or Business preferred.
  • At least three years accounting experience and knowledge of GAAP required, non-profit experience preferred.
  • Experience with general ledger software preferred. Microsoft Excel proficiency required.
  • Attention to detail, the ability to exercise discretion and strong organization skills are essential.

The Finance Manager salary will be competitive with other companies of comparable stature and size. Benefits will include the following:

Medical/dental/life/disability insurance plans (largely employer funded);

Defined Contribution Plan through TIAA-CREF

Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave 


Education Level: 
College degree
To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Erica Ezold, Director of Finance at No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

People’s Light is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. People’s Light is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.