Accounts Payable Clerk

Walnut Street Theatre

Walnut Street Theatre, America’s oldest theatre and one of the nation’s most financially stable arts organizations with a $16M annual budget, is accepting resumes for the position of Accounts Payable Clerk. This full-time position reports directly to the Controller.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Processing and recording accounts payable transactions, ensuring that invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with the theatre’s policies and procedures
  • Reconciling credit card statements against receipts submitted by cardholders on a monthly basis
  • Preparing daily advance sales reports for all Mainstage, Studio and Kids performances
  • Calculating weekly royalty payments using box office reports
  • Maintaining the integrity of the office filing system for vendor payments
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 1 to 2 years accounts payable experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and produce high quality results
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work comfortably in a team environment


About Walnut Street Theatre:

Walnut Street Theatre is the largest producing theatre and the largest employer of artists in the Philadelphia, PA region.  The Walnut mounts three subscription series with a total of 15 productions annually with over 45,000 subscribers. The most well-known is the Mainstage Series, which features five productions that appeal to a broadly diverse audience; The Independence Studio on 3 offers an eclectic variety of classic, new and rarely produced plays and musicals; and WST for Kids Series is program of musicals based on popular children’s literature.  Over the past 31 years, the Walnut has built the largest theatre-based education program in the country. With activities based both at the theatre and in the classroom, the Walnut invests more than $1.1 million each year on programs which impact more than 150,000 children and families.  

To Apply

To Apply

Cover letter and resume including salary requirements may be submitted to Michael Armento, Controller of Walnut Street Theatre via: