Job Posting: Bookkeeper / Office Manager

Seattle Shakespeare Company


About the project and the company

Position Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing financial transactions for Seattle
Shakespeare Company activities and events and related reporting to staff and board. Seattle
Shakespeare Company is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Seattle Shakespeare operates year-
round, with a budget of $2 million.

Job Description

Essential Functions:  Prepares and processes multiple types of payrolls with QuickBooks Payroll;  Handles all Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable functions;  Makes all bank deposits and enter into accounting software – checks, cash, online credit cards, etc.;  Reconciles monthly bank statements and credit card statements to the accounting software;  Reconciles accounts with Box Office, Front of House, and Education departments;  Assists in the development of the annual budget;  Reconciles online merchandise payments;  Sits on the Board of Director’s Finance Committee;  Prepares monthly reports for the Managing Director.  Provides financial information for grant requests, as needed;  Maintains all financial records, in hard copy and in accounting software (QuickBooks), and customer and employee data;  Insures all city, state, and federal tax payments are made in a timely manner;  Assists on licensing and government reports;  Reconciles year-end accounts and prepares final financial statements;  Arranges the annual IRS 990 filing with independent CPA;  Prepares Cash Flow reports and advises the Managing Director on Cash Flow Projections;  Serves as primary contact for office needs and office equipment (ordering office supplies, paper, toner; maintaining postage meter and copier);  Provides support to all special events (Fall Luncheon, Bill’s Bash) – with specific attention to Bill’s Bash financial;  As with all staff, attend and participate in major special fundraising events with specific duties as assigned (Fall Luncheon, Bill’s Bash);  Serves as a point of contact with Seattle Center;  Attends bi-weekly staff meetings, records and distributes minutes;  Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications:  3+ years experience in bookkeeping/accounting, knowledge of GAAP  Strong organizing skills  Ability to use QuickBooks accounting and payroll software  Computer-literacy (Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel) and familiarity with data base software  Knowledge of business licensing and reporting requirements  Experience with non-profit and performing arts bookkeeping a plus  Creativity, flexibility, high personal integrity, and dedication  Team player with sense of humor and passion for challenge

Other details

Working hours are 32 hours/week, flexible within work week hours (M-F, 9am-6pm).

Additional information
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Pay Rate

$24-$25/ hour to start + benefits

Audition location

Seattle WA

Submission instructions

Email resume and cover letter to Michelle Burce,

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