NOW HIRING: Fountain Theatre seeks a new bookkeeper

bookkeeperThe Fountain Theatre seeks a friendly, motivated individual to fill a part-time position as a Bookkeeper. Must be a team player with a positive attitude who understands and enjoys the non-traditional work environment of a non-profit theatre arts organization. The ideal candidate will possess experience in essential bookkeeping functions, such as managing accounts payable and receivable and preparing payrolls, invoices, and financial reports, reconciling bank accounts, and have a solid proficiency with basic accounting principles. Qualifications include proficiency with QuickBooks Online, a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and an ability to work within a team setting. Ultimately, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions and reporting requirements of our organization.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Handles general bookkeeping and accounting tasks and maintain related documentation files, including, but not limited to: * Setting up new customers and donors as needed * Posting cash receipts * Preparing invoices and customer statements * Setting up new vendors as needed; requesting W9s as required; sending out 1099’s * Receiving invoices, bills, check requests and expense reports, reviewing for completeness and compliance with client policy, routing for approvals and posting * Entering payroll and preparing associated journal entries * Preparing cash disbursements and routing for approvals * Preparing bank account and other account reconciliations * Preparing schedules for monthly close and associated journal entries * Completing tax and compliance forms for government entities * Performs client communication, report or status submissions and requests for information. * Organizes, creates and maintains up-to-date files. * Maintains a strict level of confidentiality in all aspects of the job. * Fulfills other duties and responsibilities as requested or as assigned.


  • Education and/or prior experience in general accounting/bookkeeping, receivables, payables and payroll. * A familiarity with or a willingness to learn about nonprofit accounting. * Computer literacy: a proficiency in Quickbooks, Gmail, MS Office and a capacity to learn other programs as needed. * Ability to effectively communicate verbally and via email. * Ability to deal with problems in a positive manner and find effective solutions or know where to seek assistance. * High level of attention to detail and accuracy of work. * Punctuality and dependability. * Ability to work independently in an efficient and effective manner. * Solid time management and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to change, multi-task and be flexible. A friendly personality and ease in working closely with others in a small office. A good sense of humor is a plus.

Job Type: Part-time (10 hours per week)

Salary: $20.00 /hour

Experience: Bookkeeping 5 years

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