The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a full time Accountant to play a vital role providing leadership for a newly expanded 4-person Finance Department. With a current annual operating budget of $8.5 million the organization operates the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY, home to the internationally renowned Mark Morris Dance Group and MMDG’s Education and Community Engagement Programs. The Accountant will join the organization at a pivotal moment as the Dance Group reimagines how we operate, further embodies our core values, and welcomes back our community.
The Accountant is responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting activities ensuring complete and accurate recording of transactions in the general ledger and prompt reconciliations; monitoring pledge and receivable collections; processing accounts payable; supervising the Bursar and Finance Assistant; and working with the auditors ensuring overall compliance with accounting/tax pronouncements. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, hands-on forward-thinking leader who, in partnership with the CFO and Finance and Budget Manager, will have responsibility for all aspects of the finance function.
The successful candidate will join a community of dedicated arts and administrative professionals who are propelled by Mark Morris's commitment to artistic excellence, access to the arts, and the impact that the arts have in connecting and engaging communities. MMDG is committed to ongoing and sustained equity and inclusion work. All staff are expected to be actively engaged and dedicated to upholding our core values of celebrating our diverse community, pursuing excellence in all that we do, advancing access, exposure, and opportunity to dance and music, and cultivating creativity. Learn more about MMDG's commitment to antiracism and our core values.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
Reporting and Compliance
SCHEDULE: This is a full-time exempt 40 hour per week position; Monday - Friday, flexible schedule, on-site most days
YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE IF YOU:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: General mobility in office areas. Ability to operate data processing and other office equipment. Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
This position is currently accepting applications.