Segerstrom Center for the Arts is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join the Finance team as a part-time, Junior Accountant. The Junior Accountant will work onsite and perform a range of general clerical, accounting, and bookkeeping support functions, reporting directly to the Assistant Controller. This job opportunity is part-time, non-exempt with hours ranging from 24 to 28 hours per week.
- Prepare, review, and reconcile Accounts Receivable.
- Track all deadlines pertaining to artist payments and rental deposits.
- Record cash receipts into AccountingWare ActivityHD accounting system.
- Perform monthly bank reconciliations.
- Reconcile box office, ticketing, and credit card receipts.
- Research and respond to credit card chargebacks and disputes.
- Assist in month-end closing processes and balance sheet reconciliations.
- Assist with compiling and analyzing data and reports related to the month-end close process.
- Assist with external and internal audit requests as needed.
- Organize and maintain bank, investment, merchant account statements.
- Primary back-up Accounts Payable support, when needed.
- Perform office and clerical duties, when needed.
*- Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor in support of departmental goals
- Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related function.
- At least two years of accounts payable, accounts receivable, and month-end closing experience.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word.
- Excellent mathematical aptitude and analytical skills with attention to detail.
- Advanced skills in v-lookups, macros, and pivot tables is highly desirable.
- Non-profit experience is highly desirable.
- Tessitura Ticketing and Fundraising software experience is a plus.
- The desire to help others and a willingness to work as part of a team.
- Strong sense of urgency and persistence in achieving goals and completing projects.
- Strong organizational, problem-solving, and project management skills.
- Excellent work ethic and sense of humor.
- Excels in a fast-pace working environment and welcomes challenges and organizational changes.
- Comfortable with light office duties including month-end and fiscal year-end office filings.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general correspondence, instructions, memos, common financial reports and legal documents.
- Ability to respond to inquiries from internal and external sources, including staff, regulatory agencies, banks, or members of the business community, both in written and oral form.
- Requires daily and punctual attendance.
- May require additional hours on an as-needed basis including some weekends.
- While performing the duties of this job, the individual will be regularly required to sit, walk, demonstrate manual dexterity while using hands to finger, handle or feel, including heavy use of keyboard.
- Incumbent must also talk and/or hear.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
- Regularly sit or stand at a workstation in an office or cubicle setting.
- Must occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, Segerstrom Center for the Arts will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform essential functions of their job
- The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, well-lit and temperature controlled.
- Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.