Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is seeking a proven accounting professional to join our organization. The fluidity and agile nature of our environment means that no two days are ever the same. Therefore, successful applicants will demonstrate detail-oriented attention to accuracy, seamless adaptability for changing priorities, and the initiative to learn and grow.
Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this position is responsible for a full range of accounting duties. Specific responsibilities include:
• Manage contributed income accounting, including collaborating with development and budgeting teams to reconcile and report upon activity • Prepare quarterly financial statements, 990 tax return and grant reports • Review and record multi-year operating and capital pledges, including discounting • Research and remain abreast of relevant technical accounting and tax guidance • Prepare and review various balance sheet reconciliations • Assist in timely month-end closes, which includes preparing accruals and other journal entries, in coordination with finance team colleagues • Perform analysis of monthly financial results for assigned areas, ensuring revenue and expense are recorded appropriately • Assist with monthly and quarterly cash flow reporting • Undertake special projects and ad hoc analysis
• Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two plus years of accounting/auditing experience. • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. • CPA license (or in process) and auditing experience, as well as non-profit experience, are strongly preferred. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. • Must have good analytical skills and the ability to prioritize workload. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. • Must be a team player with a positive attitude who is able to work with colleagues to achieve shared goals. • Familiarity with ERP system adoption and process optimization a plus.
All candidates should submit a resume and cover letter using the link provided. Cover letters, outlining your interest in Lincoln Center and your salary expectations, are required for applications to be considered complete. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Internal candidates should submit an application via the employee portal. It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
About Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus.