Founded in 1980, the Mark Morris Dance Group is an 18-member dance company headquartered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The Mark Morris Dance Center, opened in September 2001, is home to the Mark Morris Dance Group, The School, a Studio Rental program and a Wellness Center. The Dance Center provides 160 weekly classes serving 1,800 children ages 18 months – 18 years. The Adult Program serves approximately 700 students per week through a variety of classes, workshops, master classes, and intensives. MMDG’s Community Education Programs serve the greater New York City area working with NYC Department of Education public and charter schools and community centers that serve NYC Housing Authority, seniors, and special needs populations among others.
The Finance Associate serves as the primary bookkeeper for all off-site Education and Community programs, on-site Dance Center activities including The School, The Store, Studio Rentals, and Wellness Center as well as the Dance for PD program. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, experience with tuition processing, and an interest in supporting the work of our Education programs. This position works very closely with the Finance Manager and 5-person Education Department. This is a full-time 40 hours per week position.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prepare and process weekly cash deposit for The School (Adult and Children’s programs)
Process semester installments and manage payment plans for The School
Reconcile payments from 3rd party payers – ClassPass, MoveUSA, KidsPass and Harkness Center
Manage all invoicing and income tracking for Community Education Programs and Dance for PD
Prepare and process weekly cash deposit for Studio Rental program
Reconcile daily credit card batches and post payments received from The School, The Store, Dance for PD and other MMDG programs
Assist Rental Programs Manager with monthly Studio Rental reconciliation
Process and reconcile Gift Certificate and Class Card purchases and donations
Generate weekly journal entries for School and Rental activities
Maintain accurate coding to correspond with class and program changes
Prepare and process weekly deposit for online Store and off-site sales
Process purchase orders, receivers, inventory adjustments, and interfacing with accounting software
Conduct bi-annual inventory physical count
Manage income reporting for Education and Community Programs and Dance Center activities to program mangers and finance team.
Additional duties include: attending weekly Finance and Education department meetings, assisting with annual Audit preparation and maintaining backend POS database which interfaces with accounting software.
Resume outlining your education and experience
Cover letter summarizing your relevant qualifications for this specific position, salary requirement, and three professional references. References will not be contacted without your prior consent.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status.
You are a great candidate for this job if you:
Have 1-2 years of accounting experience particularly working in the general ledger
Are exceptionally organized and have an acute attention to detail
Enjoy problem solving and value accuracy
Are proficient with MS Office Suite and have excellent Excel skills
You will be successful in this role if you:
Enjoy identifying new and creative ways of working that improve productivity and add value to the organization
Work well with others towards common purposes to achieve shared goals by developing and maintaining responsive, cooperative and mutually beneficial internal and external relationships
Are able to balance working independently with minimum supervision with seeking out advice from peers and senior staff
Have experience in Blackbaud Financial Edge, Counterpoint POS, Mind Body POS, and Eventbrite
Additional Salary Information: •Commensurate with experience
•Benefits package includes: Employee Health and Life insurance covered 100%, Flexible Spending Plan, voluntary vision and dental coverage, Pre-tax Commuter benefit and 403(b) retirement plan
•Access to the Wellness Center, free dance classes (adults and kids) and subsidized studio rental rates at the Dance Center
Internal Number: 6248400
About Mark Morris Dance Group
Founded in 1980, the Mark Morris Dance Group is an 18-member dance company headquartered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The Mark Morris Dance Center, opened in September 2001, is home to the Mark Morris Dance Group, The School, a Studio Rental program and a Wellness Center. The Dance Center provides 160 weekly classes serving 1,800 children ages 18 months – 18 years. The Adult Program serves approximately 700 students per week through a variety of classes, workshops, master classes, and intensives.