The Accountant is responsible for a diverse array of entry-level accounting duties that support the San Francisco Jazz Organization's financial functions. The position's primary functions are to preform a range of basic accounting and reporting activities. These include extensive data entry; monthly close activities; Financial reporting duties; revenue and cost reporting; basic analyses; accurate and timely reconciling and reporting for various general ledger accounts; maintaining fixed asset listings; serving as backup for payroll and assisting with payroll-related accounting entries; and assisting with financial reports and statistics as needed
Bachelor’s degree preferred, with major in accounting or equivalent job experience.
At least 2 years of accounting experience preferably in a non-profit setting.
Tech savvy, detail oriented, highly organized, with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple schedules and changing deadlines and priorities
A people person who is positive, open minded, articulate, outgoing, willing/eager to learn, collegial, and a sense of humor.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, possesses a strong work ethic, has ambition, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ethics and integrity with skills in exercising good independent judgment and demonstrable analytical abilities.
Strong interest in the arts/music and organizational mission.
Advanced proficiency with Excel, and at least intermediate skills in other Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.)
The SFJAZZ Center is an all-ages music venue in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, California, that opened in January 2013. It is considered the "first free-standing building in America built for jazz performance and education." It is home to SFJAZZ, a not-for-profit organization that both presents and facilitates jazz education in the San Francisco Bay Area. SFJAZZ has, since 1983, produced the San Francisco Jazz Festival, and since 2004, the SFJAZZ Collective. The SFJAZZ season, in addition to the SFJAZZ-produced San Francisco Jazz Festival and Summer Sessions, includes over 400 performances annually in the San Francisco Bay Area.