Accounting Specialist - Guthrie Theater : Job Details

Accounting Specialist

Guthrie Theater

Job Location : Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Posted on : 2019-03-07T11:54:40-05:00

Job Description :

Reports to: Director of Finance


The Guthrie Theater engages exceptional theater artists in the exploration of both classic and contemporary plays connecting the community we serve to one another and to the world. Through its extraordinary artists, staff and facility, the Guthrie is committed to the people of Minnesota, and from its place, rooted deeply in the Twin Cities, influences the field as a leading 21st century arts organization.

Every year more than 500 people, both on stage and off, help ensure our success in creating and supporting the highest level of theater. As an organization, we are committed to our values of Artistic Excellence, Community, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Fiscal Responsibility.


The Accounting Specialist supports the Finance Team by reviewing and reconciling various accounts and preparing relevant documents for review.

Job Highlights
  • Prepare and maintain Excel spreadsheets to reconcile and resolve outstanding items for various asset, liability, and income accounts within 20 days following month end
  • Prepare and submit for approval as needed journal vouchers related to month end processes
  • Process daily credit card report
  • Review daily bank activity, proofing to departmental deposits and investigating reconciling transactions (Store, Costume Rentals, Box Office, Development)
  • Send copies of EFT information to appropriate departments
  • Research reconciling items by working with other departments as needed
  • Prepare journal vouchers to resolve issues when required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    Two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping, or related work experience, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, is required.

  • Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures
  • Ability to use a computer with Microsoft Office/Excel spreadsheet software and other office machines to accomplish work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skill and aptitude in basic math
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure work is completed in a timely and productive manner
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to communicate financial information in an understandable and effective manner
  • Ability to listen effectively to assist in identifying and solving accounting problems
  • Ability to create and maintain filing systems
  • Ability to exercise professional discretion and confidentiality in handling financial matters
  • Ability to communicate and work well with other staff and departments.
  • Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Experience, ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status
  • Experience working with UltiPro and/or Tessitura a plus

    The Guthrie Theater is located in the historic Mill District along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As the largest city in the state, Minneapolis offers a large variety of parks, lakes, great food, festivals, malls and more.

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