Accounting Manager Sought by Cincinnati Opera


Cincinnati Opera, a non-profit and the nation’s second oldest opera company, is seeking an Accounting Manager to perform, supervise, and evaluate day-to-day activities. Responsibilities include establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, verifying, and reporting information, as well as ongoing oversight of the company’s strategic partners’ financial activities, and working closely with all team members and the Board’s Finance and Investment Committees. This position reports to the CFO.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager will consist of managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department including month and year-end processing, accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, general ledger, assisting CFO with the budget process, cash flow management, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, trust account statement reconciliations (endowment funds), monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports and statements, and coordinate the annual audit. Employee will support proper accounting methods and policies, strive to ensure compliance and accuracy, and establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions.

Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and 3 or more years of professional experience. A CPA is preferred. Conceptual thinking; analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills; along with a high attention to detail and problem solving skills are a must. Progressive computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases, an ability to manipulate large amounts of data during our summer performance season, and a deep knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations are critical. Previous supervisory experience and an ability to direct is key.

This full time, exempt position is available immediately. Benefits offered. Email cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary expectation to or mail to Cincinnati Opera Attn: HR 30 Garfield Pl, Suite 800 Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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