Staff Accountant – Washington – Levine Music

Position Summary:
Candidate is responsible for the accounts payable and general ledger maintenance and for accounting for prepaid items; leases, maintenance contracts and other contractual agreements. Candidate should be able to work independently, collegially and professionally with Students, Parents, Faculty and Staff. Excellent communication skills along with quality interpersonal and computer skills are expected.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Responsible for the weekly accounts payable processing. Receive invoices, verify accuracy of charges and approval, print and mail checks
Process and mail 1099’s at the end of the year
Maintain vendor, purchase order and contracts files
Reconcile the corporate credit card accounts; ensure that all transactions are supported by receipts
Prepare invoices for Levine Entertains, facility rental, outside contracts and other accounts receivable items. Follow up on past due and delinquent accounts
Responsible for maintaining and accounting for Fixed Assets (purchases, transfers, deletions and depreciation) recording and Personal Property Tax returns related to such assets.
Provide monthly capital expenses report to the CFO providing actual to budget comparison
Update monthly fixed assets schedule and provide journal entry for depreciation expenses. Tag new purchases as required
Maintain book/gift shop inventory and prepare monthly cost of goods entry
Replenish petty cash as needed
Prepare month-end and year-end closing entries for prepaid expenses
Responsible for monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
Provide financial information to the Development Dept. for funding applications
Responsible for monthly (including accruals) and year-end closing entries.
Account for all recurring monthly revenue and expenses in preparation for the month-end close.
Prepare and distribute quarterly department expenses report. Provide over/under analyses
Responsible for the annual audit. Provide all required information to the auditors. Provide all required information for the annual tax filings with the IRS (i.e. 990,990T, DC20, etc.)
Assist in the annual budget process.
Serve as the back up person for cash receipts and payroll processing (including journal entries)
Other Duties as may be assigned by the CFO

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or 3 years related experience.
Excellent organizational and inter-personal skills
Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft programs (Excel, Word,) and Blackbaud Accounting system knowledge or ability to learn it readily.
Ability to work in a team environment.

Salary:
Commensurate with experience
Please submit application materials (Resume, Cover Letter, References) to:

A. Maria Williams
Director Human Resource
Levine Music
2801 Upton Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
www.levinemusic.org
(202) 686-9733
(fax)
mwilliams@levinemusic.org

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