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Help with costume fittings, costume changes and quick changes. Learn all aspects of costuming (up to 300 kids for Workshops and 150 kids for Mainstages) from studio fittings to backstage assistance.
Must be available for all dress rehearsals and performances. $8/hr (students); $10/hr (high school graduates). Email cover letter and resume to
. Please indicate your availability and whether you are interested in Mainstages and/or Workshops. Sewing skills are helpful but not necessary.
The Random Farms Kids’ Theater is seeking a full-time Business Manager to join its small and rapidly growing staff. Primary areas of responsibility are bookkeeping and HR, as well as some light office management.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Random Farms is a not-for-profit organization that offers musical theater programming to young people from kindergarten through college. The company was founded in 1995 and currently serves approximately 1,200 young people each year with an annual operating budget just over $1 million. The Random Farms studio and its programs operate primarily in Westchester County, NY. The organization is in a state of tremendous growth, with expanding program attendance, a growing Board of Trustees, and a capital campaign on the horizon. We are seeking an experienced bookkeeper with a positive attitude to join our friendly community of theater-loving staff and families during this exciting new chapter.
Bookkeeping (approx. 70% of duties)
Accounts Payable (Paying bills / invoices and processing payroll)
Accounts Receivable (Depositing cash / checks, collecting balances due, processing income)
Monthly Reconciliation: Reconcile Quickbooks with various external accounts (checking, credit cards, merchant services, etc.) and with internal databases (fundraising, program registrations, ticket sales, etc.)
Processing 1099's annually
Financial Reports: Provide financial reports periodically to executive staff and board.
Annual Audit: Work with external accountants to prepare for annual financial audit.
Human Resources (approx. 20% of duties)
Process on-boarding procedures for new employees and independent contractors (filing paperwork, running background checks, etc.)
Contracts: Support executive staff with the preparation of contracts for new hires, independent contractors, and vendors.
Office Management (approx. 10% of duties)
Updating various office services (eg, Staples account, company email accounts, etc.)
Ordering office supplies (eg, business cards)
3+ years professional bookkeeping experience, preferably in a non-profit organization
Training or certification in bookkeeping preferred, but not required
Extensive knowledge of Quickbooks required. (Random Farms uses Quickbooks Online; knowledge of this specific edition of Quickbooks is helpful, but not required.)
Some familiarity with the administrative aspects of HR is helpful, but not required.
Ability to collaborate with multiple staff when needed, while working independently for the majority of the time.
SOFTWARE / SYSTEMS INTEGRAL TO THIS POSITION
Quickbooks (online edition)
MS Word and Excel
Ability to learn other software and systems as necessary to the position (Paychex, Patron / Salesforce, Mylo registration system, Asana, Google Apps, Docusign).
WORK LOCATION / SCHEDULE
Start date: November 2, 2015
Benefits: Health insurance; 401k; FSA
This is a full-time remote-work position. The Business Manager may create his/her own schedule and he/she may work either remotely or at the Random Farms studio as best fits his/her schedule and work style. Tasks with specific time and location requirements are:
Weekly visits to Random Farms studio in Elmsford, NY to process income / make deposits;
Twice monthly visits to the Admin Office in Manhattan to pick up bills / checks and review finances with Executive Director.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and two references to
with the phrase “Business Manager Application” in the subject line. (We will only contact references after the final round of interviews and we will let candidates know in advance of our intent to contact them.) Phone interviews will be October 8-9; final interviews will be October 13-14. Start date will be Monday, November 2.