The mission of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (“The Wallis”) is to create, present, and celebrate unique performing arts events and educational programs that reflect the rich cultural diversity of our community. The Wallis is a breathtaking
Since opening its doors in October 2013, The Wallis has produced or presented more than 150 dance, theater, opera, classical music and family programs. The Wallis brings audiences
ABOUT THE JOB
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to the Executive Director and CEO, is a
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious CFO with nonprofit experience, and
WHAT YOU’LL DO
•Manage all finance and accounting of a $10 million+ annual operating organization including: contributed and earned revenue; accounts payable and accounts receivable; cash flow management; federal, state and local tax payment and reporting; vendor management; bank accounts, investment and endowment accounts; fixed assets and debt/equity financing; and financial reports.
•Manage the creation, implementation and ongoing management of the annual budget and capital budget.
•Prepare financial documents and reporting for various internal and external stakeholders, including preparation and review of financial information for required grant reporting requirements and for new grant proposals.
•Oversee the completion of the annual DataArts.
•Manage the annual audits and maintains relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
•Serve as the primary staff liaison with bankers, CPAs, tax attorneys, general counsel, and the Board of Directors Finance Committee and Audit Committee.
•Prepare all financial reporting required by the Historic Tax Credit structure and respond to information requests from Tax Credit Investor.
•Oversee payroll, accounting, bank reconciliation, budget preparation, and audit functions. Manage and prepare for all scheduled financial audits.
•Oversee the organization’s transaction processing systems with the Executive Team.
•Participate in and make presentations at meetings and interactions with the Board of Directors.
•Lead cash management efforts by monitoring and forecasting cash flow and providing guidance on actions needed to ensure sufficient liquidity to meet payment obligations.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE NEEDED
•10+ years of experience as a CFO, Controller or Director of Finance preferably in a young, growing organization.
•Experience working with a high powered Board and Finance Committee with a proven ability to shepherd projects.
•Experience in budgeting, cost analysis, cost management and revenue forecasting.
•Demonstrated success managing revenue, effectively planning, and maintaining effective systems of internal controls.
•Significant experience overseeing audit activities as well as managing budget development and general ledger activity and maintenance.
•Proven ability to reorganize and restructure process, procedures and staff.
•Must have experience with
•Outstanding leadership and communication skills, both written and verbal are required.
•Must be able to problem solve and collaborate with others.
•Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is required. An MBA in Finance, the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations is desired.
•Strong software proficiency in MS Excel, Outlook and Quickbooks required.
This is a
HOW TO APPLY
Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and include CFO in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and encourages applicants of any age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or gender.