Company: Geffen Playhouse
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Position: Junior AccountantDepartment:
AdministrationClassification: Full-time, Non-exempt $25 - $27/hr.
-OVERVIEW -Mission:The Geffen Playhouse is a non-profit,
professional theater dedicated to enriching the cultural life of
Los Angeles through plays and educational programs that inform,
entertain and inspire. -Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement:In
recognition of the national examination of systemic racism and
injustices, we at the Geffen Playhouse commit to continued analysis
and expansion of our own institutional practices in order to be
part of the solution. Our vision for the Geffen is that people of
all races, faiths, sexual orientations, abilities, genders and
backgrounds find it an easily accessible and highly relevant source
of art that reflects the dynamic human experience and galvanizes a
more equitable and vibrant community. In adopting this statement,
we are amplifying our strategic and ongoing commitment to improving
and increasing the cultural diversity, equity and inclusion of our
audiences, staff, artists, board and programming. -We are committed
to the safety and health of our employees, visitors, and the public
we serve. As such, Geffen is proud to have implemented a mandatory
vaccination policy, requiring COVID-19 vaccination(s) for all
employees, including contracted third-party staff, and new hires.
In accordance with our mission, we firmly believe that vaccinating
all employees is essential for our community's safety and health.
Should you have any questions regarding this, please speak with
your -recruiting contact directly. The Company understands and
respects that a limited number of candidates may have medical or
religious reasons for not receiving the vaccine. As such, we are
asking those candidates who wish to request an exemption from being
required to be vaccinated, submit a request for their exemption
through Human Resources once hired. -POSITION SUMMARYJunior
AccountantThis position will provide accounts payable transactional
support, process and pay Accounts Payable (AP) invoices in
accordance with our policies and internal controls, scan/file, and
assist with any accounts payable issues. Qualified candidates must
have a minimum of three years of experience in accounts payable.
Other job-related duties may be assigned, as needed. -PRIMARY
- Ensures financial transactions are recorded accurately in the
financial system to ensure adherence to GAAP compliance with
internal accounting procedures.
- Processes and prepares approved AP invoices for payment in a
- Maintains the AP expense backup support documentation
- Prepares and posts expense-related journal entries and uploads
supporting documentation related to expense allocation
- Processes of 1099s at year end.
- Ensures accurate coding of invoice and expense-related
- Tracks and reconciles balance sheet liability accounts and
maintains support documentation for audit review.
- Enters vendor updates, records manual check payments, and
processes voided checks
- Reviews and understands processes and procedures to ensure
internal controls are maintained, and to protect the organization
- Assists the Senior Accountant in any other ad hoc duties
- Deposit weekly cash settlement at the bank. -SKILLS AND
BACKGROUNDRequired Education & Experience
- 3+ years processing high volume Accounts Payable in a medium
- Associate accounting degree required. Bachelor's degree in
accounting or finance related field highly desirable
- Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge is a plus.
- Strong understanding of fundamental accounts payable practices
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- Highly Organized and efficient with positive attitude.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook.
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in entering
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines and deliver results.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Reference checks will be conducted; employment is contingent
upon receipt of acceptable references.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: COMPENSATION: Hourly rate range: $25-
$27. A starting hourly rate higher than $25 is based on a level of
experience and education that significantly exceeds the minimum
requirements and is commensurate with the compensation scale
(hourly rate range).Health, Dental, Vision Insurance: The Geffen
covers the costs of HMO for health, and PPO for Dental and Vision.
The option to "buy up" to PPO coverage and / or to add spouses,
domestic partners, and children to their health policyLife
Insurance: The Geffen provides all regular full-time employees with
a $25,000 life insurance policy, at no cost to the employee.
-Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan: The Geffen offers its regular
full-time employees the opportunity to purchase additional benefit
programs to off-set medical and dependent-care related
expenses.Retirement Plan: The Geffen has established a retirement
plan commonly known as a code section 401 (k) profit sharing plan
which is currently available after one year of service.The Geffen
Playhouse aims to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, in which
we strongly encourage non-conforming and historically excluded
individuals to apply for all available positions.
APPLICATION PROCESS -To apply, please submit a resume with
references in .pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org
-No phone calls, please. - -The Geffen Playhouse, Inc. is an equal
opportunity employer. -Geffen Playhouse provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements,
Geffen Playhouse complies with applicable state and local laws
governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in
which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms
and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation and training. -If you need assistance or
an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us via
telephone at 310-208-6500 x148.
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