$250K — $500K+*
Woodruff Arts Center employees play an integral role in creating and supporting great art and education initiatives at the nation’s third largest arts center. Comprised of three Art Partners—Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art—there’s a role for everyone at The Woodruff.
United States of America (Exempt)
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES include the following:
Planning & Budgeting
Establishes the annual budget and planning calendar, process, and templates
Leads budget planning and preparation meetings across organization
Prepares Budget Highlights and serves as a key staff liaison for HMA and WAC Finance Committees
Coordinates final budget submission into Workday, codifies and distributes other key budget written documentation to team and Board
Creates, maintains, and analyzes business and financial models as needed
Manages the HMA accounting functions, ensuring timely and accurate recording of A/P, A/R, developing and maintaining systems and other controls as needed
Prepares HMA-wide monthly financial statements, including narrative highlights and risks and opportunities
Conducts monthly departmental financial reviews, discussing variances from budget and establishes corrective action plans as necessary
Analyze financial trends and prepare commentary
Serves a key staff liaison to the HMA and WAC Finance & Operations Committees
Prepares annual reconciliation of all HMA restricted and endowment funds and balances
Understands and mitigates key elements of the High’s risk profile
Constructs and monitors reliable control systems, including travel and contracts
Maintain and update HMA Policies and Procedure manual and documentation
Staff Financial Literacy
Creates and helps train non-financial staff on basic financial statement understanding and business economics to help improve higher level of financial literacy and connection between artistic and business implications.
Oversees the recruitment, hiring and training of new staff in Finance and Accounting
Oversees the routine workflow across the department
Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
Direct Reports include: HMA Controller, HMA A/P Coordinator
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical & Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Customer Service – Models and promotes a culture of service. Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Communication - Able to clearly articulate instructions, procedures, and other information verbally and in writing as required.
Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Values Diversity – Appreciates the value of working with people of varying demographics, backgrounds, and experiences.
Managing People - Makes self-available to staff; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Improves processes, products, and services.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles and measures self against standard of excellence.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Adaptability - Manages competing demands.
Bachelor’s degree in business, ideally in finance or accounting
CPA certification or equivalent preferred
10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a complex organization, preferably with nonprofit exposure or direct experience.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Valid through: 6/29/2021