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Finance Manager

Company: Florentine Opera Company
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Finance Manager
full-time, hybrid, salary 60s
The ideal candidate is comfortable handling large amounts of data, acting as a business partner, decision maker, and providing regular financial reporting.Also manages financial information; prepares financial statements and cash flow. Handles HR documentation, onboarding process, payroll, insurance and retirement plans. Reports to the General Director/CEO.
Job Duties:

  • Prepares internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from department heads
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files, reconciling accounts.
  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.
  • Oversee incoming donations, grant managementand reporting tasks related to this
  • Produce the annual budget and forecast with input from departments. The current year should be a monthly budget.
  • Calculate variances from budget and report significant issues to management and Board; update projections for current year operating results
  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information. Make suggestions of cost savings and system adjustments to General Director and Finance Committee
  • Keep company policies up to date; recommend modifications to the General Director
  • Oversee and coordinate Annual Financial and Benefit Plan Audit, supplying support to auditors
  • Prepare annual company filings with external bodies to keep Company Status (Annual Government Filings)
  • Manage benefit plans and business insurance plans
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Present results to Finance and executive Committees, Board; prepare committee chair(s) and General Director for meetings; maintain minutes for finance, board and executive meetings
  • Continue relationship with UPAF, banking partners, and Opera America, providing information as needed
  • Process semimonthly and special show payrolls, including handling of taxes for international artists
  • Onboard new employees for benefits programs and tax paperwork
  • Manage business office (bank deposits, coordinating copier and postage support, lease with IT support)
    Skills and Qualifications:
    • Familiar with Sage and nonprofit accounting helpful
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance or related field, 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Detail-oriented and analytical
    • Has background with international artist paperwork helpful
    • Has experience with all aspects of accounting, SFAS Rules; CPA preferred
    • Relies upon strong reporting skills, deadline-oriented self starter, efficient time management, attention to detail, respect for confidentiality, excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Enjoys helping people understand the story behind the numbers, and problem solving
      About the Florentine OperaAs a $3M grand opera company, weve been bringing a little bit of the world to Milwaukee since 1933. Were on a journey of discovery, exploring the glory of the human voice. Were a powerhouse for all different voices and stories, which have endured through the centuries and resonate with our humanity and passion. Were a live, supersized experience, created in-the-moment through theater, staging, lighting, lavish costumes, and beautiful song, bringing you the most immersive and all-encompassing artistic experience possible. Join us for a live performance that will sweep you off your feet.
      If interested in this role, please send your resume to Maggey Oplinger at Jobble

Keywords: Florentine Opera Company, Milwaukee , Finance Manager, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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