Accounting Generalist

Mission: The Auditorium Theatre, an Illinois not-for-profit organization, is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

Commitment: The Auditorium Theatre thrives on the shared humanity that the performing arts provides. We are at our best when our leadership, partnerships, and the work we present on our stage reflects the world around us and the audiences that walk through our doors. Core to this belief is a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are dedicated to leveraging the transformative power of the arts to fully become the Theatre for the People.

Position summary
The Accounting Generalist provides critical accounting support for the Theatre. This position will manage accounts payable and payroll processes and perform most bookkeeping functions.  The Accounting Generalist will primarily support the Director of Finance and will be responsible for various reconciliations and adherence  to internal control procedures.

3-5 years

Major Areas of Responsibilities
-Accounts payable and payroll processing. Primary point of contact for vendors, employees, and liaison with technology partners.
Responsible for timely completion of journal entries and reconciliations as assigned. Audit and compliance reporting support for Director of Finance.
-Human resources administrative duties and other duties as assigned.

-Relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities is the most important qualification of this position
-Strong attention to detail
-Strong interdepartmental communication
-Knowledge of GAAP
-Knowledge of internal control procedures
-Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting
-Ability to work independently
-Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA).

Salary range

To Apply
All candidates must complete an application through Roosevelt University – please click here.

The Auditorium Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law. BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.