Finance Associate | Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Submitted by HSDC on Wed, 01/17/2018 - 3:26pm
POSITION TITLE: Finance Associate
DEPARTMENT: General Management
At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.
We are seeking a detailed, proactive, mission-driven individual to join Hubbard Street’s Business Office. Reporting to the Controller, the Finance Associate supports and performs crucial bookkeeping and reporting functions for a $6.5M company. This work is integral to a smoothly running organization and the ideal candidate must enjoy working closely with many different constituents in a fast-paced, creative environment.
  • Diligently process all journal entries in a timely manner and ensure accurate payroll processing on a biweekly basis.
  • Record, process and reconcile all monthly corporate card statements, cash receipts, deposits, and office petty cash.
  • Coordinate and execute monthly internal reports and departmental account reconciliations; work closely and effectively with colleagues in multiple departments.
  • Perform root cause analysis when required and prepare corrective entries.
  • Prepare for annual audit and support Controller on annual budget work, and on special projects as needed.
  • Responsible for timely reporting of tax forms and other filing requirements with city, state and federal agencies.  Maintain timely and accurate filing of all business office paperwork and document all processes.  Work closely with Controller to envision and enact more efficient processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • 2-3 years’ experience, including experience in non-profit accounting and processing payroll with a 3rd party payroll provider.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or comparable work experience.
  • Prior experience preparing financial statements, overseeing financial close and audit, working with general ledgers, preparing and reviewing journal entries, reconciling and analyzing accounts.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, follow-though, and good judgment. Accurate, timely completion of work, strong and clear communication, and generative problem-solving are essential. Must be comfortable working in a smaller non-profit environment, where support is needed for a variety of functions.
  • Capacity to prioritize and adapt to changing priorities with grace and ease.
  • Highly organized and able to work independently.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of Sage 50 (Peachtree) a bonus.
To Apply: 
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to Please include FINANCE ASSOCIATE in the subject line of your email. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.
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