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Part Time Controller

Kaufman Music Center seeks a part time Controller for its Finance Office. A member of the Administration team, this position reports to the Chief Administrative Office. The Controller is responsible for taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making and provides strategic financial input to senior management.  Ensures the smooth daily operation of accounting and bookkeeping functions.

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconciliation of all bank accounts and custody accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation of Development Income and Pledges
  • Analysis of all balance sheet and selected P & L accounts
  • Posting general ledger
  • Investment of short-term cash accounts
  • Liaison for bank relations
  • Review of payroll tax returns
  • Preparation of annual 990 questionnaire and review of tax return
  • Preparation of year-end reports and oversight of annual audit; works with outside accountants on an as-needed basis
  • Oversight of bookkeeping and payroll functions
  • Preparation of Cash and Endowment reports
  • Preparation of annual financial reports for City government agencies
  • Assists in developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • 5 – 8 years of accounting/finance experience; nonprofit experience preferred
  • Experience with MIP fund accounting preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft skills, specifically Excel
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Schedule:  Three days per week, occasionally four during busy seasons.

To Apply
 Please send CV, cover letter and salary requirements to Please place "Controller" in the subject line. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Kaufman Music Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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