Director of Finance

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE | FULL-TIMEDepartment: AccountingDays/Hours: Mostly daytime hours, with occasional evening, weekend, or holidays hours as neededPosition Type: Full-Time, ExemptThe Fox Theatre in Atlanta is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Finance.  Candidates for this position should have at least seven (7) years of experience in a comparable position. Candidates must have an Accounting Degree and must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or be able to demonstrate active progress towards obtaining CPA certification. As a key member of the financial team, the Director of Finance reports to the CFO and assumes a lead role in managing the Fox Theatre Accounting Department, in maintaining the integrity of financial data, and in maintaining internal financial controls.  The incumbent in this position will act as liaison with our financial auditors and aid in process improvements.  The Director of Finance has primary day-to-day responsibility for producing regular financial reports (including aiding the CFO in producing monthly financials for Senior Management and the Fox Theatre Board of Directors) and overseeing the account reconciliation and accounting processes.  This is a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves position.   Major Responsibilities:

Under supervision of the CFO, manage the Accounting Department — Manage the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the Department.  This includes helping staff grow and making the most efficient use of staff’s time and other resources available to them.

Produce periodic regularly-scheduled financial reports to Fox Theatre Senior Management — This includes weekly budget-to-actual departmental reports, capital expenditure reports, as well as special reports.  This also includes aiding the CFO in producing the monthly financial statements for Senior Management and the Fox Theatre Board of Directors.

Coordinate the monthly financial close — The incumbent in this position is the “keeper of the giant checklist” involved with this close.  This person is directly responsible for all account reconciliations and is hands on in completing these, with aid of staff, each month, ensuring compliance with GAAP standards.

Oversee the accounts payable process — Checks are produced weekly.  The Director of Finance oversees this task.  In addition, we will soon begin transition to a new accounts payable system.

Assist in process monitoring and improvement — This includes maintenance and improvement of internal controls.

Oversee show settlements — This includes primary responsibility for Broadway show settlements.

Manage and track depreciable assets in keeping with corporate policies and guidelines. Other duties as directed

Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications: Must have an Accounting Degree and must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or be able to demonstrate active progress towards obtaining CPA certification. Should have at least seven (7) years of experience in a comparable position. Must have demonstrated knowledge of GAAP standards. Must be able to manage staff of employees. Must have skills in Microsoft Office, with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have a passion for data integrity.

Other Requirements: Successful applicants must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Full-Time Benefits Package Includes: Eligibility to participate in Group Health, Vision, & Dental Insurance Plans. Employer Provided Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Group Term Life, and AD&D Insurance. Eligibility to participate in Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts. Eligibility to participate in 403(b) Retirement Plan, including Employer Match Program. Paid Time Off including Vacation, Sick, and Holidays

Company Description: The Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premier venues for live entertainment. Listed as No. 1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine, the Fox Theatre was most recently named as one of the 2018 “Top Stops Worldwide” by Venues Now magazine and landed in the top three of Pollstar magazine’s 2018 Worldwide Ticket Sales. Other notable accolades include nods for 2017 “Theatre of the Year” by the International Entertainment Buyers Association, Rolling Stone magazine’s “The Best Big Rooms in America” as part of their “Venues That Rock” series (2013) and the 2011 “Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year” award by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, the Fox Theatre has consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Now. The Fox Theatre has the No. 1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America (2,000-5,000 seats) and for any Georgia venue according to the “Social Media Power 100” compiled by Venues Now magazine. With 4,665 seats in the theatre, the Fox hosts 250 performances a year, from rock concerts and Broadway productions to ballets, comedy and movies, attracting 500,000 visitors annually. In addition, the Fox hosts wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 90th year in 2019.  The Fox prides itself in being much more than just a historic theatre. The Fox is a memory maker! The members of our staff are held to the highest Guest Service Standards. Seeing a smile on the face of every guest and knowing that you are taking part in the making of a memory that will last forever is just one of the many perks of working at the Fox. Whether on the front lines or behind the scenes, every single member of our staff plays a vital role in the memory-making experience we call “The Fox Experience”. “The Fox Experience” doesn’t stop at the doors of the Fox. The Fox Theatre Institute is a dynamic outreach program offering historic preservation and operations expertise, consultation and education to performing arts venues in Georgia and the region. The Fox Theatre Institute also provides memory-making educational experiences to students through initiatives such as Fox in a Box. Fox Theatre, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fox Theatre complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Fox Theatre expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. The Fox Theatre is located at 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. 

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