Founded in 1980, the Mark Morris Dance Group is an 18-member dance company headquartered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The Mark Morris Dance Center, opened in September 2001, is home to the Mark Morris Dance Group, The School, a Studio Rental program and a Wellness Center. The Dance Center provides 160 weekly classes serving 1,800 children ages 18 months – 18 years. The Adult Program serves approximately 700 students per week through a variety of classes, workshops, master classes, and intensives.

This is a full-time 40 hours per week position.  The Finance Associate/Bursar serves as the primary bookkeeper for all off-site Education and Community programs as well as on-site Dance Center activities including The School, The Store and Studio Rental program. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, experience with school registration, and an interest in supporting the work of our Education programs. This position works very closely with the Finance Manager and 5-person Education Department.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Accounts Receivable

Prepare and process weekly cash deposit for The School (Adult and Children’s programs)

Process semester installments and manage payment plans for The School

Reconcile payments from 3rd party payers – ClassPass, MoveUSA, KidsPass and Harkness Center

Manage all invoicing and income tracking for Community Education Programs

Prepare and process weekly cash deposit for Studio Rental program

Reconcile daily credit card batches and post payments received from The School, The Store, Dance for PD and other MMDG programs

Assist Rental Programs Manager with monthly Studio Rental reconciliation

 General Ledger

Process and reconcile Gift Certificate and Class Card purchases and donations.

Generate weekly journal entries for School and Rental activities

Maintain accurate coding to correspond with class and program changes

Reconcile monthly merchant services statements (Amex, MC/Visa)

 Retail Store

Prepare and process weekly deposit for online Store and occasional off-site sales

Process purchase orders, receivers, inventory adjustments, and interfacing with accounting software

Conduct bi-annual inventory physical count

Additional duties include: attending weekly Finance and Education department meetings, assisting with annual Audit preparation and maintaining backend POS database which interfaces with accounting software Qualifications:

Accuracy and attention to detail is vital

Exceptional organization and and problem-solving skills

1-3 years Accounting experience

Proficiency with MS Office Suite, excellent Excel skills

Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge, Counterpoint POS, Mind Body a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

Commensurate with experience

Benefits package includes: Employee Health and Life insurance covered 100%, Flexible Spending Plan, voluntary vision and dental coverage, Pre-tax Commuter benefit and 403(b) retirement plan

Access to the Wellness Center, free dance classes (adults and kids) and subsidized studio rental rates at the Dance Center


Resume outlining your education and experience

Cover letter summarizing your relevant qualifications for this specific position, salary requirement, and three professional references. References will not be contacted without your prior consent.

Applications without a salary requirement will not be considered.

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ApplyWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status.

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