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Accounting Assistant
The Laguna Playhouse

Laguna Beach

The Laguna Playhouse, a non-profit professional theater in Laguna Beach, California, is seeking an Accounting Assistant.  This employee will report directly to the Controller and perform a range of administrative/accounting duties assisting the efficiency and controls in the Finance Department.  Applicants should have accounting or administrative experience, a professional demeanor, and comfort working in a fast-paced environment.

Position:  Accounting Assistant
Reports to: Controller
Position Status: Part-time Position
Schedule:  20/hours per week, flexible schedule
Salary: $15.00 per hour

Position Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile and enter daily receipts of cash, checks and credit cards into the accounting system
  • Deposit cash and checks on weekly basis
  • Perform Accounts Payable functions
  • Reconcile company credit card receipts and expense reports
  • Organize and accurately maintains filing system of confidential information
  • Assist Controller with bank reconciliations
  • Assist Controller with month-end close as needed
  • Maintain supplies inventory
  • Prepare reports using Microsoft Excel, Tessitura Ticketing Software, and MAS90, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree and/or at least 2 years of administrative and accounting experience
  • Data entry skills
  • Close attention to detail
  • Professional demeanor and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Preferred familiarity with Tessitura ticketing software and MAS90 accounting software
  • Familiarity with non-profit theater preferred, not required

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to Kate Liberman, General Manager,

Contact:Kate Liberman
Addressee:606 Laguna Canyon Road

Deadline: 12-01-2014

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