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Business Manger
Other Minds


Other Minds is seeking a regular part-time Business Manager with non-profit experience. The Business Manager will play an important role on a small staff by providing financial, HR and administrative expertise and support.

Position is part time 10-15 hours/week starting no later than MAY 15, 2017

The Business Manager will work out of our downtown Berkeley office: 
Other Minds/David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Suite 240, Berkeley, CA 94704

Other Minds is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in San Francisco dedicated to new and unusual music in all its forms.We produce an award-winning international contemporary music event, the Other Minds Music Festival, encompassing the latest trends in classical music, jazz, electronic and experimental work with unusual instruments.
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  • Daily Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Oversee and process AR and AP including periodic communication with vendors, artists, contractors
  • Communicate with other employees to ensure proper coding of expenditures
  • Manage accounts including routine transactions for checking, credit and savings
  • Maintain records of vendors and consultants, including contact information, contracts, invoices
  • Assist Executive Director and other employees in planning and tracking
  • Assist with annual preparation of audit materials and tax forms
  • Track cash flow, actual and projected
  • Track classification and appropriation of multiyear grant awards and temporary restricted net assets.
  • Prepare financial materials as needed for staff and Board of Directors
  • Perform monthly reconciliation and resolve discrepancies with assistance of staff
  • Manage accounting controls and procedures in compliance with current regulations
  • Assess financial tracking and reporting systems and advise on potential system changes
  • Oversee and process payroll
  • Track, report and process employee benefits including vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Manage insurance plans including liability, worker's comp, D & O insurance & health plan
  • Maintain files and records for independent contractors as needed
  • Process and track product inventory for webstore and event sales
  • Other administrative and event production duties as needed
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience, 3+ years in non-profit accounting
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel
  • Retail/inventory experience preferred


COMPENSATION: DOE; flexible hours

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume as attachments to
or mail to our Berkeley office:
Job Postings
Other Minds/David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Suite 240
Berkeley, CA 94704

No telephone inquiries please.

Other Minds Is An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Committed To Diversity Of Staff



Contact:Randall Wong

Deadline: 04-28-2017

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