Performing Arts

Job Opportunity: Financial Administrator

Performing Arts Non-profit
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
The Financial Administrator is a year-round position responsible for daily financial operations and long-term financial planning needed to build and maintain the financial health of the organization. Reporting to the Deputy Director, this is a non-exempt position. The organization brings artists and audiences together by thoughtfully curating an array of music, dance, film, and spoken word featuring great artists from around the globe and our very own streets of LA.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Develops and maintains financial analysis and reporting activities
· Prepares finance reports and account reconciliation reports according to company policies 
· Maintains all financial records and files
· Assists in developing and managing budgets
· Reconciles monthly general ledger balance, invoices and credit card statements
· Administers all payroll activities, including but not limited to health, worker’s comp and retirement plans
· Maintains HR records including attendance, vacation and sick leave records and such other duties appropriate to the position when requested
· Manages all bill payments and invoicing
· Ensures maintenance of the general and any subsidiary ledgers; prepares and adjusts finance journal entries as required 
· Prepares and arranges tax documents for timely filing
· Manages account payable and receivable activities
· Supports the annual financial audit processes through the preparation of standard reports, as well as other custom reports as requested
· Coordinates with programming department on artist and programming financial matters, including but not limited to payments, petty cash, per diems and merchandise sales and reconciliation
· Manages fiscal agent services and maintains financial records for each account
· Identifies and resolves invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues 
· Maintains internal finance calendar
· Streamlines processes and procedures for improving operational efficiency of finance reporting and budgeting systems
· Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience, knowledge, training and skills related to business, finance or economics
· Excellent organizational and analytical skills; detailed-oriented
· Must be self-motivated.
· Well-developed interpersonal skills
· Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
· Strong math skills
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, board and guests
· Computer proficiency in Quickbooks, Paychex, spreadsheets and Microsoft Office
· Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays and substitute when needed
· Passion for our mission
The organization offers a competitive benefit package, including health and dental coverage and retirement plan. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send resume and cover letter to:  

REDCAT Studio: Call for Submissions, Fall 2014

REDCAT is seeking original performance works for the next edition of Studio, REDCAT's quarterly series of new works in progress in dance, theater, multimedia and music. If you have a project 15 minutes or under and would like to be considered - apply now. 

Applications are due by 5:00PM: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014

Showings are scheduled for: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2014

Performance dates: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16th at 8:30 PM & MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, 2014 at 7:30PM

Visit our website: and complete the online application. 

For questions email:


Studio was created to give new artists an opportunity to hone their skills and offer established artists a chance to test new material and works-in-progress before an audience. A revolving panel of working artists curates each edition, selecting artists through a live showing process. 

2015 Culver City Performing Arts Grant Application Released

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2014

For more information, visit:

The Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program supports performances that occur between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015. Performances may be presented by non-profit performing arts organizations in the disciplines of theatre, music, or dance.

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program. Established in 1994 through the City’s Art in Public Places Program, the program offers grants to performing arts organizations in Los Angeles County. The program, funded by the City’s Cultural Trust Fund, is designed to support arts organizations and bring distinguished cultural programming to Culver City. Additionally, the program is supported by a contribution from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

A workshop to assist organizations with the application will be held on August 7, 2014 in the Uruapan Room at Veterans Memorial Building, located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City. The workshop will begin at 7:00 PM.

Please contact Susan Obrow at or call (310) 253-6628 for questions about the application or to make a reservation for the workshop on August 7, 2014.