Berkeley Symphony: Nonprofit Finance Manager (part-time/flexible hours!)

Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Job Title: Nonprofit Finance Manager
Client: Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
Contact: jobs [at]

Scope of Work:
Ongoing accounting and bookkeeping services (10 hours per week; bimonthly office visits)

● Enter and process Accounts Payables (bills, contractors, employee credit cards, union
dues/pension), cash balance review – process check runs and payments
● Enter Accounts Receivables (Invoicing as requested, recording earned revenue, donations and
● Bank Account Reconciliation, Balance Sheet account reconciliation
● Payroll Services – prepare and enter bi-weekly payrolls for staff; make 403b payments;
execute payroll for Union orchestra musicians for up to 10 concerts per year and the Music
in the Schools education program
● Insurance –Workers Comp, General Liability, Director and Officer Policy review of renewal
and preparation of annual audits
● Assist in budget creation in collaboration with program staff and management
● Assist in Human Resources management and compliance
● Maintains financial security by following internal controls (database backups, updating and
implementing policies)
● Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new
legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on necessary actions
● Prepare and coordinate reports in a timely manner as follows:
o Monthly management: Profit and Loss, Variance to Budget, Cash Flow, and Balance Sheet
o Financials and documentation for external audit firm – Year End close out
o Federal and State annual tax info for Accountant (Form 990)
o 1099’s and annual 1096
o Board of Directors quarterlies
o Grant applications and reports for a $250K portfolio
o Project budget and reconciliation with project managers, ad hoc reports as requested

Skills and Qualifications:
● 3+ years experience with full cycle bookkeeping
● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
● Excellent knowledge of Nonprofit Accounting
● Proficiency with GAAP and FASB compliance
● Excellent knowledge of QuickBooks Online (working with classes, etc.),, ADP
● Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, Google Drive/Sheets, Dropbox
● Maintains confidential information, attention to detail, deadline oriented, data entry
management, time management, general math skills

Submission Procedure:
Please email resume and cover letter to jobs [at]
No phone calls please

About Berkeley Symphony:
Founded in 1971 in the intellectual and artistic nexus of Berkeley, California, Berkeley Symphony
maintains abiding commitments to innovative programming, community engagement and education, and
artistic excellence. Recognized both locally and internationally for its spirited programming and
community service, Berkeley Symphony is renowned for its dedication to presenting vibrant
contemporary and classical masterworks. The Symphony presents public Symphonic, Chamber, and
Family series performances, and produces over 360 Music in the Schools events annually. Berkeley
Symphony is the recipient of numerous ASCAP awards for adventurous programming.

Isaac Bunch
jobs [at]