The Naples Players
Naples, FL

Expires: 03/15/22

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$90,000, commensurate with experience

Hiring Timeline: Anticipated Full-Time start October 2021.

The organizations first Director of Finance; this position will join the long-standing bookkeeper to oversee and manage all financial systems of The Naples Players with an annual budget of approximately $4M. The Naples Players was able to keep all staff fully employed throughout COVID-19 pandemic; so, a strong commitment to novel, strategic thinking that values quick action and agile approaches is necessary to meet expectations.

A colleague who values collaboration, enjoys process improvement, and excels at personal relationships, the correct individual will work to advance the mission, vision, and values of one of the nations largest and leading community-based theatres.

The Director of Finance has the primary responsibility for The Naples Players finance operations, including day-to-day accounting processes and financial reporting. Reporting to the Executive Artistic Director, this position partners with the bookkeeper and a dedicated board finance committee to ensure the organizations overall financial health through the creation and monitoring of detailed budgets and forecasts, seeking to preserve and improve the stellar financial health of the organization.

The Naples Players strives for an inclusive work environment and actively embraces a diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. We highly encourage people of color, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented groups in our community to apply.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

In collaboration with Executive Artistic Director, develop, monitor, and reforecast the annual operating budget along with department heads.
Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for Executive Artistic Director, Finance Committee, and staff; including P+L, balance sheet, cash flow, department and show reports, and others as assigned.
Supervise accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing and benefits management which is also accomplished through an external benefits and payroll company.
Ensure daily deposits are being made and that all accounts are balanced and reconciled monthly.
Develop and implement internal controls for cash-related activities and all accounting functions.
Manage annual audit, 990 preparation, and state charitable registrations, ensuring compliance with GAAP as needed.
Oversee all organization credit cards and associated spending policies.
Maintain electronic and paper files and records in accordance with best practice retention standards.
Liaise with Truist on all matters associated with organizations endowment.
Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:

5+ years of experience in accounting, including financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger experience.
Experience leading and preparing non-profit organization through annual audit process with our external auditing partners.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation applications; as well as Quickbooks.
Willingness to make decisions and act within established policies and procedures.
In-depth knowledge of general accounting concepts and practices (GAAP).
Ability to effectively present complex financial information and respond to questions from Executive Artistic Director, department heads, colleagues in the field, and Board of Directors.
Keen understanding of non-profit finance practices.
Proficiency with defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to remain calm in stressful situations and to demonstrate resilience in times of shifting priorities

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities, qualifications and/or skills:
Advanced proficiency using Quickbooks accounting software
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
CPA certification, a plus interest and/or involvement in an arts-related enterprise
Sense of humor
Experience with Tessitura a plus.

Annual Report: https://naplesplayers.org/impact2020/

The Naples Players is taking every effort for the health and safety of the volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. TNP has replaced the entire air filtration system with MERV13 (hospital grade) air filters and Reme UV Halo units. The theatre complex is sprayed every 90 days with Belfort BioProtect, a coating which adheres to surfaces and kills 99.99% of viruses, mold, and germs. First Defense Disinfectant is used to clean all areas before and after occupancy and all volunteers, patrons, and staffs are dedicated to wearing masks while inside the building.

Full COVID safety plan found here: https://naplesplayers.org/covid19/

To Apply send Cover Letter + Resume to:
Bryce Alexander
CEO/Executive Artistic Director


Cole Butcher

Production Stage Manager/Internship Director



(239) 434-7340

Business Address

Sugden Community Theatre

701 5th Ave S.

Naples, FL 34102

Posted: 09/15/2021 09:48:35 EST

Last Updated: 09/15/2021 13:00 EST

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