Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $16.83 (beginning)
Organization's Mission: To connect the community through great live music.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Utah Symphony | Utah Opera (USUO) is committed to connecting our community through the performance of great live music. In service of that goal and to create an incredible place to work, USUO prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Position Summary: The Accounts Payable Specialist is a vital member of our team and will use their attention to detail, knowledge, and expertise to lead the clear, timely, and effective functioning of payables and internal charge processing. Using their experience and under the guidance of the Controller, the specialist will provide high levels of service to the entire organization to lead all aspects of accounts payable while providing additional general support to the accounting department. This individual will build professional relationships with members of USUO’s staff in order to support the needs of many personalities. The Accounts Payable Specialist will be a professional with the ability to firmly yet kindly help our entire staff meet financial deadlines and be able to understand, explain, and help advise the department on clear financial policies. Often acting as the direct point of contact between the organization and vendors, this individual will occasionally serve as a company ambassador in a forward-facing manner.
Primary Responsibilities: Accounts Payable

Prepare, analyze, and input all invoices including verification of proper documentation (third party evidence, GL coding, and department approvals)
Preparation of check processing, issuing, and mailing
Reconcile credit cards and prepare for payment
Manage Divvy system, including training of new organization members
Manage purchase orders system
Manage sales tax reimbursements
Collect, manage, and file appropriate tax documents (W-9 and W-8Ben)
Storage and organization of historical financial records.
Support Accounting Department

Resolve uncashed check payments
Assist with annual audits
Develop a streamlined process for accounts payable
Support management through ad hoc data collecting, reporting, analysis
Special projects as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

Two or more years’ experience in an accounting environment and/or an associate degree in a business-related field.
Strong Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, etc.)
Working knowledge of Great Plains software preferred.
Ability to interact with department managers to resolve financial or data discrepancies.
Strong analytical, problem-solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize details and requests.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Capacity to work both independently and collaboratively with the team and across functions.
Experience interacting with and providing support for customers.
Ability to keep information confidential.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prolonged periods of remaining stationary and working on a computer.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits: Full-time staff receive health coverage (USUO pays 100%), 401(k) contribution plan, and paid time-off and holidays.

Free Tickets: Staff receive complimentary and discounted tickets to Utah Symphony and Utah Opera performances.

Work that Matters: Music touches lives for good and enriches our community. Be part of an organization that brings beauty and happiness to the lives of people all over the state.

The staff supports USUO’s mission to connect the community through great live music by doing everything from promotion and fundraising to artistic planning and operations.
How to Apply: https://usuo.org/job-application/
Location: Salt Lake City

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Contact: Melanie Giles
Email: mgiles@usuo.org
Phone: 801-533-5626