Business Manager

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Business Manager


Washington Revels’ Mission: To Create Community through Celebration! Washington Revels uses performance, education, and community engagement to revive, sustain, expand, and celebrate cultural traditions — in music, dance, storytelling, and drama — that bind people together in spirit and joy. We strive to illustrate the world’s common humanity, connecting all people in a community that stretches across ethnic, cultural, and religious divisions, and through time.

Under the direction of the Executive Director and in concert with the Board Treasurer, Washington Revels seeks an experienced, efficient, and highly organized Business Manager. The individual in this role will be responsible for
the accounting, budgeting, fiscal administration, payroll, and administrative operations of Washington Revels. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, self-motivated, and has significant experience in non-profit operations and fiscal management.

Washington Revels welcomes all applicants, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national or ethnic origin or identity, genetic information, political or religious opinion or affiliation, family responsibilities, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping practices
  • Audit coordination
  • Time management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem-solving / analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously


1) Accounting & Financial Management: Implement and enforce established financial protocols and controls

  • Track deposits and coordinates with development staff in the tracking and monitoring of gifts, donations, foundation receipts, and other revenue streams
  • Provide and analyze monthly budget reports to the Executive Director and Development Coordinator
  • Provide and analyze monthly financial reports for the Finance Committee and Board
  • Work with the Executive Director on development of organizational budgets
  • Work to ensure the organization is audit ready; maintain all audit files and documentation; provide information for the audit process

2) Fiscal Operations: Manage, track, and ensure all accounts payable and accounts receivables are paid and collected in a timely manner

  • Process and enter deposits into Quickbooks
  • Ensure accuracy of the general ledger
  • Submit and manage bi-weekly payroll
  • Process all organizational purchasing and bill paying
  • Monthly credit card statement entry
  • Manage Christmas Revels box office

3) Fiscal Management of Grants & Contracts: Ensure monthly invoicing for all Revels’ contracts.

  • Monitor contract spending, including ensuring continuity of contract budgets with organizational budgets
  • All fiscal forms/budget forms and registrations required by state agencies

4) Administrative Operations: Supervise administrative interns/volunteers. Delegate and prioritize tasks as necessary

  • Oversee facilities management and maintenance
  • Manage vendor relations and maintaining online accounts; act as primary contact with building management and vendors
  • Maintain and renew organizational insurance policies
  • Manage employee on-boarding, time and attendance system, and benefits
  • Manage and maintain Revels’ email and Google accounts
  • Manage merchandise sales for Christmas Revels, including purchasing and pricing inventory, supervising sales volunteers, and settling accounts at the night’s end.

Salary is $50,000-$60,000 based on experience; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and personal days: and employer contributions toward one or more traditionally deductible benefits, at the employee’s discretion (e.g. health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, IRA, Section 403(b) plan, etc.).

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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range (annual): $50,000-$75,000
Experience: -
Education Level: -