Accounting Manager

Hennepin Theatre Trust, owner of the historic Orpheum, State, Pantages and New Century Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. We present a rich mix of live performances, create inspiring arts education experiences and advance a thriving downtown Minneapolis Cultural District. Our activities include presenting Broadway touring productions, concerts, comedy, speakers and other variety entertainment. We honor and inspire high school musical talent and critical review skills through our SpotLight Education program for high schools. We also create and operate unique projects like, Made Here, which puts art in vacant storefront windows. Hennepin Theatre Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Accounting Manager ensures the completion of all aspects of processing and closing the month-end and required reporting. The position is responsible for reconciling shows and underlying data. The accounting manager leads the process for preparing financial statements in a timely manner in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The person in this role should be able to think analytically, work collaboratively, solve problems, communicate effectively, and be self-motivated.


Daily Duties

  • Manages and executes the accounts payable and receivable process
  • Ensures cash, checks and credit card receipts are properly applied
  • Ensures all accounting transactions are handled according to company policy and in compliance with GAAP accounting standards and practices

Monthly Duties

  • Reviews and analyzes journal entries and general ledger accounts in preparation for monthly financial statements
  • Prepares all reconciliations of shows, projects, and general ledger accounts
  • Manages fixed assets
  • Generates monthly financial statements
  • Manages monthly tax reporting requirements
  • Provides financial insights and root cause analysis to management

 Annual Duties

  • Supports all audit and reporting requirements, such as financial, lease, workers’ compensation and insurance
  • Oversees 1099 reporting

 Ongoing Duties

  • Prepares financial components in grant applications and other external reporting requirements
  • Assist in tracking and reporting on special projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and non-profit accounting and budgeting
  • Strong understanding of non-profit accounting
  • Proficient using general ledger systems
  • Strong attention to detail, deadlines, accuracy and follow-through
  • Ability to transition quickly from tactical to strategic perspectives
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, proactively and utilize good judgment
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change
  • Ability to learn new software quickly
  • Computer skills and experience, specifically with spreadsheets
  • Able to keep confidential information private and secure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs

Desired Skills

  • Current CPA designation
  • Familiarity with CRM and general ledger integrated software
  • Interest in the arts
  • Experience with budgeting and reporting for internal and external purposes
  • Experience with non-profit specific transactions (capital campaigns, endowments, etc.)

 Physical and Schedule Requirements

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and on call as necessary
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the assigned and essential functions

Interested parties should apply by visiting Please attach a resume and cover with your application.  No phone calls, please. Complete job descriptions are available by request.


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

 Hennepin Theatre Trust provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.