A full-time position with responsibility for all functions related to managing and administering the business and financial functions of a LORT C non-profit theater company, working with the Executive staff, Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and supporting the fulfillment of the company’s strategic and operating objectives.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage the company’s day-to-day financial affairs and operations of the business office.
- Provide financial input to the senior staff leadership team, employees and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
- Ensure legal and regulatory compliance as it relates to the financial affairs of a non-profit theater company.
- Manage PTC’s financial and accounting systems, recommend and implement changes in those systems when needed to support the company’s growth and in response to new needs.
- Oversee financial management and controls, including the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the annual operating budget; analyze and report on weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly schedules as needed to support effective company operations and/or as requested by the senior staff leadership team and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
- Work with all staff members to track and maintain accurate accounting of revenues and expenditures.
- Serve as staff liaison and support to outside auditors. Prepare audit working papers.
- Prepare monthly, year-to-date and year-end financial statements.
- Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
- Provide financial data as requested by development staff for use in grant proposals.
- Oversee payroll processing through outside vendor and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Manage all bank accounts and financial transactions, including company debit cards issued to staff.
- Serve as liaison to outside employee benefits consultant.
- Supervise part-time business office personnel as required.
This position requires an individual who:
- Has a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business; course work or advanced degree in arts management is helpful
- Has a minimum of five years of non-profit accounting experience, preferably in the performing arts
- Is proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and Quickbooks accounting software; experience with ADP and knowledge of Tessitura or similar software would be helpful
This position also requires an individual who is:
- Committed to the mission of Philadelphia Theatre Company
- Self-motivated, thoughtful and calm
- While detail oriented, can also focus on large concepts and strategic issues
- Able to navigate through diverse and sometimes competing priorities
- Collaborative and collegial in work relationships
Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. PTC also offers medical and dental insurance to its full-time employees. After a year of service, full-time PTC employees are also eligible to participate in the TIAA-CREF 403(b) plan.
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with Business Manager in the subject line. No phone calls. PTC is an equal opportunity employer.
PTC Internships are unpaid and part time, and can be flexible to the candidate’s schedule. Development interns will assume staff level responsibilities under the supervision of the Development Department. Interns can expect to perform basic, everyday administrative tasks for the benefit of PTC, such as answering phones, filing, making copies, data entry and organizing documents. These tasks will not be the primary focus of the internship, but are essential to the operation of PTC’s Development Department. Other projects will include solicitation mailings, prospect research; drafting of letters, creation of Board presentations, and management of event logistics. Interns will also be given the opportunity to learn how the department works, as well as exposure to other departments. Interns will be invited to attend selected events and Board Committee meetings to enhance their education. Office is open from 9:30 to 5:30, some evenings and weekends.
PTC offers school credit and would prefer a candidate be available for an entire semester. Spring positions are available now.
- Proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Ability work independently and within a team
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Attention to detail
- Good sense of humor
- Interest in Theatre and Performing Arts
Please send cover letter and resume to Jessica Pasquariello, Manager of Annual Giving, by email or mail to
Philadelphia Theatre Company
215 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Philadelphia Theatre Company has intern positions available in every facet of production and administration. Internships can be catered to the specific educational goals and interests of the student, or there are formalized internships available in the following areas:
Casting & Auditions
Philadelphia Theatre Company casts on a per show basis. Auditions are held in Philadelphia and New York. Audition notices are posted on this website, on PTC’s casting hotline (215.985.1400 x305), on the Philadelphia AEA hotline, on the Theatre Alliance website, and elsewhere. If you’re not already on file or have updated information for our files, please send headshot/resume to:
- Attn: Casting
Philadelphia Theatre Company
215 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107