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Now Hiring: Staff Accountant/Bookkeeper

A new accounting position opens at Youth Education in the Arts

Our mission at Youth Education in the Arts is to support the development of young people into magnificent human beings through their participation in the performing arts.

We are an organization driven by the pursuit of excellence and the inspiration of performance. As a business, we believe that we have an unlimited pathway to a new tomorrow. We are a true non-profit in our approach to and philosophy of operations.

From our finance department, to the marketing team, to the event managers and everyone in between, we are a group of people passionate about providing life-changing experiences for America's youth.

Apply today, and give your professional skills magnificent purpose.


Staff Accountant

We are looking to add another accountant to the financial team at Youth Education in the Arts, rounding out a department that serves our ever-growing programs and thousands of supporters, customers and vendors.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 2-4 years progressive accounting experience as a staff accountant, preferably in a non-profit environment
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This staff accountant will be responsible for general ledger duties including but not limited to:

  • Journal entries, both routine & non-routine
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Internal and external reporting
  • Other general accounting duties as assigned

Other Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional service to internal & external clients including band directors, donors & members of YEA!'s programs
  • Monthly reconciliation of the general ledger balance sheet accounts, including locating appropriate support for entries made to accounts, analyzing balances, researching discrepancies & preparing entries as needed
  • Review monthly fluctuations to all general ledger accounts
  • Assist with month-end closes
  • Assist in the preparation of  reports for governmental & tax compliance
  • Provide support for annual internal & external audits
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly & annual reporting
  • Prepare monthly allocation & journal entries for contracted programs
  • Prepare monthly management reports for analysis
  • Assist with monthly budget-to-actual analysis & other ad hoc projects
  • Provide on-site support at marching band & drum corps events on 12-15 Saturdays per year

We are looking for someone who's willing to get the job done and brings a creative ability to improve the current process. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Accountant within a four-person department.

To Apply

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to YEA! CEO George Hopkins at We look forward to receiving your resume and cover letter. Resumes will be reviewed beginning Thursday, December 26.

Visit YEA!'s Employment webpage.


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