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Staff Accountant

Cleveland Play House
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Accountant Job Description

Classification: Full-Time; Year-round, Exempt/Salary
Reports to: Director of Finance
Pay range: $52,000 - $57,000

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is seeking a Staff Accountant to join the Finance team.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Staff Accountant will perform various duties including reconciling
bank and investment statements, oversee daily cash management, and preparing daily bank
deposits. This position will also be responsible for reconciling petty cash, maintaining and
updating department reports, completing tax exempt filings and performing month and yearend closing procedures in the Accounting System. Maintaining accurate financial records with
strong organizational skills is critical to the role.

• Work with Director of Finance to learn and understand all aspects of the financial
• Prepare daily bank deposits and post incoming payments
• Prepare and post monthly journal entries
• Perform month end and year end close procedures in Accounting system
• Reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure an accurate representation of CPH's
financial activity
• Strong ability to research and resolve account discrepancies
• Maintain and update department reports and files to be used for Y/E Audit
• Oversee daily cash management
• Provide reports to different departments
• Prepare Bank and Credit Card Reconciliations
• Reconcile Investment Statements and resolve any discrepancies that may have been
• Reconcile Petty Cash to ensure that funds are being used appropriately
• Complete required tax exempt filings
• Cross train in all A/R, A/P, and payroll functions
• Assist with process improvements
• Other duties as assigned


• 3+ years of Accounting experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred
• Excellent understanding of GAAP
• Solid understanding of general ledger
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong computer skills utilizing MS Office products, specifically Excel
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Data entry proficiency
• Highly organized
• Able to prioritize, meet deadlines, and muti-task
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Strong communication skills
• Self-motivated and able to work in a group setting or without supervision
• Non-profit experience preferred
• Quickbooks Desktop experience preferred
Work Schedule: Flexible Schedule M-F 8am-4pm /9am-5pm
• Comprehensive benefits package includes: group medical health insurance to which CPH
contributes a portion of the employee's premium; additionally dental, vision...etc. and other
plans are available as well
• Life insurance
• 7 vacation days (paid out at end of engagement), 6 paid-time off days, up to 7 company
holidays, and 2 discretionary holidays
• Optional enrollment in a 401(k) plan (not matched by CPH)
• Tickets to select CPH productions subject to availability
• Parking is available at employee's cost
Cleveland Play House is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

**CPH has a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for all employees**

**Employment in this position requires the clear result of a criminal background check, and from time to
time during your employment, CPH may require you to obtain a new background check.

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter with a resume and submit that information
through the CPH website. Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position.
For additional information on Cleveland Play House, including more information on employee
benefits and our company culture, visit our website at

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