Attention, energetic volunteers!
There are numerous and various volunteer positions available at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre year-round. Here is a brief description of some of them:
Bartenders: Form a team of 3-4 people, or become part of an established team, and sign up for a matinee or evening shift. No bartending experience? Don't worry, we'll train you!
Poster distribution: Volunteers distribute beautiful posters to the business community for each of our productions.
Wardrobe: Work backstage to help organize, alter, repair or create new costumes for main season and educational Conservatory shows. All levels of sewing skills useful. Come wee what happens "behind the seams!"
Ushers: Ushers are needed for matinee, evening and weekend performances as a member of a team.
Box office: Extensive computer knowledge is not necessary, but if you can point and click, you're qualified!! What we do require is great customer service, a love of the theatre, and 4-8 hours per week (mostly nights and weekends). Training will be provided. If interested, please call Jay Johnson (Box Office Supervisor) or Shannon Murphy (Assistant Box Office Supervisor) at 561-575-2223 and ask for either one.
If you are interested in learning more about our volunteer program opportunities, please call:
Director of Finance
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre (MJT) in beautiful northern Palm Beach County, Florida seeks a full-time, experienced financial manager. The position reports directly to the Producing Artistic Director and is responsible for the day-to-day accounting, financial management and reporting, budgeting and forecasting of theatre operations. MJT is the largest non-profit regional professional theatre in South Florida currently working under a LORT B AEA contract. MJT also houses its Conservatory of the Performing Arts which provides a broad array of performing arts education to over 600 students annually. The majority of operations are funded by earned revenues, including ticket sales, with the balance of support provided by donations and grants. A separate Endowment was created in 2011 to provide additional operating support to future operations.
- Manage day to day accounting processes including:
- Monthly closing of books including necessary journal entries
- Balance sheet and income accounts - analyze
- Maintain analysis of restricted versus unrestricted funds
- Internal accounting controls-evaluate and make changes as needed
- Accounts payable- review invoices and check requests; verify account codes; process weekly check run
- Payroll and simple IRA contributions- review and approve registers
- Stock donations- record and authorize sale of securities donated
- Incentive accrual- calculate and record
- Prepare monthly reports for staff and Board of Trustees statements of financial position, activities, and cash flows, event profitability and narrative explanation of results
- Prepare periodic forecasts of expected results for the year
- Attend monthly Board mtgs and present financial updates
- Manage daily cash flow, as necessary
- Reconcile investment and endowment accounts and review bank reconciliation for main operating account
- Review investment performance, and review with the Finance Committee of the Board
- Understand bond indenture and ensure compliance with covenants including periodic certifications to lender
- Manage, support and mentor finance staff
- Manage the annual budget process with department heads, providing templates, offering guidance, performing dept. reviews, etc.
- Prepare and present operating budget to the Board
- Prepare schedules and work papers for annual audit
- Act as main contact with the independent auditors for annual audit 990 preparation
- Keep current with relevant accounting and tax rules and provide explanation to Board as necessary
- Provide HR support for staff of 35 plus seasonal hires
- Help establish and maintain human resource policies
- Establish annual benefits packages and set employee contribution levels
- Keep current with Health Care Act changes and communicate changes as necessary
- Organize monthly Finance Committee meetings, setting agenda, providing materials
- Weekly meetings with PAD, monthly attendance at staff/directors meetings
- Attend fund raising events as requested, representing the theatre and helping to advance its fundraising potential
- Annual negotiation of insurance policies
- Manage risk management program to minimize insurance costs
- Compliance with union rules; maintain current status of contract negotiations
Skills and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance required; CPA preferred
- 5-7+ years’ experience including some time working in public accounting. Last position at least a supervisory or managerial position
- Work in non-profit management a must; performing arts experience a plus
- Knowledge of non-profit accounting principles, FASB 116 and 117, and financial reporting
- Computer skills (Quickbooks, Excel, Word, MS Office)
- Ability to use discretion with financial and human resource matters
- Meticulous, self-motivated & well organized
- Highly polished communication, people and mentoring skills