Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Job Description: Accountant

Salt Lake City, Utah

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, a non-profit corporation founded in 1964 and based at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City, seeks a reliable, in-house hourly accountant. Candidate must be efficient in QuickBooks account system, have some experience preparing organizational reports for an annual audit, preparation of budgets for grant proposals, other statistical reports as they relate to the Company finances, as well as payroll experience. Ririe-Woodbury has a small staff and a large group of contractors. Candidate must possess strong communication skills, proven ability to produce accurate and highly detailed work, and the ability to meet deadlines.  Position reports directly to the Executive Director with oversight from the Board of Trustees.

Accounting department is responsible for maintaining all Company financial records. This includes adherence to grants/contracts, state and federal financial regulations and reporting requirements, payroll, and development of budgets in coordination with the Executive Director and other departments as needed.

Position Department Responsibilities:

  • Manage administrative and operational accounting services such as fee for service, payroll, and accounts payable
  • Prepare, enter, and reconcile financial transactions
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit card statements, etc.
  • Prepare adjust, reconciling and closing entries each month, quarter, and year
  • Coordinate and lead annual audit process and liaise with external auditors
  • Bank deposits
  • Prepare quarterly reports for Executive Director and Board of Trustees
  • Maintain proper contract management process and protocols
  • Prepare and send invoices when needed
  • Prepare budgets for Company grant applications
  • Communicate and present critical financial matters
  • Stay up to date on non-profit reporting to government entities
  • Maintain an understanding of the organization and the budget funding effects
  • Receive and verify vendor/contract and invoices
  • Maintain Company files such as insurance policies, Workers Compensation, Unemployment Compensation


  • Business or Accounting degree required
  • Minimum of three years accounting experience
  • QuickBooks 2019 Premier proficient
  • Accounting in non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Excel proficient

Applicants must have legal status to work in the United States and able to pass a background check.

Hourly: 10-20 hours per week depending on need.  Flexible hours.

Compensation: $20.00-$25.00 per hour based on experience

Start Date: Until Filled

To Apply: Email resume and three references to:

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Subject: Accountant


About Ririe-Woodbury

Founded in 1964 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Ririe-Woodbury is a nationally renowned contemporary dance company who makes a positive contribution to the discipline of contemporary dance and to the arts community at large serving more than 50,000 artists and audience members each year.

Company Mission: Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is committed to furthering contemporary dance as an accessible and valued art form through performance and dance education that raise the standards, deepen the understanding and promote personal connections with dance. The Company pursues this overall vision through: 1. Performing innovative original works and commissioning choreographers of exceptional talent  2. Providing dance education for all levels and outcomes  3. Touring regionally, nationally and inter-nationally  4. Training artists as performers, educators and choreographers  5. Developing dance audiences.