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 and experienced accountant. Candidate must be efficient in QuickBooks online have experience preparing reports for an annual external audit, preparation of budgets for grant proposals, other statistical reports as they relate to the Company finances, as well as experience in processing payroll. 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. 

The Accountant 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.

Accounting Department Responsibilities: 

  • Manage all general ledger and subsidiary journals, including cash and credit card receipts,         cash disbursements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue releases, payroll accounts, cash flow forecasting, grants administration and reporting
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process
  • Prepare, enter, and reconcile financial transactions
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit card statements, etc.
  • Prepare adjusting, reconciling and closing entries on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Coordinate and lead annual audit process and liaise with external auditors
  • Work with the external accountants to prepare the annual IRS form 990
  • Prepare quarterly and ad hoc reports for Executive Director and Board of Trustees and attend Board of Trustee meetings
  • Maintain proper contract management processes and protocols
  • Prepare and send accounts receivable invoices as needed
  • Prepare budgets for and report submission for grant applications and funding partners as required
  • Communicate and present critical financial matters to the Executive Director and Board of Trustees
  • Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IRS requirements 
  • Process 1099 forms and other relevant tax forms
  • Receive and verify vendor/contract and invoices and pay outstanding bills in a timely fashion
  • Maintain Company files such as insurance policies, HR and payroll records, Workers Compensation, Unemployment Compensation


  • BS, BA or AA in Accounting or Finance required
  • Minimum of three years accounting experience
  • Experience in QuickBooks online preferred 
  • 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.  In-office and remote schedule negotiable based on Company needs. 

Compensation: $25.00-$30.00 per hour depending 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 that makes a positive contribution to the discipline of contemporary dance, to the arts community at large, and humanity.  The Company serving more than 50,000 artists and audience members each year, as well as ensuring the dance is inclusive and accessible to all.  We want to work with people who want to make a difference.

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.

“Dance is for everybody”

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is dedicated to pursuing ongoing inclusion across race, gender, culture, spirituality, identity, age, ability, and experience. Dance is a timeless form of human expression and inspiration, and through dance, we are committed to fostering equity, diversity, access, and inclusion for all. The Company stands against racism and continues to engage in meaningful internal dialogue to make measurable changes to our policies, procedures, and programming to meet all of these goals.