Seattle Opera / Seeks Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate

February 28, 2019

Type: Employment

Fee: Free


Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate. This full-time, nonexempt position reports to the Associate Director of Finance.

The Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate is responsible for processing and paying vendor invoices,
posting and reconciling revenue, and other GL accounts, and ensuring overall management of the Accounts Payable/Receivable function.

• Code, enter and file purchase orders and invoices
• Review, enter, and reconcile credit card purchases
• Prepare, print, mail checks and vendor EFT payments
• Prepare journal entries for review and reconcile GL accounts
• Import and reconcile revenue transactions
• Ensure computerized AP system and vendor files are maintained including W-9s and 1099s
• Maintain an operations manual, outlining basic and essential procedures for AP/AR
• Maintain insurance information for annual policy renewals and request certificates of insurance as needed
• Other special projects of duties as assigned

• AA in Accounting or equivalent experience
• 2 years operational accounting experience with accounts payable and accounts receivable
• Commitment to ensuring financial integrity, and ability to handle confidential information with discretion
• Familiar with generally accepted accounting standards
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage deadlines; manage competing priorities; and maintain high standards for accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality
• Direct experience with computerized accounting systems
• Expertise and comfort with a variety of software applications, including Excel and Outlook
• Strong interpersonal and communication including ability to work effectively with staff in all departments
• Accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of work

Salary DOE. Seattle Opera offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email to with “Accounts Payable / Receivable Associate” in the subject line.