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The Roundabout Theatre Company seeks a Director of Finance to oversee and manage the financial operations for one of the nation’s largest nonprofit institutional theatres. As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Finance partners with the Chief Administration Officer to advise on Roundabout’s financial performance and inform strategic decision-making. They provide leadership and oversight to the finance and human resources functions of an organization producing and presenting four to nine shows per year in five venues (three Broadway, one off-Broadway, and one off-off-Broadway).

This individual should demonstrate a sound knowledge of financial strategy, compliance and accounting practices, including experience with financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and cash management. In addition, the ability to supervise and lead teams will be critical to success in this position.

This is some of what the Director of Finance will do:

  • Set the vision and strategy for finance at Roundabout, including finance compliance operations, and short- and long-term organization-wide financial planning.
  • Evaluate and maintain internal control systems on an ongoing basis, where risk is evaluated and mitigated, to insure the timely and accurate processing of information for both financial management and internal and external reporting.
  • Create annual budget and quarterly financial projections working closely with executive and senior management.
  • Key staff liaison for Board Committees, specifically Budget, Audit, and Investment.
  • Prepare budget and financial reporting information for the executive and senior management teams, Board and Board Committees, including Budget, Audit, Compensation, and Investment, and regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee annual audit and preparation of federal and state tax returns including form 990 and 990T.
  • Provide monthly budget reports for internal departments to monitor and address variances in a timely manner.
  • Work with the fundraising department on grant budgets and grant compliance
  • Manage and oversee corporate insurance program including general liability, workers compensation, D&O and other project specific coverage as needed.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with banks and brokerage firms overseeing operating funds as well as long term reserves and endowment funds.
  • Monitor and oversee cash flow analysis.


This is some of what the Director of Finance should bring:

  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or 10 years of demonstrated senior leadership experience in financial management, preferably in a not-for-profit or large institutional performing arts organization. MBA or CPA highly desirable.
  • Exceptional strategic and analytical skills, including financial planning, forecasting, modeling and data analysis.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with accounting software such as Financial Edge, ticket software such as Tessitura and ADP Workforce Now.
  • In depth interest in and knowledge of the performing arts or other cultural institutions.
  • History of productive partnerships with not-for-profit boards.

This is a full-time position with all standard Roundabout benefits. The salary is $175,000–$200,000 annually. This position is exempt from overtime pay.



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As a theatre company and a long-standing member of many communities, Roundabout believes in the importance of words, the impact of action, and the healing capacity of shared stories. Roundabout has created a five-year strategic plan to evaluate and evolve how we address Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism in our work, workplaces, and our community. Conceived by a team of 29 staff members in collaboration with the Board EDI Committee following a company-wide assessment in October 2019, the plan was launched in September 2021. Learn more HERE.

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