25 Mar 2024


Assistant Business Manager

Signature Theatre  →   Arlington, VA


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Job Description

Signature Theatre, Arlington, Virginia’s Tony Award®-Winning Regional Theatre, seeks an Assistant Business Manager. The Assistant Business Manager will be a highly detail-oriented individual to manage accounting transactions, administer payroll and other HR activities, oversee office management & assist the Director of Finance & Administration with reporting, reconciliation & management of a $13 million operating budget. This position is based at Signature Theatre’s administrative offices in Arlington, VA, with possibility for a hybrid in person/remote schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for day-to-day accounting functions including reconciliation of all bank/GL accounts including PR liabilities, year-end – W2’s, 1099’s, daily deposits & cash disbursements, and AR/AP
  • Will support the HR Manager in weekly and semi-monthly payroll process
  • Maintains accounting procedures manual for the Finance & Administration Department
  • Act in a support function to the Director of Finance & Administration and assist with the external auditors during the annual audit process
  • Partner with internal operational teams to produce any needed financial analysis and additional reporting
  • Participate with operational support activities, to include annual budgeting and periodic forecasting, as well as cash flow forecasting
  • Other administration duties as needed

Candidate must have knowledge of not-for-profit accounting and payroll (strong preference for performing arts/unions) with bookkeeping experience. Must be an organized/efficient independent worker with excellent proficiency in QuickBooks and bill.com is preferred. Strong preference for candidates with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar position.

Signature Theatre offers a salary between $50,000 – $55,000 annually, with excellent benefits including medical, dental, disability and life insurance; vacation, sick and parental leave; as well as complimentary and discount tickets. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position at 40 hours per week with a possibility for telework/hybrid work environment.


To Apply

Email cover letter and résumé to jobs@sigtheatre.org.
Please include the phrase, “Assistant Business Manager” in your subject line.
No mail or phone submissions, please.


Signature Theatre is committed to the professional development of all employees and encourages any interested individuals, particularly with a passion for arts administration, to apply even if you don’t believe that you satisfy all of the preferred qualifications.

❖ Signature has instituted a mandatory vaccination program for all employees; the successful candidate must provide proof of an FDA or WHO approved vaccine prior to beginning work and must agree to adhere to all Signature safety protocols.

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer who celebrates diversity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Signature Theatre is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Assistant Business Manager
Signature Theatre
 Arlington, VA

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: assistant manager, finance, manager, non-profit, performing arts, and theatre. States: Virginia.