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Business Manager
Red Bank, NJ
Two River Theatre
Full Time
Posted July 25, 2022
Business Manager
Status: Full Time/Benefits Eligible/Exempt
Reports to: Director of Finance

The Business Manager supports the Finance Department in the day-to-day financial operations of the organization. Responsibilities include accounts payable, bank deposits, payroll administration, clerical duties, bookkeeping tasks as assigned by the Director of Finance. The Business Manager works closely across all departments to help ensure financial and administrative efficiencies in an effort to help create stability towards continued growth.

Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

Essential Functions
- Perform all work in a manner that is consistent with Two River’s core values, including our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
- Maintain accurate internal controls and financial procedures ensuring legal and regulatory compliance with GAAP. Identify and recommend improvements to increase efficiency, accuracy, and internal control of our processes.
- Preparing and creating journal entries. Daily reviewing and posting of journal entries and deposits, as well as accounts payable.
- Making money deposits and overseeing merchant credit card deposits and fees & reconciliations
- Supervising accounts payable and accounts receivable entries.
- Serving as account manager for Business credit cards
- Payroll administration and management
- Other bookkeeping tasks as assigned by the Director of Finance

Accounts Payable:
Handling of Accounts Payable responsibilities which include processing of invoices and cutting of checks in a timely manner. Process monthly invoices and logging all administrative purchase orders, check requests and expense reimbursements. Posting and mailing all check payments on a weekly basis. Receipt tracking, collection, petty cash reconciliation and inputting for all staff business credit cards.

Handling of checks and cash bank deposits to bank. Distributing incoming checks and invoices to various departments and processing incoming admin invoices. Distribute P&L reports to senior managers on a monthly basis.

Lead liaison to payroll vendor. Lead automated onboarding process for new hires. Maintaining employee records and personnel reports. Weekly entering and administration of payroll and G/L entry for ALL staff, cast & crew, including 1099's. Annual 1099 processing and W-4 administration. Includes Paid Time Off management and general pay administration for employees. Year End reporting.

Clerical tasks, including electronic and paper filing, receiving packages. Participate in document collection and preparation for the annual audit. Maintain copy room supplies and manage returns. Postage meter refill. Other duties as assigned and tasks related to special organizational projects.

About Two River Theater
Two River Theater is a non-profit organization located in the vibrant Jersey Shore community of Red Bank NJ. Two River is committed to creating great American theater by developing and producing work by some of the country’s leading artists. We are proud to be viewed as a vital cultural resource in the community. Anyone who joins our collaborative and fun team quickly becomes part of putting all of our initiatives into action day in and day out. Two River Theater is under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst.

We create great American theater by developing and producing new works and world masterpieces that most richly direct our gaze to the life of the human spirit. We cultivate an audience that cherishes the intimate joy of theater, enriched when shared by a community of others.

To be a theater whose work contributes to the canon of world theater and is a vital cultural resource for our community.

Core Values

Artistic Excellence: We nurture and challenge the visions of adventurous theater artists. Our commitment to the artistic process is sustained over time through an investment in people, their creative process, and our dedication to the highest artistic standards.

Education and Community Engagement: We make our theater a welcoming resource for all. We create engagement programs and partnerships that encourage all voices to come together in conversation around the stories we tell. We invest in the next generation of artists and audiences by introducing students and lifelong learners to the possibility and adventure that theater brings to our lives.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: We believe that the essence of theater is democratic: it invites us to encounter, consider and perhaps adopt other points of view, if only for a brief time in a darkened theater. We aspire to build an environment in which artists, audiences, employees, and Board members from different backgrounds and experiences together form an institution that is equitable, diverse, and inclusive.

Operational Excellence: We dedicate ourselves to the highest standards in our governance, management, operational, and financial practices. We are committed to developing and retaining an experienced and accomplished staff, an engaged and informed Board of Trustees, and a working environment that attracts staff, volunteers, and artists of the highest caliber


- 5+ years of professional experience in financial management and/or business management.
- Accounting training or experience a plus
- Proficiency with Accounting software. Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Paychex a plus
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
- Bookkeeping Experience (3 years)
- Attention to detail in a fast-paced performing arts environment, excellent oral and written communication skills and high ethical standards
- A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
- Proof of full Covid vaccination

Compensation: Salary range $50,000 - $55,000. Benefits package includes medical, vision, dental and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, personal time and a 403 (b) retirement plan.

How To Apply

To Apply: Candidates should submit a cover letter (include where you saw this job posting) and resume to Maya George, Director of Finance at No phone calls please. Subject line should read: Business Manager Application Deadline: August 5, 2022
Deadline: Aug 05, 2022

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