Drum Corps International

Drum Corps International

Staff Accountant

Drum Corps International - Entry Level
Indianapolis · IN · Open to Remote
Accounting and Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Through the annual DCI Tour and World Championships, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally broadcast events. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.
Location:  Indianapolis, IN (Open to Remote)
Role Responsibilities
 The Staff Accountant position is responsible for various accounting functions, including processing financial transactions to record and maintain accounting records, running payroll and providing various financial reports for senior leadership. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and provide strong attention to detail is critical.  This position reports directly to the Controller. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Manage and record revenue from all revenue streams
  • Generate invoices for show contracts, sponsor contracts and other requests.
  • Apply A/R payments to customer accounts
  • Research and resolve open A/R issues and conduct collection calls when applicable
  • Process contract settlements during the summer competition season. 
  • Maintain Customer information using QuickBooks system. 
  • Maintain A/R related documentation and filing system
  • Compile sales data to complete and submit various state sales tax returns.
Month End Closing
  • Prepare/maintain various worksheets to support month end journal entries.
  • Review financial statements and account balances to ensure accuracy.
  • Reconcile select balance sheet accounts including deferred revenue accounts.  
  • Research and resolve reconciling items when applicable.
  • Process new hires and staff payroll for all full-time and seasonal employees in the payroll system.
  • Process special payrolls including annual bonus and year-end adjustment payrolls (if applicable).
  • Research and resolve questions from managers and employees as it relates to the processing of payroll information such as paid time off, garnishments, employment verifications, retroactive pay calculations, tax questions, and other changes.
  • Analyze, recommend, and implement changes to the payroll process to create efficiencies. 
 Other Areas of Responsibility
  • Daily reporting for ticket sales and Friends of DCI and other contributions.
  • Prepare weekly ticket sales reports for upper management.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statement audit documentation.
  • Cross train with other personnel to help process essential functions as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills/Qualifications
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent required.
  • Minimum two years of Accounting/Finance or related experience preferred.
  • Public accounting and/or non-profit experience a plus.
  • QuickBooks (and/or Quickbooks Online Advanced) and ADP payroll administration (or similar payroll provider) experience a plus. 
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated abilities in the areas of problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Adept at working with confidential and proprietary information.
Drum Corps International is an equal opportunity employer.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent? Select the area that you have.

  2. How many years of experience to you have in Accounting, Finance, or related area?

  3. How many years of experience to you have in Non-profit?

  4. How many years of experience do you have in Public Accounting?

  5. How many years experience do you have with Quickbooks?

  6. How many years experience do you have with ADP Payroll Administrator or similar payroll provider?