SFJAZZ.org | Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

The accountant is responsible for a diverse array of entry-level accounting duties that support the San Francisco Jazz Organization’s financial functions. The position’s primary functions are to perform a range of basic accounting and reporting activities. These include extensive data entry; monthly close activities; financial reporting duties; revenue and cost reporting; basic analyses; accurate and timely reconciling and reporting for various general ledger accounts; maintaining fixed asset listing; serving as back-up for payroll and assisting with payroll-related accounting entries; and assisting with financial reports and statistics as needed.  

Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Controller with additional accountability to the Chief Financial Officer and the Associate Director of Finance and Administration.


Accounts Payable

Cash/ Receivables

General Accounting

Additional Duties



SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 38-year-old non-profit organization now delivers distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. The pre-pandemic budget for the organization was over $19 million; 60% derived from ticket sales. 

SFJAZZ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY OF STAFF.  We particularly welcome those who bring the gifts of diversity to our organization. People of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the email address: jobs [at] sfjazz [dot] org. Mention “Staff Accountant” in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Job TitleAccountant 
Department: Finance
Reports to: n/a
FLSA: Exempt  
Prepared: August 2021

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