Jobs at Dance/USA


Staff Accountant
Open until filled
Title:Staff Accountant
Location:Washington, DC
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
Status:Part-time, hourly

About Dance/USA 
We believe that dance is essential to a healthy society, demonstrating the infinite possibilities for human expression and potential, and facilitating communication within and across cultures. Dance/USA is the national service organization for the professional dance field. Established in 1982, Dance/USA sustains and advances professional dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of artists, administrators, and organizations. By providing national leadership and services, Dance/USA enhances the infrastructure for dance creation and distribution, education, and dissemination of information.

Dance/USA’s Core Values of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
Dance/USA is committed to honoring, nurturing and advancing dance through the lens of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity in all aspects of its programming, services and organization.  Learn more about the organization’s core values here. 

Position Overview
The staff accountant works with the Director of Finance and Operations to make sure that revenue and expenses are correctly entered into the accounting system. The staff accountant will also assist staff in making sure they are compliant with Dance/USA business and accounting policies. 

Duties Performed

  • Distribute and open mail
  • Enter bills, check requests, and expense reports into accounting system (Quickbooks)
  • Log and code incoming checks for entry
  • Prepare payments for distribution
  • Prepare checks for deposit
  • Maintain orderly files of accounts payable and deposit records

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Basic understanding of accounting principles
  • PC and Microsoft Office conversant
  • Quickbooks and arts not-for-profit experience a plus

Salary and Compensation

$20/hour for 20 hours/week, no medical or retirement benefits, paid leave and holidays

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and references to:

Casey Jon McEnelly
Director of Finance and Operations

For information regarding Dance/USA's internship program, please visit Internships at Dance/USA.