Finance Manager

Shared & Administration/Finance · Brooklyn, New York
Department Shared & Administration/Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $55K-$60K Annually

About BRIC: 

BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC builds Brooklyn’s creative future.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our staff and their families, our artists, performers and media makers, our partners, our patrons, and the communities we serve. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.

About the Finance Manager Role: 

BRIC seeks a full-charge bookkeeper to manage payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable. The Finance Manager will also assist the Chief Financial Officer in preparation of audit materials.  

What You’ll Do in the Role:

The Finance Manager will be responsible for the following in addition to any other project as assigned by their manager, the Chief Financial Officer:


  • Process bi-weekly payroll via ADP including entering new hires and changes.
  • Record payroll accurately and timely in the general ledger.
  • Maintain physical and electronic personnel files.

Accounts Payable

  • Process invoices for goods and services; check for accuracy and proper approval; prepare payable reports and checks.
  • Resolve invoice issues with vendors when required.
  • Prepare 1099 and 1042 forms for consultants.

Accounts Receivable

  • Process finance and income related mail; disseminate check copies to stakeholders keeping originals
  • Work with Sr Finance Manager to ensure deposits and AR general ledger entries are made accurately.

General Ledger/Financial Report/Other 

  • Reconcile interoffice accounts.
  • Assist with bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain & track petty cash accounts.


  • Prepare end-of-year schedules for auditors and assist in liaison with auditors.


  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders as it pertains to job functions. 

You’ll Bring these Skills and Strengths to the Role:

  • Mission & Values Alignment: A passion for BRIC’s support of the arts in Brooklyn and a deep commitment to building community, igniting learning and making change through the arts and creativity.
  • Commitment to Equity & Inclusion: Desire to operationalize equity within the finance function. 
  • Education and Experience: A degree in a related field with a minimum of 3 years financial experience preferred. 
  • Technical Acumen: Fluency in Excel, payroll and accounting software required.  Experience with Sage Intacct and ADP preferred. 

Other Things to Know:

  • Compensation: The annual salary range for this position is $55,000-$60,000.
  • Status and location: This is a full time, non-exempt role based in our Brooklyn office with standard hours being 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. 
  • Benefits: BRIC has a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, 403B retirement plan, pre-tax transit cards, medical flexible spending plans and more. BRIC currently pays 100% of the premium for employee medical, dental and vision coverage starting on the first of the month 60 days from your hire date.
  • Mission & Values: BRIC builds Brooklyn's creative future. We advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. We present bold work that reflects diverse audiences and speaks to the world. We ignite learning in people of all ages. We unite Brooklyn through art and creativity to build community and make change.

BRIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision. 

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  • Location
    Brooklyn, New York
  • Department
    Shared & Administration/Finance
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $55K-$60K Annually