Website Arts for Learning Maryland

About Arts for Learning 

Arts for Learning Maryland (formerly Young Audiences of Maryland) is devoted to enriching the lives and education of Maryland’s youth through educational and culturally diverse arts programs. Arts for Learning has grown steadily over the past decade, resulting in an $11M budget and 40 office staff, approximately 400 seasonal employees, and 100 independent contractors. Through Arts for Learning, professional teaching artists from all disciplines partner with educators, schools, and school districts to provide — on average — over 300,000 hours of learning in, through, and about the arts to more than 185,000 Maryland students annually.

We are a mission-driven organization that values community, innovation, and passion. The staff, board, and teaching artists have a shared commitment to advance equity in the field of education by working tirelessly to generate opportunities for students to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts.

Job Description:  This position supports the organization’s day to day financial and accounting activities. This includes managing deposits, accounts receivables, and data entry into QuickBooks. This is a full-time exempt position. The Bookkeeper reports to the Finance Director.


  • Process daily check deposits using the M&T Bank Remote Deposit machine
  • Enter deposits from schools into Salesforce and link to QB
  • Assist with processing payroll
  • For checks that don’t scan, prepare and make deposits at the bank
  • Process over-the-phone credit card payments
  • Print and send out monthly statements to accounts with past due accounts receivable
  • Screen and research accounts receivable questions from schools
  • Make accounts receivable inquiry calls when necessary
  • Use template to allocate general and administrative expenses in Excel and record in QuickBooks for class allocations
  • Reconcile accrued vacation, personal, and comp time with online time entry system every pay period
  • Reconcile credit card statements by reviewing employee expense reports, tie into credit card receipts, enter into QB, and reconcile against the monthly statements for A4L-issued credit cards
  • Review personal expenses recorded in employee expense reports, reconcile supporting receipts, and record in QuickBooks monthly
  • Help prepare for annual audit and pull samples as selected by auditor for testing
  • Assist with filing and office organization
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet the needs of the Finance Department and/or Organization

Qualifications: While no one candidate will possess every quality outlined for this position, the successful candidate will fit many of the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:

  • Basic bookkeeping knowledge and working knowledge of Paychex Payroll, QuickBooks, and Salesforce
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel and Google Suites
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to take ownership of responsibilities and effectively prioritize tasks
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • An understanding of the various forms of racism and an interest in advancing equity and inclusion by minimizing biases at the interpersonal and institutional levels
  • An awareness of and sensitivity to current events, the communities we live in, and the world around us

Compensation: We offer a starting annual salary of $45,000.00 and an attractive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision health care coverage, retirement contributions, paid sick leave, and vacation time.

To Apply: For consideration, please apply on our website,  Please do not send applications that include headshots or photos of yourself. No phone calls or recruiters please.

Arts for Learning Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to cultivating a diverse workforce and equitable workplace. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, veteran status, and disability. All qualified applications will be given equal opportunity.

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