Ojai Music Festival
Director of Accounting and Finance

Since 1947, the Ojai Music Festival has been a leader in the landscape of classical music, serving as a laboratory for emerging and established artists to pursue new creative directions that define the next step in their artistic development. With its singular blend of creative freedom and passionately curious audiences, the Festival inspires conductors, performers and composers to redefine the traditional concert experience. Dedicated to fostering the next generation of artists and audiences, the Festival’s mission includes free concerts and free year-round education programs

Job Description:

 The Director of Accounting and Finance (DAF) works with the Executive Director to ensure the efficient operation of the organization. The DAF is responsible for the day-to-day accounting and finance operations of the organization; ensuring that all accounts are maintained in an appropriate and timely manner; and internal controls, policies and procedures are adequate and adhered to by staff. The DAF, working with the Executive Director, prepares the monthly financial reports for the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors.

 The DAF supports the strategic planning activities of the organization, leads the preparation of the annual budget, provides periodic reports on budget vs actuals, and works with staff to safeguard the assets and resources of the organization.

 The DAF supports the work of the Executive Director to develop solid relationships with funders, creditors, and banks to ensure sufficient resources are available to meet the needs of the organization.

 The DAF works with the organization’s auditors to produce the annual audit and tax filings and will address any findings identified by the auditors.


·       Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study; advanced degree preferred

 ·       Minimum five years accounting experience; at least three years of management experience, or higher level required

·       Experience with non-profit organizations preferred

·       Experience with QuickBooks required; advanced skills preferred


Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

Audit Preparation

Bank Reconciliations

Banking Relationships

Benefits Management (Health + Welfare, Retirement, Insurance, etc)

Budget Development

Cash Management

Debt Management

Fixed Assets


Monthly Financial Reporting (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Budget vs. Actual)


Strategic Planning

System Maintenance

Vendor Management

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume with salary history, and three professional references to info@ojaifestival.org with subject line: Director of Accounting and Finance position. No phone calls please. For consideration please send information by February 1, 2015. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Ojai Music Festival to provide all persons with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

Ojai Music Festival

PO Box 185
Ojai CA 93024