Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit global convener of dialogue on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of the arts, education, religion, and recreation. The Chautauqua community is located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State and comes alive each summer with a unique mix of visual and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship/programs, and recreational activities. The Institution has just recently passed a strategic plan (150 Forward) that endeavors to expand its reach to year-round programming and to harness its brand for continuous impact. A new Washington, DC, office has opened to allow the Institution to play an ongoing role in the cultural conversations of the nation.
Chautauqua Institution's mission is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program that explores the important religious, social, and political issues of our times; stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues; and promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance, and teaching of the arts.
The Assistant Controller is responsible for financial activities including internal and audited financial report preparation, general ledger, internal controls, accounts payable, accounts receivable, taxes and budget process. The incumbent will report the Director of Accounting with direction from the EVP/Chief Financial Officer to serve as a trusted advisor to the and provide ongoing fiscal management support throughout the enterprise while safeguarding assets.
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