Finance Director

Posting Date: December 2, 2016
Application Deadline: December 23, 2016
Position FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt

Position Summary:

The Finance Director is responsible for all aspects of financial management and administration including financial planning, variance tracking, and reporting; budgeting; accounts payable/receivable; management of financial relationships including those with banking institutions, other financial advisors, and auditors; and financial policy/procedure implementation and compliance management. He/she is also responsible for limited human resources administration duties, including supporting staff on-boarding/departures, time and absence tracking, and management of contracted payroll and benefits administration relationships.

Duties, Responsibilities & Position Requirements:

See Position Description (Microsoft Word format)


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Other Benefits:

Following successful completion of a 90-day probationary period and in accordance with prevailing employee policies: Three weeks of annual paid vacation plus 10 paid holidays; medical insurance; dental, short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance equal to one-time annual salary

Organization Description:

The Winston-Salem Symphony (WSS) is in its 70th season as one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded regional per service orchestras. Under the baton of Music Director Robert Moody the WSS operates on a budget of $2.7 million. Its performance season includes: 6 Classics Series masterworks doubles; 4 Kicked-Back Classics casual masterworks singles; 4 Pops Series singles and 2 performances of Carolina Christmas Spectacular; 3 Discovery Series Concerts for Kids; 2 performances of Handel’s Messiah; 1 Concert for Community featuring WSS and Youth Symphony musicians performing side-by-side; a free Holiday Concert benefitting the Salvation Army Food Pantry; three youth orchestra ensembles; an Academy of Music & Arts collaboration with The Salvation Army of Winston-Salem that provides after-school instrumental music instruction to under-served youth; and a multitude of educational and community engagement programs.

Organization Location:

Winston-Salem, North Carolina (to learn more, visit the Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau websites at: and

How to Apply:

By Mail

Mail cover letter, résumé and three references with contact information no later than Friday, December 23, 2016 to:

Mrs. E. Merritt Vale
President & CEO
Winston-Salem Symphony
201 North Broad Street, Suite 200
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

By Email

Email requested materials to; reference Finance Director job posting.

No phone calls please.
The Winston-Salem Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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