Chief Financial Officer

Mission: The Auditorium Theatre, an Illinois not-for-profit organization, is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

Commitment: The Auditorium Theatre thrives on the shared humanity that the performing arts provides. We are at our best when our leadership, partnerships, and the work we present on our stage reflects the world around us and the audiences that walk through our doors. Core to this belief is a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are dedicated to leveraging the transformative power of the arts to fully become the Theatre for the People.

Position Summary: The CFO works directly with the CEO on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, financial analysis, forecasting needs, risk management, and relationship management for banking and investments. They monitor legislation that impacts fiscal policies and business operations. The CFO recommends financial and administrative solutions to support organizational planning and operational objectives. They are a key partner to other Executive Leadership Team members in matters of financial, industry, and business trends. The CFO oversees Human Resources for the Theatre in partnership with the Roosevelt University HR team. This position will provide counsel to the CEO and Board to help fulfill organizational needs and secure the long-term financial success of ATRU.

Salary Range: $150-190K

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Years of Experience Required: 8-10 years total experience and 3-5 years of CFO experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Qualifications: Please refer to knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Equipment Operated: Basic office equipment (desktop computer, copier/ multi-function device, fax and telephone).

Working Conditions: Normal climate-controlled office environment is provided. Job is largely sedentary, but there is a need to move about the office and buildings frequently. Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, pushing and/or pulling is required (typically less than 10 pounds of weight or pressure). Regular use of desktop computer is required, calling for frequent hand/wrist movement and repetition. Moderate level of stress. Occasional travel within the local or regional setting may be required.

Essential Job Functions – Duty and Responsibility

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The Auditorium Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law. BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.