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As of March 29, 2017


Other Minds is seeking a regular part-time Business Manager with non-profit experience. The Business Manager will play an important role on a small staff by providing financial, HR and administrative expertise and support.
About Other Minds
Other Minds is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in San Francisco dedicated to new and unusual music in all its forms. We produce an award-winning international contemporary music event, the Other Minds Music Festival, encompassing the latest trends in classical music, jazz, electronic and experimental work with unusual instruments. Past participants include Meredith Monk, Philip Glass, Conlon Nancarrow, Lou Harrison, Tan Dun, Terry Riley, Pamela Z, Sam Rivers, Hamza el Din, DJ Spooky, Don Byron, Gavin Bryars and Michael Nyman. Other Minds also produces CDs of rare music and maintains two extensive web sites that document the history of new music ( & The annual budget is $600,000. 
The Business Manager will work out of our downtown Berkeley office: 
Other Minds/David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 240, Berkeley, CA 94704

Key Responsibilities
Finance and Accounting

Daily Bookkeeping and Accounting
o Oversee and process AR and AP including periodic communication with vendors, artists, contractors
o Communicate with other employees to ensure proper coding of expenditures
o Manage accounts including routine transactions for checking, credit and savings
o Maintain records of vendors and consultants, including contact information, contracts, invoices

Financial Management
o Assist Executive Director and other employees in planning and tracking
o Assist with annual preparation of audit materials and tax forms
o Track cash flow, actual and projected
o Track classification and appropriation of multiyear grant awards and temporary restricted net assets.
o Prepare financial materials as needed for staff and Board of Directors
o Perform monthly reconciliation and resolve discrepancies with assistance of staff

o Manage accounting controls and procedures in compliance with current regulations
o Assess financial tracking and reporting systems and advise on potential system changes

Human Resources
• Oversee and process payroll
• Track, report and process employee benefits including vacation and sick leave accrual
• Manage insurance plans including liability, worker’s comp, D & O insurance & health plan
• Maintain files and records for independent contractors as needed

• Process and track product inventory for webstore and event sales
• Other administrative and event production duties as needed

Minimum of 5 years accounting experience, 3+ years in non-profit accounting
Proficiency with QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel
Retail/inventory experience preferred

Compensation: DOE; flexible hours.

To apply, send cover letter and resume as attachments to
Or mail to:
Other Minds
55 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA 94102-3916

No telephone inquiries, please.

Other Minds 55 Taylor Street • San Francisco, California 94102-3916