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  • Part Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $35+ / hr
  • Organization Type: Art/Culture

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra! 

Reporting to the Controller and having significant interaction with the CFO, this individual plays a crucial role in the long-range financial planning process, overseeing annual budgeting, forecasting, monthly reporting and identifying trends, risks, and opportunities for growth.

The successful candidate is a strategic problem solver who partners well with individuals throughout the organization and at all levels, analyzing and communicating data, all the while supporting the impactful work of the SLSO. This is a part time role working approximately 20 hours per week. There may be an opportunity for expanded responsibilities or additional hours in the future.


-Manage annual budgeting, forecasting, and long-range financial planning processes.

-Analyze and prepare monthly financial data, identify trends, risks, opportunities for growth and potential outcomes/returns. Analyze past financial performance and examine market trends.

-Prepare accurate and meaningful financial reports, providing financial insights and projections to the accounting team; escalate issues to leadership.

-Develop complex financial models to support decision making.

-Work with SLSO staff on budgeting and forecasting, enabling these teams to deliver on financial and business objectives to support organization success. Consolidate and maintain master budgets.

-Develop, implement, and track key performance indicators (KPIs) on an ongoing basis. Complete ad-hoc requests as needed.


-3+ years of financial analysis and financial modeling experience. 2+ years of strategic analysis & planning.

-Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related area. CFA or CPA a plus.

-Advanced Microsoft Excel – financial modeling, forecasting, graphs, charts, pivots, macros.

-Highly organized with knowledge of current accounting practices; interest in learning and continuously developing financial planning and analysis skills and technical skills.

-Analyze facts and circumstances surrounding individual problems or transactions and arrive at recommendations.

-Proven experience building relationships and communicating with business partners to achieve results.


-Flexible & hybrid schedule.

-Discounted concert tickets; complimentary concert tickets when available

Please apply via our website HERE.

About the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Celebrated as one of today’s most exciting and enduring orchestras, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is the second-oldest orchestra in the country, marking its 144th year with the 2023/2024 season and its fifth with Stéphane Denève, The Joseph and Emily Rauh Pulitzer Music Director. Widely considered one of the leading American orchestras, the Grammy® Award-winning SLSO maintains its commitment to artistic excellence, educational impact, and community collaborations—all in service to its mission of enriching lives through the power of music. 

The transformational expansion and renovation of its historic home, Powell Hall, slated to be completed in 2025, builds on the institution’s momentum as a civic leader in convening individuals, creators, and ideas, while fostering a culture welcoming to all. Committed to building community through compelling and inclusive musical experiences, the SLSO continues its longstanding focus on equity, diversity, inclusion, and access, embracing its strengths as a responsive, nimble organization, while investing in partnerships locally and elevating its presence globally. For more information, visit 

The SLSO embraces a world in which every life is enriched through the power of music. We are committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion and connectedness where a diverse team of employees can grow and thrive. The collective sum of our employees’ individual differences, experiences, knowledge, self-expression, and talent are represented in our culture, innovative spirit and the SLSO’s achievements. In recruiting for our team, we welcome candidates’ uniqueness in culture, social identities, expression, and viewpoints. The SLSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.