The CFO will fill a leadership role in the organization, building on the accomplishments and success of the current twenty-one-year incumbent. Core responsibilities encompass managing the Symphony’s financial and accounting functions, planning and budgeting, human resources, information technology, and office administration. The CFO is a member of the Symphony’s leadership Management Team, providing financial expertise to colleagues and leads staff interaction with the Board of Directors on financial matters.
Kansas City Symphony is led by Music Director Michael Stern, Board Chairman William M. Lyons, and Executive Director Frank Byrne.
The Orchestra’s performance home is Helzberg Hall in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts with offices located one block away. The Kauffman Center opened in 2011 to critical acclaim and is also home to the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Kansas City Ballet.
The Orchestra maintains a 42-week contract with its musicians with the schedule including diverse performance programs. The orchestra is among the largest in the U.S. consistently performing with an Opera and Ballet company.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
About Kansas City Symphony
The Kansas City Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in the Kansas City region and is known for artistic excellence, a strong administrative staff, stable finances, outstanding customer service, and a large volunteer force. Since the 2011 opening of its concert venue, Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the Kansas City Symphony has achieved striking artistic success and serves as a model for other orchestras throughout the country. The administrative staff is dedicated to providing the best possible experiences for all patrons, not only in the concert hall, but in every aspect of its operation. The staff strives for high-level achievement, artistic and administrative excellence, and outstanding relationships with all donors, concertgoers, and community members.