About the Job
The Finance and Operations Manager plays a key role in ensuring our financial management and operations run smoothly and effectively. The position reports to the Director of Operations.
Financial Management & Reporting:
- Manage activities and schedules, such as monthly close, to meet financial reporting requirements and deadlines;
- As required, improve and document finance and internal control policies, systems, and procedures; ensure their efficient implementation, adoption, and enforcement;
- Lead the organization’s annual budgeting process;
- Support program staff on budget management, including producing reports on budget variances, communicating status of payments, and unspent funds;
- Manage grant budgets, prepare donor financial reports, and prepare grant invoices as required;
- Lead the annual audit and preparation of the Form 990;
- Lead external, donor, or government audits as necessary; and,
- Manage Operations Associate, external accounting firm, and auditors.
Human Resources & Operations Management:
- Process payroll;
- Onboard and offboard staff;
- Manage annual performance review process;
- Manage professional employer organization (PEO )vendor and annual renewal process; and,
- Ensure all insurance policies and state and federal filing requirements are up-to-date.
Other Duties as Required
The Finance & Operations Manager is a tactical thinker capable of translating financial concepts for a variety of audiences, has strong project management skills, and a track record of managing (and improving) end-to-end operational processes for nonprofits. The ideal candidate is a strong multi-tasker, and can trouble-shoot, efficiently resolve emerging issues, and ensure the highest level of trust and confidentiality, while maintaining a collegial attitude.
- Expert knowledge of nonprofit accounting and government grants management;
- Strong business analysis and critical thinking skills;
- Advanced computer skills, with solid knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, and QuickBooks;
- Self-motivated, with an ability to lead on projects and achieve results;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- Experience supervising external vendors and direct reports with strong results;
- Detail-orientation with high standards of performance; and,
- Eight or more years of experience in nonprofit financial and operational management.
Location: Full-time position, based in New York, NY.
Compensation: Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.
Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 26, 2017. State “Finance & Operations Manager_ First Name Last Name” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we strongly encourage early applications. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.
No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. The GIIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.
Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The GIIN addresses systemic barriers to effective impact investing by building critical infrastructure and developing activities, education, and research that attract more investment capital to address global challenges.