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Finance & Operations Manager

SVP Portland
Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: Salary: $60,000 to $75,000/year DOE Career Path: Meaningful and progressive experience relevant to the key responsibilities. Salary Level: This is a full-time exempt position offering an annual salary of $60,000 to $75,000, depending on experience, and a comprehensive benefits package (see below). Location: Portland, Oregon with an office in the Pearl District, though we are currently working remotely due to COVID-19. About Us: Read about our impact model, our current goal, our values, and more on our website. Social Venture Partners Portland (SVP Portland) works to advance a community-focused goal through our general-operating grants, multi-year capacity-building partnerships, and collaboration with nonprofits and initiatives. This is amplified by systems change work through our advocacy and influence in early childhood and philanthropy. SVP has a growing portfolio of social impact organizations that span from preschool programs to advocacy collaboratives to community-driven initiatives. Each of these nonprofits is served by a team of volunteers who work with the nonprofit leadership to help build their organizational capacity to scale and achieve their mission. SVP Portland is at an exciting point in our trajectory, given significant progress toward our goal of ensuring that all children have access to high-quality, culturally relevant early learning experiences. Multnomah County is experiencing tremendous momentum in expanding early learning opportunities. Through the county’s Preschool for All program, and other new public funding streams, many more families will soon be able to access affordable, high-quality programs for their young children. SVP and our nonprofit partners will play a critical role in making this a reality. The Finance & Operations Manager manages the financial systems and operational needs of the organization to ensure we have systems, processes, and reporting in place to achieve our strategic objectives. The Finance & Operations Manager is accountable to and supported by the Executive Director, and also collaborates with other staff, volunteer Teams, and the Board of Directors. Success in this role is critical as our capacity for community impact depends upon having the resources needed and being an exemplary model of organizational effectiveness. You will be an integral member of our five-member staff team that has a deep commitment to our mission of partnering with nonprofits who share in our early education goal. You will report to the Executive Director and collaborate not only with each team member, but also with around 50 engaged volunteers. You will also join our Equity Team to advance racial equity across all that we do at SVP Portland. If the statements below describe you, we hope you will apply: Understand Numbers — From the balance sheet to the P&L, and into forecast spreadsheets, you understand the what, the why and the how of financial numbers.Translate Numbers — You know that not everyone understands the language of numbers and you’re able to create stories to relay critical information that informs decision-making.Value Relationships — Welcoming and collaborative, you have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills across cultures, generations, and communities.Understand Organizational Operations — You have a passion for being the “glue” that aligns strategy, structure, people, metrics, and management processes.Are Equity-centered — You will help to weave diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of our work, on our ongoing journey to be an anti-racist organization.Are Organized — You have excellent time management, project management, and planning skills required to manage multiple work streams and stakeholder relationships with competing priorities and timelines.Are Humble & Curious — You seek feedback and actively pursue continuous learning and growth in your areas of expertise.Are Systematic — You approach responsibilities both strategically and pragmatically, you pay close attention to details, and you are comfortable using data systems and tools to help drive results.Are Ambitious — You are driven to measure and meet resource generation goals, resourcefully, collaboratively, and creativity in an environment that will challenge you and allow for growth opportunities on your career path. SVP Portland offers our employees a work environment that features:A shared passion and commitment to advancing our mission and goal, and cultivating a culture of belonging, learning, humility, collaboration, and teamworkWork/life balance, with flexibility in managing your own schedule to accomplish the responsibilities of your roleBenefits that are comprehensive, including Open Paid Time Off Hiring process and timeline:We are committed to an accessible and equitable hiring process.We will accept applications through September 4th.In your cover letter, please be sure to share how your education and experience have prepared you to fulfill the key responsibilities of this position.Interviews will be scheduled mid-September.We hope to make an employment offer in early October. Position Responsibilities Financial ManagementOversee development, improvement, and maintenance of financial best practices for banking, cash management, internal controls, compensation, financial compliance, and data managementManage analysis and participate in resulting decision-making related to all financial reporting, forecasting, planning, and controls in conjunction with the Executive Director, Board Treasurer, and Finance TeamEnsure that current and forecast funds are sufficient to carry out our mission and adapt with resilience to changing internal and external conditionsDevelop reports and processes to successfully manage donor receivables that ensure a positive donor experience and support organizational cash flowOversee the day-to-day activities of staff, volunteers and/or contractors to ensure adequate internal financial controls, systems, and practices are up to date and in useCoordinate budget planning and cost management in alignment with SVP‘s strategic framework and operational planEnsure SVP is in compliance with all tax laws and filingsAct as staff lead for the Finance Team, working to strengthen SVP’s financial systems and reportingWork with the Finance Team to select a CPA firm to coordinate and complete an annual financial audit or review, and 990 filing, with the IRSPartner with the Executive Director on business modelingAdvise on ensuring that operational capacity and adequate funds are available to carry out our mission and adapt with resilience to changing internal and external conditions BookkeepingEnsure day-to-day accounting functions are completed accurately and on time, including but not limited to vendor payables, Partner receivables, cash receipts, and payrollReconcile donor and Partner renewal schedule with development staffManage financial activity related to restricted fundsReview all accounts monthly for accuracyApprove monthly bank and credit card reconciliationsCoordinate Encore Fellow funds, payments, and returns Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Responsible for advancing SVP’s diversity, equity & inclusion goals across all facets of workParticipate on Equity Team Commit to ongoing learning and practice to advance personal equity journey IT & OperationsDesign and maintain data management systems, technology platforms, and other tools (e.g. Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, Bamboo HR, Asana, etc.)Recommend hardware purchases and perform needed pre-deployment configurationRecommend how SVP’s facilities and technology can be most accessible and meet needs of staffEnsure effective systems are functioning to track the impact of programs and the health of the organization in order to evaluate and communicate successImplement industry best practices for internal systems and needed resources, with an eye toward both future needs and budget realities Workplace Expectations We are currently working remotely from our homes due to COVID-19, and this position will do the same, at least initially (until COVID restrictions change). When we return to in-person work, our office is located within the CENTRL Office coworking space in the Pearl District. It is near public transportation with various modes available for local travel to attend work related events. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Compensation & Benefits This is a full-time, exempt position offering a comprehensive benefits package (see below). Salary is $60,000 to $75,000 per year, depending on experience. Medical/vision insurance with alternative care benefits; SVP pays 100% of the employee premiumIRA plan with an employer match, currently at 3%Flexible Spending Account for pre-tax savings on transportation, child care, and/or out-of-pocket medical expenses. Currently SVP contributes $500/year to the medical expenses accountOpen Paid Time Off (OPTO) is a policy where each employee is afforded the flexibility to take paid leave (i.e. sick, personal, and vacation) as needed. You will plan your time off with your supervisor and team. As always, planning time off as far in advance as possible helps your team prepare for and enable your absence.Travel expenses are covered by SVP for internal meetings and business-related out-of-area travel and negotiated within reason according to policy and client standards.Training and connecting with other SVP international network staff is available electronically throughout the year and occasionally in out-of-town locations. SVP Portland is a nonprofit committed to Equal Opportunity Employer standards. We are dedicated to the value of advancing equity. In particular, SVP prioritizes partnerships with organizations and initiatives serving children and families of color, children who speak a primary language other than English, and children and families in poverty.

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