Job Openings Operations and Finance Manager

About the job Operations and Finance Manager

LIVE FREE USA is looking for an Operations and Finance Manager to help manage a range of operational and finance functions in partnership with our fiscal sponsor, Community Initiatives, to ensure that finance, human resources, and other operational functions are being managed smoothly throughout the organization. 

The Operation and Finance Manager will also provide a project management role, tracking various metrics of organizational performance and helping ensure that the organization is meeting its stated goals. The organization currently has six staff members with the potential for gradual expansion. 

This role will also work with consultants who would be charged with scheduling, event planning and logistics, and basic office functions. Below are the managers core responsibilities.

The ideal candidate would have experience helping to manage a range of operational functions, be comfortable in a fast-paced start-up setting, and be passionate about working within a dynamic advocacy organization. A background in nonprofit finance is required. 

Finance and Operations

  • Draft Bids, Scope of Work agreements and contracts 

  • Monitors contract invoicing and payments, including receivables; contacts

parties for payment as needed

  • Oversees Intaact platform account and works with the Development team on budget planning and grant budgets

grants and contributions; oversees uploading of such files

  • Provide senior leaders with regular updates related to revenues and expenditures

  • Annual budget development

  • Track grant revenue and deliverables related to grant budgets

  • Works with the comms team to ensure Live Frees merchandise shop runs smoothly, which includes general email inquiries. 

Performance & Project Management

  • Works with senior leadership to identify key metrics. Reports to the senior team on a quarterly basis, (e.g., consultant contract deliverables, manage grant budgets, and strategic review metrics).

  • Track organizational project completion and help direct traffic in terms of the teams daily functions  

  • Analyze current operational processes, recommending solutions for improvement when necessary

Human Resources

  • Serve as liaison with CI providing benefits, payroll, and other HR functions 

  • Manage consultant contracts and track the completion of deliverables

  • As needed, assist with hiring and onboarding of new staff

Skills and Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented 

  • Commitment to developing excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to hold yourself accountable for your own work.

  • Experience managing budgets and reviewing profit/loss statements

  • Nimble and proactive with a focus on developing creative solutions

  • Preoccupied with efficiency and setting up systems to improve upon it 

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Strong relational skills

  • Comfortable using/learning a range of project management software (e.g., Asana, Salesforce, etc.)

Salary Range: $80-90,000 plus benefits

Status: Full-time

Job Location: Remote