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
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
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.)
Job Location: Remote