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Director, Finance

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Panorama
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Seattle, WA
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Published 20 days ago

Panorama is an action tank dedicated to solving the world’s most intractable problems. Based in Seattle, our team is committed to catalytic and collaborative partnerships, and inspired by a lifelong commitment to service, leadership, and impact.

At Panorama, our partners are at the center of our work and we tailor our approach to meet their unique needs. Our team works on strategy development, communications and advocacy, resource mobilization, organizational design, and fiscal sponsorship with topical projects in, but not limited to, outbreak preparedness, vaccines, gender equity, and the climate crises.

Position Summary

Panorama is recruiting a Director, Finance to manage and oversee the accounting and finance for our organization. Working closely with senior management and the Vice President of Finance and Operations, the Director, Finance will be responsible for ensuring that our systems and processes enable the long-term success of the organization. The Director, Finance will oversee accounting, payroll, audit, banking, cash management and financial reporting as well as setting standards, process development, compliance, and risk management.

This position reports to the Vice President of Finance and Operations. Preference will be given to candidates in Seattle, Washington but the position is open to being fully remote on a permanent basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Accounting

  • Design accounting policies and procedures in alignment with generally accepted accounting principles and Panorama’s mission and values.
  • Strategize, plan, and direct Panorama's financial decisions in partnership with the VP of Finance and Operations and the senior leadership team.
  • Manage staff accountant(s) in processing day-to-day transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general journal entries.
  • Approve and release vendor payments and client invoices.
  • Oversee monthly payroll processing in partnership with Human Resources.
  • Maintain relationship with payroll provider and ensure compliance management in partnership with Human Resources.
  • Perform month-end reconciliation and period close.
  • Maintain all financial and accounting records in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Financial Reporting & Tax Filings

  • Prepare and review financial reports with VP of Finance and Operations and the senior leadership team.
  • Manage input of enterprise, grant, and program budgets into accounting system.
  • Prepare and review budget reports and projections regularly with VP of Finance and Operations, senior team, and other stakeholders.
  • Support regular periodic budgeting process.
  • Support regular budget reporting for programs and grants.
  • File state and local revenue returns.
  • Partner with CPA in preparation of federal tax returns.
  • Manage annual financial audit, in partnership with the VP of Finance and Operations.
  • Prepare financial reporting for the Panorama Global Board of Directors.

Banking

  • Maintain strategically aligned banking relationship for Panorama and maximize stewardship of assets.
  • Manage online banking access.
  • Oversee corporate credit card management.

Desired Qualifications

  • At least 12 years of professional experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least 5 years of management experience
  • CPA or equivalent experience a plus
  • Experience working in a finance capacity at a non-profit organization and specific grants experience a plus
  • Strong judgment and a demonstrated understanding of how to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing relationships with external vendors and consultants
  • Experience in global health and development or international social impact issues a plus
  • Ability to partner through connecting, communicating, and collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders with diplomacy
  • Experience working for or collaborating with a variety of types of organizations, including corporations, foundations, multilateral agencies, and international NGOs
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; other language proficiencies welcomed

About Panorama Global

Established in 2017, Panorama Global is a diverse team of aspirational thinkers with the know-how to get things done in a fast-paced and flexible environment. We work closely with partners to identify their needs and co-develop practical and results-oriented strategies. Approaching our work with an entrepreneurial spirit, we initiate our own projects when we are uniquely positioned to fill a gap. We are a growing organization that is committed to creating a culture of fun, inclusivity, and openness, always celebrating individual and project milestones.

The values we share in our work and in our lives also inspire our name and logo. 

  • We take a Global Perspective, and embrace diverse thinking and experiences.
  • Our Vision requires that we see the big picture and examine all angles.
  • Personal and professional Integrity positions us to wholly commit and steadfastly hold to our purpose.
  • Believers in Servant Leadership, Panorama is a mission-driven organization working for the greater good.
  • We strive for Impact, and our team acts boldly and creates a ripple effect.

Panorama Global is committed to creating a diverse team and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We know that representation matters in the workplace and with our partners; to that end we are committed to a hiring process grounded in equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Panorama Global is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Final offer will be contingent on completion of a successful background check. 

Panorama is an action tank dedicated to solving the world’s most intractable problems. Based in Seattle, our team is committed to catalytic and collaborative partnerships, and inspired by a lifelong commitment to service, leadership, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    April 12, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$116,000 - $140,000

Benefits

Panorama Global offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and sick leave, 401(k) with employer contribution, as well as flexible spending accounts for health, dependent care, and transit, and a commitment to professional development and growth.

Panorama Global offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and sick leave, 401(k…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in written and spoken English; other language proficiencies welcomed

Fluency in written and spoken English; other language proficiencies welcomed

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
2101 4th Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98121

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via our Careers Page portal. Applications received by April 12, 2021 will receive priority review.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via our Careers Page portal. Applications received by April 12, 2021 will receive priority review.

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