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Finance Manager

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GreenWave
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Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 29 days ago

GreenWave is a nonprofit organization that is reviving coastal communities with a new type of regenerative ocean farming that uses zero inputs, has myriad ecological benefits such as carbon and nitrogen sequestration, and works to provide food justice and quality jobs in places that need it. GreenWave works with farmers to launch and scale their businesses through a mix of training and innovation. Our high-and-low touch training ranges from an online seed-to-sale Ocean Farming Toolkit and region-specific workshops to hands-on internships and participation in our farmer support network. Our innovation program works to scale markets and disseminate the latest farm, hatchery and blue tech design throughout our farmer network. 


JOB DESCRIPTION 

Our growing organization seeks a Finance Manager to manage our daily accounting and financial operations. Reporting to the co-Executive Director, the Finance Manager will be responsible for ensuring that our day-to-day accounting and finance operations run smoothly, enabling the long-term success of the organization and supporting an annual budget of approximately $2.5M. Key areas of oversight include general bookkeeping, grant accounting, contract billing, budgeting, banking, preparation of reports, and maintenance of records. 


This is a part-time position (20-30 hours per week), with the opportunity to expand to full-time as the organization grows, ideally based in New Haven, CT or Brooklyn, NY. All administrative staff are currently working remotely due to COVID. Because of this, consideration will be given to remote candidates.


Position Responsibilities

  • Oversee general accounting using Quickbooks Online, including, among other things, journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Ensure that all financial activities involving grant funds (federal and non-federal) awarded are accounted for and in compliance with GAAP, grantor and/or agency specific requirements, and GreenWave’s accounting policies and procedures, and proactively stay up to date on changes to regulations.
  • Direct and manage the documentation of accounting policies and procedures. Design and implement internal controls; ensure checks and balances.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for departmental directors, and Board of Directors Finance Committee. Provide financial reports for funders and partners as requested. 
  • Prepare short- and long-term cash flow analysis; monitor cash flow.
  • Manage annual preparation, review, and filing of Form 990. 
  • Oversee the annual audit.
  • Co-lead the drafting of the organizational budget, ensuring that organizational strategic priorities are properly funded.
  • Provide budgets to support grant applications.
  • Oversee the physical & electronic filing, safekeeping, archival, retrieval of financial documents.
  • Respond to inquiries from vendors, funders, partners and internal staff re: financial matters.
  • Manage limited HR responsibilities, including employment intake and consulting contracts, benefits administration (retirement plan, health/vision/dental, etc) and other insurance policies (D&O, Liability, Workers Comp), etc. 


Desired Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience in nonprofit accounting, with strong knowledge and understanding of Nonprofit GAAP
  • Outstanding budget drafting/management, analytical, writing and organization skills with capacity to manage projects and successfully prioritize among multiple tasks
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online (Expensify, Salesforce experience is a plus)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including expertise in Excel
  • Ability to maintain highest confidentiality when dealing with sensitive or private information


GreenWave is a nonprofit organization that is reviving coastal communities with a new type of regenerative ocean farming that uses zero inputs, has myriad ecological benefits such as carbon and nitrogen sequestration, and works to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 4, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

  • Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • Generous paid vacation and holiday leave


  • Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • Generous paid vacation and holiday leave


Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Associated Location
Brooklyn, NY, USA

How to Apply

GreenWave is an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Emily Stengel, Co-Executive Director at jobs@greenwave.org. Include your name and ‘Finance Manager’ in the subject line. In your cover letter, please let us know how you learned about this position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until June 4, 2021. Early submissions are encouraged. 


GreenWave is an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to…

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