Rebuild the Dream is HIRING

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS – Last modified Oct 29, 2012 – SUMMARY: Rebuild the Dream seeks an experienced Director of Finance and Operations who will oversee all aspects of finances, human resources, and operations management. After just 18 months, Rebuild the Dream has established a credible organization with dynamic, high-profile leadership, a membership base of 600,000 Americans, and big dreams for impacting the national discourse about our economy, our democracy, and our future. We are looking for an energetic leader and manager who can run the accounting and finance systems; support exciting growth opportunities facing the organization; and strategically manage the infrastructure for a lean, national team located in 4 cities. This position is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. JOB DESCRIPTION: This position reports to the President of Rebuild the Dream; collaborates with a small management team and senior financial advisors; and directly supervises a part-time bookkeeper, part-time administrative assistant, and part-time tech support consultant. JOB DUTIES Financial (60%):
  • Hold responsibility for all day-to-day financial matters for the organization.
  • Manage all financial assets of the organization, and maintain accurate record keeping.
  • Work with the Accountant/Bookkeeper in maintaining computerized accounts payable and accounts receivable records. Oversee bank reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with the fundraising team on financial projections.
  • Generate regular financial analyses and reports that allow the management team to understand and make strategic decisions.
  • Complete monthly and year-end closings and prepare all needed financial reports.
  • Oversee and organize a yearly audit by outside auditing firm.
  • Prepare yearly budget for organization, working with management team and President.
  • Working with CPA and auditors, file all necessary annual tax reports.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Human Resources (20%):
  • Ensure all recruitment, hiring and terminations are done in a proper and legal manner.
  • Ensure staff fill out timesheets on time and accurately.
  • Oversee payroll vendor to ensure accrued benefits are tracked and properly calculated for all employees, and that payroll, taxes, and unemployment insurance are handled properly in each state where we are registered.
  • Manage all matters related to group health insurance (health, dental, vision).
  • Working with President, oversee job descriptions of all employees, and ensure they are properly classified per state and federal laws.
  • Responsible for all matters relating to worker’s compensation insurance.
  • Oversee performance review process for organization.
  • Working with President, oversee salary review process of organization.
  • Maintain confidentiality related to organizational services and internal operations.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Operations (20%):
  • Work with the landlord in regard to all matters relating to the maintenance and management of the office space.
  • Supervise part-time tech support consultant, to ensure staff have timely technical support as needed.
  • Manage equipment purchases and maintenance; and purchase of office supplies.
  • Manage contracts and other aspects of relationships with vendors and contractors.
  • Provide finance and operations support for events held by the organization (track accounting, contracts, insurance and related matters).
  • Manage business insurance coverage, including policies, claims and records.
  • Develop and maintain office protocols, including standards and procedures for a “virtual office” with staff in multiple cities.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent. CPA or MBA strongly preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 4-6 years leadership responsibility and legal or financial project management in 501c3 non-profit, advocacy environment. Experience managing legally-related 501c3 + 501c4 entities a big plus.
  • Highly proficient with QuickBooks.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office suite of products, including Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly proficient with Google Docs and Google suite of tools (email, calendar, etc).
  • Experience communicating “virtually” with employees in locations throughout the United States a plus. Involves frequent communication via email, phone, instant message, text message, and video chat.
  • High integrity.
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.
COMPENSATION Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package. HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three references by email to  "apply (at) rebuildthedream (dot) com". Position open until filled. We aim to hire quickly. Applications received after November 25 may not be considered. Rebuild the Dream is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, and LGBT candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Rebuild the Dream does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.  

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