Senior Finance Manager at The Nature Conservancy

Posted in Accounting 2 days ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota





Job Description:

OFFICE LOCATION
Arlington, Virginia,USAThe work location is flexible within the United States. Remote and hybrid options are available. #PDN#LI-Remote
WHO WE ARE
The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people."
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
The Senior Finance Manager will support TNC's Marketing and Communications Division (MAC) in a wide range of financial services, including financial management, reporting and analysis, and general financial data maintenance. They will analyze information to achieve results, solve complex problems, and serve as a key team member for the enhancement of processes and workflows. They provide support, direction, and training to all levels of personnel on financial matters and manage finance personnel for the division. They are also responsible for financial compliance with TNC policies and procedures, legal standards, and regulatory requirements by reviewing and monitoring accuracy of financial documents, revenue coding and business processes. They drive corrective measures and consistency with corporate policies. The Senior Finance Manager is responsible for managing MAC finances, including effectively planning, reporting, and communicating our divisional financial results and plans. They manage the full budget life cycle of a ~$44M budget, which includes leading the development of the annual budget, forecasting future financials, and leading efficient and clean year-end closing. They work with budget managers across the division to ensure we are on track to meet budget throughout the year; they provide variance analysis summaries to executive management, elevating risks and opportunities as appropriate; and they oversee the documentation of assumptions and tracking of funding sources and internal investment requests.As Senior Finance Manager, you will: Distribute and review finance performance reports with budget managers on a monthly basis to ensure that we are tracking to meet goals, and develop additional analysis as needed. Drive process improvements related to forecasting, reporting, modeling and analysis Apply advanced understanding of TNC finance and MAC strategy to multiple situations to conduct analysis and evaluate results. Prepare executive level financial presentations utilized by senior management Prepare financial models; provides ad-hoc financial analysis. Participate in driving solutions to key analytical, strategic and business challenges Ensure TNC policies and procedures and financial standards requirements are met. Supervise and support finance and administrative staff. Expert user of TNC's financial management system and budgeting system. Provide financial assistance to staff and responds to complex staff/management questions and problems based on advanced knowledge of finances and budgets. Oversee and/or directly perform general accounting duties. Decisions may bind organization financially and legally. Manage and implement multiple projects. May participate in complex negotiations. Maintain confidentiality concerning personnel and other organizational information.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU
Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. We're looking for someone with strong experience in leading a diverse, multi-disciplinary team. Are you a self-motivated professional with financial and analytical expertise? Do you love working with numbers, spreadsheets, and with teammates who are collaborative and mission-driven? We are looking for a Senior Finance Manager who is an experienced budget manager with strong interpersonal skills to join and support a dynamic group of marketers and storytellers. This person must be a highly organized and detail-oriented analyst, with strong quantitative and qualitative skills. The individual we're seeking has the ability to draw conclusions based on operating decision analysis and provide insight from complex financial data sets.The right candidate will be comfortable assuming ownership of critical functions, be adept at managing multiple priorities, and will be expected to take initiative. The Senior Finance Manager will have significant interaction with all levels of management. They are a trusted advisor to MAC business partners - providing effective communication and disciplined time management. Driving for results and creativity in problem solving are critical attributes for success in this role. The role will also collaborate closely with counterparts in central finance to scale insights and ensure broader success. Please bring your enthusiasm and curiosity! The ideal candidate will have all or some of these qualifications. If you don't have all of them, please apply anyway and tell us about your skills and experience: Demonstrated experience analysing data, identifying reporting needs, and preparing recommendations to management Technical expert on complex accounting/financial issues. Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel. Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated. Experience monitoring for and ensuring financial compliance with organizational policy, applicable law and regulation, and finance/accounting/management best practices Experience analyzing a regulatory framework and applying it to the situation at hand. Experience working in non-profit sector. Experience developing budgets in collaboration with business partners. Ability to resolve complex issues independently within program area. Experience acting as a resource to others to solve problems. Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration and 5 years' related experience or equivalent combination. Experience with accounting principles, practices, and regulations. Experience recruiting, supervising, and developing staff. Experience with GAAP.
WHAT WE BRING
Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world! TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.We're proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.
APPLY NOW
To apply for job ID 53496, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC's value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible. Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we're registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we're unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.
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