The Centrist Project seeks a full-time Operations & Finance Manager. The Operations & Finance Manager is responsible for supporting the Deputy Director in managing the organization’s operations and finances. This role allows for full visibility across several programs and organizations working to advance the independent movement.
The ideal candidate is a trusted partner who will work diligently to ensure that organization can easily identify fundraising needs and prioritize business opportunities. The candidate is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, is both a learner & innovator and can build strong interpersonal relationships with all staff members.
Managing the organization’s finances and budget will be the principal responsibility of the Operations & Finance Manager but the individual will be expected to contribute in other ways, including; managing the day to day operations of the office and completing administrative tasks for senior staff.
The Operations & Finance Manager will be based in Denver, Colorado and report to the Deputy Director. This is a full-time role with full benefits and a starting salary of $40,000. Additional pay will be commensurate with experience.
Track and substantiate all business transactions across multiple entities and programs
Record and review all incoming and outgoing checks, invoices, and expense reports
Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for senior staff and board members
Collaborate with external vendors who manage accounting, compliance, payroll and benefits
Ensure staff members adhere to organization’s budget and finance processes and procedures
Manage day-to-day office operations and activities
Support development, implementation, and refinement of HR policies & procedures
Identify opportunities to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization
Coordinate travel, scheduling and meetings for senior staff
Communicate with supporters via email & phone, and serve as a point of contact at our office
A strong desire to fix a broken political system and passion for our cause
At least two years of professional work experience
Capable of working with detailed, financial information
Extremely comfortable working with numbers, building models and making projections
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Strong proficiency in Google Suite, especially Google Sheets
Demonstrable ability to multitask, prioritize, and execute at a highly detailed level
High standard of professionalism and personal integrity
Ability to be responsive to time-sensitive communications outside of normal work hours
Willing to serve in a “jack-of-all-trades” role
The Centrist Project is a national political organization that aims to bridge the growing partisan divide in government by strategically electing Centrist, independent candidates to office. To apply, please send a resume & cover letter with the subject line “Operations and Finance Manager” to email@example.com.