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Teton Regional Land Trust seeks a Finance and Operations Manager

Position Title: Finance and Operations Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Status: Full-time exempt

Starting Salary: DOE, starting at $60K, with generous benefits package

Closing Date: Open until filled; review of applications will begin on July 22, 2024

About the Teton Regional Land Trust

Teton Regional Land Trust’s (TRLT) vision is to conserve farms and ranches, fish and wildlife habitat, and scenic open spaces in eastern Idaho for this and future generations. Covering six counties in the Upper Snake River watershed, the Teton Regional Land Trust has worked with private landowners to permanently protect more than 42,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat, working farms, and waterways in eastern Idaho.

Summary of Position

The Finance and Operations Manager is a full-time, professional position with a competitive salary and benefits. The Operations Manager acts with the Executive Director (ED) to coordinate accounting and administrative operations of TRLT. Core duties include bookkeeping, bank account management, organizational administration, human resource coordination, and Board of Directors support. Reporting to the ED, this position’s primary responsibilities are to ensure organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization’s financial and administrative functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Financial Management (60%):
  • Prepare and present monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Reconcile banking and investment accounts, credit card statements, and reporting with Salesforce.
  • Document internal controls for accuracy and financial reporting integrity.
  • Lead annual audit process and 990.
  • Lead annual budgeting process across departments; monitor and analyze variance to budget throughout the year.
  • Oversee quarterly and year-end tax reports.
  • Maintain physical and digital files in accordance with Recordkeeping Policy and Procedures.
  • Process bi-monthly payroll, monthly benefits payments, and payroll liabilities.
  • Manage and process accounts receivables and payables using QuickBooks Online.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and land trust regulatory agency requirements.
  • File annual charitable solicitation reports for applicable states.
2. Operations and Human Resources (30%):
  • Copy and file grant documents to maintain complete, orderly files. Work collaboratively with program and development staff to manage foundation and grant awards, calendars, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Manage IT systems to ensure they are up-to-date and running smoothly.
  • Oversee timesheet completion and management.
  • Administer benefits for employees including health insurance, retirement accounts, health savings accounts.
  • Manage organization insurance policies including Liability, Umbrella, Vehicle, Directors and Officers and Workers Compensation.
  • Support staff through staff onboarding, office management and IT support.
  • Oversee maintenance and acquisition of vehicle fleet.
  • Lead Land Trust Alliance accreditation renewal applications.
3. Board Support and Other Tasks as Assigned (10%):
  • Assist the Executive Director in executing board meetings and board/staff retreats.
  • Coordinate new board member orientation and maintain up-to-date records.
  • Update organizational policy and board materials, as needed.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the role and is not exhaustive. Duties may evolve based on program needs and the successful candidate’s skills and interests.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Minimum BA/BS in finance related area of study
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience managing finances and monitoring financial health of an organization
  • Experience managing financials for nonprofit organizations strongly preferred
  • Experience with operations including Human Resources, Benefits Administration, IT and Risk Management •
  • Experience using financial software accounting, preferably QuickBooks Online and Salesforce software platforms
  • Strength with programs like Microsoft Excel and the ability to identify and apply technology-enabled solutions

Generous benefits package includes:

  • Two weeks paid vacation (pro-rated) increased to three weeks at one year of employment. Employees increase to four weeks of paid vacation after four years of employment
  • 8 sick days, 7 days of “flex” paid personal leave, 8 paid holidays, and the office is closed from Christmas Eve through New Years Day
  • Eligibility for a 2-month paid sabbatical after 7 years
  • Health Insurance and Dental Insurance, Health Savings Account contributions, Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Matching SIMPLE IRA retirement contributions up to 3% .

Application Procedure

Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position with resume and three professional references to: Kim Trotter at kimt@tetonlandtrust.org. This position will remain open until filled. TRLT is an equal opportunity employer and values candidates who bring diverse perspectives to our work.