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Finance Director
Social Enterprise Greenhouse Intern

Our goal is to have staff with a diverse background, education, experience, and set of ideas. We believe in creating an inclusive environment for all employees because the more equitable we are, the better our work will be. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees regardless of their age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are pregnant or have a disability.

Finance Director

About the Program
Social Enterprise Greenhouse connects mission-driven social entrepreneurs with the networks, resources, and knowledge they need to refine their business model, grow strategically, and make a positive impact in Rhode Island, and beyond.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Finance Director will continue to build and manage effective and streamlined administrative and financial systems, including financial, accounting, legal, information technology (IT) and human resources (HR) processes. As a member of the senior management team, the Finance Director will be involved in strategic planning and evaluation for continued growth and expansion of Social Enterprise Greenhouse.

Primary Responsibilities
Organizational Leadership
– Contribute as thought partner on Organizational Development team to organizational strategy, operations, and development;
– Lead, manage and support the Hub Manager and the Systems and Development Manager to co-create and achieve goals and priorities and grow and develop professionally;
– Contribute to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts are embedded throughout the organization.

Financial Management
– Maintain an up-to-date and accurate accounting system. Handle all bookkeeping activities, manage A/R and A/P, allocate revenues and expenses according to program and grant activities.
– Prepare grant application budgets, manage allocation of state, federal and foundation funds, prepare requisitions and other grant reports as needed.
– Prepare monthly financial reporting materials for Board of Directors and leadership team. Continue to work with CEO and Executive Committee to improve reporting formats and cost allocation methods.
– Oversee organizational budgeting as well as financial forecasting and cash flow administration.Continue to work with CEO and Executive Committee to improve forecasting methodologies and reporting formats.
– Work with Program Directors/Managers on program budget management.
– Coordinate all audit activities.

Administrative Management
– Manage and continuously develop and improve the organization’s financial, budgeting and cash flow processes.
– Manage human resources, payroll, and benefits functions – with continuous development and improvement of systems.
– Manage contract process and ensure compliance as necessary.
– Document and update policies and procedures, as needed.
– Lead IT infrastructure planning and implementation successfully to meet IT needs as the organization grows.
– Oversee organization’s physical infrastructure and system maintenance (phone system, supplies, physical facilities) in coordination with CEO.

Program Management/Leadership
– Manage SEG Loan Fund administration,working with venture development as a point of contact for applicants, maintaining client files and documentation, being the point of contact for outside partners (banks and other lending organizations), and acting as liaison for Board input (as needed).
– Lead workshops on financial matters for programs as needed.

Core Skills & Capacities
– Experience: 5+ years demonstrated success in finance and/or administration;
– Execution: Passionate about and excellent aptitude for getting things done. Able to step in proactively and make progress where others are not;
– Commitment to Addressing Issues of Race & Equity: Demonstrates an active commitment to viewing their work through an equity and inclusion lens and finding and supporting opportunities to address issues of structural racism and economic inequity;
– Passion: Passion for and ability to communicate concepts of social entrepreneurship (business as a force for social good);
– Organization and Planning: Plans and organizes in an efficient, productive manner;
– Prioritizer: Able to juggle multiple, competing requests. Manages time and details of complex projects extremely well;
– Communicator: Errs on the side of over communicating progress, success, and challenges using strong communication skills;
– Problem-solver: Easily assesses complex challenges and takes timely action to resolve;
– Detail-Orientation: Sweats the small stuff. Does not let important details fall through the cracks;
– Empathy: Listens deeply to others and seeks to understand their goals, interests, and experiences from their perspective and demonstrates diplomacy and empathy in all efforts;
– Customer Service: Views their role as a source of information and support for the entire SEG team, taking initiative to provide needed information as well as willingly responding to requests in a timely and accurate manner.
– Team Player: Looks beyond their individual goals to support the overall work of the organization, quick to leverage opportunities to effectively improve outcomes, works well with others.

Fluency in Spanish preferred, but not required
Starting salary range: $50,000 – $65,000.
Benefits: Healthcare, SIMPLE IRA matching, long term disability, paid vacation.

How to apply:
Please email a resume and 1-page cover letter to as .pdf attachments. Include your name and the position title in the header of your email and titles of attached documents. Deadline to apply is June 4, 2019.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Intern 

We have a robust internship program and take on about a dozen interns in the Fall, Spring, and Summer. Students and recent graduates can intern with us or with ventures we work with. Learn more here.

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