Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and detail-oriented individual to manage and strengthen the accounting, record keeping, financial reporting and operations of Vermont’s oldest independent environmental advocacy organization and its sibling organization Vermont Conservation Voters (VCV). The Business Manager assists the Executive Director in overseeing all financial, administrative, human resource and business management functions of the organization. The position also serves as secretary to the VNRC Board of Directors and provides administrative support to other staff as needed.
The successful candidate is able to work collaboratively in a busy work-environment; knowledgeable about nonprofit and government accounting and operations, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Google Workspace; able to plan, organize and prioritize tasks in order to complete assignments and meet deadlines; possesses excellent communication and relationship-building skills and a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; has a passion for protecting the environment; and shares a belief that individuals working together can affect positive change. Experience with grants management and employee benefits is a plus.
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We welcome applications from those with academic training in accounting, finance, business or nonprofit management, administration or a related field, but also recognize that formal education is not the only pathway to gaining relevant experience. We invite candidates with any combination of academic, professional, and life experience who can demonstrate outstanding ability and commitment to financial and administrative management.
VNRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates whose identities have been historically underrepresented in the environmental movement, including people who identify as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian or Pacific Islander, or people of color; people from marginalized economic backgrounds; and people living with disabilities.
This is a full-time position based in our Montpelier, Vermont office. To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 14, 2023. Letters should be addressed to Brian Shupe, Executive Director.