We're Hiring! Finance & Operations Manager (P/T)
Are you interested in impact investing or equitable community investing?
Are you passionate about supporting others?
Do you like to learn and look for ways to improve how things are done?
Would you find it exciting to work at an early-stage organization?
If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, read on and apply here!
Community Credit Lab is looking to add a Part-Time Finance & Operations Manager to our team. We partner with community-oriented organizations to develop affordable lending programs that get capital to people on their terms. Community Credit Lab provides support services and back office infrastructure that enables the actualization of affordable community lending programs designed to center people who traditionally face discrimination in the financial system. We’re a small team with a desire to continue building in ways that are additive to the ecosystem of community lending and collaborate to achieve an equitable economic recovery. You will succeed in this role if you are curious – about impact investing, lending, finance, nonprofits, our services, our partners, and about people who we seek to support – and ready to own and build out systems that balance efficiency with recognizing the individuality of each person and organization we work with.
Things you’ll be doing:
Compliance: supporting borrower and investment compliance checks and adherence;
Banking: managing banking relationships, accounts, and integration with software;
Lending: supporting loan disbursements, loan servicing and portfolio monitoring;
Bookkeeping: ensuring accurate bookkeeping by overseeing 3rd party relationship;
Accounting: leading accounting, monthly reconciliations, budgeting & reporting;
Tax: coordinating annual state and federal tax filings (990 filing);
Human Resources: processing monthly payroll using Gusto and managing benefits;
Operations: managing annual insurance policies and office administration;
Cash Flow: reconciling monthly loan reports with accounting;
Governance: coordinating and leading monthly Finance Committee meetings.
Things you have:
Empathy, honesty, and integrity;
Attention to detail and curiosity — you like to dig for answers;
Patience and customer service mindset — you prioritize the people we seek to support, aim to understand their circumstances, and desire to work for them;
Accountability — you take ownership of the areas you are responsible for handling regardless of the outcome;
Growth mindset — desire to continue learning from external sources, internal guidance, mistakes and successes;
Flexibility – you are willing to dive in and help out wherever you can when you have capacity, even if a project might not be directly related to your area.
Strong analytical skills — you can reason through what makes sense to do and why.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Self-direction — you are fine without step-by-step instructions or someone else always telling you what priorities should be.
You’ll get to explore how we can prioritize impact and shift power within the financial system to ensure that we are centering people and entrepreneurs in our lending programs. You’ll be building alongside us with an eye towards these concepts, helping Community Credit Lab and our partners continue to achieve a more inclusive financial system.
This could be a great role for someone searching for a flexible work schedule with a desire to support a start-up nonprofit focused on equitable credit.
Commitment: We're looking for someone to commit to a minimum of 1 year working 24 hours per week to get started (exact scheduling to be mutually agreed).
Compensation: $36,000 per annum (pro-rated from a benchmark of $60,000);
Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision (note: retirement plan is currently under consideration for our organization - part of this role will be to research and make a recommendation)
Location: Flexible with preference for Seattle, WA
Growth Potential: This role may also have potential to become a Full Time role if/when we:
1) Source philanthropic funding to cover all or a portion of the Full Time costs of this role; or
2) Secure service revenue to cover all or a portion of the Full Time costs of this role; and
3) Find the right candidate.
Depending on the resources and longevity of our organization, a natural progression for this role would be from Finance & Operations Manager to Finance & Operations Director.
Application Process & Start Date: If you are interested, please submit your resume and information via THIS APPLICATION FORM and select Finance & Operations Manager . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with the goal to have the right candidate join our team in March, 2021.
Community Credit Lab is an equal opportunity employer and a firm believer that diversity is integral to effective strategy. We are committed to building a team, board and advisory committee that represents a variety of backgrounds including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability status. We know that our ability to support our borrowers and our partners effectively depends on the inclusivity of our staff and governance.