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30 Mar 2023

Finance and Operations Director – The Sierra Fund

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The Sierra Fund is seeking a Finance and Operations Director. The Finance and Operations Director is responsible for leading The Sierra Fund’s (TSF) financial management, operations, human resources, and IT. The Finance and Operations Director ensures that TSF maintains and improves the operations and finance systems to support effective program implementation and organizational success. The position reports to the Executive Director, manages an Office Administrator, a contract bookkeeper, and coordinates closely with all six staff in the organization.

The Sierra Fund’s mission is to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada. We base our on work on science, stewardship, collaboration, environmental justice, and advocacy. We envision a Sierra that is a healthy place to live, work, visit and raise a family; with clean air, water, and soil; and with all Sierrans, Californians and others who benefit from our region being empowered to protect and restore our communities and natural resources for multiple generations.

The nonprofit organization has a home office in Nevada City CA and our staff work in-office and/or remotely. The Sierra Fund has a track record of success over twenty years.

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter highlighting your qualifications and interest in the position to jenny.michael@sierrafund.org. The position will remain open until filled and candidates will be reviewed and potentially interviewed on an ongoing basis.

Salary and Benefits: $85,000-$100,000 This is a full-time, exempt position; eligible for health insurance, sick/vacation accrual, paid holidays, and retirement contribution (after three months on staff). TSF normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Job Summary: The Director is responsible for organizational budgeting and cash flow, financial reporting and compliance, grants administration and invoicing, organizational account management, and human resources. They manage an Office Administrator, contract bookkeeper, contract computer support service, HR consultant, and other vendors as needed. They participate in the development and implementation of organization-wide policies and plans.

Location: This position can be based in our home office in Nevada City, or working primarily remotely as long as within a four hour commute of our office to support 3-6 office visits a month.

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