Jobs at ASAP

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Current Openings: 

Finance Manager (REMOTE)

ASAP is seeking a FLEX/FULL-TIME, remote Finance Manager to aid the growth of our organization. The American Society of Adaptation Professionals ("ASAP") connects and supports climate change adaptation professionals to advance innovation and to excel in the field.

The Finance Manager will provide exemplary leadership through network wide financial planning, as well as implementing, managing, and controlling all aspects of the organization’s finance-related activities throughout the scope of ASAP’s operational systems.

Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications:             

  • Manages the processing of invoices, remittance of payments, cash deposits, contracts and proposals and monthly bank reconciliations including member dues;
  • Reviews and oversees compensation and benefits and pre-award grant applications;
  • Develops standards for contracts, including preparation of the budget/payment terms, interim and final reporting;
  • Coordinates with the Executive Director, Board President, and Board Treasurer to provide strategic advice regarding budget planning and the financial implications of programs and operations;
  • Evaluates short- and long-term strategic financial objectives in coordination with the leadership team on an ongoing basis, including completing an ad hoc financial analysis.

Education, Experience, Knowledge:

  • A minimum of or the equivalent of a B.S. in Accounting, Finance or related field with a minimum of five years full-time work experience, high-level accounting knowledge and skills, including the advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for nonprofit organizations.
  • Skill in budget development, budget forecasting, cost analysis, and cash flow management at all levels of operation, from project to firm-wide perspectives.
  • Commitment to the principles of justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Special Requirements:

  • Fluency using video and audio calling, text, email, and digital calendar to connect and communicate across a remote team.
  • Proficiency in MS Office with advanced knowledge of Excel.
  •  Proficiency in Google Suite (Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar).
  • Experience working with PEO to track employee compensation, benefits, and time off.
  • Experience using Quickbooks Online as well as NeonCRM and NeonPay (preferred).

Compensation and benefits

This is an at-will position with funding currently available for one year, with an intention to extend. It will offer a full-time or flex-time-based annual salary between $65,000-80,000. ASAP may also elect to offer a full-time position after the initial year. Full-time employees are eligible for excellent medical benefits sick leave, paid holidays, vacation, and retirement planning options.

ASAP does not discriminate against prospective employees based on age, race, color, religious preference, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, disability or marital status.

The deadline for applying for the Finance Manager position is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Are you looking to join a dynamic team committed to connecting and supporting adaptation professionals across sectors and scales? Come work with us at ASAP!

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) connects and supports climate change adaptation professionals to advance innovation and excellence in the field. We believe that climate change is a real and serious danger to all sectors and systems; that adaptation and resilience build stronger, more prepared communities, ecosystems, and economies; and that equity and environmental justice should be major considerations in all work that adaptation professionals do. ASAP members are building essential climate resilience for communities, ecosystems, and economies across North America. The ASAP network keeps them connected, sharing, learning, and adapting.

Black people, Indigenous Peoples, people of color, and people with low incomes are on the front lines of climate change. Therefore, the field of climate change adaptation must include professionals who can meaningfully represent the concerns of people with these identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as such.

ASAP is committed to cultivating a diverse staff and a supportive working environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. ASAP is an equal opportunity employer.

For general inquiries, email info@adaptpros.org and include "ASAP Careers" in the subject line.

What Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Means to ASAP

At ASAP we believe that climate change disproportionately hurts the most marginalized people in society — including people of color and people from low-income backgrounds. Therefore, the field of climate change adaptation must include professionals who can meaningfully represent the concerns of people with these identities and backgrounds. As such, we strongly encourage applications from people who hold these identities. Additionally, ASAP is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. ASAP is an equal opportunity employer.