Director of Finance and Operations

Mar 14, 2024

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Director of Finance & Operations leads all business functions at Town Hall including finance, IT, HR and operations. As a key member of the leadership team, this role manages essential relationships with staff and board; this role reports to the Executive Director and manages three direct reports. Priorities of the role include development of the annual budget, implementation and maintenance of financial policies and procedures, oversight for the organization’s $4m endowment and sound financial management in support of Town Hall’s mission. The Director of Finance & Operations facilitates smooth organizational operations and reliable IT systems, building authentic relationships with staff and vendors that facilitate open communication to ensure consistent success. This position provides leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating HR policies and programs including compensation and benefits, employee recruitment and training, personnel management, and stewardship of the organization’s culture. Learn more and apply here.

COMPENSATION AND STRUCTURE

Status: Full-Time (40 hours/week), exempt

Compensation: $110,000 – $130,000 per year

Benefits: Benefits package includes employer-paid medical & dental insurance, employer paid life and AD&D insurance, subsidized Orca card (good for transit on local buses and light rail), 403(b) retirement plan with up to $2,000 employer match, generous vacation (starting with 10 vacation days/year plus two personal days), sick leave (12 days/year), and 11 holidays/year plus two weeks of paid office closure.

Location: Position is hybrid. Town Hall staff currently work in the office a minimum of 2 days per week. Out office is located at 720 Seneca St and our venue is located at 1119 8th Ave.

DESIRED SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • 5+ years of progressive leadership experience overseeing nonprofit operations and financial management, including budgeting, AR/AP, payroll and reporting.
  • Demonstrated financial literacy and the ability to increase financial literacy for the board and staff.
  • Experience with long-term financial planning, budgeting, and resource management to support organizational and programmatic growth.
  • Experience implementing human resources principles and practices. Comfortable adapting processes appropriate to Town Hall.
  • Experience managing teams, supporting cross-functional collaboration, and developing staff.
  • Experience developing and maintaining systems, standard operating procedures, management processes, and office policies. Demonstrated success in guiding process improvements and change management strategies.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely and confidence to deliver and debate ideas collaboratively.
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office 365. Familiarity with Salesforce a
  • Alignment with and commitment to the mission of Town Hall Seattle.

TO APPLY

Please send a one-page cover letter and resume to: jobs@townhallseattle.org, with “Director of Finance and Operations: Your Name” in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled.

For more information about Town Hall or to access this job description online, please visit our website at: www.townhallseattle.org/jobs. Data shows that women and BIPOC candidates more frequently do not apply to a job because they don’t feel that they meet all the qualifications listed. We strongly encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and lived experience, even if you have most but not all the qualifications listed. If you feel passionate about our mission and believe that you have the skills to contribute to the growth of our organization, we want to hear from you.

Town Hall Seattle is an equal opportunity employer. Town Hall Seattle was founded to be an accessible shared resource for the community: a place where everyone is welcomed, represented, and valued regardless of their race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, religion, disability, size, or class. Please see our full racial equity statement at https://townhallseattle.org/about/racial-equity-statement.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@townhallseattle.org