Finance and Operations Manager

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Job Title: Finance and Operations Manager
Job Location: Hybrid based in Oakland, California or Fully Remote Option
Position Start Date: May 2024
Job Classification: Full-Time Employee, Exempt, 37.5 hours per week
Salary Range: USD $68,000-82,000 per year
Reporting To: Amanda Brown-Stevens, Executive Director

About this opportunity:

Are you administratively savvy and enthusiastic about keeping finances and operations running smoothly? Greenbelt Alliance is hiring for a Finance and Operations Manager who will be instrumental to ensuring effective organizational and financial systems across all departments. This role will serve as our organizational point person for grant and contract administration, invoicing, office management, and organizational systems and the organizational liaison to our external finance and accounting team for bookkeeping and budget management.

We are looking for someone who is great with numbers and excited to collaborate with colleagues, vendors, and consultants to ensure Greenbelt Alliance’s finance operations are accurate and effective. This is a great opportunity for someone who thrives while working on technical projects, including grants management, financial systems, and information technology.

You’ll be a great Finance and Operations Manager for Greenbelt Alliance if you:

  • Are excited to work with details, numbers, and processes.
  • Enjoy proactively solving problems/addressing operational issues, developing and improving systems.
  • Have excellent communications and critical thinking skills.
  • Enjoy collaborating with a talented, bright, and supportive team.
  • Are interested in advancing your skills and professional development in finance and operations.
  • Pride yourself on having great attention to detail.
  • Bring a passion for supporting organizational excellence in our mission to ensure the Bay Area is resilient to a changing climate.

Key Activities Will Include:

  • Overseeing all incoming revenue and outgoing expenses for the organization, working closely with Greenbelt Alliance staff and contract finance and accounting staff to manage and track diverse funding — from government grants and contracts to foundations and individual donors — including overseeing timely and efficient reimbursements and invoice processing.
  • Working with external accounting consultants on the monthly, quarterly, and annual financials and audits.
  • Serving as an effective communicator on organizational processes and finances, including annual organizational budget development.
  • (If Bay Area-based) Managing the organization’s office in Oakland to ensure a functional, healthy, productive work environment.
  • Working with leadership on managing and improving systems and processes to help the organization run seamlessly.


  • 100% Employer-Paid Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance policies. Life insurance policy also provided.
  • 50% Employer-Paid Insurance policies for dependents.
  • Generous Paid Time-Off package, including Vacation Days, Sick Days, and Floating Holidays. As many as 14 paid holidays off, including Winter Break.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.

Desired Qualifications for Manager:
NOTE: We do not expect any single candidate to have extensive expertise/experience in all of these areas, but will prioritize candidates with demonstrated success being a critical-thinker and quick-learner.

  • Experience in nonprofit operations, organizational finances, grants management, office management, and/or other administrative experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to strategize creatively, think critically, and proactively address issues.
  • Proponent of continuous process improvement.
  • Exceptional communications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, responsibility and maintaining transparency.
  • Self-starting work ethic, comfortable with both collaborative and independent work.
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities and deal effectively with ambiguity.
  • Familiarity and experience using any of the following software is a plus: Google Suite, Asana, Coda, Slack, Salesforce, Zoom, Quickbooks, BILL, Divvy, Classy, Insperity, Airtable.

How to Apply:

Applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis, however, priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by April 19, 2024. Please allow several weeks for a response as we review applications. Please be sure to attach both a cover letter and professional resume as PDF documents.


Work Authorization:

At this time, Greenbelt Alliance is unable to offer assistance to noncitizens or nonresidents in obtaining employer-sponsored work visas. All employees must have authorization from the federal government to work lawfully in the United States of America. Authorization would include US citizenship, US permanent residency (“green card”), or any other type of unexpired work authorization visa issued by the federal government.

Equal Employment Statement:

Greenbelt Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other category. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, people of different levels of physical ability, people with diverse national and class origins, and all qualified persons to apply for this position.

Greenbelt Alliance encourages candidates of all abilities to apply to this position! In the case you may require any kind of special accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Chance Kawar via email at

About Greenbelt Alliance:

Greenbelt Alliance’s mission is to educate, collaborate, and advocate to ensure the Bay Area is resilient to a changing climate. We envision a region of healthy, thriving communities made up of lands and people that are safe during climate disasters, and where everyone is living with nature in new and powerful ways for generations to come. Together, we are working toward a future where people and nature don’t merely survive, but thrive. We focus on data-driven and innovative policy solutions fostering much-needed regional collaboration to plan and invest in resilient communities, leveraging our expertise to realize a climate-resilient Bay Area.

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