TLGV Seeking Financial Officer

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TLGV Seeking Financial Officer

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is seeking a Financial Officer to handle all financial activities for the non-profit organization. The Financial Officer will be responsible for all aspects of accounting, payroll, grants, contract management, audit preparation and human resources, performing a wide variety of tasks essential to The Last Green Valley’s success.

TLGV is seeking a candidate with a proven track record and the experience, training, and skills to hit the ground running. The successful candidate will have a positive, upbeat attitude and believes in TLGV’s mission ( He/she will be a problem-solver, adaptable, and able to work independently as well as part of a team. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, close attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality, a strong ability to plan, manage and track time, and a professional demeanor.

Responsibilities include: manage and implement accounting systems including accounts payable, receivables, purchasing, time audits and payroll in accordance with standard procedures; evaluate and analyze the effectiveness of finance and operating procedures and recommend changes and improvements as appropriate; develop and maintain budgets in cooperation with staff and Board of Directors and track expenditures; manage and track funds received from members, donors, grants, foundations and state and federal government to ensure proper allocation and documentation; track investments; prepare for and facilitate annual financial audits; submit all state and federal quarterly and annual reporting forms; coordinate matching fund documentation; serve as liaison to National Park Service for federal funds and prepare annual work plan, budget and task agreement for NPS; coordinate all human resource activities including employment, employee relations, benefits and policies; work closely with the Board and its Finance, Planning & Development Committee; assist with other tasks as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a field related to accounting, business, finance or equivalent. Five or more years of financial management experience in a professional office environment. Demonstrated expertise using QuickBooks for payroll, posting transactions, preparing financial statements, reconciling accounts and assisting with annual audit and tax filings. Budget development and grant management experience including knowledge of federal and state grant accounting and cost standards. Knowledge of requirements specific to non-profit organizations. Proficiency in Word and Excel. Knowledge of eTapestry a plus. Ability to work occasional nights and weekends, and to take on other duties as assigned.

To apply: Please provide a cover letter, resume and your salary requirements by email to by April 30, 2020. No phone calls please. We will conduct in-person or virtual interviews in May. The expected start date will be sometime during the first two weeks of June.

The Last Green Valley, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender-related identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law.

The Last Green Valley is a National Heritage Corridor – the last stretch of dark night sky in the coastal sprawl between Boston and Washington, D.C. The Last Green Valley works for you in the National Heritage Corridor. Together we can care for it, enjoy it and pass it on!  


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