The Social Justice Learning Institute is hiring an
Title: Operations & Finance Manager
Reports to: Director of the Heart Department
Status: Salaried, Exempt
The Operations & Finance Manager is a critical role at the Social Justice Learning Institute and joins the SJLI Heart Department (Operations, Finance, HR, and Education) to support keeping our accounts payable and receivable organized and streamlined while also holding down the office administration, people operations, and systems work for the organization. The Operations & Finance Manager will maintain financial routines, contract and agreements, operational processes, tools, and systems that enhance the effectiveness of our organization, align with our deep equity values, and outpaces the pace of change. Must be able to handle and resolve inquiries regarding billing problems and disputes, and also gather, organize, input and monitor all financial and operational products and procedures of the organization.
The Social Justice Learning Institute is a nimble, multifaceted and impactful environment exciting in two Markets, Los Angeles County, CA and Harris County (Houston), TX with others on the horizon. You will thrive if you are someone who loves problem-solving, and are constantly looking for ways to deliver, build, contribute, and improve on processes and projects, while having a good time in a youth, family and community oriented space. To ensure success the Operations & Financial Manager needs to be able to focus and stay up to date with their work duties while having proficient time-management and multitasking skills even with interruptions in a dynamic environment.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Love of project management, organizational effectiveness, structure, systems, and/or operations highly desired
Some experience in non-profits a plus
Detail oriented self starter
Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
Energized by the mission and work of the Social Justice Learning Institute and its extraordinary network of leaders
Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Able to demonstrate a commitment to the goals, guidelines, and principles of the Social Justice Learning Institute
Able to maintain confidentiality
Possess a valid CA Driver's License
Able to obtain a Live Scan clearance
Availability to occasionally work on some weeknights and weekends
Able to form strong relationships with a wide range of constituents, including, but not limited to team members, staff and leadership
Ability to collaborate in a team environment.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary is $85,000.00 and commensurate with experience. The Social Justice Learning Institute offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, employee life, short term and long term disability insurance coverage, paid time off, flexible work schedule including working from home 1 day a week, 13 paid holidays, and more.
COVID Workplace Safety Requirements
This position is currently hybrid with remote and in office activities, 5 days a month. Occasional requirements include interacting with employees, donors, vendors and others who may or may not be vaccinated or recently tested. You can wear personal protection equipment (PPE) at your discretion. SJLI adheres to the directives provided by the LA County Department of Public Health protocols. Currently, weekly COVID testing is offered to all SJLI team members, as part of our COVID-19 Prevention Plan.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Social Justice Learning Institute does not discriminate against applicants or employees due to their race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical ability, hairstyle, previous incarceration, or length of time spent unemployed. We strive to reflect the community we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.