Job Opportunities

Finance And Operations Manager

About The Position: The Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) seeks to identify a talented Finance and Operations Manager who can bring their knowledge and lived experience to the critical discussions inspired through our commitment to cultural equity, critical inquiry, and social change. The incumbent will provide financial, administrative, and operations oversight and support for BCC. This includes managing all accounting and banking functions for the organization; working with senior managers to collect and synthesize financial information; working closely with the Executive Director to generate and track budgets for both internal and external stakeholders; The position is part of the BCC’s senior management team and the incumbent will report directly to the Executive Director.

Finance and Compliance

  • Prepare the annual budget and monitor/update throughout the year.
  • Execute day-to-day finance and accounting operations, which includes processing deposits, payables, reimbursements, invoicing, payroll, and maintaining the general ledger.
  • Maintain banking relationships including a line of credit, loan renewals, etc.
  • Collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments and oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting.
  • Compile monthly financial reporting for management, the Finance Committee, and the Board.
  • Work with an accounting firm to prepare tax reporting and returns including Form 990.
  • Overall responsibility for the annual audit, including preparation of audit work papers, financial statements, and working with an accounting firm.
  • Analyze and work with executive leadership to design and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Work with the leadership team to develop and implement a robust contracts management and financial management/reporting system; establish contract billing and collection schedule and ensure timely execution; and ensure that financial data and cash flow forecasting is accurate and supports operational requirements.
  • Maintain impeccable files and strengthen document management systems as appropriate.
  • Maintain filings to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements.
  • Liaise with insurance brokers and legal support services.

Administration and Infrastructure

  • Manage office operations and relationships with vendors and service providers including IT, landlord, and cleaning company.
  • Responsible for managing health benefits and retirement plan details for employees. This includes reviewing and negotiating the health plan on an annual basis.
  • Schedule and provide support for Board and committee meetings.
  • Contribute to the development and integration of new business policies and processes as needed.
  • Across all areas of work, contribute to annual operations calendars and manuals.

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to artistic excellence and social justice.
  • Strong operational experience: work in a professional management role for 7+ years with a specific focus in operations, program management, and finance preferred.
  • Experience in nonprofit management preferred.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Superior management skills, as well as the ability to influence and engage peers and other staff.
  • Demonstrable evidence of strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment both independently and as part of a team – flexible and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends, and travel as required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel competency) and accounting software (QuickBooks, preferred).

COMPENSATION

The Boston Children’s Chorus offers a competitive salary and benefits.

HOW TO APPLY

For immediate consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to info@bostonchildrenschorus.org

Boston Children’s Chorus is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce.