Initial Review of Applications: November 27, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis Anticipated start date: February 2024
Are you a dedicated, experienced accounting/finance professional looking to make a difference? Do you love working behind the scenes to help teams make financial decisions that make an impact? Do you have a burning desire to grow and maintain financial systems to achieve organizational sustainability? Do you create a compelling story with numbers — not in a book, but using financial data to bring it to life?
The Grand Canyon Trust has an exciting opening for a Director of Finance to oversee its finance department. You'll manage a team of two and lead the annual budgeting and planning process with the executive director. The role will take ownership of and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and keep the senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status. This position is a vital part of the organization and its future. The Grand Canyon Trust has 45+ employees and a budget of $6.8M.
We value all types of experience including but not limited to traditional knowledge, volunteer work, relationships built, school or coursework, community organizing, professional experience, transferable skills, and other related qualifications and skills.
No candidate will meet every requirement. If you're excited about the position and think you may be a good candidate, we encourage you to apply.
You're a builder, a learner, and a leader – always looking for ways we can continue to sustainably manage our finances in support of accelerating our impact on the lands and peoples of the Colorado Plateau.
You can navigate through financial reporting, budgeting, systems integration, and financial planning and analysis.
You’re a values driven person and will embody the values of Grand Canyon Trust, building trusting reciprocal relationships, and collaborating across multiple perspectives and power dynamics.
You have solid interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders, work effectively in a team environment, navigate crucial conversations, and facilitate joint problem-solving with the team.
You’ve embedded mentorship into your leadership style and are motivated to develop your staff, focusing on their career needs and goals.
You have a commitment to following the priorities and addressing the needs of Native and multicultural staff in your work and role as a leader.
You have the ability to center equity and care for others in all aspects of work, a commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and the ability to integrate your commitment into your work.
You have significant previous experience in finance and accounting, or a related field, and/or a background in finance and accounting. CPA license preferred.
Preferred: Experience working with accounting systems and electronic payroll processing systems.
The nitty gritty
Flexibility and paid time off
Flexible scheduling + work from home up to two days per week (For candidates located in Flagstaff); Position location: AZ, UT, CO, or NM with a preference for proximity to Flagstaff, AZ. Ability to travel at least once a month to Flagstaff.
12 paid holidays
Two weeks paid vacation in year one (three weeks in year two, and four in year four) and two weeks paid sick leave
12-14 weeks of paid parental leave
100 percent employer-paid employee medical and dental insurance (50 percent employer-paid for qualified dependent premiums)
Four percent automatic employer contribution to 401K retirement plan plus up to two percent match
Employer-paid long-term disability insurance and life Insurance
Professional development opportunities
Paid community service time, sabbatical leave, and more
AZ, UT, CO, or NM with a preference for proximity to Flagstaff, AZ. Ability to travel at least once a month to Flagstaff.
$70,655 - $106,526 annual salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Commitment to justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion
The Grand Canyon Trust is an equal-opportunity employer, and we are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of our organization. We work actively to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of identity including but not limited to: Race, ethnicity, gender, parental status, national origin, age, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We actively seek diversity in our candidate pools. Applicants of all identities are encouraged to apply. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in the application or interview process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org