Financial Analyst/ Grants Specialist, California

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The Nature Conservancy

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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18 days ago

OFFICE LOCATION


California, USA.

Candidates throughout the state of California will be considered.

WHO WE ARE


The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”

WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER


The Financial Analyst/ Grants Specialist provides specialized finance/accounting-related services in financial management and reporting; accounting; grants administration, management, and reporting; or similar financial activities for the California business unit. They have a high level of expertise in their area(s) of specialization. The position administers and maintains finance/accounting activities in accordance with TNC policies and procedures and best practices in financial management. The Financial Analyst/ Grants Specialist assists program staff in their specialty area. They respond to moderately complex employee/management questions and problems based on advanced knowledge of the subject area.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU


Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to make a difference every day. We’re looking for someone with strong non-profit finance experience and experience working in a diverse, multi-disciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and experience in financial reporting. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to our mission of environmental conservation by supporting our California program teams!

WHAT YOU'LL BRING


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field and 3 years' related work experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Experience with accounting/financial issues and analysis.
  • Experience using accounting and financial reporting systems.
  • Technical experience with spreadsheet programs, general ledger reports and financial management tools.
  • Experience with GAAP and fund accounting principles, practices and regulations.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data. Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize heavy workloads.
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred
  • Technical expertise on complex accounting/financial issues.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote work environment.
  • May require technical expertise on complex accounting/financial issues.
  • US government grants accounting experience.

WHAT WE BRING


Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world.

TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID 52203, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 8:59 PM PT on September 30, 2022. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.