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Part Time Finance and Operations Manager, Jewish documentary film fund

Employer
Jewish Story Partners
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jul 5, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Grant Administration, Grant Making, Program Administration and Management, Administrative, Accounting and Finance, Arts Administration, Human Resources, Office Administration
Fields
Arts
Employment Type
Part Time
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Jewish Story Partners Seeks Part Time Finance and Operations Officer

Jewish Story Partners (JSP) is a nonprofit established in 2021 which provides grants and support to
the highest caliber independent film projects exploring Jewish themes. JSP seeks a detail-oriented
take-charge individual for the part-time position of Finance and Operations Officer. The job is
located in Los Angeles. We offer a hybrid remote/office work schedule and flexible hours.

Job Description

The Finance and Operations Officer will be an integral part of our small and creative staff –
helping to build, stabilize and operate an artist support organization by managing day-to-day
financial, administrative, and human resources operations, assisting JSP’s Co-Executive Directors
with board relations, and supervising an administrative assistant. This role offers a rare opportunity
to be a co-creator of a start-up arts nonprofit.

Job Requirements

Desired candidate’s qualifications and skills include:

● 10-15 years of work experience demonstrating excellent financial, analytical, operational and
managerial skills
● Enough non-profit and organizational experience to take a birds-eye view of what’s required
to build and grow a healthy non-profit which is also a great place to work
● Experience implementing HR best practices including equity and inclusion
● Financial expertise to develop budgets, track spending, oversee payroll and banking, and
generate reports – both for internal controls and external partners
● Ability to work with CPA to ensure accurate and timely tax filings and adherence to all state
and federal non-profit financial regulations
● Enough knowledge to know when it is time to consult with a non-profit lawyer
● Strong writing and communication skills. Comfort and savvy working with a variety of
constituents
● Collaborative, self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
● Interest in film and media, and ideally professional experience and education in the field
● Willingness to embrace multiple, sometimes unanticipated tasks that inevitably arise with a
small staff in a start-up environment

Job Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Finance and Operations Officer include:

Finance and Governance

● Oversee finance, HR, and operations of JSP to ensure smooth functioning of its programs
and positive cash flow, with an eye toward organizational sustainability and growth

● Oversee all financial systems for the organization including:
○ Working with bookkeeper on accounts payable, banking, payroll functions, ongoing
financial reporting and analysis of financial statements
○ Scheduling and providing support for bi-annual board meetings and quarterly finance
committee meetings.
○ Working with CPA firm to coordinate annual taxes, financial audits, and 990s, and to
ensure compliance with federal and state financial regulations for non-profits
○ Facilitating the annual budget process
○ Establishing and managing vendor accounts, relationships, and contracts

Administration

● Work with Co-Executive Directors to manage the day-to-day administration of the
organization and to dream and plan for the future
● Oversee office software, subscriptions, website, and technology needs and upgrades
● Supervise administrative assistant who serves multiple departments
● Provide office management
● Manage state and federal business registration and reporting

HR

● Supervise payroll and develop healthcare, retirement, and benefit plans for JSP staff
● Work with HR consultant to build sustainable HR structures and manage confidential
employee files
● Ensure timely annual reviews, on-boarding and off-boarding processes, and other human
resources needs

Compensation and Benefits

JSP offers a competitive salary, a health stipend, and generous vacation and sick leave policies.

To Apply
Please send a resume and brief letter explaining your background and why you’re interested in
working with Jewish Story Partners. For those whose experience and interest are a good fit, an
initial phone conversation will be followed by an interview. Please email all materials, including your
phone number to: Roberta Grossman at r.grossman@jewishstorypartners.org.


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Jewish Story Partners is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that stimulates and supports the highest
caliber independent films that utilize fresh, nuanced perspectives to tell stories about the diverse
spectrum of Jewish experiences, cultures, and encounters.

Jewish Story Partners is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks
persons of color, women, LGBT applicants and differently abled persons for this position.
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