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Finance & Operations Associate (The JPB Foundation)

Company Name

The JPB Foundation

Company City

New York

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Company Information

JPB’s mission is to advance opportunity and justice in the US by reducing poverty, sustaining and enriching our environments, and furthering breakthrough medical research. Through our three core areas of focus – Poverty, Environment, and Medical Research – we work to eliminate systemic injustices that prevent people from thriving. We are dedicated to long-lasting, systemic change. That means we commit to our partners for the long haul, trusting in the strength and vision of the organizations we support to address some of our country’s most entrenched problems.

JPB was founded in 2011 by Barbara Picower, the current president of the Foundation and Chair of the Board, with funds bequeathed by her late husband, Jeffry. In April 2023, JPB announced the selection of Deepak Bhargava as its next President, succeeding Picower, who will transition into a president emerita role in February 2024. Over the last 10 years, JPB has grown to be one of the largest US foundations, awarding over $1B in grants across our programs.

Job Description

The Finance & Operations Associate will join the Finance team and can expect to engage in the following responsibilities and areas of work:

  • Manage credit card expense reconciliation in our expense portal (Concur) to ensure proper documentation and reimbursement. Build relationships with, support, and collaborate with Foundation staff to ensure timely and accurate reconciliation, tracking, and documentation of expenses, including travel and related charges.
  • Assist with financial reporting. Track grant activity through the Foundation’s grants management software, Fluxx, including running reports. Assist finance team in creating and running reporting packages for other departments and executives and creating presentations, as necessary.
  • Manage and track subscription payments and vendor information and payments.
  • Develop and provide communication to new vendors on account set up and track and report on subscriptions across the Foundation’s departments. Manage vendor portals and make payments to vendors on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage changes to the Foundation’s corporate credit card. Manage credit card processes for new and leaving employees, name changes, lost cards, and communication with the credit card vendor.
  • Serve as a main point of contact for finance and operations questions and provide administrative support to the finance team. Field questions and provide answers where possible, redirecting inquiries to other team members as needed. Support meeting scheduling, communications, and other administrative activities for the finance team.
  • Provide support on special projects for the Chief Finance Officer, Chief Operating Officer and other operations and finance team members. This includes the opportunity to identify and lead projects that support process and systems improvement within operational and financial functions.

Job Qualifications

While no one candidate will embody all the qualifications below, the ideal candidate will have many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:

  • A minimum of 2 years of office experience
  • Interest in an operational or financial career in philanthropy or nonprofits
  • Strong project planning/time management skills and attention to detail for self and others
  • Proven ability to provide thoughtful, timely communication and follow up
  • Experience using technology, data systems, and cloud computing, including with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Orientation towards customer service and support for others, and a willingness to take on tasks as needed
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Sound judgement and integrity
  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent experience in related field
  • A commitment to social justice and the mission of JPB

How to Apply

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