Operations and Finance Manager

The Nature Conservancy

Grado profesional requerido: Bachelor
Profesion(es): Contador Público y Auditor - Contador(a) - Ingeniero(a) en Finanzas
Interés(es): Administración y finanzas - Medio Ambiente - Sustentabilidad

Región/es: Región Metropolitana -

Estatus: Recepción y Revisión Curricular

Jornada: Full Time
Postulaciones: 18/03/2020 - 18/04/2020
Inicio del trabajo: 01/05/2020


The Ops and Finance manager  will be responsible for functions such as Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, Information Systems, Office Management, and/or Volunteer Programs, for Southern Andes program.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or equivalent combination, including 2 years managing operations functions;
  • Finance / Accounting experience;
  • Fluent in Spanish and English;
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Experience managing and implementing multiple projects;
  • Experience generating financial reports, and analyzing and interpreting data;
  • Experience developing and administering departmental budget or equivalent;
  • Experience negotiating agreements;
  • Experience supervising staff, interns, and/or volunteers; and
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated experience handling confidential information;



  • Act independently and in supervisor’s stead as needed; exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems;
  • Develop and implement new initiatives that will ensure department and organization-wide goals and strategies are achieved;
  • Ensure programmatic commitments, Conservancy policies and procedures, GAAP, and legal requirements are met and managed for compliance. Decisions may bind the organization financially or legally;
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports and analysis to board members and project managers;
  • Develop and monitor budget, forecast, sustainability, and strategic financial plans;
  • Perform general accounting duties (may include managing external accounting vendor), to include: basic journal entries for transfers, loans, land transactions, accruals, deferred revenue and expense corrections;
  • Review and monitor Income Statement and balance sheet (including pledges) items at month and year-end close;
  • Provide financial expertise on land deals or other special projects;
  • Ensure revenue, expenses and net assets are managed to reflect donor intent, including working with cross-functional teams to perform revenue allocation;
  • Manage privately funded awards;
  • Collaborate with Grants Specialists on managing public awards;
  • Oversee day-to-day financial activities such as purchasing, processing invoices, negotiating, and contracting with vendors;
  • Ensure contracted vendors carry required insurance coverage and that appropriate documentation is obtained and maintained;
  • Maintain confidentiality of frequently sensitive and emotionally-charged information;
  • Manage and implement multiple projects, including setting deadlines and ensuring accountability;
  • Travel occasionally, working long and flexible hours as needed;
  • May supervise one or more administrative or professional staff, responsibility includes training and professional development;
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain; and
  • Work is diversified and may not always fall under established practices and guidelines.


  • Manage or oversee activities related to in-country legal, labor and financial compliance.
  • Manage and oversee TNC local bank accounts.  Manage keys/passwords and approve transactions, oversee bank reconciliations and ensure they’re completed timely and accurately.
  • Liaise and coordinate with WO treasury on funds transfers in accordance with the Financial Management Handbook and WO Treasury requirements.
  • Manage, report and monitor foreign exchange impacts
  • Manage and oversee local payroll processes, including Insight uploads.
  • Manage and oversee local accounting vendor.
  • Manage and oversee relationships with other vendors and service providers as needed.
  • Manage and/or oversee invoice processing.
  • Manage and/or oversee local accounts receivables in partnership with the Development/Conservation Departments
  • Liaise with WO HR Global Benefits team as necessary on locally-provided employee benefits.
  • Manage all Operations aspects of entry into new countries in the region, and exit from countries where TNC is ceasing operations.

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