Future of Good is hiring a Finance and Operations Manager (Full time)

Why It Matters

The world is changing more quickly and more dramatically than ever before. Future of Good is growing and shifting too. We’re looking for a detail-oriented and motivated individual that can manage the day to day finance, data, operations and administration across our team functions to set ourselves up for further growth and scale.

About Future of Good

Future of Good is a fast-growing digital publication covering Canada’s social impact world. Our readers are changemakers working in non-profits, social enterprise, social finance, philanthropy, cooperatives, CSR and public sector from across the country. Through our journalism and learning events, we equip changemakers with news, insights, analysis, and commentary so they can stay current, stay knowledgeable and action the changes they want to see in their organizations and in the causes they care about. In addition to our journalism, Future of Good has developed and convened a number of events on transformational topics, and include: Black Leadership in Social Impact summit, Dismantling Digital Barriers summit, Transforming Funding Models summit, and the Women’s Economic Resilience summit. We are a growing team of curious and passionate folks dedicated to helping changemakers flourish.  

About the role and person

The Finance and Operations Manager will be an integral support role for our hybrid team that spans the country. You will be a highly detailed and organized person that will help bring greater rigour to our internal administration systems and processes. You value data and enjoy collating and analyzing data for business decisions. This role will manage the budget and expenses, HR administration and benefits, all contractual agreements (internal and external), membership reporting and renewals, and team event coordination. This is a newly created role and will be further shaped by the candidate selected along with a new incoming Managing Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the budget and cashflows, and working with our bookkeeper. This includes invoicing, expense tracking and monitoring, quarterly reporting and phasing. Also, helping to coordinate the year-end financials with our accountant.
  • Coordinating and streamlining HR administration. This includes recruitment coordination and job postings, employee contracts, administering payroll through HUMI HR software, helping with onboarding of new employees, administering our benefits programs, and tracking employee expenses, stipends and vacation/time-off against our new policies.
  • Managing external contractual agreements. This includes contractual agreements with our partners, any external vendors/freelancers we engage, insurance and benefits providers, and all our software licenses.
  • Leading membership reporting: revenue, engagement and renewals. This includes pulling and collating data from our various tech stacks, inputting into a newly created data dashboard, reporting back insights to the larger team, and managing the membership renewal process and tracking the membership renewals. 
  • Managing team event coordination. This involves event logistics, planning and travel for quarterly gatherings and holiday events, including strategy sessions and weekly team meetings.
  • Leading all partners and speaker gifting, honourias and rewards. This includes coordinating our holiday gift to partners and board advisory, paying out all speakers and moderators from our events, and celebrating and gifting out to our team on birthdays, work anniversaries etc.
  • Improving workflow and administration efficiency. This includes monitoring and documenting workflows across different parts of the organizations and working with the Managing Director to create efficiencies in terms of processes, automations, and consolidations. 

Skills and know-how:

  • Passion and experience in social impact work
  • A positive self-directed person who thrives in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Strong financial, data and business acumen, highly detailed and loves creating and documenting new processes and systems
  • Demonstrated experience in financial operations, administration and HR
  • 3-4 years of experience in a similar role

We have described the qualities we are seeking in this role, but we recognize that there will be strong candidates who do not meet all the requirements listed here but have other important qualities and experiences. 

Location: National capital region (Ottawa, Gatineau or area). Our core team works out of the Impact Hub Ottawa, 2-3 days a week.

Compensation: Salary range for this role is $60,000-70,000. We have a comprehensive benefits package, 5 weeks paid vacation, unlimited health days, Fridays off in summer, and plenty of opportunities for professional development. A surplus sharing model is currently in the works. 

We are committed to a selection process and work culture that is inclusive and barrier-free. We encourage applicants to self-identify if they wish to do so.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to Vinod Rajasekaran at info@futureofgood.co. Posting is open until the role is filled.