What we do
Since 1973, the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) has been a leader in the movement to end sexual violence. BARCC empowers survivors of sexual violence to heal and provides education and advocacy for the social change needed to create cultures that prevent sexual violence. We rely on our dedicated, brilliant staff to do this important work, and our team is growing!
This is an exciting opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact, growing organization. BARCC is seeking a full-time Finance & Operations Senior Director to ensure the smooth operations, sustainable growth, and excellence in the business practices of our organization. We’re looking for a leader with the personal qualities of integrity, credibility, desire for transparency and dedication to the mission of The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. You’ll work closely with the leadership team to ensure excellence in all areas of nonprofit business management over multiple sites and facilities to further BARCC’s growth and mission of ending sexual violence through healing and social change.
Where and when you’ll work
BARCC's staff, operations, hours, and location vary by function, type of work, and work style. You’ll primarily work from our Cambridge office, located at 99 Bishop Allen Drive in Central Square with occasional travel to our offices in Boston and Waltham.
This is a 40-hour, Monday through Friday, full-time position. BARCC is open to discussing options such as flexibility in scheduling and occasional remote work.
What you’ll do
- Drive the strategic advancement of all aspects of our business operations including finance, office operations, facility and IT management, and administration for a 5.2M growing nonprofit organization with nearly 60 multidisciplinary staff and 200 volunteers.
- Collaborate as part of a diverse senior leadership team focused on strategic and sustainable growth and impact within our catchment area of greater Boston and as a leader in our field nationally.
- Work closely and openly with the Executive Director, other senior staff, and Board of Directors to assure they have the up-to-date financial information required to fulfill their responsibilities, including a focus on increasing staff budget literacy.
- Update and ensure that financial standard operating procedures are maintained, developing financial policies and practices according to best practice.
- Liaise with the Finance Committee of the board, securing approval of key financial (budget and tax) documents and policies to manage assets with a risk management focus. You’ll also present financial information and budgets to the Board of Directors quarterly.
- Oversee and supervise the compliance function of the grants manager to ensure the coordination and collaboration between the financial and programmatic components of pre-award and post-award government contracts and subcontracts.
- Develop an annual plan and oversight of administrative functions and facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales across all facilities, including managing vendor contracts and relationships.
- Lead the strategic use of our human and other organizational resources by planning and advising the Executive Director and leadership team to optimize the resources of the agency to meet our goals.
- Supervise technology information systems, providing updates and allowing for staff training, monitor costs and impacts of current systems on daily performance and recommend future planning for systems and equipment efficiency and improvement to leadership team.
- Provide transparent and collaborative positive leadership and a mindset to continually improve the work of the finance and operations department and work. across the organization to ensure high quality community and survivor services.
- Be an ambassador of the organization, reflecting the values of teamwork, collaboration, inclusivity, and mutual respect.
- Masters degree required in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration.
- 7-10 years of post-masters and/or senior level experience, preferably in a non-profit organization; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience.
- The ideal candidate will have excelled in a position that includes having had responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area.
- Ability to collaborate with and translate financial concepts to board members and colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
- Demonstrated ability and technology savvy to select and improve operational, financial, and IT systems and software with a collaborative work style.
- Familiarity with nonprofit audits as well as federal and state contract requirements and invoicing systems.
- Excellent leadership, planning, negotiation, management, organizational, and supervisory skills.
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- A desire to supervise and develop leadership pathways with department staff and to support learning across the organization.
What we offer
- The opportunity to make meaningful change and improve the lives of others through mission-driven work, at all levels of the organization.
- The most compassionate, supportive, and fun-loving colleagues around—who will shower you with warm welcomes, funny memes, and regular shout-outs for your contributions.
- An investment in your health, well-being, and professional development through competitive benefit offerings, generous time off policies, dedication to mental health and proactively managing vicarious trauma, and professional development funds and opportunities.
Starting salary range and benefits
$95,000- $105,000 depending on experience and skills. The total compensation package includes a generous benefits package, including health, dental, vacation, sick time, and other coverage options.
Hiring process and timeline
Please submit via our online application system your resume and cover letter stating your interest and related experience to be considered for this position. No phone calls please. We are accepting initial applications through August 17, 2018, but the opportunity will remain open until we find the best fit possible. The full hiring process will include a phone-screen interview, first-round in-person interview, an interview with key board members, and a final team interview. Reasonable accommodation provided upon request.
At BARCC, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it and are always building a more inclusive and diverse work environment.
BARCC strives to represent the communities we serve. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.
For more information about BARCC, please visit barcc.org.