Indiana Finance Assistant
Type of Job
starts at $42,800
Apr 18, 2022
About the job
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends in more than 75 countries and territories. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together.
With a 60-year history, an energized and passionate staff, and 11,000 committed members, the Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy is a hub of innovation, using science and collaboration to drive conservation success that is relevant around the world. Our conservation work contributes significantly to the Conservancy’s global initiatives and includes protecting over 100,000 acres of prairies, wetlands, forests, and other natural areas across the state.
The Nature Conservancy in Indiana is seeking a Finance Assistant to join our Finance Team as they provide specialized accounting services and support. They perform finance-related administrative tasks, including accounts payable, cash receipt, contract support, processing forms, and tracking through a variety of reports. They have expertise in day-to-day transaction review, coding accuracy, and creating custom reports as needed and are well versed in the financial systems utilized by the team and Conservancy to process transactions and complete tasks. While knowledge of day-to-day financial operations is key for the position, strong customer service is also essential. The Finance Assistant provides guidance and supports team members in their understanding of financial policies and procedures; communicates with vendors and staff in various programs across the Conservancy. They are proactive, responsive, and consider the wider operations of the business unit when making decisions and take on special assignments as identified.
The ideal candidate will have an Associate degree in accounting or similar field and 2 years' related work experience (or equivalent combination); a background working with basic accounting principles or analyzing financial figures; and be familiar with using spreadsheets, producing reports, and interpreting data. They will be detailed oriented, deadline driven, and well organized; communicate clearly with a wide range of people; develop productive working relationships, and practice discretion and sensitivity handling confidential information.
This is a full-time position located at the Efroymson Conservation Center in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. It includes a competitive benefits package and a compensation range that begins at $42,800 based on an hourly rate and experience.
For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply, visit http://www.nature.org/careers and search keyword “Indiana”. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EDT, May 8, 2022.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube.