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The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for:

Director of Operations and Finance

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for a full-time Director of Operations and Finance.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Operations and Finance (DOF) is responsible for administrative management and financial operations of The NYSPCC. The DOF oversees the Accounting Department, IT operations, and the Archives Department. This position is also responsible for preparing The NYSPCC budget, financial reports and overseeing the preparation for The NYSPCC audit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The DOF functions as in internal Controller, overseeing The NYSPCC’s financial activities, and supervising the Accounting Coordinator. This position also supervises the Archives Department and the Archivist, and oversees the physical plant of The NYSPCC’S office through supervision of the Operations and Security Coordinator.

The DOF staffs committees of The NYSPCC’s Board of Directors, including the Finance, Retirement and Benefits, and Real Estate Committees.

The DOF and coordinates claims and other activities relating to government contracts with the Research Department, and also manages the administrative needs of The NYSPCC’s retirement plans. Administration of the retirement plans is coordinated with The NYSPCC’s outside retirement plan provider.

This position manages business with The NYSPCC’s professional vendors including outside legal counsel, investment advisor, auditors, and IT consultants.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • • MBA degree.
  • • Five to seven years’ experience as a Controller in a non-profit or similar organization
  • • Five to seven years’ experience supervising professional and administrative staff in a non-profit organization.
  • • Intermediate knowledge of computer systems including PC hardware, windows OS, MS Office suite, MS Server, and five years’ experience overseeing a local area network.
  • • Thorough knowledge of non-profit accounting/financing.

Salary: $100K – $110K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position, or know of anyone who may be interested, please email your resume, cover letter and writing sample to Sandra Singh at The NYSPCC, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10038 or ssingh@nyspcc.org


Executive Assistant

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for a full–time Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of The NYSPCC.

The NYSPCC is searching for an experienced and reliable Executive Assistant who will be responsible for handling all administrative and secretarial responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director/Assistant Executive Director to ensure smooth and effective operation of The NYSPCC. This position is also responsible for handling all confidential personnel matters, as well as ensuring the smooth functioning of all Board-related activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • • Managing all administrative/secretarial support to the Executive Director, Director of Government Relations and Administration and Board of Directors.
  • • Coordinating Board meeting times/locations, compiling and distributing meeting materials to the Board, attending and taking minutes during meetings and handling requests from the Board of Directors.
  • • Handling the day-to-day operations of Human Resources including employee relations, benefits, compensation, job advertising, arranging interviews, scheduling and hosting employee orientation, background checks/drug screenings, tracking attendance for all staff, updating and maintaining the personnel filing system, compiling grievance and disciplinary actions, updating job descriptions, preparing introductory and annual performance evaluations for all staff, handling procedures for exiting employees and maintaining confidentiality.
  • • Providing coverage for the Accounting Coordinator in her absence, including payroll and check/petty cash requests.
  • • Assisting with special projects for staff development and the preparation of the Executive Director’s acknowledgement/thank you letters.
  • • Managing the Executive Director’s travel arrangements and conference/meeting preparation.
  • • Maintaining and entering data necessary for billing for NYSPCC services.
  • • Organizing the annual staff retreat and holiday events.
  • • Setting up for donor meetings, monthly (off-site) senior staff meetings and all staff meetings.
  • • Keeping inventory and ordering of office stationary.
  • • Transcribing dictation as required by the Executive Director.

Selection criteria:

  • • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field preferred.
  • • A minimum of eight to ten years work experience in business or administrative office setting.
  • • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite (with the ability to easily become familiar with organization specific programs and software).
  • • Superior communication /writing skills essential.
  • • Ability to multi-task/task oriented.
  • • Self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing heavy work load.
  • • Ability to work a weekday schedule (Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, with some occasional late nights) and some light travel to other locations is required.

Salary: Mid to high $70k’s, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position, or know of anyone who may be interested, please send/email your resume and cover letter to: Sandra Singh, Executive Assistant, The NYSPCC, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY  10038 or ssingh@nyspcc.org


The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices. Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity, sexual harassment, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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