Overview

Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles (PSR-LA) is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance and Administration Director is a new position that will manage finance, budgeting, bookkeeping, project management, HR, 501(c)3 compliance, human resources, IT and administrative support for the organization.

Responsibilities:

PSR-LA has experienced significant growth over the past three years. As our needs and systems grow more complex, the Finance and Administration Director will be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Executive Director. As part of the Executive Management Team, the Director will guide the team in financial, administration and human resources management and decision-making. The Director will play a critical role in partnering with the Executive Director and the Management Team in strategic decision making, budget planning, reporting  and operations as PSR-LA continues to build capacity after a period of significant growth. The Finance and Administration Director supervises the Finance and Administrative Associate, and provides oversight for organizational contractors and consultants.

Qualifications/Skills:

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, adaptive and collaborative. They will have 3-5 years previous experience in nonprofit management with budgets in the scale of $1M – $5M and excitement about managing day to day operations and financial management. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will have the ability to lead and develop the PSR-LA finance and administration staff team with experience in the following areas: finance, budgeting, strategic planning, project management, human resources, administration, and IT.

Specific Requirements

Proven experience in scaling an organization’s operational processes and procedures
Previous experience with fiscal responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting, and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area
Experience with oversight of a human resources function preferred
At least 3-5 or more years of experience with three of those in a team management role
Knowledge of systems like Expensify, Quickbooks, DocuSign and CRM databases
Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models, and selecting and successfully operationalizing programs
Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth
Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group
Strength in managing, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility, span-of-control, and performance
A track record in financial management of grants
Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software
A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organizational, and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision-making
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for PSR-LA’s mission
Understanding of and commitment to racial, social and environmental justice is a must

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other related field required, with MBA, CPA or related Master’s Degree preferred. Experience and training directly related to this position will be considered in lieu of the degree.

Employment Status: Full-Time Exempt Salaried

Location: Position is based in Los Angeles, CA. We have been working remotely since the COVID-19 pandemic began, however qualified applicants should reside in the Metro Los Angeles region and be able to access our Los Angeles based office.

Compensation:  Salary range is $85-95K, withthe final salary to be commensurate with experience. Remote work is available with some office visits. PSR-LA offers a robust benefits package that includes employer paid healthcare, dental, vision premiums for employees and dependents, as well as paid time off,  professional development and staff wellness benefits. Employees have two weeks paid vacation time, holidays and an extended break between Christmas week until the New Year.

Preferred Start Date: July 2022

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to rchhun@psr-la.org.  This position is open until filled. PSR-LA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, BIPOC and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles (PSR-LA)

PSR-LA is a physician membership organization focused on supporting environmental justice communities and promoting policies centered on the needs of frontline communities. For over a decade PSR-LA has worked with a broad range of community-based organizations, health professionals and residents who are impacted by the cumulative impacts of racism, poverty and pollution. Focusing specifically on issues of toxic chemicals, air pollution, healthy land uses, equitable development, and the threats posed by nuclear weapons, PSR-LA provides health education, research, and policy solutions and we engage a wide range of groups, communities, and health professionals. Our work builds power for collective action to protect human health and the environment.

To apply for this job email your details to rchhun@psr-la.org

About Physicians for social responsibility- Los Angeles

About Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles (PSR-LA)

PSR-LA places health and equity at the center of public policy. For over 40 years, we have elevated the trusted voices of health care professionals to support transformative, community-led movements for environmental justice and nuclear disarmament. Our programs equip doctors, nurses, public health workers, allied health care professionals and students with the tools they need to successfully advocate for policies that foster healthier, stronger communities across Southern California and beyond. The majority of PSR-LA staff members are people of color and for the last 20 years our growth has been led by a woman of color. Our collective work to build a more caring, restorative economy demonstrates how the health voice can support the creation of resilient communities.