Hesperian Health Guides is hiring a 75% to Full-time FINANCE MANAGER
Hesperian Health Guides is a non-profit publisher of books and educational materials that help people take the lead in their own health care and organize to improve health conditions in their communities.
The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of the non-profit organization Hesperian Health Guides, including oversight of day-to-day accounting; for contributing to organizational strategy discussions; for managing Hesperian’s human resources function, including staff benefits programs and personnel policies; for managing the book order fulfillment department; and for managing Hesperian’s office in Berkeley. The Finance Manager supervises the Staff Accountant, Fulfillment Coordinator, and Customer Relations Coordinator. This is a full-time position reporting to the Executive Director. The Finance Manager is a member of the Management Team and is required to have financial management skills and experience.
Beginning with the classic Where There Is No Doctor in in the early 1970s, Hesperian Health Guides has developed and distributed health materials now available in over 80 languages. We work with hundreds of partners who help us update and field test materials to ensure they are accurate and easy-to-use. We take all this work to scale with fewer than 25 paid staff and an ever-increasing number of volunteers, currently at over 200.
Hesperian is a 501c3 nonprofit, supported by individual and institutional donors, and revenue from the sale of books and digital tools. Our resources are used by community health workers, midwives, Peace Corps volunteers, missionaries, teachers, health educators and community organizers to improve health around the world. Hundreds of government agencies and nonprofit organizations rely on Hesperian Health Guides to provide practical and comprehensive information on a wide range of health issues – from disability rights to women’s health, from protecting local ecosystems to training the next generation of health workers.
The job entails:
Financial management (60%)
Strategic management (10%)
Human resources management (15%)
Fulfillment management (10%)
Office and facilities management (5%)
Essential qualities of applicants
Starting annual salary from $60,000 to $75,000 FTE depending on experience.
This is a 75% to full time position as preferred by the candidate.
We are a family-friendly organization with excellent health, vision, dental and other benefits.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Finance Manager Application”. No calls, please.
The position will remain open until filled. Hesperian is an equal opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage people of color and people with disabilities to apply. Hesperian policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed or religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, genetic characteristics or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. For further information about Hesperian Health Guides, see our website at www.hesperian.org.