FVAP is seeking a finance and administration professional to join our dynamic team in Oakland, California, for a significant role in support of social justice. We value diverse experiences and backgrounds. The immediate supervisor is the Executive Director.
About FVAP: Family Violence Appellate Project is the only organization in California dedicated to empowering survivors of domestic violence with a second chance at justice by appealing court decisions on their behalf, for free. We are a 6-year old, statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of California survivors and their children. Our attorneys appeal and overturn trial court decisions that put survivors or their children at risk of ongoing abuse. By working at the appellate court level, our cases set legal precedent that helps countless survivors and kids throughout California. If you are interested in being part of an exciting resource for domestic violence survivors and advocates in California, this is the place for you! Learn more at fvaplaw.org.
Skills & Abilities: The ideal candidate is an experienced manager of nonprofit finances capable of managing FVAP’s financial practices to ensure meticulous compliance with grants requirements and accuracy of financial reports. You are a visionary leader with a knack for identifying the needs of the organization and finding and implementing solutions. You are a self-starter who recognizes where processes can be improved and takes the initiative to improve them. You have a strong drive to take on new challenges and feel great satisfaction in setting and accomplishing goals. You can manage multiple short-term and long-term deadlines at once. You are numbers-oriented and have an obsession for accuracy and organization. You have a reputation for being utterly dependable. People look to you to accomplish tasks because they know you will get them done efficiently and successfully. You enjoy analyzing and resolving complex problems, and have the patience and creativity to find the right solution.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Physical and Environmental Conditions
Performance of duties and tasks uses standard office equipment, including telephone equipment and computers. Work is performed inside with exposure to heating and air-conditioning. May require travel to special events and meetings.
Classification: The position is full-time, exempt, and at-will.
Compensation / Salary Range: Salary based on experience within the range of $65,000-$80,000. FVAP offers a generous benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance (90% employer-paid); 401(k) retirement plan with 3% employer match after 1 year; FSA plan for commuting, parking, health, and dependent care expenses; 3 weeks paid time off/year, with longevity increases; and 12 paid holidays/year.
To Apply: Please email or mail a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Erin Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org, Family Violence Appellate Project, 449 15th St., Suite 104, Oakland, CA 94612.
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin October 29, 2018, and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The ideal start date is November 26, 2018.
FVAP is located in Oakland, California. We are convenient to multiple bus lines and BART.
FVAP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and providing culturally responsive services. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, national origins, religions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, and gender identities, as well as differently abled persons, survivors of domestic violence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities and historically oppressed groups, bilingual and bicultural candidates, and those who are the first in their family to complete college or graduate school, are encouraged to apply.
Thank you for your interest in FVAP!