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The Nature Conservancy Executive Coordinator to the Chief Finance Officer (55055) in Helena, Montana

"OFFICE LOCATIONArlington, Virginia, USAThis position must be located in the DC Metro Area as they are required to come into the office at least three days a week and/or when the CFO is in the Arlington Office.#PDN#LI-HybridWHO WE AREThe mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people."WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHERThe Executive Coordinator to the Chief Finance Officer will be responsible for a variety of high-level administrative tasks in support of the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and may also support other senior managers. The Executive Coordinator to the CFO will perform a variety of high-level administrative tasks, which may include managing the CFO's calendar, managing related meeting logistics, domestic and international travel arrangements, and reporting and tracking information for the CFO. They will create, oversee, and work to consistently improve communications to all members within the Finance Business Unit and beyond. In addition to supporting the CFO, the Coordinator will also support the Finance Leadership Team with calendaring, meetings management and some travel. Responsibilities require discretion, judgment, tact, and poise. This position will work in close cooperation with all members within the organization, including executive leaders, senior leaders, staff, trustees, Board of Directors and donors, as well as customers, vendors, and business relations. The Executive Coordinator duties can be highly confidential and will require comprehensive knowledge of TNC's policies, procedures and operations guidelines that they will need to adhere to and may provide guidance on. They may provide operational support to the executive, such as organizing financial and technical reports. They will be expected to improve workflow and solve problems within the executive administrative support function. They must have advanced knowledge of the technical systems and resources utilized by the CFO in order to provide satisfactory support to the CFO and senior management team. This role will report to the Director of Operations for the Office of the CFO within The Nature Conservancy's Finance Business Unit and will serve on both the Finance Leadership team and the Finance BU's Operations Support Team.RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE Manage individual's calendars and schedule meetings. Set-up, organize, coordinate physical and virtual meetings including logistics, agendas and activities, menus, transportation, etc. Facilitate distribution of necessary briefing materials prior to meetings. may attend meetings and take minutes. and assist with other meeting-related functions as necessary. Organize and coordinate travel including working with travel agent and others. Provides itineraries and key information and related requirements to include travel authorizations, flight tickets, hotel bookings, visas, airport transfers, expense reports. Performs oversight of activities including greeting visitors, telephone screening. and the review, prioritization and routing of general mail and incoming correspondence via phone for the CFO. Serve as the liaison for responding to requests for the CFO's attendance, such as invitations to participate in meetings, events, etc. Provides support in arranging Finance meetings including collation of speaking notes and/or briefing notes, handling logistics, such as conference registrations, room reservations (internal and external), and local travel. Supports and coordinates TNC Board Finance Committee meeting preparation and execution. Includes teleconferences and minute taking. Works closely with the CFO on special projects and TNC Board Audit Committee activities. Proofreads, answers, and composes routine correspondence both hand-written and electronic, including donor and board communications and other related materials. prepares selective summaries and any follow-up actions for the CFO. Coordinates, plans, and organizes small-to large-scale meetings. Performs general clerical duties to include but not limited to transcribing dictation, scanning, copying, filing, and data entry. Collects and opens mail addressed to CFO and if necessary, forwards correspondence to appropriate staff for action. Support the excellent reputation of the CFO's office with friendly professionalism and respectful interactions internally and externally; maintain and cultivate responsive and professional relationships with C-suite level executive coordinator support team. Maintains files and updates them as needed. Completes business transaction processing for the CFO including review/approval of travel expense reports and check requests. Maintains list of contacts to facilitate communication/engagement and handle outgoing correspondence. Acts independently and in supervisor's stead as requested, exercising independent judgment to identify and solve complex problems in support of the CFO. Ensures programmatic commitments, Conservancy policies and procedures, financial standards, and legal requirements are met and managed for compliance. Decisions may bind the organization financially or legally. Assists with the development of and work within a budget; negotiate and contract with vendors. Maintains confidentiality of frequently sensitive and emotionally charged information. May manage and implement multiple projects, including managing budget, setting deadlines and ensuring accountability. May manage or participate in complex negotiations. May supervise one or more administrative or professional staff, including training and professional development. Travels occasionally, working long and flexible hours, as needed. Work is diversified and may not always fall under established practices and guidelines. Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOUAre you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. We're looking for someone with strong experience in working with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team. The ideal candidate should have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and experience managing, arranging, and directing high level administrative tasks to provide direct support to an executive team member. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing mission of conservation by directing and shaping the work of our team! The ideal candidate will have all or some of the qualifications. If you don't have all of them, please apply anyway and tell us about your skills and experience: Bachelor's degree preferred, plus at least 5 - 7 years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, including at least 4 years providing support to C-suite level executives. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. They should have the ability to produce or improve presentations, spreadsheets, and draft communications. Competence with setting up and troubleshooting virtual meeting technology, including ensuring CFO and participants are on video, showing presentations, and other required technology as needed. Experience with coordinating meetings on Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Outlook calendar scheduling. Ability to navigate and engage with executive leadership and executive support team members. Ability to coordinate and schedule with a variety of CFO contacts timely and efficiently. Pro-active mindset to take on additional tasks when required. Ability to manage and implement complex processes and diverse activities. Aptitude to work in partnership with others in a collaborative role. Demonstrated ability to conceive and write creatively for various audiences. Strong organization, planning, and problem-solving skills. Experience managing and implementing multiple projects. Experience negotiating agreements. Interest and experience in working at a global non-profit organization. Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated.WHAT YOU'LL BRING Bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience or equivalent combination, including 2 years providing direct administrative support to a C-suite Level Executive. Experience with organizational and administrative skills and strong attention to detail. Experience with organizing time, manage diverse activities, and meeting critical deadlines. Experience understanding and interpreting policies and procedures as well as applying them with consistency. Experience coordinating and scheduling with a variety of CFO contacts. Experience taking on additional tasks when required. Experience with MS Office and use of the Internet. Experience managing diverse activities and coordinating the schedule and contacts of executive(s). Experience working with a wide range of people, such as board of directors, donors, volunteers, and/or all levels of staff. Experience working with cross-functional teams.WHAT WE BRINGSince 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world! TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on're proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.SALARY INFORMATIONThe starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $95,450.00 - $101,200.00 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate's actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.APPLY NOWTo apply for job ID 55055, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC's value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible. Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we're registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we're unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.PDN-9be36798-3560-4756-9d1a-1affe4da2d0d"