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Finance & Operations Manager

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls (WMRC), a music and mentoring non-profit that believes in the transformative power of music education combined with social justice discourse, is looking for an experienced, hands-on Finance & Operations Manager who is personally committed to empowering historically marginalized groups. This is a unique opportunity to help shape all aspects of a tight-knit, growing organization’s People Operations/HR and Financial Management. This part-time, permanent role based in NYC requires on average 3-4 days per week, beginning June 2020, with most hours falling Monday-Friday, 9-5pm. All work will be completed remotely until government restrictions have been lifted, some work can continue remotely thereafter. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes some benefits. 

Our mission is to empower girls, women, and gender non-binary youth and adults through music education, volunteerism, and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. We believe that positioning people who have historically been silenced because of their gender and racial identity to experience the burst of confidence and self-efficacy that comes from learning to play an instrument, writing original music, performing, and engaging in social justice conversations with peers and mentors across the socio-economic spectrum, builds the next generation of musical activists who will define leadership, creative innovation, and civic engagement for generations to come. 
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls operates day camps, in- and after-school programs, and community events throughout New York City. Learn more about our programs.

The Finance & Operations Manager will support the Executive Director and staff by providing financial, operational and human resources functions. This position provides support to the programs and development teams in executing programming, communications and fundraising strategies, as well as to the board of directors in executing their fiduciary duties and WMRC’s strategic plan.

Financial Management & Accounting
  • Prepare/present financials quarterly, annually, ad hoc for Board of Directors & Finance
  • Manage/reconcile Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable 
  • Maintain Quickbooks; monitor and post all bank, credit, cash transactions
  • Manage/report financials for grant applications and donor contributions
  • Prepare/adjust audits and tax returns; manage Form 990 and CHAR500 filings
  • Process payroll, including Forms 1099-MISC/Form1096, and worker’s comp audit
People Operations & Office Management
  • Manage inventory/maintenance of technology, equipment, facilities and supplies
  • Maintain Employee Handbook, policies, procedures, compliance with employment laws
  • Recruit, train and supervise interns
  • Manage new hire onboarding documentation and process
  • Maintain and improve electronic and paper filing systems and general office flow

Qualified candidates will bring strong experience working within a non-profit social justice framework across virtual platforms. The Finance & Operations Manager must possess exceptional financial management and reporting skills in addition to office management and human resources skills. This individual must truly believe in the transformative power at the intersection of arts education and social justice. Ideally, they will have personal experience with Girls’ Rock Camps and/or the NYC music scene. 

Additionally, the successful candidate: 
  • Has 3-5 years accounting/comptroller and HR management experience 
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and facility juggling multiple projects and deadlines 
  • Brings strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Is highly organized and adept at improving others’ organizational skills and systems
  • Is facile with current electronic office and financial platforms and applications (including Quickbooks, Paypal, remote banking, Square, Microsoft Office and G-Suite) and works well remotely on shared networks and cloud-based systems 
  • Has experience with, sensitivity to and enthusiasm for working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences 
  • Is familiar with or open to learning about anti-oppressive, social justice work 
  • Is committed to gender justice and working in an inclusive environment that challenges gender stereotypes 

Email your resume and cover letter to:, and include "Finance & Operations Manager” in the subject line. All responses will be kept strictly confidential.

No telephone inquiries please. 

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls (WMRC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a richly diverse workplace and organizational community. WMRC strives to make its organization inclusive and supportive of all of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national and/or ethnic origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, or gender identity or expression in the administration of any of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarships, and other WMRC-related policies and programs, as well as volunteer and employment-related policies and activities. Women-identified people and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Due to the great number of resumes we receive daily, we regret that we are unable to respond individually to each person interested in our organization, or answer inquiries regarding the status of a particular application. If there is interest in interviewing you, a representative from WMRC will contact you in the near future. All meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Thank you for submitting your resume to Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls!