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Operations Manager (Clean Energy Finance)



Accounting & Finance, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024
The New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC), the country’s first local green bank, is a non-profit specialty financier of projects that save energy and reduce greenhouse gases. NYCEEC’s team is passionate about its mission to deliver financing solutions and advance markets for energy efficiency and clean energy in buildings. For more information:

Position Overview
NYCEEC is seeking a resourceful, conscientious operations professional to join our team, providing support to NYCEEC’s operations, and playing an important role in NYCEEC’s work of advancing the clean energy economy.

Reporting to the Director of Operations and working closely with other members of the NYCEEC team, the Operations Manager will play a significant role in NYCEEC’s operations and administration, including playing an important role in supporting the company’s fiscal operations, office administration, file management and other administrative activities.

The NYCEEC team functions in a hybrid modality, presently working in NYCEEC’s office in midtown Manhattan at least Tuesday and Wednesday each week, with flexibility for remote work on other days. This is a full-time position; however, we may consider a candidate seeking a part-time (e.g., 32-hour per week) schedule.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage general accounting support functions, including vendor invoice processing (accounts payable), preparing billing for services provided by NYCEEC (accounts receivable, including grant and grant receivables), credit card statement reconciliation, timekeeping and payroll administration, and expense report preparation and processing, in collaboration with consultants that provide outsourced accounting and other services
  • Contribute to organizational/operational development efforts, including developing and documenting processes to increase office efficiency
  • Collaborate with NYCEEC’s Administrative Coordinator in support of Director of Operations on office management activities, including liaising on matters related to facilities and equipment/technology matters
  • Maintain orderly records and assist with contact management, including entering and updating data in NYCEEC's CRM / databases, and generating reports; safeguard confidential and sensitive information.
  • Coordinate the company’s annual commercial insurance renewals process
  • Support procurement and contract management efforts
  • Support compliance and reporting activities and audits
  • Provide budget planning and analysis support, as needed
  • Provide general support for NYCEEC’s fiscal, operations and administration needs, and special projects as required
  • An interest in NYCEEC’s mission and the transition to a clean energy economy
  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of relevant professional work experience (e.g., business, public administration, accounting, finance, or related field)
  • Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with accounts payable and/or accounts receivable and expense reporting practices
  • Superior attention to detail; proven ability to effectively interpret and synthesize a variety of inputs from different stakeholders into compelling written materials
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.); proficiency with accounting software is a plus
Skills and Attributes
  • Exceptional judgment; discretion when handling sensitive or confidential matters
  • Superior organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and execute tasks under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in an evolving environment, and to work independently as well as collaboratively, navigating a diversity of working styles and personality types
Please note that this position description contains a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for the position. It is not exhaustive, and does not represent a contract for employment. NYCEEC reserves the right to modify the position description at any time.

Compensation and Benefits
The base salary range for this position is $85,000-$130,000 per year (assuming FT employment). NYCEEC also offers a discretionary bonus based on annual organizational and individual performance. NYCEEC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid time off / paid sick leave (starting at up to four weeks each year with increases based on years of service)
  • Medical insurance Platinum plan (80-90% of the premium paid by NYCEEC) and Dental (85-90% of the premium paid by NYCEEC)
  • Vision and life insurance (100% of the premium paid by NYCEEC)
  • 401(k) plan with NYCEEC matching employer contributions
  • Pre-Tax Transit Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Family Leave

To Apply
Qualified candidates may apply for this position here: Please tell us how you learned of this position, why you are interested in working in Operations at NYCEEC, and what makes you a great candidate for this role.

Applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we recommend applying early. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be patient with us as our staff reviews your application. No phone calls, recruiters, or search firms, please.

Please DO NOT include photographs of yourself with your application. Applications including an applicant’s photograph will be discarded.

New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will work to ensure that our staff and board reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and give members of our own organization and groups that we serve opportunities to have their voices heard. We will strive to collaborate with the stakeholder groups where we do business.