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Business Manager

Marlow, New Hampshire
Full-time
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How to Apply

To apply email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to [email protected] or visit www.kroka.org/hiring to apply online

Kroka Expeditions is seeking an experienced finance manager to join our team and take the lead on the organization’s growing finances. Kroka is a wilderness expedition school based on a year-round organic farm in Marlow, NH. Founded in 1994, we provide short-term and semester-long programming to upwards of 1,000 students annually in the areas of adventure sports and wilderness skills. The Business Manager will take responsibility for Kroka’s financial operations including managing cash flow, budgeting, student accounts and financial aid, and strategic financial planning.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage organization’s cash flow and accounting
  • Oversee the operating budget and budgeting process
  • Conduct student accounts for semester programs and Kroka Community School
  • Administer scholarships and financial aid distribution
  • Direct human resources department including staff contracting and evaluation

Additional Responsibilities

  • Manage bank accounts and insurance policies
  • Maintain the Fiscal Manual and all financial policies
  • Conduct major purchasing for the organization
  • Negotiate subcontracted activities and business partnerships
  • Maintain and grow endowment fund
  • Prepare and deliver reports at weekly staff meetings and quarterly board meetings
  • Oversee annual audit process
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, accounting, business administration
Skills/Experience: 

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, accounting, business administration
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in a small business or nonprofit setting
  • Recent management experience, ideally in a school or educational setting
  • Understanding of school finances including financial aid administration
  • Expertise in grant writing and/or operational fundraising
  • Mission-driven over profit-driven approach to fiscal management

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Excited to explore nontraditional organizational financial models including sliding scale fees
  • Experience with financial strategic planning and visioning
  • Ready to jump into a leadership role in a dynamic, hardworking team setting
  • Experience teaching children and/or personal expedition experience is a plus
Compensation/Benefits: 

This is a full-time salaried position based in Marlow, NH with an anticipated start date of February 15th, 2021. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Kroka’s staff benefits include health insurance, retirement, paid vacation, health days & holidays, professional development, and many other benefits inherent in being part of a diverse and hard-working community.

How to Apply: 

To apply email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to [email protected] or visit www.kroka.org/hiring to apply online

Additional Information: 

Kroka is a mission-driven nonprofit organization focused on transformative education. We are seeking someone who is strongly motivated by Kroka's mission and wishes to make an investment in becoming a leader of the organization. 

Organization Info

Kroka Expeditions

Overview
Headquarters: 
Marlow, NH, USA
About Us
Mission: 

Kroka Expeditions is a non-profit wilderness expedition school based on a year-round, organic farm in Marlow, New Hampshire. We believe that consciousness and altruistic will can be brought forward through a living relationship with the natural world, and by taking our places within the circle of community.

Programs: 

Working with youth ages 9 to 19, Kroka provides unique wilderness programs centered around the cultivation of consciousness and altruistic will. The container of multi-day expeditions traveling through wild places is one that pushes us as human beings to experience vulnerability and reliance on community (both human and non-human). In return, we are rewarded with humility, compassion, elation, a sense of reverence for the natural world, and a deep feeling of belonging.

Grounded on 120 beautiful acres of forest, wetland, and farmland in Marlow, NH, the Kroka Village has grown over the years to become an intentional community of residential staff, a biodynamic farm, and a basecamp that supports the magic of learning and growth to happen. Offering 8-weeks of summer programs, spring and fall programs for school groups, and two semester programs, the Kroka Village is a bustling place!

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jan 19 2021
Active Until: 
Feb 19 2021
Hiring Organization: 
Kroka Expeditions
industry: 
Nonprofit