PEN America, a nonprofit organization that stands at the intersection of literature and human rights, seeks a skilled, efficient, and detail-oriented finance coordinator to support our finance operations. This is a full-time position based in New York.
Reporting to the chief financial and administrative officer, the coordinator will engage in a wide range of activities to support the finance operations of our growing nonprofit organization. The coordinator will perform finance functions, including maintaining accurate finance recordkeeping with regard to donations, memberships, grants, and other organizational revenues; handling check requests, invoices, deposits, and other bookkeeping activities; as well as assisting with financial reporting and preparing journal entries.
The successful candidate will be part of a dedicated and mission-driven staff at a fast-paced organization with an ambitious growth agenda. For a high-capacity individual with a willingness to take on new challenges, the position offers opportunity for professional advancement within nonprofit finance.
All PEN America staff are considered to be stakeholders in the development of our shared organization. As such, staff play a role in varied activities within the workplace as part of their job responsibilities. These may include committees or task forces to work on office issues, diversity and inclusion, strategy projects, training, or other initiatives.
Salary and Benefits: PEN America offers competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate with experience.
PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide. We champion the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world. Our mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible.
Please submit a cover letter directly addressing specific requirements for the position as outlined above, resume, and the contact information for three references. Please submit the entire application to firstname.lastname@example.org. One PDF is preferred. Please use “Finance Coordinator” with your name as the subject of your email (for example, Finance Coordinator – Jane Doe). Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PEN America is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices, and in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.
No phone calls, please.