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Current Job Openings:

Business Manager

Flat River Outreach Ministries (FROM) is a nonprofit organization with a vision of Equal access and opportunities to meet basic needs with an emphasis on learning and advancement for all. We do this by being the Greater Lowell community hub where hope, resources, and gifts are shared.

Please join us in our mission by managing our business operations. Our organization offers affordable items to our community through our thrift store along with provide food and supplies to families through our food pantry, Christmas and Back-to-School programs.

FROM is seeking a part-time (up to 30 hours) Business Manager to manage our finance, building, and other administrative activities. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of FROM.

Roles:

  • Lead, manage and develop staff and volunteers that support the administration functions of the organization and building (IT, office, finance)
  • Lead the organization’s compliance with general accepted accounting practices and IRS and state charitable licensing
  • Oversee IT related activities for the organization through partnerships with external organizations
  • Facilitate IT security for the organization
  • Oversee needs, supplies, and maintenance for the office and building
  • Lead the budgeting development and review processes
  • Foster building vendor relationships
  • Primary Finance liaison to Treasurer, Finance Committee and board

Duties:

  • Provide direction for one staff member and volunteers on a regular basis
  • Maintain accounting records for organization in Quickbooks
  • Oversee all necessary business and financial records for the organization in accordance with organizational policies and GAAP including; gift card inventory & reconciliation, all bank accounts, accounts payable & receivable, grant records, insurance records & annual reviews, office supplies & any necessary inventory, credit card accounts, and all vendor accounts & service/maintenance records.
  • Oversee annual audit process and manage the preparation of all necessary documentation
  • Oversee record keeping process for donations
  • Manage building maintenance activities
  • Work closely with each department and Executive Director (ED) to forecast and track budgets
  • Work closely with Development Director to foster relationships with vendors/donors to keep expenses down at both the main building and Main Street Housing
  • Partner with ED and other staff to gain approval in budget changes from Treasurer, Finance Committee, and board when necessary
  • All other as assigned by supervisor to insure effective organizational operation.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • At least five years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting, preferably with nonprofit
  • Working knowledge of general accounting and business practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Outlook) and Quickbooks required
  • SalesForce experience preferred
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships and actively cultivates an inclusive working environment.
  • General understanding of building utilities and maintenance
  • General understanding of computers and IT needs
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills
  • Able to work independently and manage time well
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations as part of a team

Physical Requirements:

This position primarily works in an office environment.  It requires frequent sitting and standing.  This position requires the ability to use a computer for extended periods of time and regular repetitive motion.   Lifting and carrying up to 15 lbs. of materials is necessary on occasion. This position is primarily in-person with the possibility of some flexibility to work from home. May occasionally be required to travel to attend conferences or other related events.

Apply on Indeed.com – HERE

Thrift Store Manager

Flat River Outreach Ministries (FROM) is a nonprofit organization with a vision of Equal access and opportunities to meet basic needs with an emphasis on learning and advancement for all. We do this by being the Greater Lowell community hub where hope, resources, and gifts are shared.

Please join us in our mission by managing Treasure’s Thrift Store. Our store offers affordable items to our community AND provides funding for other programs such as our food pantry, Christmas and Back-to-School programs.

FROM is seeking a full-time Store Manager to manage Treasure’s Thrift Store. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of FROM.

Roles:

  • Lead, manage and develop staff and volunteers that support Treasure’s Store
  • Take responsibility and ownership for all aspects of Treasure’s Store
  • Ensure a high level of customer service
  • Ensure a positive donor experience
  • Oversee IT needs for the store, including POS and security systems
  • Determine pathway to achieve strategic goals set by the Executive Director and/or board
  • Ensure the store runs efficiently
  • Manage Treasure’s budget
  • Manage store inventory, including overseeing inventory process

Duties:

  • Provide direction for one staff member and 100+ volunteers on a regular basis
  • Maintain records
  • Assess customer service in the store through customer survey
  • Through industry insight and research, lead the direction for store layout, sales activities, etc.
  • Work with Business Manager to forecast and track budgets
  • Work closely with Development Director to foster relationships for the store
  • Work with marketing resources to increase awareness and traffic into the store
  • All other as assigned by supervisor to insure effective organizational operation.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of retail or resale experience, along with 2 years of management experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Outlook) required
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of customer service and retail space maximization
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships while aligning with our FROM values and actively cultivating an inclusive working environment.
  • Able to work independently and manage time well
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations as part of a team
  • Proponent for continuous improvement and efficiency

Additional Requirements:

This position primarily works in an office and retail environment.  It requires frequent sitting and standing.  This position requires the ability to use a computer for extended periods of time and regular repetitive motion.   Lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. of materials is necessary on occasion and must be able to twist and bend at the waist. May occasionally be required to travel to attend conferences or other related events. This position is primarily in-person with the possibility of some flexibility to work from home. This position requires some weekends and evenings as well.

Apply on Indeed.com – HERE