Chill Finance Manager

Location: United States


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Requisition Number: 960

Position Title: Chill Finance Manager

External Description:

About Chill

Chill exists to ensure youth have the skills and experiences to become mindful, independent, and resilient individuals who are able to take on new challenges and welcome growth opportunities; to bridge the boardsport and outdoor opportunity gaps and foster a sense of belonging within a cool, authentic, and alternative culture; and to create inclusive space and meaningful experiences for all youth, while being mindful of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, and other intersecting identities. 


Chill is committed to building an inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds and identities to apply. We will prioritize filling this position with qualified candidates who reflect our youth through lived experience as someone from a marginalized community or with diverse and intersecting identities, including race, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, and other intersecting identities. 


The Breakdown:

The Finance Manager is responsible for all finance functions at Chill,. This role serves as the primary liaison between Chill and our new outsourced accounting firm: this role is responsible for managing this relationship and relaying financial data to Chill leadership in a timely and clear manner. This role is Chill’s sole in-house finance staff person and reports to the VP, Global Operations, providing oversight and management of all financial functions at Chill. Paramount to this position is the ability to work with a high degree of independence, integrity and juggle various projects at once.


Compensation and Benefits

We aim for our compensation and benefits package to be competitive, equitable and transparent.  The salary range for this position is $54,000 to $59,000 annually, based on direct nonprofit financial experience. This position is year-round, full time, hourly/non-exempt, 40 hours/week, with benefits and all applicants must reside and work from the contiguous United States:

  • Chill offers a competitive and unique suite of benefits to promote health and financial wellness for you and your family. A paid time off package that includes in the first year 15 days of PTO, up to 16 hours of volunteer time off, approximately 11 holidays per year and 3 floating holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans (with rates that will depend on insurance product selection), a 401k retirement savings plans with a 50% match of up to a maximum of 3%, employer-paid disability & life insurance, 8 weeks paid pregnancy leave, 4 weeks paid parental leave, dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA), childcare reimbursement, Health Savings Account (HSA)  with employer contribution, and access to an employee assistance program (EAP).
  • Other perks include a $450 USD season pass reimbursement to any mountain resort, significant Burton product discounts, industry pro-deals with Burton and Chill’s partners, about 1 to 2 “Ride Days” annually where all staff has the day off to enjoy the outdoors, and work from home flexibility.
  • New staff also receive a Chill branded Burton jacket, snowboard pants (if needed/desired), first layer top, Chill hoodie, beanie, and trucker hat, Chill t-shirt, Chill branded Burton backpack, Burton snowboard/boots/bindings if available, helmet and goggles if available, and assorted apparel & accessories throughout the year when available (and if needed/desired).


What You Get to Do:


Accounting and Budget Support:

  • Fully manage the relationship with outsourced accounting firm, work in partnership with firm in sharing of information and systems, ensure all data shared between the firm and Chill is clear and timely.
  • Oversee the firm’s management of accounts, ledgers, journal entries, reconciliation, financial software and reporting systems (including QuickBooks and; ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with appropriate standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage all staff reimbursement and credit card expenses for both the US and Canada (two different systems); manage all bank relationships in both the US and Canada and ensure cash flow is supportive of Chill operations.
  • Process invoices from staff and relay to accounting firm.
  • Relay approved Chill budgets to accounting firm; analyze activities and data to confirm department spending adheres to budgets based on monthly statements from accounting firm.
  • Consistently relay financial reports to Chill leadership in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress, changes, and report financial status to Chill leadership.
  • Liaise with Burton Finance to ensure accurate monthly salary payments; provide additional salary support as required.
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget and multi-year budgets aligned with strategic goals.
  • Coordinate global budgets from Chill sites outside North America and oversee wiring of funds to global sites.


Audit Lead:

  • In collaboration with outsourced accounting firm, lead Chill’s participation in the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors and accountants to ensure compliance, as well as timely preparation and filing of the annual financial statements and tax from 990.
  • Conduct annual T3010 filing in Canada.



Additional responsibilities:

  • Ensure Chill teams are effectively and efficiently using Chill’s approved financial policies and systems in the US & Canada.
  • Manage relationship with outsourced firm overseeing charitable registrations: Secretary of State filings, charitable filings, federal filings, and state registrations.
  • Participate in leadership meetings to plan and discuss direction and to present financial data and attend committee and board meetings as requested.
  • Oversee process for identifying and evaluating opportunities for improved financial operations, recordkeeping, and reporting.
  • Contribute to Chill’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals through individual and collaborative actions, ideas, and decision-making; work with VP of Operation to establish individual DEI goal(s).
  • Perform all other finance duties as assigned to support Chill.

What You'll Bring to the Team: 

  • Must have at least 3+ years of financial support or financial management experience; relevant education, training, or experience in non-profit finance including interacting with databases and utilization of Microsoft Office products with a focus on Microsoft Excel
  • Proven and ongoing usage of QuickBooks or similar accounting systems; proven skill with learning and fully managing financial systems, must possess an understanding of accounting and bookkeeping practices and have experience in the interpretation of nonprofit financial statements.
  • Experience working highly independently, managing time efficiently, setting goals, and managing own schedules; personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and passion for the mission of Chill.
  • Adaptable and effective working with various stakeholders in different time zones and over Zoom; Chill is a dynamic organization and flexibility is critical to success in this role.

Additional requirements:

  • Work in a remote setting with 95% of time when not traveling in front of a computer.
  • Must have ability to work remotely from the contiguous United States unless within commutable distance to Burlington, Vermont (in which case, an in-person office may be provided at Burton/Chill headquarters and a hybrid work schedule may be established).
  • Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination unless a federally approved exemption is provided.
  • Travel:
    • This position requires travel 1 x per year to Chill’s annual 2-to-3-day summit in the United States (flight or personal car depending on location)
    • If within commutable distance, a schedule for occasional attendance at Chill programs and development events will be established.

What’s next?

Please submit a resume and cover letter into Burton’s job portal. The steps in the interview process may be as a follows if your skills and experience align with the above requirements:

  • You may be screened by Chill’s People & Culture Manager in a 5 to 10-minute phone call
  • If your application continues, you will meet in a Zoom video interview with the VP, Global Ops.
  • If your application continues, you will meet in a Zoom video interview with an additional Chill staff member and/or member of the leadership team
  • If your application continues, you will meet in a final round Zoom video interview with the VP, Global Ops


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed for this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.  All duties are subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The above description is not considered a contract between the employee and the employer and does not change the at-will status of employees.




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