Who we are
Adventure Scientists is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that designs, builds, and manages field data collection projects at scale, which accelerates solutions to urgent conservation challenges. Our model engages a broad audience in the STEM fields, as we engage and train outdoor enthusiasts and communities to collect high-quality data. Our mission is to ensure the availability of critical field data that accelerates conservation and climate solutions.
We envision a world in which science-based decision-making, policies, and technology allow people to live in balance with nature.
Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (EIJ)
Adventure Scientists strives to create an environment where everyone feels included, valued, and safe engaging with our work, regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, age, past or current military service, marital status, parental status, religion, socio-economic status, immigration status, or other identity.
The Finance and Operations Opportunity
As a full-time member of our operations team, you will play a key role supporting our mission to ensure the availability of critical field data that accelerates conservation and climate solutions.
This individual will report directly to the Head of People.
Lead our financial processes from forecasting to budgeting to bookkeeping to reporting.
Oversee payroll, expense reporting, employee reimbursements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly closes and indirect cost allocations.
Business Operations and Legal
Manage our office, company scheduling, bookings, and logistics.
Oversee operational matters including contracts, and nonprofit compliance to maintain our 501(c)(3) status and top-tier NGO ratings.
We are looking for
Personal Attributes and Values
Direct communicator with entrepreneurial vision, growth mindset, and a strong bias towards action.
Creative thinker that works cross-functionally to navigate and overcome complex obstacles while being collaborative, open, direct, and transparent with supervisors.
High degree of integrity and trustworthiness.
Strong sense of personal ownership and responsibility with immense care for details.
Strong desire to join and assist in the growth of a fast-paced, young, dynamic nonprofit organization.
Willingness to operate with a team mentality and step outside of their role as requested.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job.
Location and Compensation
This is a full-time position that will be based at our offices in Bozeman, MT. This position will be expected to occasionally travel, work on weekends or at night.
Salary for this role ranges from $72,000 – $82,000 dependent on experience. We offer a generous and flexible benefits package, including healthcare, retirement plan with employer matching, personal and professional development fund opportunities, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, student loan relief, and paid powder days. Additional perks include part-time work-from- home opportunities, sabbaticals for long-tenured employees, and access to pro deals. Plus, we have a dog-friendly office, so you are invited to bring your best friend to work!
To apply, please visit our website. Direct questions about the application to Pearl Michalson – [email protected]
Desired start date upon completion of a successful search.
We are committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants. If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.
Please apply directly on the Adventure Scientists' website, at www.adventurescientists.org
Bozeman, Montana, United States