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Senior Director, Finance

Senior director, Finance

Location: San Francisco, CA

About Energy Foundation

Energy Foundation’s (EF) mission is to serve the public interest by building a strong clean energy economy. EF supports education and analysis to promote non-partisan policy solutions that advance renewable energy and energy efficiency while opening doors to greater innovation and productivity—growing the economy with dramatically less pollution. We are a complex, multi-site, multicultural nonprofit organization with big plans for the future. Now into the tenure of a new CEO, EF has embarked on a major strategy refresh, a prioritized commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and rapid geographic expansion.

For more than 25 years, Energy Foundation has supported grantees to help educate policymakers and the general public about the health and economic benefits of a clean energy economy. Our grantees include business, health, environmental, labor, equity, faith, and consumer groups, as well as policy experts, think tanks, universities, and more.

Our comprehensive approach advances energy efficiency and renewable energy in the power, transportation, and buildings sectors. Working together, our Policy and Public Engagement programs focus on developing innovative policies and campaigns to help propel clean energy development in these sectors, while our Strategic Communications Program develops powerful narrative and communications strategies designed to build support for our work regionally and nationwide. Our States and Regions Team is a cross-disciplinary team of policy, communications, and campaign experts dedicated to advancing strong state and regional climate and clean energy policies.

Energy Foundation’s founding office is in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices in Raleigh, NC; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; and Las Vegas, NV.

Position Summary

The Senior Director, Finance is responsible for all finance, budget, audit, and compliance matters organization- wide. As one of the most cross-functional roles at EF, the Senior Director, Finance has the opportunity and responsibility to build strong relationships with leadership, the Board, and the Program, Policy, Communications, and Strategic Partnership teams in all of EF’s locations. The Senior Director, Finance reports to the COO and collaborates with the Director of DEI and peers on the Operations Team, including the Senior Director of Human Resources, Senior Director of Grants, and the Senior Director of Knowledge Systems. The Senior Director, Finance leads a finance team of five: Controller, Revenue Analyst, Accounts Payable and Payroll Coordinator, Finance and Grants Assistant, and EF China Finance Manager.

Learn more about this position and how to apply here.

How to Apply

Energy Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. For more information and to learn how to apply, please see the position profile on the Waldron website