Big Sky Youth Empowerment (BYEP) is a nonprofit adventure-based mentoring program in Bozeman,
Montana, that has served more than 1,000 teenagers in the Gallatin Valley for the past 22 years. BYEP
offers a group social emotional life skills curriculum paired with outdoor adventures to youth in grades
7-12. Our mission is to provide opportunities for vulnerable teenagers in the Gallatin Valley to experience
success, and become contributing members of our community through group mentorship and
experiential adventures.

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our amazing team as our Finance Manager & Bookkeeper. The
ideal candidate is an organized, detail-oriented, and collaborative individual who is able to think critically.
They can professionally manage the organization’s budget of close to $2M and financial management
systems with accuracy, efficiency, timeliness, and transparency. The successful candidate leads with a
solution-driven approach to further the vision of the organization executing both everyday bookkeeping, as
well as big picture strategic thinking and accountability.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance Manager & Bookkeeper serves as the lead financial officer
for the organization and is responsible for managing the day-to-day bookkeeping needs for accounts
payable (approx. 30 checks per month) and account receivable (receives and reconciles approx. 10 deposits
per month), running monthly payroll (for approx. 13 employees) , reconciling multiple financial systems
and accounts (bank accounts, credit cards, investment accounts, etc.), establishing and maintaining
appropriate financial controls, tracking grants funding (including federal, state, and private grants), creating
financial reports for staff, board, and the public, filing and maintaining financial records (electronic and
paper), managing insurance benefits enrollment and ongoing payment processes, managing the annual
audit reporting with an external auditor, developing and tracking budgets, and other financial-related
projects as needed. This position conducts analysis of financial and operational issues, develops solutions,
and works collaboratively with the BYEP staff, Board of Directors, donors, business and other community

BYEP is an exciting and multifaceted work environment in which every person is given agency to
consciously co-create in the overall functioning and well-being of the organization. We seek to provide
staff with the tools and support needed to be successful working in a position that is equally challenging
and rewarding.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff


For the full job description, please visit www.byep.org/hiring

Required Skills:

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About Big Sky Youth Empowerment

Big Sky Youth Empowerment (BYEP) is a nonprofit organization that has served the young people in the Gallatin Valley for the past 21 years. BYEP is a unique organization, prioritizing a work environment that’s as fun as it is passionate about the work we do.

Application Instructions

After thoroughly reviewing our Finance Manager & Bookkeeper position description and our website at www.byep.org, interested applicants must email a cover letter addressing their qualifications and experience as it relates to the position description, resume, and three professional references in a PDF file to [email protected]. Please use the subject line “Finance Manager & Bookkeeper Application”. Apply as soon as possible, no later than September 15th, 2023.