Executive, Finance and Operations Associate

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Executive, Finance and Operations Associate

Date Posted:

February 18, 2019

We Are …

The American Immigration Council (the "Council") works to strengthen America by shaping how America thinks about and acts towards immigrants and immigration and by working toward a more fair and just immigration system that opens its doors to those in need of protection and unleashes the energy and skills that immigrants bring. 

We are seeking talent to join our team!

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Your Role …

The Executive, Finance and Operations Associate (EFOA) will provide administrative and clerical support to the Executive Department including the Executive Director, the Managing Director of Finance (MDF) and Managing Director of Operations (MDO), to help further the Council’s mission. The EFOA will also provide support to the Finance Manager as needed.  

As with all positions at the Council, this position requires commitment to the Council’s mission and the organization’s culture of philanthropy. 

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Anticipate and understand the needs of the Executive team. 
  • Update Council wide calendar and coordinate Council wide communications.  
  • Prepare meeting agendas, minutes, note taking, and follow-ups as necessary. 
  • Responsible for scheduling and meeting logistics and meet and greet all visitors meeting with the Executive Director, MDF and MDO 
  • Assist in managing Executive Director’s relationship with Board and Senior Staff. 
  • Assist with preparing board meeting materials and other related documents. 
  • Manage board meeting logistics, in coordination with the Office Coordinator. 
  • Coordinate agendas and events with AILA and senior staff. 
  • Provide administrative support to board members, committees, and working groups as necessary.  
  • Draft correspondence; maintain electronic and paper files including faxing, copying, and mailing courier packages. 
  • Prepare documents, PowerPoint presentations and other presentations 
  • Copyedit and format executive team correspondence, presentations and grant proposals 
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.  


  • Support the Finance Manager with inputting transactions into QuickBooks regarding credit card expenses, payments and other transactions. 
  • Process and mail donation checks to Council’s lockbox and provide copies to Development Assistant. 
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned. 

Required Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum of one year of experience in an administrative position or 3 years commensurate experience is required. Confidentiality and discretion are necessary.   
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential

Our Workplace …

We offer an extremely generous total compensation package (salary and benefits).  Benefits include – medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer match, monthly transit subsidy, flexible work schedules, 3+ weeks’ vacation, 11 Federal holidays, on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefit programs.

Your Colleagues …

  • Dedicated, dynamic, collaborative and compassionate.
  • A community of individuals passionate about their work.

For Consideration Qualified applicants are to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement. Cover letter should include a summary of how your background, knowledge, skills and abilities relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position.  

NOTE: Applications without cover letters and which do not indicate desired salary may not be considered.

Direct hire only – NO recruiters (mail, email, fax or phone).

The American Immigration Council ("Council") is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to treating all applicants and employees without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religious creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veterans status, citizenship and immigration status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This equal employment opportunity commitment applies to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, advertising, recruiting, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, demotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. 
The Council believes that diversity is a strength. The Council is committed to being a safe, respectful and inclusive space, where a broad range of viewpoints and experiences are encouraged and every member of its staff and board is given the opportunity to thrive.

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