Finance Director

This is a full time, hybrid position with the expectation of being in the Boston office multiple days per week.

The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube   to hear stories from staff or visit  Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field and 5 years' related experience or equivalent combination.

Experience with relational databases, accounting and financial reporting systems.

Technical experience with grants award accounting issues and analysis.

Technical experience with spreadsheet programs, general ledger reports and financial management tools.

Experience with GAAP and fund accounting principles, practices and regulations.

Experience, coursework or other training with U.S. Federal Uniform Guidance, state and local regulations, multilateral and international regulations, and standard contract clauses, as applicable.

Experience with accounting/financial issues and analysis.

Experience with government regulations related to grants and contracts.


Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated.

Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.

Non-profit accounting experience preferred.

Experience in manipulating, analyzing and interpreting data. Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.