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Malama Maui Nui is a Maui based conservation non-profit thatfacilitates programs toeducate, inspire, and empower individualsand communities to beautify and maintain Maui Nui's environment whichsupports our economy, quality of life, and unique Hawaiian culture.We are looking for a smart, innovative Business Manager to join the executive team. The Business Manager handles the business aspects of the organization, and provides leadership for the organization in partnership with the Executive Director and the Program Director. Please see the following job description, and if you qualify for the position and are interested in contributing to caring for the environment here on Maui, please fill out the online application.


JOB TITLE: Business Manager
POSITION TYPE:Full-time,Salary, Exempt
REPORTS TO:Executive Director
Malama Maui Nui facilitates programs that educate, inspire, and empower individuals and communities to beautify and maintain Maui Nui's environment which supports our economy, quality of life, and unique Hawaiian culture.We are looking for a smart, innovative Business Manager to handle the business aspects of the organization. Working in partnership with the Executive Director and the Program Director, the Business Manager provides leadership in the development and continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives, including recommendations that enhance the organizations financial performance.
This position supports the organization, Executive Director and staff by managing financial, administrative, human resources and-policy functions.  The Business Manager has the primary day-to-day responsibility alongside executive team for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the organization. S/he is directly responsible for the accounting, finance, forecasting, budgeting, assisting in strategic planning, human resources, legal issues affecting the company/industry, regulatory compliance, property management, negotiation analysis and partner/investor relationships. As a main point of contact for the organization, it is imperative that the Business Manager maintaina thorough understanding and ability to communicate MMN’s programs, goals and mission, environmental protection initiatives, sustainable waste management practices, traditional ecological knowledge and eco-psychology as well as a desire to create positive social change. This is generally an office position in which work is performed in the MMN Puunene office and base yard environments with moderate to little supervision or assistance. The Business Manager will be held accountable for exercising discretion in sustainably managing the organization's finances as well as ensuring appropriate measures are taken to mitigate financial and legal risk. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree is preferred (or equivalent experience) in business administration or finance
  • A minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible leadership roles in Financial Management at a nonprofit
  • Proven financial management skills
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to demonstrate eligibility for work in the United States


  • Superior ethics and business acumen
  • Possess a high level of analytical and technical capacity
  • Working knowledge of GAAP, and ability to handle all matters around nonprofit accounting, including journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources processes, insurance requirements and other nonprofit administration
  • Knowledge of Grant Management and Reporting
  • Strong computer skills, including Quickbooks Online, Microsoft Office, spreadsheet, and presentation software, and ability to learn and effectively use other software as required
  • Maintain legal comprehension especially with regard to regulatory compliance
  • Ability to respectfully and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with employees, vendors, partners and the general public alike
  • Capacity to manage duties and responsibilities dynamically in a team environment
  • Mature and positive attitude
  • Highly organized, project management skills, systems oriented
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executivesand directors



  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action
  • Ensures organization’s adherence to Fiscal Policies and Procedures, and when necessary determinepolicy on all accounting/auditing, financial and budgeting strategies
  • Maintains and monitorreliable internal control systems, and written policies and procedures
  • Developbudget and cash flow management processes, including performance measures that support MMN’s strategic direction and risk management planning and mitigation
  • Managewith Executive Director programmatic spending allocations within a non-profit, grant funding based budgetary system
  • Manages all aspects of Accounting: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Budgets and cashflow, Donations processing, Payroll coordination with outside provider, maintain Balance Sheet and Fixed Assets Schedule, EOM and EOY processes, coordinate audits and completion of annual 990
  • Prepares financial documents associated with grant reporting and processes grant applications
  • Prepareannual budget forecasts and monthly budget reports for the ED and Board of Directors
  • SuperviseAccounting Clerk
  • Manageintegrity of filing systemand accuracy of accounting data
  • Ensurethe organization complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • SupportFundraising activities and other MMN events
  • CoordinateHuman Resource activities with outsourced provider, and maintainconfidentiality
  • Trackand administerappropriate insurance, organizational certifications, and other requirements
  • Manage personnel permanent files; maintain organizational structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Partner with Executive Director to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws to staff.
  • Facilitate employment processes including recruitment, selection and placement of support employees and some professional employees. This may consist of employment advertising, working with employment agencies, skills testing of applicants, interviewing, salary negotiations, reference checking and new employee orientation.



  • Ability to sit for long periods of time while also performing typing duties on a computer
  • Ability to lift and carry objects of moderate weight
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and other strenuous activities



  • Posted On

    July 25, 2020
  • Closing Date

    August 20, 2020
  • Organization

    Mālama Maui Nui
  • Location

    E Camp 5 Rd., Puunene, HI 96784
  • Position Type

    Full Time
For more information about Mālama Maui Nui and this opportunity please visit our website at, contact us at 8088772524 or via email at

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