Vice President of Finance

New York, United States


Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is programmed, maintained, and operated by Friends of the High Line, in partnership NYC Parks. We raise nearly 100% of the High Line’s annual budget.

Through excellence in operations, stewardship, innovative programming, and world-class design, we seek to engage the vibrant and diverse community on and around the High Line, and to raise the essential private funding to help complete the High Line’s construction and create an endowment for its future operations.

The vice president of finance reports to the chief operating officer and has oversight for employees that manage all aspects of the High Line’s finance, accounting, and business systems. As assistant treasurer of the High Line Board of Trustees, the vice president of finance is also responsible for budget reporting and acts as staff liaison for the Audit & Finance and Investment Committees of the board.

Job description

The vice president of finance provides counsel and support to the executive team and the board of directors on all financial matters. They also work on various strategic initiatives that meet the High Line’s short and long-term financial goals and that are consistent with the broad goals of the organization.

This full-time position is responsible for oversight and progress updates of the yearly operating budget, as well as capital budgets, endowments, and other funding channels of the organization.

Primary responsibilities



Preferred qualifications


Able to work in a fast-paced and flexible office environment


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