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Creative Financial Staffing

This is a Full-time position in Portland, OR posted May 9, 2021.


About the Company and Opportunity:
This mission-driven non-profit continues to set the standard of excellence in servicing their clients by providing culturally appropriate care to vulnerable people in their community.

Some of the employee reviews say things like: ‘If you like being a part of a community and really making a difference in lives of people then {company} is a great place to dedicate your career to.’ ‘Everyone may be doing different things, but we are all working together towards one goal and that’s pretty great.’ The Controller is responsible for the maintenance of effective fiscal management systems and policies including fiscal processing, general ledger accounting, financial statement design and preparation, and other fiscal management information systems.

The Controller should be a deadline driven, organized leader who has previous experience leading and energizing their team.

Overview of the Controller role:
Assist with the design and implementation of accounting systems in compliance with GAAP and appropriate government and accounting requirements, including the general ledger and all appropriate subsidiary ledgers and journals.

Supervision of accounting staff to assure timely and accurate completion, confidentiality and compliance with regulatory, tax, and deposit requirements.

Implements and monitors financial systems and internal accounting controls for the agency.

Facilitates audit processes, statistical and financial analysis, and assures compliance with fiscal policies and procedures.

Responsible for compliance and reporting requirements and federal property management.

Attends finance, budget, grant and related meetings as needed or assigned by the CFO.

Works together with the CFO, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, and the Billing Operations Director to provide financial and budgetary information to assist Senior Leadership in making sound, timely decisions.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a manager of fiscal operations.

CPA certificate desirable but not required.

Prior experience with a large nonprofit and administering federal grants a plus.

Knowledge of fiscal and business management with demonstrated competence in planning and budgeting, supervision, data collection and reporting.

Must have working knowledge of GAAP principles, audit process, federal cost principles, grant administration, compliance and property management requirements.

Proficiency w/MS Office and accounting software (Financial Edge experience a plus).

Work collaboratively with clients, staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times.

Must be a non-drinker; if in recovery, must have a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time.

Ability to pass a pre-employment or for cause drug tests.

Ability to pass criminal background and DMV checks
Timing is everything.

Whether you are aggressively in a job search or simply passive for the ideal position, we would like to have the chance to share our opportunities with you.

We specialize in placement for accounting and finance professionals.

Many of our positions are not posted on the internet.

Please contact me for more information about this role as well as other opportunities.

Contact Laura King

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