Our highly diverse Portland-based nonprofit client is looking for an outstanding Accounting Manager to oversee AP, banking functions, as well as internal and external audits while managing a team. If you’re a fast paced, detail-oriented individual looking for an excellent role with a mission driven company and room for upward mobility, this may be the opportunity for you.
Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager
Oversee accounting (Balance sheet reconciliations, bank transfers, check runs, & journal entries) and payroll (funding payroll account) functions.
Develop, manage, and train AP/AR and payroll staff.
Conduct performance reviews annually and as needed.
Manage month- and year-end closing.
Cash and payments management and cash flow forecasting.
Manage company credit cards and banking relationships.
Financial statements and reporting.
Prepare audits and schedules; Tax and audit research.
Ensure accounting and payroll regulatory compliance.
Lead the continuous development and implementation of accounting and payroll policy, best practice, and process improvements.
Accounting Manager Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business; equivalent education and experience.
4+ years high volume accounting and supervisory experience required.
Nonprofit and mid-to large size accounting experience preferred.
Understanding of complex reconciliations with advanced knowledge of GAAP.
MS Office Suite experience, with intermediate in Excel.
ERP systems knowledge; Sage and Yardi preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”
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