Job ID: 40761Assistant Finance Director
Our Portland area public client is looking for an Assistant Finance Director to help oversee accounting and finance functions. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to have a seat at the table of a collaborative and dynamic organization. This role will offer the opportunity to manage and mentor an efficient and friendly team while providing insight and expertise on policy and procedures that will directly impact the surrounding community.
Responsibilities of the Assistant Finance Director
Support management of accounting and finance operations.
Manage budgeting and forecasting.
Oversee fixed assets.
Budget to actuals.
Financial reporting and analysis.
Revenue and cost proposals.
Develop work plans and schedules for accounting and finance staff.
Support recruitment efforts and performance evaluations.
Develop, train, and mentor accounting staff.
Assist with audits.
Ensure financial and operational compliance.
Serve as interim Finance Director when needed.
Support the continuous development and implementation of accounting, finance, and operational policy, best practice, and process improvements.
Other special projects and duties as assigned.
Assistant Finance Director Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; equivalent education and experience; CPA or CMA preferred.
3 years of technical accounting and budgeting experience.
1+ year of supervisory experience.
Public works or service background preferred.
Knowledge of GAAP and Oregon Budget Law.
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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