Job ID: 44621

Our Portland area nonprofit client has a longstanding reputation and is looking for an energetic, mission-driven Controller to oversee accounting and finance functions. This role comes with great benefits and excellent work-life balance while working in a highly diverse and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities of the Controller
Oversee accounting and finance functions.
Supervise the accounting team.
GAAP, nonprofit regulatory, governmental, and tax compliance.
Lead the continuous development and implementation of accounting and finance policies, best practice, internal controls, and processes.
Financial forecasting and reporting to management and stakeholders.
Monthly and annual financial statement review.
Coordinate audit processes.
Ad hoc projects as required.

Controller Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA required.
8+ years progressive accounting experience and experience managing a team.
Non-profit experience a plus.
MS Office Suite experience, with advanced skills in Excel, Outlook, and Word.
ERP systems knowledge; Sage preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Ability to effectively manage a diverse team.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

About VanderHouwen 
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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