Director of Finance

Portland, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 60462

Director of Finance
Our mission-driven Portland client is looking for an experienced hands-on Finance Director to join their organization full-time! This is a collaborative leadership role requiring someone who is highly team-oriented, flexible, and proactive in leading accounting and finance functions while working with business leaders to maintain the organization’s wellbeing. If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to work with a company making a positive impact in your local community, this could be the role for you!

This role is anticipating a hybrid schedule and requires qualified candidates to commute weekly to offices in Portland, Oregon.

Director of Finance Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or similar field; CPA required.
  • 5 years of related experience in a nonprofit organization involving state and federal grants.
  • Previous supervisory experience and strong leadership skills.
  • Proficient with ERP systems and MS Office including intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to effectively manage complex projects and meet competing deadlines.

Director of Finance Responsibilities

  • Oversee, train, and mentor accounting team members.
  • Lead month and year end processes ensuring timeliness, accuracy, and compliance.
  • Drive financial planning, budgeting, and reporting activities ensuring alignment with company objectives.
  • Assess and manage cash flow, assets, and risks.
  • Develop and implement SOPs and internal controls.
  • Serve as point person for external audit and tax processes.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and reporting as needed.

Salary: $110k-$130k (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, HSA, FSA, 401k with company match, parental leave, cell phone allowance, professional development opportunities, tuition assistance, and an employee assistance program. This company is implementing a four-day work week.

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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