Overview

General Accountant

Our client, a non-profit in NE Portland is seeking a General Accountant.

 

Location: Portland, in office.

Salary Range: $55,000-$58,000

 

Key Responsibilities for Accountant:

Financial Close (60% of your time)

  • Review cash receipts, AP invoices, AR transactions for accuracy
  • Generate contract invoices and prepare revenue accruals
  • Review payroll batch and prepare payroll journal entries
  • Prepare journal entries – prepaid, depreciation, expense allocation, and net asset release
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Support with the annual CPA and external funder audits

Financial Analysis and Reporting (35% of your time)

  • Review and track unallowable/allowable expenses from contract agreements
  • Analyze and release donor-restricted funds
  • Prepare analysis and forecast reports of funder activities
  • Perform analysis of vendors and prepare 1096/1099 forms
  • Assist in the implementation of financial systems improvements and maintain internal controls

Participation in Shared Leadership (=5% of your time)

  • Be a champion in the shaping and sustaining of a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just workplace, with a focus towards creating racial equity.
  • Participate on cross-departmental teams or committees regarding organizational policies, processes, and work environment
  • Participate in Temporary Teams, Equity Team, Employee Resource Groups, and other teams
  • Contribute individualized skills, knowledge, experience, and expertise to help the agency reach its mission

 

Requirements/Qualifications for Accountant:

  • Strong background in finance, accounting, and/or bookkeeping
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Core computer skills in word processing, database management and spreadsheets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to correspond and work respectfully with diverse teams
  • Evening and weekend availability may be required
  • Working knowledge of various accounting systems including Financial Edge preferred
  • Working knowledge of payroll systems, such as Paylocity, preferred
  • Experience in non-profit accounting preferred
  • Must be able to reliably commute to office location

 

About Motus Recruiting and Staffing, Inc:

Founded in 2006, Motus is an award-winning recruiting and staffing firm in the Pacific Northwest, specializing in professional services and technology solutions. We are a group of people who not only recognize the importance of representation, but actively fight for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process. Our goal is to educate organizations on the importance of DEI when hiring, promoting, and supporting diverse employees. We are calling organizations to demonstrate their commitment to DEI by being intentional about who they hire.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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Tagged as: financial edge, onsite, paylocity

About Motus Recruiting and Staffing, Inc.

About Motus Recruiting and Staffing, Inc:

Founded in 2006, Motus Recruiting and Staffing is an award-winning recruiting and staffing firm in the Pacific Northwest, specializing in professional services and technology solutions. We are a group of people who not only recognize the importance of representation, but actively fight for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process. We’ve got the know-how and the determination for getting you in the door so you can show them what you’ve got.