Non-Profit Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Accountemps
Location
Portland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
03 Dec 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionAccountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long–term temporary position with a well–established Non–Profit organization in NE Portland! Join this team as a temporary Accountant you will provide accurate and timely reports of financial transactions to internal and external stakeholders. Through interaction with all areas of finance, the successful candidate will apply generally accepted accounting principles in the preparation of statements of activity for grants, as well as monthly billings and restricted asset release. The Staff Accountant will engage a wide range of finance and program departments to provide a clear performance picture across all funding sources that include federal, private, and foundation funds. Our client is open to candidates who do NOT have Non–Profit experience, so if you are looking to make the jump out of private industry into a mission–driven organization, now is your chance!Please reach out to Emily Whalen at for more information or apply online now!What you deliver:– Manage general accounting activities of grant programs including daily operations, maintenance of general ledger, sub–systems, financial review and analysis to ensure the records are complete, accurate and timely– Prepare monthly, quarterly and closeout billings as needed for each grant using various defined formats by the funding agency meeting required deadlines, and submits billings for grants in a timely manner.– Interface with greater finance staff for payroll, shared costs, and allocation transactions, to ensure proper account coding and proper use of funds under grant terms– Prepare reports for Board of Directors and Committees as well as internal reports for department and executive team– Report monthly on expenditures and assist in developing overall spending strategy– Assist with audits and monitor visits.– Follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Uniform Guidance– Maintain financial security by following internal controls and established policies– Perform other duties as required by SupervisorRequirements– Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast–paced environment– Large ERP system experience (specifically Abila MIP preferred)– Self–driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges– 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience– Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment– Solid understanding of grant accounting– General familiarity with Microsoft Excel– Proficiency in Accounts Receivable (AR)– Experience with billing– Foundational knowledge in Aging Accounts– Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions– Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required– Competent with spreadsheets and databases– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities – fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local Accountemps office at or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.?? 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.**Salary:** $26.00 – $32.00 / Hourly**Location:** PORTLAND, OR**Date Posted:** November 17, 2020**Employment Type:** Temporary**Job Reference:** 03617161**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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