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Accounting Manager

Catholic Charities, Portland, OR

Job - Other

Close Date: 05/06/2018

Finance Department

Accounting Manager

Full-time: 40 hours/week; Exempt

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer


The Accounting Manager is responsible for the integrity of financial data across the organization as well as providing support and guidance to the various positions within the finance department. This position works very closely with the CFO as well as Program Managers and is a strong, contributing member of the organization.


Maintain the general ledger including producing monthly journal entries, researching variances, and producing adjusting entries.
Produce monthly allocation entries to distribute shared costs among various programs.
Review monthly costs vs budget, researching and explaining variances that occur.
Provide regular support for the CFO with the monthly closing procedures.
Provide assistance with the preparation of financial statements.
Provide technical assistance, coordination and coverage for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, and Payroll functions as needed.
Coordinate with Program Managers regarding monthly spending, budget reporting, and projections.
Assist in Program audits as needed.
Run general ledger reports.
Reconcile bank statements, including agency checking and program-specific credit card accounts.
Participate in trainings and coordination meetings as requested by Management.
Adherence to Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent experience required.
Minimum 5 years' related experience.
Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
Demonstrated eagerness and drive to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to perform job more effectively.
Proficiency in MAS 90/SAGE 100 accounting software, as well as in the use of MS Office (including Excel) and Crystal Reports.
Experience working with and Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and/or Payroll functions, preferably in a nonprofit accounting office.
Knowledge and understanding of 501(c)(3) non-profit organization accounting requirements.
Experience with on-line banking preferred, including Positive-Pay, ACH transactions and on-line credit card payments.
Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
Commitment to Catholic Charities mission to work in partnership with vulnerable populations to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner. High attention to detail required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities.
Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.
Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed.
Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.
Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Travel between Southeast Portland and Gresham offices required.
Drivers License and access to vehicle preferred.
If using personal vehicle, must have ability to obtain automobile insurance at levels required by agency (100/300/100).
Satisfactory results from criminal, civil and/or motor vehicle background check required

COMPENSATION: Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, 12 paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more.

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