Portland, Oregon, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


We are looking for a Controller to oversee and manage financial operations of the organization.


Supervisory Responsibility: Supervise Finance and accounting staff

  • Ensure accurate organization-wide revenue recognition according to GAAP
  • Work with team of project based Financial Analysts to ensure appropriate and accurate financial information in coordination with billable hours service model
  • Manage monthly accounting close.  Prepare accurate and timely monthly and quarterly financial statements and associated reports for organizational leadership team and board
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, government standards and other client contract and grant provisions/reporting, in addition to federal and state reporting requirements
  • Manage financial accounting software (DelTek Costpoint), generate cost allocations and general ledger account structure
  • Provide consistent cash flow management, forecasts and analysis
  • Oversee and support accurate development and tracking of budgets and actuals for all contracts
  • Coordinate, oversee and ensure continuous improvement of accounting and finance processes and procedures; review and audit internal accounting functions
  • Develop and/or customize financial reports to assist Centers and Offices in tracking contract and grant budgets and spending.
  • Encourage constructive working relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Perform other duties as assigned



Ideal Candidates will possess

  • 7 or more years’ experience in finance and/or accounting
  • 2 years’ experience supervising staff
  • Preference given to candidates with: 2 or more years of experience in each of the following: professional services firms and in government contracting in education or a related industry with similar funding streams – federal and foundation
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting, CPA or CMA a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, detail-oriented
  • Able to communicate clearly and develop strong working relationships across an organization


Physical Demands/Conditions

  • Sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods of time
  • Manual and finger dexterity for operation of a personal computer
  • Ability to lift or move moderate sized packages (up to 25 pounds)


Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

Position will remain open until filled

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Education Northwest is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.