Established in Oregon in 1869 with the founding of St. Vincent’s hospital, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) is a worldwide Catholic organization of laypersons, open to all who wish to live their faith by loving and serving their neighbor. The Portland Council provides services in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Clatsop and Columbia counties through a network of 2,000 volunteers from 48 Conferences organized by local Catholic parishes. www.svdppdx.org
The Accounting Manager oversees all financial functions of the organization and supervises and trains staff. The Accounting Manager prepares accurate financial reports and advice for the Executive Director, Finance Committee, Council President, Board of Directors and Conference Presidents and attends the Finance Committee meetings. The Accounting Manager is a principle representative of SVdP and provides the organization with consistent management of its finances. The person in this position is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and discretion in the process of carrying out the duties of this position.
The Accounting Manager is responsible for work performance and completes annual staff evaluations, provides efficient scheduling of staff and coordinates training and orientation. The Accounting Manager oversees IT functions including the computer and phone system. The position performs fixed asset accounting and makes recommendations for outside contract services, purchasing and vendors. The position is also responsible for: month-end and year-end financial reports, providing information to auditors, meeting requirements and resolving all issues for completion of the annual audit, producing year-end 1099’s and W-2 forms. The Accounting Manager works with the Executive Director and Council President to prepare the annual budget for approval by the Board and Conference Presidents.
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting with five years of complex technical accounting and management experience required. An Associates degree may be substituted with seven to ten years of increasingly complex technical accounting and management experience. Relevant and significant non-profit accounting experience is preferred. Must have a working knowledge of GAAP, experience with Excel, Word and Quick Books.
Additional Salary Information: Part-time .8 FTE position reporting to the Executive Director
Open until filled
Salary range: $55,000 -- $60,000 per year DOE