Organization/Company Name: 
Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon
Position Description: 

Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon (MHAAO)

Accountant Job Description


PAY RANGE: $60,000 - $70,000

FTE: This is a salaried, exempt position with an estimated 40 hours per week.

BENEFITS: This is a benefited position as outlined in the MHAAO Employee Handbook

TITLE: Accountant

REPORTS TO: Chief of Staff

DEPARTMENT: Administration

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by close of business September 22nd, 2021.


Description of Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Accountant will be responsible for various accounting functions of the organization, including accounts receivable, drawdowns, FFRs (Federal Financial Reports), and month-end closing using QuickBooks Online. The position also provides significant support to the Executive Director in monitoring the grants and contracts of MHAAO, providing budget support to directors, and will be responsible for maintaining files audits and tax returns. The Accountant will also prepare financial statements and analyses for Management and the Board of Directors. This position is also responsible for designing and maintaining internal control systems for all financial/accounting policies, activities, functions, processes, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, five years non-profit accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Lived experience of mental and/or addiction recovery highly valued. Supervision experience preferred.

Skills and knowledge required: Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and QuickBooks Online accounting software. Adept knowledge of basic accounting functions as they relate to payroll, billing, direct and indirect allocations, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger.  Ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees, contractors, and vendors. Excellent time management and communication skills.

Demonstrated non-profit and/or government sector accounting experience, federal grant financial management experience, excellent communication, training, and collaboration skills. Understanding of the consumer/survivor/recovery movement.

Expectations: MHAAO strives to honor cultural and spiritual diversity in the communities we serve as well as honoring Voice and Choice through trauma-informed practices. Being committed to Social Justice means being committed to constantly assessing our organizational values and the extent to which we are modeling or falling short of them. It also means listening to feedback from our stakeholders and others who have interacted with our organization and taking the time to understand and reflect on those interactions. This commitment is extended from the organization as a whole as well as each employee of MHAAO.

Amount of travel: NA


The above accountabilities represent work performed by this position and are not all-inclusive.  The omission of a specific accountability will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of the position.

Employment with Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon is "at-will." This means employees are free to resign at any time, with or without cause, and Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause or advance notice. As an at-will employee, it is not guaranteed, in any manner, that you will be employed with Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon for any set period of time.

Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon are based upon one's qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, Veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
10373 NE Hancock St
Suite # 106
Portland, OR 97220
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021