Organization/Company Name: 
Northwest Pilot Project
Position Description: 

Position: Accountant

Location: Northwest Pilot Project  1430 SW Broadway, Suite 200 Portland, Oregon 97201

Report to:  Associate Director

Start Date: August 2021

Days/Hours: Four days per week (30 hrs)

Submit By: 4 pm on Friday, July 16, 2021



Job Duties:

  Manage all aspects of day to day bookkeeping and accounting processes including but not limited to: A/P, A/R, payroll, journal entries, and bank reconciliation.

  Prepare Journal Entries for prepaid expense, deferred revenue, and payroll cash accounts

  Process and pay all invoices in a timely manner. Write checks for invoices submitted by management

team and program staff. Monitor petty cash, and reimburse petty cash as needed.

  Receive and deposit all organizational revenue. Manage donations, and contract revenues for deposit

on a weekly basis

  Execute payroll activities using a 3rd party payroll service provider.

  Perform annual 1099 reporting process for vendors.

  Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports, including standard financial reports, budget vs. actual

reports and grant-specific financial reports. Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and

summarizing account information and trends.

  Manage time tracking process for employees with hours billable to grants and extract data to make

appropriate payroll entries for financial and grant reporting.

  Coordinate with Auditors in preparation of year-end audit. Support Executive Director and Associate

Director in development and analysis of annual organization budget.

  Maintain accounting procedures and policies and systems of internal controls to ensure the integrity of

all financial systems.

  Perform non-routine tasks requiring strong judgement and initiative.

  Maintain records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; ensure legal

requirements compliance.

  Maintain subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.

  Balance subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries.

  Balance general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.

  Maintain historical records by filing documents.

  Compile with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing

adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.

Required Qualifications:

  Advanced proficiency in QuickBooks and Excel

  Accounting degree or equivalent with 3-5 years related experience.

  Minimum of 3-5 years of nonprofit bookkeeping/accounting experience

  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  Strong organizational and time management skills

  Acute attention to detail

  Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills: ability to manage priorities and workflow

  Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diversity of individual at all organizational levels.

  Understanding of and commitment to NWPP’s mission

Desired Qualifications

  Additional proficiencies in database management.

  Experience managing County/City/State/ Federal contracts and grants.

  Experience preparing financial statements, budgets and grant reports for private foundations.

To Apply Email resume and cover letter, using Accountant in subject line, to [email protected] by 4 pm on Friday, July 16, 2021.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Part Time
Salary:  $39,894- $47,554 Annually DOE

Medical and dental insurance, generous time off, Employee Assistance Program, short-term disability insurance, life insurance, a mission-driven and supportive work environmen

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

Associates Degree

1430 SW Broadway
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application Address: 
Wendy Rudman
Northwest Pilot Project
1430 SW Broadway
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201
Application deadline: 
Friday, July 16, 2021