ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Job Announcement (access PDF here)

Compensation: This is a 32-hour/week hourly position, occasionally up to 40-hours/week depending on seasonal workload. Based on experience, the starting salary range for this position is $32-$34/hour plus full benefits, including: retirement, medical, vision, dental, vacation/sick leave and paid holidays. Remote work is possible, though duty station is Wenatchee and an in-office day or two may be necessary each week for check printing, processing accounts payable, etc.

Closing Date: First resume review will occur on November 29, 2021. Position open until filled.

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to: [email protected]

Organizational Background

The Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board (UCSRB – www.ucsrb.org) is a publicly funded nonprofit organization that coordinates the implementation of the Upper Columbia Spring Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Plan.  UCSRB Board members consist of a Commissioner from each Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties, and representatives from both the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Yakama Nation. 

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting systems on a modified accrual basis to provide useful, accurate, and timely financial information for management of the UCSRB and for financial reporting as required by federal, state, and other funding sources. In addition, the Accounting Manager develops and monitors the annual budget in collaboration with the Executive Director and presents pertinent fiscal data to the UCSRB Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Executive Director to facilitate decision-making.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains and reconciles the general ledger in accordance with UCSRB policies, with contract and grant requirements, and with generally accepted accounting principles for nonprofit entities.
  • Prepares year-end adjusting entries, work papers, and schedules for the annual audit. Coordinates the audit with the audit firm.  Prepares the annual Form 990.
  • Drafts an annual budget in collaboration with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, and UCSRB program staff. Monitors annual budget throughout the year.
  • Processes all cash receipts and disbursements, prepares reimbursement requests for funders, and ensures that documentation for all transactions is complete.
  • Prepares balance sheets, income statements, budget-to-actual analyses, and other financial reports as required by management and federal, state, and other funding sources.
  • Reports organization’s finances to Executive Director and Board, and offers suggestions about resource utilization and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Works with the Finance Committee on financial matters and leads Finance Committee meetings.
  • Monitors and maintains sufficient cash flow to meet financial obligations of the organization.
  • Processes payroll, including payroll tax returns, W-2’s, and 1099’s for contracted services.
  • Allocates indirect costs and develops indirect rate proposals to funders.
  • Oversees fixed asset management and maintains internal controls over inventory and purchases.
  • Prepares and monitors professional service contracts with subcontractors and vendors.
  • Ensures compliance and consistency with state and federal regulations.
  • Assists other staff with data analyses, and financial reporting for contracts.

Qualifications and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field with three (3) years of experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training, will qualify an individual for consideration. Proficiency with Excel, QuickBooks is required. Experience with public accounting, nonprofit, governmental accounting, and/or a CPA license is preferred.

The UCSRB is an equal opportunity employer.

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