Position Title: Staff Accountant (A4)
Reports to: Controller
Location: Portland, OR (Presence in the office is required at least twice a month and more during busy times)
Posting Date: 9/13/21
Application Deadline: 10/1/21
Anticipated Start Date: 11/2/21
Salary Range: $56,000 - $63,700 per year
***Please scroll to bottom for information about a webinar for this position happening on September 15th at noon PST***
Who we are
Ecotrust creates and accelerates triple-bottom-line innovations to benefit our region and inspire the world. On the farm, at the coast, in the forest, and across our cities, we work in partnership towards an equitable, prosperous, climate-smart future. Since 1991, we have created durable change and sparked ideas across the globe. Ecotrust holds a deep commitment to equity and diversity as core principles integral to the work we do. As we add new members across all levels of the organization, we seek diverse perspectives and lived experiences that we believe foster learning, creativity, innovation, and equity. Learn more at Ecotrust.org.
The Staff Accountant is responsible for various accounting functions with a focus on payroll management and accounts payable. The position oversees leave tracking, personnel data entry, weekly bill pay, and invoice tracking. The Staff accountant oversees bi-weekly timesheet completion and helps to resolve employee pay-related issues. The position works closely with the Controller and other accounting personnel and collaborates between the finance team and the HR department.
Who you are
The Staff Accountant is a task-focused, collaborative, and team-oriented member of the Finance Team. You are an active listener, a humble collaborator, and responsive to the needs of colleagues. You are detail-oriented and demonstrate ease with finance-related technology such as accounting systems, payroll systems, and Excel. You enjoy learning new software and have a strong interest in working alongside and providing support to a dynamic multi-racial team. You are consistently looking for ways to improve efficiency and be proactive in managing accounting processes.
*Transferable skills: any skills gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position.
Salary Range: $56,000 - $63,700 per year
This is a full-time position based in Portland, Oregon. Ecotrust offers a full benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, and disability coverage. Ecotrust is committed to growth and learning for all staff members and provides relevant developmental training opportunities, and we strongly support our employees as whole people. At the discretion of Ecotrust, relocation expenses may be reimbursed to the selected candidate.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will:
We believe great benefits make work better: Ecotrust offers equity-centered benefits that strive to recognize employees as whole people and prioritize their overall wellbeing. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance with employee contributions scaled to income, tax-deferred and Roth retirement plans with employer base contributions, term life insurance, and disability coverage. Ecotrust invests in employees' professional development and personal growth. We offer other fun perks like plentiful paid time off, summer Fridays, a week off over the winter holiday season, retreats, and summer fun days.
Ecotrust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a diverse staff of qualified, highly-skilled, and creative individuals is necessary to achieve the vision and mission of the project. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our workforce across a range of dimensions. Individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, or other People of Color, people who are queer, trans, non-binary, people with disabilities, people who are immigrants, people from poor and working class backgrounds, and people who are/have been system-impacted are strongly encouraged to apply.
Click here to learn more about equity at Ecotrust, including our official equity statement and annual racial equity action plans and reports. We expect all our employees to share a commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and always seek ways to improve how well we live these values. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. Once you have applied, we welcome your feedback on how you have experienced our values around diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process.
Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference for this recruitment. The contact listed on the job announcement must receive all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please reach out to email@example.com in advance of the deadline to request assistance.
How to Apply: Apply via our careers page on JazzHR: Ecotrust - Career Page (applytojob.com). Your cover letter should clearly explain how your skills, experience, and interests fit this position.
The Selection Process: In an effort to be as transparent as possible in our selection process as well as to help expedite bringing new staff on board, below is a timeline of key events:
Learn more about this position: Staff Accountant Info session Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Ecotrust is hosting an informational session about this position on September 15. You can call in via conference line to listen in and ask questions:
US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592
We will record the session and post the recording link to the job posting linked above shortly afterwards.
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