Youth Progress
  • 20-Nov-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Finance
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • 50,000 - 70,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for managing and directing daily accounting activities; ensuring that proper accounting and recording of company transactions are performed in an accurate and timely manner by performing the following duties.


  • Manages all accounting functions including but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing.
  • Reviews, evaluates and implements accounting systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensures all financial reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepares and presents financial statements and related reports including but not limited to balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow reports, budgets, and variance analysis.
  • Supervises monthly balancing of books and monthly account reviews; prepares and presents monthly financial statements.
  • Coordinates annual independent audit and preparation of annual tax documents.
  • Directs budget preparation, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification for proposed budgets.
  • Provides management with timely reviews of organization's financial status and progress.
  • Ensures compliance with statutory payroll and property tax reporting.
  • Monitors receivables to ensure credit risk is mitigated.
  • Oversees accounts payable function including but not limited to compliance with expense reporting, capitalization policy, and purchase order procedures.
  • Assists with company strategic planning.
  • Assists with special projects as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


  • Directly supervises one employee within the Human Resources and Finance departments.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent.
  • Four to six years related experience and/or training.
  • Working knowledge of forecasting and financial reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret economic conditions and anticipate the impact on the organization.
  • Basic competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate subordinates.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in QuickBooks.


  • Analytical--Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Teamwork--Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Cost Consciousness--Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity--Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Organizational Support--Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.


  • Occasionally required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Frequently required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboar
  • Occasionally required to lift/carry items up to 25 pounds


Youth Progress provides safe and stable homes to youth in the Juvenile Justice and Foster Care systems.  We are trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and provide individualized and comprehensive supports to youth in our programs.  We are dedicated to helping youth become productive members of the community.

At Youth Progress:

  1. We believe youth in the juvenile justice and foster care systems are leaders, scholars, artists, athletes and entrepreneurs
  2. We believe in the power of relationships, and working tirelessly to earn the trust and respect of youth in our programs
  3. We believe in treating youth with unconditional positive regard
  4. We believe in creating caring environments that inspire change in the hearts and minds of youth
  5. We believe staff and youth are on a transformational journey together


  • Generous vacation/sick accrual
  • 100% premium paid health insurance
  • Eligible for membership in OnPoint Community Credit Union
  • Education assistance available after 1 year of employment
  • Employee Assistance Program provides free counseling services
  • Training and professional development
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