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Director of Finance and Administration

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Oregon Rural Action
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La Grande, OR
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Published 22 days ago

Director of Finance and Administration

Oregon Rural Action

Position: Director of Finance and Administration

Reports to: Executive Director 

Category: Full-time; Exempt

Location: Oregon; with regular in-person meetings

Application Deadline: August 22, 2022

Salary Range and Benefits: Compensation for this position is commensurate with the candidate’s relevant experience, within the range of $65,000 - $80,000. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance with generous vacation, holiday, and sick leave policies.

Announcement

We are seeking an experienced controller with an interest in combining your financial management expertise and strategic leadership skills to advance our organization. If you want to put your financial expertise to use for a greater good, this is your chance to be part of a growing team that’s working with rural communities across Eastern Oregon to build even better places to live for all.

Organization 

Oregon Rural Action (ORA) is a grassroots, culturally diverse, and community-led organization in Eastern Oregon working to promote social justice, agricultural and economic sustainability, and the stewardship of the region’s land, air, and water. Through community organizing, public conversations, and policy advocacy, ORA is building a rural movement for the well-being of all people and our environment.

Core Functions

Financial Management, Oversight, and Planning

Grant and Report Management

Organizational leadership

As Director of Finance and Administration, you will contribute to the organization’s success by effectively leading and managing all financial operations. This includes overseeing and managing daily accounting systems; overseeing payroll, and benefits administration; producing accurate and timely financial reports; leading the annual budgeting process; establishing and maintaining internal controls to ensure the appropriate securing, use, and reporting of funds; coordinating and preparing information for reporting including and IRS 990 and an audit process; providing nonprofit financial literacy and strategic leadership as a liaison to the board. 

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, and/or administration; 
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting and finance including work within the nonprofit sector;
  • A CPA certification; 
  • Knowledge of GAAP and Financial Accounting principles; 
  • Proficiency with account software and the ability to learn and adapt to changing systems; 
  • Familiarity and experience with QuickBooks Online; 
  • Working knowledge of restricted and unrestricted funds management; 
  • Strong verbal and communication skills; 
  • An ability to prioritize and attention to detail. 
  • Work with Google Drive and other Google software.

Application Procedures:  

To apply, submit a single pdf file that includes: a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position and why you are interested in joining the Oregon Rural Action team, a resume, and 3 references. Send the application to Steven Coles, Office Manager at stevenC@oregonrural.org, note “Director of Finance and Administration” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please respect our no phone calls policy. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement.

Deadline: August 15, 2022

Oregon Rural Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to staff diversity and cultivating and preserving a work environment that is built on the premise of equity. We welcome qualified people of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. 

For more information about ORA, visit our website at www.oregonrural.org.

Director of Finance and Administration

Oregon Rural Action

Position: Director of Finance and Administration

Reports to: Executive Director 

Category: Full-time; Exempt

Location: Oregon; with regular in-person meetings

Application…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
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    August 22, 2022
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
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    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
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USD $65,000 - USD $80,000
/ year

Benefits

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance.

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance.

Location

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
La Grande, OR 97850, USA

How to Apply

Application Procedures:  

To apply, submit a single pdf file that includes: a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position and why you are interested in joining the Oregon Rural Action team, a resume, and 3 references. Send the application to Steven Coles, Office Manager at stevenC@oregonrural.org, note “Director of Finance and Administration” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please respect our no phone calls policy. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement.


Oregon Rural Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to staff diversity and cultivating and preserving a work environment that is built on the premise of equity. We welcome qualified people of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. 

For more information about ORA, visit our website at www.oregonrural.org.

Application Procedures:  

To apply, submit a single pdf file that includes: a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position and why you are interested in joining the…

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