LifeWorks NW
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Finance/Billing

At LifeWorks NW we support people who are working towards a better life. Through our recognized, culturally responsive prevention, mental health and addiction services, our expert team delivers the highest quality individual and group treatment - benefiting children, teens and families, adults, older adults and the community as a whole.

Purpose:  Assists Controller in directing agency's day-to-day accounting functions. Oversees accounts payable function, ensuring vendors are paid accurately and timely.  Plays a key role in the monthly accounting close processes ensuring deadlines are met, appropriate revenue and expense recognized, and agency is able to draw down the maximum amount under each grant. Enforces agency internal controls and participates in preparation for annual external audit.

Days/Hours: This is a full-time, exempt position that works daytime hours with the possibility of evenings and weekends.

Pay/Benefits: $68,322 to $75,154 per year. Full benefits


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required. MBA and/or CPA a plus with working knowledge of GAAP and financial statement preparation.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible Accounting or Finance work experience required. Health care industry or medical reimbursement experience a plus.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Good understanding of costing methods;
  • Good computer skills including a functional knowledge of Outlook and Word; intermediate or higher level expertise with Excel.  Ability to master proprietary software including report writing functions.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills and maintains a cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally diverse environment.



LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community. LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.  Drug Free/Tobacco Free Site 01/09

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