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Finance Director

The Mental Health Association of Oregon
Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon (MHAAO)

Finance Director Job Description

PAY RANGE: $85,000.00 to $120,000.00 per year

FTE: This is a salaried, exempt position with an estimated 40 hours per week.

BENEFITS: This is a benefited position as outlined in the MHAAO Employee Handbook

TITLE: Finance Director

REPORTS TO: Deputy Director

DEPARTMENT: Administration

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter by end of day August 9, 2022. Persons of color, LGBTQIA+ and members of all other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Description of Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Finance Director will supervise the accounting department, overseeing internal controls and federal financial reporting (FFR), setting financial targets, developing financial strategy, conducting feasibility studies, monitoring expenditure, monitoring cash flow, evaluating investments, and managing tax compliance in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Finance Director will oversee MHAAO’s annual audit and oversee the financial aspects of capital campaigning.

Requirements: As a Peer-Delivered Services organization, MHAAO has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy that requires all employees, interns, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment in accordance with current Oregon and Washington State laws. All new hires must show vaccine proof at time of onboarding. Accommodations for those with religious and/or medical exemptions will be reviewed.

Financial Accountant Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Creating and maintaining program budgets on an annual and monthly basis. Meeting with leadership to review budget changes.
  2. Create and maintain annual budget. Review annual budget changes with MHAAO Board of Directors on a quarterly basis.
  3. Directing financial planning and strategy.
  4. Analyzing and reporting on financial performance, monitoring cash flow, filing federal financial reports on quarterly and annual basis.
  5. Overseeing audit and tax functions.
  6. Developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures.
  7. Preparing forecasts and comprehensive budgets.
  8. Reviewing departmental budgets.
  9. Assessing, managing, and minimizing risk.
  10. Analyze and interpret complex financial data and present the information in frequent reports and presentations to board of directors and Executive Director.
  11. Manage cash from any outside grants/funding, or capital campaign.
  12. Stay abreast of current market trends and patterns and act accordingly.
  13. Asses company spending and work to reduce costs.
  14. Manage accounting department, training any new employees as necessary.
  15. Have a clear understanding of and adhere to current laws and regulations.
  16. Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Business Administration required.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in managing an accounting function in a medium- or large-size company, with 5 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Working knowledge and appreciation of non-profits and role within community and society.
  • Experience with databases and financial/accounting management software.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead groups of employees and work effectively with the Board of Directors in a strategic financial role.
  • Lived experience of mental and/or addiction recovery highly valued. Supervision experience preferred.

Skills and knowledge required: Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and QuickBooks Online accounting software. Adept knowledge of basic accounting functions as they relate to payroll, billing, direct and indirect allocations, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger. Ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees, contractors, and vendors. Excellent time management and communication skills.

Demonstrated non-profit and/or government sector accounting experience, federal grant financial management experience, excellent communication, training, and collaboration skills. Understanding of the consumer/survivor/recovery movement.

Expectations: MHAAO strives to honor cultural and spiritual diversity in the communities we serve as well as honoring Voice and Choice through trauma-informed practices. Being committed to Social Justice means being committed to constantly assessing our organizational values and the extent to which we are modeling or falling short of them. It also means listening to feedback from our stakeholders and others who have interacted with our organization and taking the time to understand and reflect on those interactions. This commitment is extended from the organization as a whole as well as each employee of MHAAO.

Background Check: A criminal background check may be conducted by MHAAO in accordance with the MHAAO background check policy. A criminal record does not necessarily exclude an individual from employment with MHAAO.

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Portland, OR


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