Accounting Manager

Position Description

The Accounting Manager oversees all aspects of the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) fiscal programs. Responsibilities include oversight of all financial accounting, reporting and grant billings in the operations of an organization with an operating budget of over $1 million with significant federal and state grants for program-related expenses, and assets of $25 million.

Employment Status:
The wage for this position is $40-45 per hour for approximately 8 hours per week. This position does not provide benefits. The Accounting Manager reports directly to the Executive Director. The work schedule is flexible and will be coordinated with the Executive Director and Bookkeeper.

Job Responsibilities:
In collaboration with CDLT’s Executive Director, Bookkeeper, Philanthropy Director, and Finance Committee, the Accounting Manager is responsible for overseeing and supporting CDLT’s financial and accounting programs. Specifically, the Accounting Manager:

•    Performs monthly tasks necessary to provide internal controls and separation of duties with Bookkeeper.
•    Supervises bookkeeping functions.
•    Creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, including reviewing allocation of expenses to restricted grants and contracts.
•    Prepares specialized financial reports as requested by the Finance Committee or Executive Director.
•    Prepares monthly schedules to support annual audit and acts as liaison between the Land Trust and auditors.
•    Prepares job cost reports and monthly billings to Grantors for multiple projects.
•    Tracks multiple restricted cash accounts.
•    Reviews draft organizational budgets prepared by the Bookkeeper and presents to Finance Committee.
•    Attends all Finance Committee meetings and makes periodic reports on CDLT’s financial status to the full board.
•    Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. With a small staff, CDLT reserves the right to modify the duties and responsibilities of all positions as circumstances deem necessary.


•    At least five years of experience in management of financial resources or equivalent; including demonstrated experience in reporting financial information to diverse audiences.
•    Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred. 
•    Knowledge of the federal, state, and local laws, standards, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures related to services provided.
•    Knowledge of payroll, benefits, state & Federal tax reporting. 
•    Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and QuickBooks required. Excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills.
•    Flexibility concerning work schedule to accommodate meetings.
•    Discretion in working with confidential materials.
•    Tact and a sense of humor in working with a diverse array of constituents.

Additional Qualifications:
An ability to thrive within a small non-profit office environment, enjoys being part of a team effort, possesses a strong belief in land conservation, and demonstrates a passion for the mission of the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.

Currently, all team members are encouraged to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. While our office is available to staff, we expect the successful candidate to begin working remotely, with a well-planned transition to a more regular office setting when conditions allow.

To Apply:
Applications will be reviewed as received until March 31, 2021, or until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter and résumé via email to Curt Soper, Executive Director: [email protected].  



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