Grants Accountant, Temporary Position

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organization:Columbia Land Trust
position summary:

Columbia Land Trust, a local nonprofit organization that conserves and cares for vital lands, waters, and wildlife of the Columbia River region, has an immediate opening for Grants Accountant. This temporary position serves as the primary support for financial grant activity in the accounting and finance area of the organization, ensures that Columbia Land Trust is in compliance with GAAP and reporting requirements, and public contract requirements. The position provides internal clients with grant financial information, reporting requirements and billing services and external clients with compliance management and fiscal reporting.

To apply, send your cover letter (indicating salary history and requirements) along with a resume to [email protected] by June 20, 2012 for consideration. You can learn more about us by visiting our website at Columbia Land Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us: Since 1990, Columbia Land Trust has protected, in perpetuity, approximately 20,000 acres of lands along the lower 250 miles of the Columbia River. A majority of the protection has been accomplished with land ownership, with significant holdings as conservation easements or other conservation agreements, as well as transfer of land to public agencies. This region includes 13 Oregon and Washington counties, extending from the Pacific Ocean on the west to beyond the eastern edge of the Columbia Gorge Scenic Area, near the John Day River. The Land Trust has approximately 1,750 members in Oregon and Washington and has embarked on an ambitious plan to expand public awareness and participation in the conservation of the great lands of the Columbia River region. Columbia Land Trust’s headquarters are located on the campus of beautiful Fort Vancouver, WA.

Salary / Pay Rate:$20-$25 / Hour
Apply by:June 18, 2012
Qualifications:The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and two years professional financial experience. Must have experience and knowledge of GAAP, financial software navigation, contract navigation, and calendaring. Experience with payroll, A/R and A/P preferred.
Education Required:Graduate degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer