Position: Senior Financial Management Consultant - Contract

Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Portland, OR

Classification: Non-Employee, Contract
Job Close Date: Open until filled

About Earth Advantage
Earth Advantage is a Portland-based nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. We provide knowledge to building professionals and information to consumers through certification, research, education, and product development to move the building industry towards more sustainable practices.  

We’re Looking For
You’re a senior-level finance professional who is interested in supporting the work of an environmentally-focused nonprofit organization with diverse revenue sources. You’re a wizard with numbers and enjoy looking for ways to improve efficiencies and mentor others.  This is a non-employee contractual position.

Role Description
This part-time contract position will provide fiscal guidance for the organization and work closely with a small team to identify and implement improvements to current financial and operational systems. You’d be a good fit if you’re an experienced professional looking to expand your nonprofit consulting portfolio. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Act as mentor and be an ongoing resource to the accounting and operations team.

  • Provide monthly oversight on all financials related to annual budget planning, monthly reporting, payroll, and annual audit. 

  • Review current procedures and work with staff accountant to develop systems that create process efficiencies and improve quality control. 

  • Act as a consultant to the management team on financial planning and other opportunities to advance the overall financial health of the organization

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is required; CPA/ CMA preferred.

  • 8+ years of accounting and senior level financial experience with at least 2 years of work with nonprofit organizations.

  • Strong eye for business and ability to build relationships, while collaborating across departments to solve problems throughout an organization.

  • Advanced knowledge of FASB for nonprofits, Quickbooks, payroll, budget development and nonprofit audit requirements.

  • Excellent record-keeping and record retention skills.

  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing and reviewing contracts 

  • ​​​​​​​Previous CFO or senior financial management experience

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Diversity Statement
At Earth Advantage we believe that climate change is a challenge that crosses boundaries of income, race, ethnicity, religion, age, abilities, geography, gender identities, sexual orientation, and disproportionately affects disadvantaged populations. We actively support and value diversity in company culture, the recruitment of staff and board members, and in our partnerships with organizations and individuals in order to propel the building industry toward a socially, economically, and environmentally just future.​​​​​​​

To Apply

Please submit the following materials to jobs@earthadvantage.org:

  • Resume 

  • Cover letter detailing qualifications and hourly rate

  • Three professional references (can provide on request, if preferred)