VP of Finance

Job Description



The position provides Financial direction and leadership for IS Living’s business operations through overseeing our finance department.

This position oversees Finance policies and practices; ensures all procedures, fiscal records, and reporting comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable laws and regulations; and ensures the fiscal safeguarding of the organization and its assets through a strong system of internal controls.

The VP of Finance is also working hand in hand with Human Resources department to remain in compliance with all state and federal labor laws, Equal Employment Opportunity and ADA, Human Resource development, employee relations, employee training, benefits, workers comp., unemployment, performance reviews, and compensation.


· Be effective, accept responsibility and pursue competence;

· Offer quality, ethical and professional service that is transparent and appropriate;

· Be responsive, flexible, respectful, welcoming and professional in your communication and relationships;

· Offer enriching experiences through imagination and creativity that promotes both autonomy and comradery.


This position oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s fiscal and business finance function. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Supports the organization’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

· Lead employees under his/her team to encourage maximum performance and dedication

· Oversee, direct and support all General Accounting and Cash Management functions of the Organization.

· Ensure accurateaccount reconciliation for all financial institutionsand organizational accounts.

· Produce, review, analyze and distribute routinefinancial reports to all managerial positions to facilitate optimal organizational and program performance.

· Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, and the financial impact of new programs and strategies.

· Develop, maintain and update budgets for grant submissions and the Organization’s final annual operating budget.

· Oversee the preparation and appropriateness of account transfers and request authorization as appropriate.

· Produce and review Trial Balance and supporting working papers in preparation for annual auditing activities while ensuring that all finance documents are up to date

· Maintain and advise on current and future assets for the organization. Successfully execute the Organization’s fiscal negotiations, which may include negotiations with funders, vendors and subcontractors.

· Ensure relationship/partnership development and collaboration with:

  • State-payor agencies including but not limited to DHS, ODDS, APD, VR
  • Other IS staff including managers
  • Membership Associations
  • Participate in the evaluation and maintenance of all insurance policies and databases.
  • Performs other duties and seeks additional responsibilities as growth permits.


1. Requires a BA in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related field with a minimum of 5 years of related financial experience;

2. CPA

3. Ten (10) or more progressive years in an accounting/finance/business management and general operations with increasing responsibilities to the point of significant level responsibility in a similar or strongly related industry, non-profit preferred.


· Experience with managing state and federal grants, or closely related knowledge and/or experience to learn thenecessary processes required.

· Basic understanding of cost allocation principles necessary to perform accounting functions.

· Possess experience and/or knowledge of risk management, budget planning, strategic planning, financial forecasting and labor-related laws.

· Must have strong computer skills, including competence with Microsoft Word and Excel as well as computerized accounting systems.

· Experience in non-profit accounting, social service and low-income housing preferred

· Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting concepts and principles required with emphasis on non-profit accounting preferred.

· Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, are required in order to work effectively with all levels of personnel, management, contractors and vendors.

· Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions and concerns; solve personnel issues that affect the workplace; and understand, carry out and delegate written and verbalinstructions.

· Organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to accomplish multiple tasks with limited supervision are required.

· Creative and strategic thinking abilities required.

· Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

· Must be able to work in a team environment and produce results in conjunction with fellow team members.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Ability to Relocate:

  • Salem, OR 97302: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person'


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