Accounting Manager

September 3, 2019

Position:  Accounting Manager, in Portland, full-time, benefits.

Start date:  immediate

Agency:  The Iris Network (www.theiris.org), a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are visually impaired or blind attain independence and community integration, seeks a finance professional who thrives working at a fast pace to join our team as Accounting Manager.  

Experience and Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related business management field required; experience with government contracts (billing and reporting) preferred; experience with third party cost reimbursement preferred.  Must have 5 years of relevant experience as well as a solid understanding of accounting processes, procedures, systems, and controls.  Must have good judgment, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.  Must be detail oriented, able to handle several projects simultaneously, and be able to meet/respect deadlines.  Must be able to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team.  Must be proficient in QuickBooks and MS Office Suite.

Duties:  Some of the responsibilities of the Accounting Manager are:  accomplish organization’s strategic financial objectives by developing, monitoring and evaluating plans and results; develop strategies and plans to meet the long-term financial goals of our organization; guide and direct financial and control activities in a manner which will protect assets; prepare financial reports; analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital; meet reporting and regulatory filing requirements and provide timely, accurate, and meaningful reporting of operations; support grant accounting process as needed; assure optimum utilization of financial resources through sound forecasting and cash management; manage the annual audit process; handle month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities; supervise the general management of the Finance department. 

How to apply:  Please submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the position to the attention of Aparna Shah, HR Director, The Iris Network, 189 Park Avenue, Portland, ME 04102 or via email at ashah@theiris.orgOpen until filled.  No phone calls please.


The Iris Network provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

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