Bookkeeper - Full Time
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Innovative Housing, Inc. (IHI) is a nonprofit housing provider that has served low-income households in the Portland metro region since 1984. We are a small, efficient team of mission driven individuals doing great things. IHI's residents represent many different communities and lived experiences and we strive to have our staff reflect this diversity. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Please read more about us at


IHI is looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our Portland, OR based team as the Bookkeeper. This position will serve as an integral part of the organization, supporting the financial functions of the organization. In addition to a strong bookkeeping background, this position requires skills of collaboration, high attention to detail, organization, strong communication, ability to handle confidential information, and flexibility to assume a range of activities. The ideal candidate must be proficient in QuickBooks.

Bookkeeping duties include the following, for multiple companies owned and managed by IHI:

  • Maintaining general Ledger to include managing the chart of accounts, posting of semi-monthly payroll, month-end and year-end journal entries
  • Reconciliation of accounting records, Accounts Receivable and all bank accounts. Recording cash receipts and making bank deposits
  • Accounts Payable including vendor file maintenance, vouchering and obtaining approval of invoices, generation of checks or initiation of wires or automated payments, and annual 1099 preparation
  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process
  • Manage payroll function
  • Prepare and submit state and local agency filings
  • Provide timely and accurate financial statements and reports
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Work closely with Director of Finance
  • Undertakes other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications:

  • Proven bookkeeping experience and proficiency with QuickBooks desktop accounting software
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, clients, outside agencies, and board members
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Publisher
  • Proficiency using office machines, computers, internet and other office technology
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
Compensation: $45,000-50,000/year (DOE), with standard benefits package, including PTO, and retirement eligibility after two months. Send resume and cover letter to:
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Innovative Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. People of color are encouraged to apply.