CBI is Hiring

CBI is Hiring

Full-Time Accountant

Full-time Accountant position for a not-for-profit institution; reports directly to the CFO.  This position has the possibility of partial remote work.

General Statement of Duties:  Congregation Beth Israel is looking for an Accountant to perform daily accounting tasks.  This role has a strong emphasis on membership outreach.  The ideal candidate has an understanding of non-profit accounting principles, outstanding communication skills and a talent for relationship building with members, ability to multitask, strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, ability to collaborate with other team members, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision once trained.

Essential Job Functions may include:

  • Verify, post, and reconcile accounts receivable
  • Reconcile Bank statements
  • Communicate with new members on financial matters and follow up with potential new members
  • Follow up with members on account status
  • Proactive membership outreach
  • Assist with religious school enrollment and scholarship process
  • Coordinate giving for our annual fundraiser
  • Process daily cash receipts
  • Reconcile prepaid and accounts payable
  • Allocate expenses
  • Assist in fund reconciliations
  • Assist in year-end close procedures
  • Special projects as needed
  • Work with vendors and compliance agencies to fact check and resolve discrepancies
  • Assist with budgeting
  • Analyze accounts receivable and collectability
  • Analyze membership and religious school data
  • Assist with 401k plan compliance and filings
  • Assist Finance Director in review of all Accounting work


  • Proven experience in an accounting role
  • Previous experience in member management or customer relations preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close process
  • Familiarity with non-profit financial accounting statements
  • BS in accounting or finance preferred
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software, MIP/Sage Abila Fund Accounting preferred
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience ranging from $45-65k

Resume and Cover Letter must be submitted to Melissa@bethisrael-pdx.org with subject line: Accountant