• Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • Salary Range: $35-$40 per hour depending on experience
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Environmental Works Community Design Center

Environmental Works Community Design Center is seeking a part-time (+/- 20hrs per week) Accountant to be a member of our team with opportunities for growth within our non-profit organization.

The person in this position will be part of the Finance and Operations team that directly reports to the Executive Director.  This position requires the ability to multitask and collaborate well with a variety of people at all levels. A successful candidate would be able to communicate & support staff in their financial understanding of project performance in a way that non-accounting staff can understand while ensuring data integrity of the accounting system. This person will have a contextual understanding as to how activities integrate with financial reporting in order to successfully comply to regulations.


Project Setup/Maintenance

  • Work with the Project Managers to set up projects, phases, extra service agreements, and invoice templates according to the contracts.
  • Ensures all contracts and extra service agreements are filed.
  • Reviews and locks down approved budgets.  Maintains oversight of the integrity of the data
  • Update Billing schedules
  • Close projects upon completion

Project Billing

  • Approve timesheet and expense reports related to projects
  • Process vendor and Subconsultant invoices, Request W-9, Provide backup documentation at clients request
  • Manage insurance certificates for vendors
  • Manage WIP according to revenue recognition policies
  • Responsible for efficient and timely Billing process
  • Be able to consistently meet deadlines
  • Monitor, research and resolve any billing inquiries/issues from PM’s and external clients
  • Ensures accurate project data through regular reviews & maintenance tasks
  • Approve Consultant invoices for payment

Project Reporting

  • Reviews and analyses financial data with PM to deliver successful financial results
    Attend Operation Meetings
  • Discuss the approval of large write offs with the Executive Director
  • Report  B&O Tax liability to Controller

Accounts Receivable

  • Manage the accounts receivable process to maintain positive project cashflow.  Monitor and resolve any issues. Work with PM’s to communicate effectively with clients in order to collect outstanding AR.

Other duties/tasks as requested. Cross Train & or Backup

  • Reconcile Credit Card and Bank Accounts
  • Insurance Renewals/Certificates
  • AR/AP
  • Analysis of data
  • Audit supports


  • Accounting Degree or equivalent work-related experience
  • 5+ years in accrual-based accounting with A/E/C industry- Non-Profit a Plus
  • The ability to coordinate with multiple staff and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • The ability to be a self-starter with minimal Director oversight
  • Detail-oriented, able to prioritize and perform various tasks in an accurate & timely manner
  • Records financial transactions in accordance to GAAP and ensures audit quality documentation
  • Uphold required compliances.
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with Deltek Ajera system a plus


  • Proactively seeks improvement to the efficiency and effectiveness of workflows.


We offer competitive salary and benefits (see benefits summary below). Environmental Works values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. Consideration for employment will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

  • Salary range for this position: $35-40 hour depending on experience
  • Base Medical, Vision, Disability and Life insurance are 100% employer paid for employee only coverage. Where available, plan upgrades and dependent coverage are paid by the employee.
  • Voluntary Dental coverage
  • PTO – our time off benefit is lumped into one accrual (including sick, vacation, and holiday) and can be used at the employee’s discretion. PTO accrues at a rate of .1 hour of PTO for every hour worked which is equivalent to 5 weeks (208 hours) of PTO per year based on a 40-hour work week. Up to 120 hours can be carried over each year.
  • 403b Retirement with 3% match after one year of employment (1,000 hours in a 12 month period)
  • Continuing Education support
  • Professional memberships are paid at 75%.
  • Flexible work location and hours
  • Orca pass paid in full
  • Achieved JUST Certification (version 1.0) per the Living Future Institute


Please email the following items to

  • Cover letter-PDF- The cover letter should answer the following questions:
  1. What about our work and organization intrigues you?
  2. Describe your personal goals and interest in this role

Resume- PDF format