City of Portland – Assistant Controller

The Assistant Controller is a key member of the management team within the City’s Finance Department. The Assistant Controller is responsible for several key accounting and reporting functions for the City and serves as a backup to the City Controller. The work includes oversight of accounts payable, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, assisting in the preparation of financial reports, assisting in the maintenance of the City’s central accounting system, and supervision of five accounting staff. Work requires a general knowledge of accounting principles and practices and experience with municipal or non-profit accounting is a plus. Four-year college degree and previous municipal experience or similar supervisory experience preferred. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

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