Accountant with Legal Aid Services of Oregon in Portland, OR

  • Legal Aid Services of Oregon
  • Portland, OR
  • Jul 26, 2023
Full time Accounting Audit Finance

Job Description

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a full-time Accountant for its office located in Portland.


LASO is a non-profit organization that helps low-income and elderly Oregonians with civil (non-criminal) legal problems. Our work includes protecting the rights of domestic violence victims; tenants living in substandard housing or experiencing housing discrimination; the elderly and people with disabilities who need assistance through public safety-net programs; homeowners facing foreclosure; laid off workers whose unemployment benefits have been wrongly denied; and financially struggling families who need legal help for debts and consumer bills. 

LASO currently has 12 offices, 105 employees and annual revenue of more than $11,000,000 from more than 35 federal, state, local and private funding sources. 

LASO is actively working to build an inclusive organizational culture that centers on racial equity. LASO is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a welcoming and culturally responsive environment for our staff and clients. 


The accountant provides accounting and finance support for the fiscal functions of a non-profit law firm.  Duties may include maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts; reconciling various bank accounts; processing accounts receivable documents; tracking and billing grants and contracts; revenue accruals; bank deposits; overhead allocations; audit preparation and involvement in audits. This position will back up other staff in processing bi-monthly payroll; processing of accounts payable documents; and printing and mailing of checks. This position is supervised by the Director of Finance and works closely with other accounting and administrative staff.


Nonprofit accounting experience required.  Bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting preferred.  Excellent time management skills, attention to detail and ability to maintain confidential information. Must be able to communicate effectively with statewide staff via email and telephone. Strong computer skills, including word processing and Excel. Experience with MIP software and ADP a plus.


Compensation is based on a 35-hour work week. Salaries are determined by relevant work experience and our Collective Bargaining Agreement. Additional compensation for bilingual ability. Full benefits package including individual and family health, vision, and dental insurance coverage; 6% employer retirement contribution; generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; and paid moving expenses. 

Closing Date

Open until filled. Review of resumes to begin on August 25, 2023. 


Send resume and letter of interest to:
Michael Malusevic, Director of Finance

Please, no telephone calls.

If you require reasonable accommodation for a disability during the application/hiring process, please contact Meghan Collins, Director of Administration, at

We celebrate diversity

LASO is committed to being an organization that reflects the communities we serve and is diverse in race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, or sensory, mental and physical abilities, work background, experience, and education. We believe that the outcome of such diversity is our greatest strength and a matter of basic human fairness. It is to this end that we strongly encourage applications from people of color and people from any other underrepresented and historically marginalized group to apply for this position.