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Verified Pay $80,000 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Buckley, Washington

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Job Description

Job Description
Salary: $80,000

We are an innovative organization that explores the entire food system to solve access barriers, advocate for racial and food justice, promote health and wellness, and contribute to the region's economic development.

GoodRoots Northwest is seeking an experienced candidate who will fill this new position in a growing and evolving organization.   Reporting to the CEO, this position will have two areas of responsibility, first as the accountant and second as the business manager. In this primary role of the accountant the incumbent will provide leadership and coordination of GoodRoots’ financial planning and budget management functions. The incumbent will ensure company accounting procedures conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). In the capacity of the business manager, the incumbent ensures that GoodRoots has the adequate and suitable resources to complete its activities, e.g. people, material, equipment, etc. as well as oversight of human resource administration. 


QuickBooks – one of the initial and critical responsibilities will be the full implementation of QuickBooks into our financial system such that we have real time access and visibility in order to make timely and informed decisions.


  • Maintain records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; ensure legal requirements compliance per GAAP.
  • Coordinates, designs, and implements internal financial reporting systems, financial controls, and management information systems.
  • Maintain and balance accounts by verifying, allocating, posting transactions, and reconciling entries.
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintain historical records by filing receipts, documents, invoices, etc.
  • Produce timely, accurate and complete financial statements for all levels, including the Board of Directors, executives and managers.
  • Prepare annual budget for review by CEO, CISO, and Board of Directors.

Accounts Payable

  • Processes payments of invoices.  Ensure accurate tracking and accountability of expenses by business unit / functions.


  • File annual reports with government agencies.
  •   Provide accountant with information and financials for 990 taxes.  Provide auditors with financial and general information as needed. 

Financial Forecasting

  • Partner with executive team leaders to develop forecasts, financial models, analytical insights, and key metrics. Seek to improve efficiency and effectiveness of GoodRoots financial forecasting.


Business Manager

  • Supervising assigned administrative staff.
  • Designing, organizing, and coordinating employee training, i.e. workplace compliance, safety, etc.
  • On-boarding of new employees.
  • Responsible for organization record management including payroll, personnel files, performance reviews, etc.  
  • Resolving employee and client issues.
  • Ensuring the work facility is safe, secure, and compliant with government regulations.
  • Collaborating with outside vendors to maintain necessary business supplies.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with executives and other managers.
  • Designing and implementing procedures to improve financial visibility and strategic decision-making.

Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned.



Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Salary: $80,000/year – (DOE) Based upon education and experience.

Location: Buckley, WA. Some virtual/telecommuting is available. 


  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Holiday Pay


Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear and type. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. GoodRoots Northwest considers requests for accommodation and, if the requested accommodation is reasonable, will make such reasonable accommodations as will enable an otherwise qualified person with a disability to perform the essential functions of this position.


GoodRoots Northwest does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.