ABOUT THE COMPANY
Cascade Energy, founded in 1993, specializes in industrial energy efficiency. Our work reaches throughout the Pacific Northwest and across North America, with clients ranging in size from small up to Fortune 500 companies. We are proud of our reputation for stellar, high quality work. We foster and value a culture of equals, initiative, and ownership. Contribution in all areas is encouraged. Cascade has offices in Portland, OR; Eugene, OR, Issaquah, WA; Walla Walla, WA; Pleasant Grove, UT; Meridian, ID; Crystal Lake, IL; San Ramon, CA; and San Diego, CA.
At Cascade Energy, we believe in better. We come to work every day with a drive for continuous improvement and we dedicate ourselves to making industrial energy efficiency happen in smart, measurable, and sustainable ways. We are always thinking about new ways to make things happen and achieve results. We offer energy program design and delivery, project management and analysis, energy management services and software, and hands-on training and coaching.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are seeking an Assistant Controller (AC) to join our busy Finance & Accounting (F&A) team. The AC will collaborate with the Director of F&A, and supervise the accounting staff. The AC is responsible for a variety of accounting functions, software processes and reporting requirements. The AC reports to the Director of Finance & Accounting (F&A) and will have the opportunity to grow into the position of Controller.
Our team is a reflection of our core company values, which are: do the right thing; put others first; seek shared success; learn constantly; and be industrious. F&A, HR, and IT comprise our internal operations team, and we view ourselves as a vitally important provider of internal customer service. We strive to keep our values top of mind, and work to ensure we are approachable, responsive, and consistently delighting our internal customers.
This full-time, exempt position is located in our Portland, OR headquarters.
This role requires a keen sense of prioritization and comfort level working in a fast-paced environment, with flexibility switching from one task to another. The Assistant Controller is responsible for the following, with additional assigned tasks that will depend on the volume, needs, and capacity of the F&A department:
We’d like to meet candidates with a strong accounting background, including a high level of proficiency with generally accepted principles and best practices. The role requires someone who is detail-oriented, exceptionally organized, and able to multi-task across a wide range of projects and tasks. We seek someone with a positive attitude, who can coach and mentor other F&A staff, and make contributions toward the continuous improvement of our processes and systems.
Other requirements include:
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Our total rewards includes competitive pay and excellent benefits. These include health and vision (90% paid for team member, 80% paid for dependents), FSA or HSA options with an employer contribution, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with both a guaranteed 3% contribution and a profit sharing contribution, annual cash performance bonus, (8) paid holidays per year, paid vacation time and paid sick time.
Our team enjoys a flexible work schedule in a professional, yet casual environment in the historic Eastside Exchange building, surrounded by windows with great views. We are close to transit and provide a free, annual Tri-Met Pass, free parking in our lot, indoor bike storage, plus locker rooms with showers.
To apply, please submit an application via the Careers Page of our website. Applications cannot be considered unless a resume and cover letter (pdf’s please!) describing what about our team or the position resonates with you, and how your experience could make you a great fit for the role, are included. Applicants selected for in-person interviews will be asked to complete on-line skills testing prior to the interview. Professional references will be requested from finalists.
Please, no phone calls.
Please, no outside recruiters or agencies.
Cascade Energy is not able to provide sponsorship for work authorization in the U.S.
Cascade Energy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cascade Energy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Cascade Energy expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, marital status, or veteran status. Violation of this policy will result in disciplinary action, up to and including immediate termination.
Cascade Energy is committed to a drug-free workplace; offers of employment are contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screening.
Cascade Energy follows the U.S. law that requires us to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. To this end, we use the eVerify system provided by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security.
Cascade Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Cascade, or (c) consistent with Cascade’s legal duty to furnish information.