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Finance Manager

Mahoosuc Land Trust

Opening posted: 03/20/2024 | Expires: 04/30/2024

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Deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range: $25 – $30 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Job TypePart-time (up to 20 hours/week with potential for increased hours)

Location: Bethel, Maine (with partial remote option)

Reports to:  Executive Director

Benefits

2% employer contribution to SIMPLE IRA after 1 year

Paid Time Off (PTO) based on hours worked

Short Term and Long Term Disability coverage

Mahoosuc Land Trust (MLT)

MLT conserves the Mahoosuc region’s important natural lands with its wild and human communities, now and for the future, in western Maine and eastern Coos County, NH.  The 25,000 acres MLT has protected since 1989 include Androscoggin River boat landings, waterfalls, iconic summits like Rumford Whitecap and Puzzle Mountain, working farms and forests, and dozens of miles of multi-use recreational trails.  At the same time, our Habitat For All program complements traditional conservation based on the belief that by reimagining nearby nature, we can help reverse the declines in bird and insect populations while improving our mental and physical health. Together, we can make the most of our backyards, schoolyards, and porches to provide sanctuary for wildlife and humans.

The Position

We are looking for a team player with accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector, to lead MLT’s accounting and finance operations.  The MLT – Finance Manager will work in partnership with the Executive Director. This is a part-time, year-round position that is responsible for the oversight of accounting operations of MLT’s financial activity, records, and reporting.  This position oversees the part-time staff bookkeeper and prepares the monthly financials for review by the Board and the contracted CPA. Some remote work is anticipated, but our close-knit team depends on building in-person relationships with the rest of the staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with staff bookkeeper to track and record all day-to-day internal and external transactions.
  • Reconcile accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Work with CPA on monthly restricted funds reconciliation.
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual closing in a timely fashion
  • Work with Executive Director to prepare annual budget and cash flow forecasts.
  • Prepare, compute, file, and pay local, state, and federal taxes (excluding payroll).
  • Prepare monthly financial statement reports for Board of Directors in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee Invested Funds in cooperation with the Finance Committee and volunteer Treasurer, preparing monthly Journal Entries and Funds reports. 
  • Prepare for annual audit by maintaining necessary audit work papers, working closely with the external accounting firm.
  • Handle all financial analysis requests from external and internal funding sources.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or commensurate experience. Experience in non-profit accounting desirable, with particular experience in restricted/unrestricted funds accounting. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software is critical. Must have willingness to accept the challenge of a hectic pace; ability to follow instructions, learn quickly, and work with minimal supervision; work well in teams or independently; keep accurate, neat records; adapt to changing State and Federal regulations; and actively participate in the creative changes which occur. 

How to Apply

Candidates should submit a single PDF including: cover letter, resume, and three professional references, via email to . A background check will be initiated prior to hire.

MLT is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive organizational environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or Veteran status.