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MAHOOSUC LAND TRUST

Employment Opportunities

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Now Hiring:

Finance Manager

 

Open until filled

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

Job Type: Part-time (10-20 hours/week)

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

About MLT

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.

About the Role:

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 preferred; seven to ten years of commensurate experience may be substituted for the college training. 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.

To Apply:

Candidates should submit a single PDF including: cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to becca@mahoosuc.org.

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.


 

Recreation Land Steward (Seasonal)

Open until filled. Seasonal position runs for 14 weeks from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 

Salary Range: $18 - $20 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Job Type: Part-time (15-20 hours/week), regular weekend shifts. 

Location: MLT Step Falls Preserve, Newry, Maine

Reports to: Land Steward

Responsibilities:

● Welcome preserve visitors at Step Falls and enhance the experience of visitors and neighbors with area information.
● Distribute MLT brochures to promote appreciation of MLT’s work at Step Falls and beyond.
● Encourage donations (when appropriate) and visits to the Habitat Garden and other MLT preserves.
● Monitor parking capacity. Communicate parking rules as needed.

● Monitor trail use and conditions as weather and visitation allow.

● Offer information sheet including other area attractions when lot is full.
● Pick up litter, monitor conditions of porta potty and report issues.
● Help orient new MLT volunteers when they are available.


Offsite:
● Recruit/coordinate volunteers at Step Falls via email, social media, word-of-mouth, etc.
● Assist in creating end-of-season report summarizing: visitor experience observations,
preserve-use trends, and recommendations for future management actions.
● Meet periodically to update MLT staff.
● Other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

Candidates should submit a resume and two references via email to spenser@mahoosuc.org.

 

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.

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