Position Overview:
Position classification: Temporary, ending June 30th 
Hours: 25-30 hours/week
Start Date: ASAP
Office Location: Greenfield, MA/Hybrid
Health Benefit Eligible: No
Retirement Benefit Eligible: Yes
Supervisor: Director of Finance 
Pay Rate: $20/hour 

Position Description:

The Finance and Accounting Assistant will be joining CRC’s current three-person finance team to provide accounts payable, general payroll, and accounts receivable support. The assistant will process organizational invoices under the supervision of CRC’s Director of Finance. The ideal candidate will be able to work in the Greenfield Office at least once/week. Work hours should fall between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, with some flexibility. This position has the potential to grow into a full-time permanent position for the right candidate pending FY24 budgeting.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Finance/Accounting Assistant will be responsible for a select number of accounting and general clerical support functions at the Connecticut River Conservancy. This includes: 

  • General Accounts Payable Functions 
    • Check, verify, and process invoices 
    • Sort, code, and enter accounts payables data 
    • Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices 
    • Maintain vendor files 
  • General Accounts Receivable and Payroll Functions, as needed 

 Direct Reports: No employees will be reporting to this person. 

Required Skills:

  • General understanding of basic bookkeeping  
  • Excellent use of Excel/high comfort working with spreadsheets 
  • Good math skills 
  • Ability to follow complex written procedures 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Confidentiality and integrity 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Optional: Knowledge of accounting information systems and/or MIP software familiarity

Application Instructions:

Deadline to apply: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority deadline is 4/28/2023 

Please submit a cover letter and resume using the form below. 

About Connecticut River Conservancy 
The Connecticut River Conservancy aims to be the voice for the Connecticut River watershed, from source to sea. We collaborate with partners across four states to protect and advocate for your rivers and educate and engage communities. We bring people together to prevent pollution, improve habitat, and promote enjoyment of your river and its tributary streams. Healthy rivers support healthy economies.  Our organizational values are centered around: Inclusion, Collaboration, Resilience, and Stewardship .

 CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We highly encourage members of communities excluded from the environmental field to apply, and we value the insights, knowledge, and perspective that a diverse staff bring to our organization and work.   

COVID Policy and Benefits Package   

The Connecticut River Conservancy requires all employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations. We offer an employer supported retirement plan for employees who expect to earn at least $5000 in the calendar year. Please reach out with any questions about our current COVID-19 safety procedures and/or benefits packages.    

Finance & Accounting Assistant: 2023

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