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California Cheese Trail


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Job Announcement

Accounting Manager

About MALT

Founded in 1980 by a broad coalition of ranchers, environmentalists, and community leaders, Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is a member-based nonprofit organization dedicated to permanently protecting Marin County farmland for farming and ranching. We also work with agricultural landowners and public and private partners to support and enhance agricultural viability and sustainability locally and regionally.

MALT’s comfortable office is located just off Highway One in the vibrant community of Point Reyes Station in beautiful West Marin, home to Cowgirl Creamery, Bovine Bakery, and Toby’s Feed Barn.  Access to Tomales Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore, and other outdoor wonders is only minutes away. We offer competitive salary, paid vacation and sick time, health, dental and vision insurance, retirement benefits, family friendly policies, and a commitment to honoring work/life balance.   Come join our team of highly motivated and passionate staff who care deeply about our mission and one another.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Accounting Manager is a part-time (60% FTE) non-exempt position responsible for managing the financial resources of the organization on a daily basis including accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and the MALT system of internal controls, oversight of organization-wide budgets and safeguarding assets through adherence to policies and procedures.

Specific duties include:

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of accounting system including
  • Preparing and posting journal entries
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Reconcile quarterly payroll tax returns with general ledger
  • Monitoring and reporting on budget vs actual performance
  • Preparation of annual 1099 and 1096 reporting
  • Responsible for day-to-day functioning of the finance department, including
  • Processing accounts payable
  • Processing deposits, including stock gifts
  • Processing payroll
  • Monitoring investments and advising Director of Operations on necessary transactions
  • Responsible for onboarding of staff, including
  • Administering benefits, including enrollment in medical insurance and retirement plans
  • Participate in annual audit and tax filing preparation with outside CPA firm, including:
  • Planning and preparing schedules
  • Serving as liaison during fieldwork
  • Reviewing drafts
  • Attending board audit committee meetings
  • Interface with Finance and Investment committee, including
  • Preparing agendas and packets for quarterly meetings
  • Attending meetings
  • Taking minutes
  • Additional responsibilities
  • Ensuring compliance with multistate registration requirements
  • Responding to ad hoc reporting requests
  • Assisting with office services as requested; serve as backup to essential functions of office manager
  • Assisting with MALT special events as requested


  • BS in Accounting or related field preferred, but not required
  • Five + years experience with non-profit and fund accounting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Working knowledge of Abila MIP a plus but not required
  • Self directed and ability to work independently
  • Close attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Strong leadership skills, including ability to listen effectively, collaborate and problem solve


This is a part-time, non-exempt position at MALT’s office in Point Reyes Station. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to
No phone calls, no walk-ins, no recruiters.
MALT is an equal-opportunity employer.