REVERB Bookkeeper

Portland, Maine
29 Nov 2023
29 Dec 2023
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

REVERB is a 501c3 nonprofit founded in 2004 that educates and engages hundreds of musicians and millions of their fans on environmental and social issues, utilizing the power of live music to create measurable positive change for people and the planet.  Now entering our 20th touring season, REVERB has grown to be among the most effective nonprofits working in music today.


Job Summary

We are currently hiring a qualified candidate for a full-time BOOKKEEPER position as part of our finance and operations team. This position plays a vital role in ensuring compliance with financial regulations, providing timely and accurate financial reports, and supporting the organization's overall financial health. We are looking for a wonderfully communicative, proactive and meticulous individual to be part of our unique, mission-driven organization.


Job Responsibilities

1. Financial Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, including accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, and bank reconciliations Classify and code financial transactions appropriately to ensure accurate tracking of income and expenses

2. Accounts Payable and Receivable:

  • Process invoices and payments accurately and in a timely manner Monitor and follow up on accounts receivable

3. Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare regular financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements Provide financial analysis to support decision-making by management

4. Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and financial forecasts Monitor actual performance against the budget and provide explanations for variances

5. Financial Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, tax laws, and reporting requirements Support audits and financial reviews as necessary Preparation and filing of Maine Sales Tax reports

6. Financial Communication:

  • Work collaboratively with other team members to provide financial information and support decision-making Ensure confidentiality and integrity of highly sensitive data Help the team move toward the goal of maximizing efficiency

Mandatory Skills

  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in data entry and record-keeping
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Strong ethics and comfort in handling confidential financial information
  • Solid analytical mind with an eye towards proactive problem-solving

Required Qualifications

  • College Degree Proven experience (3+ years) in bookkeeping or accounting roles, preferably in a non-profit environment
  • Deep Knowledge of QuickBooks, and proficiency in GoogleSuite and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience analyzing financial statements and working with staff to streamline accounting processes and needs Impeccable references


Additional Preferred Qualifications

• Alignment with REVERB’s mission and values

• Knowledge of BaseCamp platform

• Experience with non-profit accounting, compliance regulations and 990 filings

REVERB is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a diverse workplace and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational need. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ applicants encouraged to apply.