Position Announcement: ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ACCOUNTANT
Location: Concord, NH
Supervisor: Controller

Summary:

LandVest is currently seeking an experienced staff accountant to join our accounting and finance team. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for managing all receivable transactions including client invoicing, cash receipts, Real Estate and Timber Transaction commission receipts, escrow management, and balance sheet reconciliations. 

Requirements:

  • 4 Year Degree in Accounting, preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an accounts receivable position for a small to mid-sized service-based organization.
  • 3+ years’ experience in accrual accounting.
  • Strong, proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects, simultaneously.
  • Proficient Excel and Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Attention to detail with accuracy and efficiency required.
  • Experience with the creation and implementation of process improvements.
  • Experience with cloud-based ERP systems a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal partners, being assertive and polite.
  • Ability to analyze information objectively and make reasoned judgements.
  • A sense of curiosity and the desire to impact and manage change. 

Responsibilities:

  • Management of Accounts Receivable for multiple divisions and locations.
  • Record Invoices and apply cash receipts daily.
  • Process receipts for Real Estate and Timber transactions.
  • Process and maintain record of Escrow receipts and distributions.
  • Apply finance charges monthly and process statements.
  • Assist with detailed receivable analysis.
  • Creation and management of Customer accounts.
  • Management and collection of delinquent receivables.
  • Correspond with other Divisions to ensure proper accounting for revenue.
  • Act as primary support for internal partners related to receivables.
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplish accounting and organizational mission by completing related issues as needed.
  • Provide support to Accounting and Management teams, as needed.
  • Project Management Support

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D insurances; 401(k) with company match; holidays and paid time off

How to Reply:

Apply through Indeed or Email resume and cover letter to Careers@landvest.com


LandVest, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


Position Announcement: OPERATIONS FORESTER - West Stewartstown, New Hampshire

LandVest requires an energetic, entrepreneurial, and dedicated professional for an Operations Forester position in our northern NH-VT and western Maine region. Initially, the position is primarily field work focused on harvest operations planning, layout and contractor supervision. Inventory and other field forestry applications are also important elements of this position. As the successful applicant gains and demonstrates experience we will provide opportunities for professional growth and development. The position will include preparing forest management plans, and road design, layout and construction oversight. Staff serve in a variety of capacities in the maintenance of existing client relationships. Advancement opportunities include development of new clients, expansion of technical and analytical skills and independence planning and implementation of assigned tasks.

The primary work focus for this position is out of LandVest’s West Stewartstown, NH office. Staff there includes 3 foresters along with staff biometrician, forest products marketing director, our company’s licensed surveyor, and administrative staff. This position will assist other LandVest Foresters in the Newport, Vermont and Bethel, Maine offices. Occasion overnight travel will be required for serving these other offices and for natural resource inventory projects, LandVest Timberland Division training, and forester license continuing education meetings and courses.

Candidates should possess, or be willing to acquire, forestry licenses in ME, NH, & VT.  LandVest provides the oversight and cost of license procurement, along with professional organization dues.

LandVest provides a range of forestry consulting services and prides itself on being an industry leader. Our staff is provided direction and guidance to always look ahead, use the most advanced forest science and bring about the finest long-term stewardship of our client’s forest resources as we work to meet their objectives of ownership. LandVest consults on properties of varying sizes, timber types and varied ownership objectives. LandVest prides itself on the development of our staff through a thoughtful and pro-active system of training, continuing education and mentoring our new staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operations: Field work involving planning and laying out of harvest units, marking timber, inspecting active harvest operations and closeout, maintaining timber sale records, collecting GPS data.
  • Inventory: Collecting field data, following LandVest cruise protocols, and preparing cruise reports.
  • Other Field Work: Boundary work, road and trail layout and other assigned field tasks
  • Office: Management plan development, project administration, data analysis
  • Other: We are active in certification programs. LandVest is a Group Certified manager under FSC® certificate C120428 covering over +/- 120,000 acres and manages over 600,000 other certified acres. Successful candidate will be trained to implement LandVest’s Operations Manual and Practices and Protocols that comply with certification and our company standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A.A.S. degree in Forestry or higher from an SAF accredited program.
  • Strong communication skills - verbal and written.
  • This is primarily a field position that requires the ability to work outdoors year-round in all weather conditions.
  • This position requires the successful candidate to work alone in remote locations.
  • Must be able to navigate confidently with a map and compass.
  • The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, and have as strong desire to succeed in a changing work environment.
  • Operations related field experience strongly preferred but LandVest is willing to train less experienced staff.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement mixed northern hardwood and spruce-fir silviculture is required. White pine silviculture knowledge helpful.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound planning skills, natural curiosity to observe and learn, basic forestry skills, understanding of harvest operations and cruising skills will be a focus of the hiring process.
  • Good computer skills in most elements of Microsoft Office; GPS and introductory GIS skills.
  • Reliable woods ready 4WD vehicle.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and demonstrated skills.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, 401K with match, paid vacation, sick and personal leave.
  • Incentives paid for generating new work and meeting budgets (profit sharing).
  • Expense and mileage reimbursement. Annual stipend for personal vehicle use with appropriate gear.

Application Procedure:

Respond with an email to express interest. Please include a written letter of application and current resume, including references. Please send responses to:

Grechen Askins
Human Resources Business Manager
One Capitol Street, Suite 300
Concord NH 03301
603-290-5660
gaskins@landvest.com


Position Announcement: OPERATIONS FORESTERS - BANGOR & JACKMAN, ME

LandVest is looking for energetic, entrepreneurial, and dedicated professionals for two Operations Forester positions to serve our clients in Maine. The positions can also include working to assist on other project work within the Division. Initially, the position involves primarily field work focused on inventory and harvest operations. As the candidate gains or demonstrates experience, responsibilities will grow to include preparing forest management plans and maintaining existing client relationships. Generating new business is an important aspect of the position to grow our business presence in the region. LandVest provides incentives for the development of new clients and projects. Near-term advancement opportunities, including a managerial & leadership position, are very possible.

The positions will be stationed out of our Bangor and Jackman offices with administrative support available in both locations. The location of staff’s domicile will be important to minimize travel due to the wide region served by both offices. Occasional overnight and multi-night travel will also be necessary. Candidates should possess or be willing to obtain a Forester’s license.

LandVest is celebrating its 50th year of providing industry-leading consulting forestry services to its diverse clientele. Our staff is providing direction and guidance to always look ahead, use the most advanced forest science and bring about the finest long-term stewardship of our client’s forest resources as we work to meet their objectives of ownership. The staff consult on properties of varying sizes, timber types and varied ownership objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operations: Field work involving planning and laying out of harvest units, planning and layout of road construction/maintenance activities, marking timber, inspecting active harvest and/or road operations and closeout, maintaining timber sale records, and collecting GPS data.
  • Inventory: Collecting field data, following LandVest cruise protocols, and preparing cruise reports.
  • Other Field Work: Boundary work, monitoring leases and other recreational uses, and other assigned field tasks.
  • Office: Management plan development, project administration, data analysis
  • Other: We are active in certification programs. LandVest is a Group Certified manager under FSC® certificate C120428 covering over +/- 100,000 acres. Successful candidate will be trained to implement LandVest’s Operations Manual and Practices and Protocols that comply with certification and our company standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from an SAF accredited program.
  • Strong communication skills- verbal and written.
  • Ability to problem solve and having a strong attention to detail are essential to these positions.
  • Ability to work with a broad variety of internal staff and external clients and colleagues.
  • Must be willing to work strenuous days, occasional weekends, outdoors year-round in all weather conditions.
  • Operations related field experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to implement mixed northern hardwood, spruce-fir and pine silviculture, planning and supervision of harvest operations and cruising and inventory skills.
  • Good computer skills in most elements of Microsoft Office; GPS and introductory GIS skills.
  • Reliable and woods ready 4WD vehicle.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and demonstrated skills.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, 401K with match, paid vacation, sick and personal leave.
  • Incentives paid for generating new work and meeting budgets (profit sharing).
  • Expense and mileage reimbursement. Annual stipend for personal vehicle use with appropriate gear.
  • Reimbursement for professional dues, licenses, continuing education.

Application Procedure:

If interested and qualified, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Grechen Askins
Human Resources Business Manager
One Capitol Street, Suite 300
Concord NH 03301
603-290-5660
gaskins@landvest.com


Position Announcement: FOREST INVENTORY MANAGER

As a provider of inventory services across the northeastern US LandVest, Inc.’s Timberland Division has an opportunity for an energetic and organized forester looking for a management position in a leading-edge organization.  The position of Forest Inventory Manager requires an experienced forester who understands the importance of planning and executing inventory projects with a high level of quality and consistency. The Inventory Manager will work with our Technical Services Group and other Division Managers to acquire, plan and implement a broad range of forest inventory projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

LandVest’s Inventory Manager will be responsible for leading multiple concurrent forest inventory projects. The Inventory Manager will collaborate with our Biometrics, GIS and Project Management staff to plan and implement a variety of types and scale of inventory projects. This will involve assembling the required LandVest and contract cruiser labor, training, cruising, check cruising, project management and data management. On the ground oversight of inventories while in motion is a key component of this position. Once inventories are completed the Forest Inventory Manager will work with other management staff to develop inventory summaries and coordinate reporting with the Division Managers and the Technical Services Group. The successful candidate must demonstrate a firm understanding of forest mensuration and the ability to communicate those concepts to other forestry professionals. The geographic area of this position is relatively broad covering most of the northeastern US with a focus on internal management inventories from Maine to Pennsylvania. The scope of inventory projects is similarly broad, encompassing, due diligence work with tight deadlines, periodic rolling inventories, surveys of non-timber resources and establishment and remeasurement of long-term sample plots. There will be a mix of field and office duties. Fieldwork does occur in all types of weather. Frequent travel across the region noted above will be required.

Required Education Experience, and Skills:

Education:

  • At a minimum a BS in Forestry from an SAF accredited program
  • Demonstrating any advanced degrees or continuing education that would be considered pertinent to this position is of course valuable.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years in a position focused on the planning and implementation of forest inventories. In addition, successful candidate would ideally demonstrate field forestry experience related to other aspect for forest management. LandVest consistently looks for well-rounded professionals to build more collaborative teams of experienced personnel.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of forest mensuration
  • Comfort with the tools of forest inventory and the underlying concepts, including angle gauges, clinometer, digital hypsometer and other current technologies.
  • Confidence in basic skills needed for forest inventory, such as tree and plant identification and navigation both with compass and GPS.
  • Proficiency in teaching and guiding other natural resource professionals in learning and improving forest inventory techniques
  • Ability to independently manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, database and forest inventory software applications
  • Experience with data management, quality control & assurance
  • Understanding of descriptive statistics in an applied forestry setting. Ability to communicate applied statistical concepts and results to a broad audience
  • Excellent written and oral communication

Personal:

  • Patience and attention to detail are essential to this position
  • Experience and thoughtfulness in a leadership and supervisory role
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Demonstrating a collaborative and cooperative demeanor and attitude
  • Ability to work with a broad variety of internal staff and external clients and colleagues

Desired:

  • Basic comfort level with geographic information software (Arc)
  • Understanding and familiarity with growth modeling software (USDA FVS)
  • Knowledge of the USDA Forest Service’s Forest Inventory and Analysis program, with an understanding of the field methods
  • Basic SQL skills

Other Requirements and Company Benefits:

  • Woods ready 4WD vehicle. LandVest pays mileage for personal vehicles and additional Heavy Truck payment for full sized 4WD truck.
  • Position office and home base location is subject to negotiation. 
  • LandVest provides a full range of benefits including 401K with match, health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, reimbursement for professional dues, licenses, continuing education, and reimbursement of appropriate work-related expenses.

Application Procedure:

  • Respond with a letter of introduction, a current resume and a list of references to:

Richard G. Carbonetti
Senior VP Timberland
Director Management and Consulting
5086 US Route 5 Ste 2
Newport, VT 05855
rcarbonetti@landvest.com