Part Time Bookkeeper

Walden Local Meat Co. - Billerica, MA

Billerica, MA


Walden is New England and New York’s leading brand of sustainable, locally raised meat, distributed directly to thousands of households as well as wholesale channels. We are a growing 4-year old mission-driven startup 'making local work' by reinvigorating local agricultural economies, in support of healthier animals, soils, and communities. We are taking on many 'crazy' challenges - owning cattle, last mile delivery, our own fulfillment, balancing whole animal sales - all of which are complicated optimization problems that we are passionate about solving. If you like complicated problems and ambitious missions, we'd love to meet you.


Walden is searching for a bookkeeper interested in learning, growing, and having fun with us. The applicant will be responsible for day-to-day payables and receivables management, period-end financial reporting, and inventory reconciliation, as well as completing larger projects within the finance team and broader company.

The applicant will work out of our Billerica, MA office, approximately 15 hours per week


  • Collect, manage, and report on data related to financial performance
  • Payables and receivables management
  • Monthly, quarterly, and year end financial statement reconciliation and reporting
  • Weekly and monthly financial dashboards
  • Assist other members of the team in day-to-day tasks

  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Willingness to get hands dirty and jump in to do whatever needs to get done
  • Analytical and creative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills, written & verbal

  • BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • 0-2 years professional experience
  • Comfortable working with numbers & proficiency in Excel
  • Willingness to step outside of core roll and do what’s required to deliver on the Company’s mission

  • Experience with Xero, RJ Metrics, Stripe, and Square
  • Accounting coursework and professional experience
  • Passion for our mission and sustainable agriculture/food