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Employment Opportunities


Current Openings:  

Accounting Coordinator 

Behavior and Training Associate

Development and Marketing Intern - Non-paid



Accounting Coordinator 


HOURS:  Full-time



 1)      Develop, implement and maintain accounting records (AP, AR, P&L, Payroll and Benefits and General Ledger processes) 

  • Reconcile and deposit Adoption Center and Office Receipts daily.
  • Reconcile pledges receivable to development database.
  • Ensure that accounts payable invoices and checks are processed weekly with appropriate allocations reporting.
  • Manage all billing including cruelty investigations and bill towns quarterly.
  • Maintain petty cash fund.
  • Develop and maintain protocols for cash disbursement for events and promotions.
  • Examine ways to decrease costs.
  • Implement and maintain purchase order protocols 

2)      Perform monthly and quarterly account reconciliations and analyses to include bank account reconciliations, fixed asset depreciation schedules and other necessary balance sheet account reconciliations.  Monitor accounts receivable balances and pursue collections if necessary.  

3)      Coordinate and participate in all accounting functions for special events including the annual Auction for the Animals and Pawswalk. 

4)      Develop and maintain financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting that support organizational priorities and strategies. 

5)      Participate in preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets. Coordinate the financial aspects of strategic and capital campaign plans. 

6)      Prepare, analyze, and coordinate monthly financial statements and report the results to Executive Director. 

7)      Works with external auditors to prepare and complete audits in a timely manner; maintain organized records to ensure fiscal responsibility and completion of corporate federal and state tax returns and miscellaneous filings. 

8)      Ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. 

9)      Conduct monthly and year-end closing procedures.  


1)      Process a biweekly payroll using an external payroll system.  Monitor and maintain time and attendance software.  Maintain current and organized payroll records and reports. Process and file 1099 forms as necessary.  Reconcile payroll tax returns and manage the monthly payroll interface into the general ledger.   

2)      Coordinate and maintain employee benefits in partnership with the ED. 

3)      Work closely with employees to resolve employee payroll related questions and issues. 

4)      Coordinate and maintain employee benefits. 


1)      Assist the ED with special projects that will help achieve the accounting department’s annual objectives. 

2)      Other duties as assigned.  


Maintain all related equipment such as postage machine and credit card machines, time clock.  


Set up and implement inventory control, reconcile quarterly to B/S.   


1)      B.A. or B.S. in Finance, Accounting or related field 

2)      4–6 years’ experience in financial management Not-for-profit accounting and/or payroll processing experience highly desirable.

3)      Strategic thinking skills and sound business acumen. 

4)      Broad knowledge of financial and accounting analysis, practices, and procedures. 

5)      Thrives and is comfortable with autonomy and accountability. 

6)      Critical thinking and logical reasoning skills, including complex problem solving, troubleshooting, and decision making. 

7)      Ability to present technical, numerical, and complex data to stakeholders in an effective and persuasive manner. 

8)      Ability to handle financial and employee data securely and privately. 

9)      A proficiency in payroll processing, QuickBooks, and Microsoft Office, to include Word and Excel, are essential to this position.  Familiarity with Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge software is a plus!



Behavior and Training Associate


HOURS:  Part-time

We are looking for a dynamic individual who is committed to positive reinforcement training, loves working with people and animals and has a desire to help people improve their relationship with their pets and keep them as part of the family. This person will also help homeless animals find successful new homes by offering in-shelter behavior plans for staff and volunteers. 



  •  Be a resource for those in the community who are struggling with behavior challenge
    • Teach obedience classes and provide consultation to those who are seeking assistance with behavior modification
    • Research, develop and implement relevant workshops and seminars and other education opportunities for the community
    • Provide on-site behavior consultations, as needed
  • Work in conjunction with the Animal Care Managers and staff to help animals become better adoption candidates
    • For in house assessment and public assessment
    • Assess training needed for animals in our care.
    • Provide in shelter behavior enrichment plans and advice to staff and volunteers
  • Organize, promote, execute and follow-up on NHSPCA programs
    • In-house training - MOD Squad and “Shelter Stars”, Reiki volunteer program, etc.
    • Properly clean and organize training facilities and equipment 
  • Assist in administrative tasks
    • Organizing and processing registrations
    • Create and maintain schedule of classes throughout the year with other trainer(s).
    • Oversee work study students, volunteers and interns.  
    • Prepare Training program monthly reports and newsletter articles  


  • Proven ability to teach group obedience classes and private training experience for more complex issues, including those related to fear and aggression
  • Ability and desire to engage your students and create a positive, energetic, friendly and supportive class environment is essential
  • Certifications such as CPDT-KA, CDBC or equivalent education/experience is required
  • Computer literacy or aptitude
  • Strong commitment and experience with animal welfare
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with individuals and groups
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to converse compassionately with people under difficult and stressful circumstances
  • Some weekend, weeknight work required
  • Must understand the application of learning theory
  • Must be reliable and able to carry out duties and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 


Development and Marketing Intern - Non-paid


REPORTS TO: Director of Development and Marketing
HOURS: 200 hour internship
FUNCTION: To provide support for the development department and help to increase fundraising potential


  • Assist with planning of major and minor agency events
  • Telephoning of donors and potential donors for solicitation or appreciation purposes
  • Cultivate advertising clients for newsletter publication
  • Data Entry
  • Volunteer Phone calls
  • Write/respond to correspondence
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To apply:  Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@nhspca.org with the desired position in the subject line or write to NHSPCA, PO Box 196, Stratham, NH 03885. No phone calls please. 

We always have opportunities for Volunteers!
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 772-2921 ext.104 for more information.







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