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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Down East Enterprise
Physical Address
680 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04856
Job Description

Down East Enterprise, publishers of Down East, Shooting Sportsman, and Maine Homes magazines, located in midcoast Maine, is seeking the right candidate for the following position:

This hands-on position’s primary responsibilities are the maintenance of automated financial systems, oversight of subsidiary ledger transactions, and the preparation of financial reports. The Controller will also provide financial forecasting, modeling, and reporting and will monitor the company’s financial position within established plans and goals.

The job requires an advanced knowledge of accounting and finance equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and 5 to 10 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education with at least 2 years’ experience as a controller. Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced and busy environment is important. Publishing experience and knowledge of the Microsoft Dynamics accounting system is preferred, but not required for the right candidate. This position includes supervisory responsibilities.

Down East Enterprise is a small company in Rockport, Maine, with multiple titles and products including Down East, Shooting Sportsman, and Maine Homes magazines. We are a family-friendly organization with policies crafted to reflect different work styles and the realities of today’s living. Within guidelines, as a “Down Easter,” you would have autonomy over your time, unlimited vacation, sick time, and 12 weeks paid parental leave. Our wide range of benefits includes paid employee health, dental and life insurance, and 401(k) retirement plan with company match.

Most important, we expect everyone to do a great job, enthusiastically support their team, and go above and beyond for the company.

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