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Mill Town Capital entered quietly into the Pittsfield scene four years ago—listening, watching, supporting community endeavors, partnering with local leaders, buying properties, identifying outdoor recreational strengths and shortcomings.

LENOX — A little over a year after purchasing a landmark Walker Street building in Lenox, Mill Town Capital has acquired an adjacent 19th century structure that will become the new home of a Berkshire investment firm.

PITTSFIELD — The week-daily community talk program of WTBR-FM, “Morning Drive” chats with Tim Burke and Carrie Holland about all the exciting things going on in the community with Milltown

New Kellogg Park in Morningside brings learning to life with literacy theme

PITTSFIELD — In the heart of the Morningside neighborhood, eight concrete sculptures rise from a group of 26-alphabet inspired figures on the corner of Lincoln Street and Wellington Avenue. The standing structures act as a hidden sign spelling out the name of a new literacy-themed gathering space: Kellogg Park.

Bousquet Mountain says it's ready for ski season and ready to fire up the snow-making machines

PITTSFIELD — Ski season will be here before we know it (did anyone else see those snow flurries Wednesday afternoon?), and one of the oldest ski areas in the country says it now is ready for whenever the snow flies.

Ready Set Learn to open new preschool at former American Legion post in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD — When Melissa Fawcett and her husband were looking for options for their young son, the child care programs they found kept coming up short.

Attention, hikers: New journeys abound in the Berkshires this year

Berkshire County, which boasts nearly 900 miles of mapped trails, is stepping up its hiking game this summer.

WTBR-FM's 'Morning Drive'

PITTSFIELD — The week-daily community talk program of WTBR-FM, “Morning Drive” chats with Tim Burke and Carrie Holland about all the exciting things going on in the community with Milltown

Is this Pittsfield corridor on the verge of resurgence? Mill Town Capital snaps up more than $3.6M in Tyler Street-area property

PITTSFIELD — A contractor chipped stale paint from the façade above La Fogata Restaurante on a recent afternoon.

An uplifting experience: Bousquet's new triple chairlift debuts

PITTSFIELD — Early on Monday morning, a sound emanated from the southern edge of the city limits — a few beeps and a low, steady groan that brought smiles to the faces of skiers and snowboarders all over Berkshire County.

Private Dalton home now open to public as Mill+Main

DALTON — After investing $850,000 in a property, who wouldn’t want to show it off? The partnership that turned a notable private Dalton address into a public one plans to keep the doors of 444 Main St. open, including at a free Aug. 25 bluegrass concert by the Picky B’s.

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Staff Accountant

Blueprint Property Group is a Mill Town company. Blueprint provides a vast number of property management services throughout Berkshire County. Services include third-party management, leasing, maintenance, project management, snow removal and landscaping.

Mill Town is a community investment group based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshires. We focus on improving our region through impactful business investments, visible real estate projects, and broad community development efforts.

Our Mission: To expand and improve the quality of life in the Berkshires. We work collaboratively to improve our community and region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations.

Overall Responsibilities:
Assist the Blueprint team with various accounting operations and projects across our portfolio to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the financial statements.

Job Duties:

  • Oversee external payment processor for multiple operating entities, ensuring proper approval, timely payment, and accurate expense coding
  • Assist in the tracking of capital project expenditures and periodic reporting to management
  • Monitor the activity in the accounting software as it relates to payables and receivables
  • Assist in ensuring accurate recording of entries in the general ledger with specific attention to prepaids, accrued expenses and other complex balance sheet accounts.
  • Timely month end close procedures
  • Monitor and implement best practices and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Preparing monthly financial reporting
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and other financial control processes to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the financial statements
  • Provide analytic and value-added insight on a variety of business operations and project support as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a finance, accounting, or business role with a demonstrated analytical ability
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and experience with concepts such as revenue recognition, account reconciliation, financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Experience with accounting systems

Key Characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently and in areas of ambiguity with little guidance
  • A demonstrated professional integrity
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Great attitude, fun, team player with a desire to make an impact
  • An intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness – comfortable asking questions that lead to better results
  • Not satisfied with status-quo – a creative thinker

Benefits:

  • Compensation and benefits package based on experience and qualifications
To apply, please send your resume to rebecca@blueprintproperty.group or attach your resume on the form below:

HR Business Partner

At Mill Town, we are committed to enhancing productivity by promoting employee welfare and inclusion, fostering collaboration and innovation, and driving professional growth and retention. Mill Town is seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to help us achieve our mission. As an influential and integral member of the team, you will be tasked with providing strategic input, insight and advice with respect to employee relations, coaching and development, performance management, conflict management, organizational change and more.

 

The ideal Partner will play an instrumental role in driving people and business initiatives and excel in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment. The Human Resources Business Partner will report directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish strategic partnerships and support business units on employee relations concerns, performance management initiatives and change management. 
  • Advise and consult employees in the resolution of employee relations issues by partnering with employees and leaders, administering policies, and recommending effective, scalable solutions for addressing workplace issues. 
  • Conduct investigations, provide accurate and timely responses to concerns and determine expedient solutions to ensure fairness and legal compliance. 
  • Acts as a subject matter expert to provide strategic coaching to management of all levels on addressing a variety of people issues while effectively mitigating business and company risk. 
  • Lead department specific and organization wide strategic initiatives, soliciting buy in, partnering with cross-functional partners and driving scalable solutions.
  • Partner with operating teams to provide developmental training and coaching on employee relations techniques, corrective action and documentation, and performance management best practices to support continuous professional development and drive manager enablement.
  • Manage offboarding processes and provide regular strategic insights to the business to aid in retention and employee satisfaction. 
  • Analyze data to identify trends, provide insights and make recommendations to stakeholders and cross-functional partners to develop scalable solutions, programs and policies to improve the employee experience.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7+ years of experience in Human Resources strongly preferred
  • Experience with Workday or other HRIS system is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets

Key Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Comfortable adapting to change in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to act with a high degree of integrity, professionalism and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to build productive relationships and partner with employees and leaders at all levels of the organization 
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and take ownership of projects
  • Ability to use independent judgment, problem-solve, be creative and answer questions
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial culture
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Resourceful and results-oriented attitude
  • Great attitude, fun, team player
  • Not satisfied with status-quo – a creative thinker
  • Desire to make an impact

Benefits:

  • Compensation and benefits package based on experience and qualifications

To apply, please send your resume to info@milltowncapital.com or attach your resume on the form below:

Senior Accountant

Mill Town is a private impact investment company based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the heart of Berkshire County.
Our mission is to expand and improve the quality and quantity of opportunities to live, work, and play in the Berkshires.

We work collaboratively to improve Pittsfield and the region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and
empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations. We maintain a community-first mindset in all our efforts, with a
goal of improving our region with a focus on sustainability.

Mill Town has a current opening for a Senior Accountant to join our team supporting our business portfolio and a variety
of projects and initiatives. Our portfolio includes iconic local assets such as Bousquet Mountain, Bousquet Sport, and The
Gateways Inn.

Overall Responsibilities:

Lead and support Mill Town’s finance team with accounting operations and projects across Mill Town’s portfolio to ensure
the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the financial statements.

Job Duties:

  • Ensure accurate recording of entries in the general ledger with specific attention to revenue, prepaids, inventory, accrued expenses and other complex balance sheet accounts
  • Collaborate with operating entity leads to maintain accurate activity in the accounting software and timely month end close procedures
  • Monitor and implement best practices and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and other financial control processes to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the general ledger accounts
  • Coordinate with third party bookkeeping platform when relevant
  • Collaborate with CPA partners in tax preparation process
  • Provide analytic and value-added insight on a variety of business operations and project support as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a finance, accounting, or business role with a demonstrated analytical ability
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and experience with concepts such as revenue recognition, account reconciliation, financial statement preparation and analysis
  • Experience with accounting systems
Key Characteristics:
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently and in areas of ambiguity with little guidance
  • A demonstrated professional integrity
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Great attitude, fun, team player with a desire to make an impact
  • An intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness – comfortable asking questions that lead to better results
  • Not satisfied with status-quo – a creative thinker
Benefits:
  • Compensation and benefits package based on experience and qualifications

To apply, please send your resume to info@milltowncapital.com or attach your resume on the form below: