Employment Opportunities at Three Stone Hearth


About Three Stone Hearth

Three Stone Hearth was founded in 2006 and is a Berkeley-based worker-owner cooperative that produces, packages and sells a weekly menu of healthy, nutrient-dense, home-style prepared foods for sale online (for pick-up or delivery), in our Brick & Mortar store, at farmers markets and via bulk sales.


Working at Three Stone Hearth is a great opportunity for engagement in meaningful work, skill development and personal growth. It is a demanding environment, and a rewarding one. Our goal is to build a successful, sustainable business, and cultivate a thriving community within our walls.


About the Workplace

We are committed to creating a self-directed and self-managing workplace, which is always evolving. In 2013, we adopted Holacracy as our "operating system" as a governance structure for organizing our work, which is designed to decentralize authority, raise transparency and encourage full participation. We're looking for people who are excited by this opportunity to participate in a progressive workplace, personal and professional development and a potential path to worker-ownership.



Mask usage within our workplace is now optional when working in our building. Specific criteria that all workers agree to defines when a mask requirement may be reinstated. We have a company Covid protocol that all workers must agree to follow.


Specific employment opportunities are listed below. Please read through the entire "position overview" prior to applying. To apply, email


Interested applicants should send a current resume and cover letter. Please DO NOT CALL, do not leave phone messages and do not drop in. We will only consider candidates that contact us through email.   Email should include a basic introduction and a little about yourself, your email, phone number and your current resume. ALL positions are classified as non-exempt.



Bookkeeping and Administration Duties Overview 

The Three Stone Hearth Bookkeeper supports the company’s accounting functions by maintaining records of the company finances and managing accounts payable and receivable, payroll, monthly and annual financial reporting, month-end closings, reconciliations, ensuring legal compliance and other related administrative tasks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Accounts Payable

    • Create and maintain financial processing procedures for the organization

    • Prepare and process invoices in QuickBooks, accurately and timely

    • Review and verify Vendor Statements

    • Prepare and process weekly vendor payments

  • Accounts Receivable

    • Log daily receivable deposits

    • Daily store reconciliations (online, brick & mortar, farmer’s market): record daily sales and credits in Quickbooks, refresh cash boxes

    • Make weekly bank deposits

    • Transfer funds between bank accounts as necessary


  • Payroll

    • Understand payroll process and system (PRG), oversee and serve as Company Payroll Processor with backup from the HR Generalist

    • Audit electronic timesheets for employee weekly hourly commitments 

    • Submit employee CalSavers contributions 

    • Create payroll and CalSavers journal entries

    • Maintain payroll analysis report and advise regarding its implications

  • Bookkeeping
  • Reconcile bank, credit cards, and balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis

  • Prepare monthly and year-end statements of Income & Expense, Balance Sheet, and other reports as necessary

  • Remit all required taxes on a timely schedule.

  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system, including vendor, bank, credit card, payroll and related files by Fiscal Year.

  • In conjunction with Accountant, determine annual Patronage payouts and schedule payments per the company bylaws

  • Renew and maintain company Permits and Licenses

  • Work with Accountant to finalize year-end books and file taxes for all necessary government agencies

  • In conjunction with Finance Team, create and track annual budget

  • Apply for grants and/or tax credits as appropriate

  • Recipe and Menu costing

On-site Responsibilities

Ongoing administrative tasks include:

  • Answering phones

  • Attending staff meetings as needed

  • Performs other administrative duties as needed 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

We recognize that each applicant for this role will bring unique skills, knowledge, experiences, and background to this position. We welcome diverse experiences and perspectives in our applicant pool, and will be seeking candidates who possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • 2+ years of bookkeeping experience

  • Experience and extensive knowledge using QuickBooks

  • Experience with Excel and Google Sheets

  • Experience processing payroll

  • Clear understanding of accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Impeccable capacity to maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial and personal information

  • Initiative to work both proactively and independently in managing the organization’s financial success

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Required Personal Attributes 

  • Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health

  • Capacity to thrive in cooperative organization with a shared leadership structure

  • Team player, with good relationship-building skills needed to foster and maintain good working relationships

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work at a computer and sit for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds.

Familiarity Preferred

  • Experience within the Food and Beverage industry

  • Experience working with or in a cooperative

  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A Price Foundation


Benefits & Perks 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (for staff working 30+ hours/week)

  • Life, Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance (for staff working 20+ hours/week)

  • Nutrient-dense staff lunch

  • Employee discounts on our housemade and retail products

  • CalSavers Retirement Plan


$23.00 - $25.00 starting hourly rate based on experience plus benefits noted above


30 hours per week split between 5 days (Monday-Friday.) Full time (40 hours) possible and would include non-bookkeeper-related administrative responsibilities.




To apply, email Interested applicants should send a current resume and cover letter. Please DO NOT CALL, do not leave phone messages and do not drop in. We will only consider candidates that contact us through email.   Email should include a basic introduction and a little about yourself, what you will bring to Three Stone Hearth, your email, phone number and your current resume.