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  • 20 Feb 2019 8:42 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Townsend has a vacancy for the position of Town Accountant. The position is appointed by and takes policy direction from the Board of Selectmen and under day to day administrative direction of the Town Administrator.

    Position is 40 hours/week and is a contractual position.

    Responsibilities: Maintain and reconcile the Town’s financial records; prepare financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, monthly spending reports, Schedule A, and the Tax Recap; exercise budgetary control over town funds; prepare payroll and vendor warrants; prepare regular reports and adhere to statutory duties according to MGL c. 41, s. 55, the Town Charter, bylaws, and policies, and Federal regulations; ensure procurement compliance; assist in operating and capital budget preparations; supervise one part time employee; and similar duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus three (3) to five (5) years of experience in public or private sector accounting, or equivalent combination. Certification by Massachusetts Municipal Auditors & Accountants Association (MMAAA) as a governmental accountant is desirable; familiarity with VADAR software and Uniform Massachusetts Accounting Standards (UMAS) is desirable.

    Applications shall be submitted to James M. Kreidler, Town Administrator, 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01469 or by email

    Applications will be accepted until such time as the position is filled. Townsend is an EOE/AA.

  • 11 Feb 2019 3:57 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Sharon is seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/week) Financial Assistant in the Accounting Office to provide analytical and accounting work in the maintenance and processing of financial records including accounts payable, school payroll, and maintenance of budget accounts and transactions.


    Qualifications and experience:   Associate’s degree required with a minimum of three years’ experience, preferably in a municipal setting. Payroll, accounts payable and MUNIS software experience strongly preferred.


    Starting Salary Range:  $46,800 – $49,700 annually DOQ, plus benefits.


    How to apply:  Submit required resume, cover letter and employment application through email (preferred) to or by mail to Lauren Barnes, Assistant to the Town Administrator, 90 South Main Street, Sharon, MA 02067 by March 1, 2019. The application can be found on the town’s website, If submitting by email, please use “Position: Financial Assistant” in the subject line.

  • 7 Feb 2019 3:26 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Sr. Staff Accountant/Budget Analyst, City of Salem

    The City of Salem, a waterfront community (pop. 42K) seeks to fill critical role with financial team.  Reports directly to DOF.  Responsibilities include assist. with month close, annual budget prep and year end close.  Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance related discipline, minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience.  Knowledge of MGL relative to municipal finance and MUNIS is a plus.  Must have strong communication, analytical and time management skills.  Job description available at  Apply to  EEO/AA Employer.


  • 25 Jan 2019 4:02 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Northborough, MA  seeks qualified and experienced applicants for the position of Treasurer/Collector. Reporting to the Finance Director, this position is responsible for cash and debt management and the collection of all Town revenue including real estate, personal property and excise taxes; water and sewer betterment assessments; and all municipal fees, charges, bills and revenues committed to the Office of the Treasurer-Collector. Oversees tax title proceedings, resolves tax issues and administers trust funds. Plans, schedules, implements and manages tax and utility billings, demands and warrants and lien processing; oversees administration of payroll and benefits. Responsible for the reconciliation of bank statements, cash balances, receivables, short- and long-term investments. Assists with the year-end audit.

    Qualified candidates will have extensive knowledge of Massachusetts municipal finance laws, with a thorough understanding of Department of Revenue regulations, applicable state and federal laws relative to municipal borrowing and investments. Position requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field and at least five years of progressively responsible work experience in a municipal finance setting, at least three years of which are in a supervisory capacity; experience with MUNIS preferred. Candidates possessing certification from the Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association preferred; candidates must obtain certification within three years hire. Must qualify for bonding. Position serves as a key member of the Town’s Financial Team and is involved in all aspects of the municipal budget process.

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week) salaried position. Salary range is $75,905-$98,676, plus excellent benefits. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Kimberly Foster, Assistant Town Administrator, 63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532 by February 20, 2019. AA/EOE

  • 24 Jan 2019 2:00 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Town of Wilmington, Assistant Finance Director

    The Town is seeking an Assistant Finance Director who works under the general supervision of the Finance Director, performing high-level accounting functions in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the Town.  Provides daily supervision to the Payroll Coordinator and Accounting Assistant.  Assists the Assistant Town Manager and Town Manager with financial preparation for collective bargaining; including, but not limited to; calculates cost of confidential Town and Union financial proposals; prepares comparability data for management; and attends collective bargaining sessions as requested.  Position requires:  Six years of responsibility in an accounting, payroll or other finance function.  Bachelor’s degree in an accounting or related finance field required. $62,770 - $79,427 per year (FY 2019).  For a full job description visit or contact (978) 658-3311.  To apply submit required application, resume and cover letter to the Town Manager's Office, Attn: Assistant Town Manager, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887 or to If submitting by email please use "Position: Assistant Finance Director" in the subject line.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

  • 23 Jan 2019 8:51 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Accounting Clerk

    The Town of Medfield is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time, 18 hour per week position of Accounting Clerk.  This position is responsible for accounts payable processes including establishing vendor files, audit of invoices and preparation of final vendor warrant for payment as well as administrative tasks as assigned by the Town Accountant. Position requires knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping, computer proficiency and the ability to meet deadlines. Minimum qualifications: Associates degree in accounting or related field; 1-2 years’ experience in bookkeeping/related work, or equivalent education and experience. MUNIS experience is a plus. Starting hourly rate $20.34.  Please email cover letter/resume to  The position will remain open until filled. EEO/AA.

  • 19 Oct 2018 1:51 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Winthrop is actively seek a CFO.  I you are interested, please review the posting on MMAAA and the Human Resources link on Interested candidate should submit their resumes as soon as possible to and

  • 9 Oct 2018 1:34 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Rockland is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Accountant in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, town bylaws, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue and federal law reporting to the Town Administrator.  The Town Accountant performs a variety of complex and highly responsible duties requiring extensive judgment to ensure that all municipal transactions conform to law and sound municipal accounting practices. Responsible for development and assembly of the annual and capital budget; performs detailed work in the areas of budget and internal controls.

    Bachelor’s Degree in accounting required, master degree desirable, and minimum five to seven years general ledger experience in the accounting field, preferable local government of which at least three years were in an administrative or supervisory position; policies pertaining to the Town’s payroll, bill paying, and tracking time and attendance preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

    A full job description can be found on the Town’s website: Salary dependent upon qualifications and relevant experience.  Resume and letter of interest should be emailed to

  • 13 Aug 2018 9:11 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Payroll Specialist is a full time (35 hours/week) appointed position in the Accounting Department performing financial and administrative duties under the direction of the Town Accountant/Finance Director.  The position requires an independent worker to process payrolls and other related duties. 

    Starting salary is $ 856.36 per week.  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in related field preferred, and a minimum of  three years of bookkeeping or payroll experience; municipal experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; skill and accuracy working with numbers and detail; strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly EXCEL.

     Submit cover letter and resume to Karen Jelloe, Finance Director, Town of Wrentham, 79 South St, Room 113, Wrentham, MA 02093

  • 24 Jul 2018 3:23 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

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