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  • 7 Sep 2021 6:46 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Hudson is seeking a qualified candidate for the Assistant Finance Director/Assistant Town Accountant position.  Responsible for the accounting of appropriations, expenditures, receipts, and general ledger entries. Under the direction of the Finance Director reconciles cash and receivables and assists in compiling data for state and federal reports as well as the town’s audits.   Replaces Finance Director/Town Accountant in their absence.


    Minimum qualifications: Bachelor degree in finance or business-related field; five years’ experience in municipal finance, business or related field with two years in a supervisory capacity; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of Mass. laws pertaining to municipal finance and financial software highly desirable; ability to grasp new concepts as they relate to Massachusetts General Laws, town policies and bylaws and other federal and/or state regulations; experience with computerized financial systems and strong Excel spreadsheet skills required. Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with town department, boards and committees and auditors.   



    This is a full-time, benefit-eligible, non-union position; the salary range for this position is $54,896 - $72,238 DOQ.  Please email a resume and cover letter to Patricia E. Fay @     Position open until filled.  EOE/AA.


  • 31 Aug 2021 7:07 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Wrentham is seeking a qualified Assistant Town Accountant to assist the Town Accountant with the statutory duties and responsibilities and accounting records of appropriations, expenditures, receipts, assessments, levies, and abatements issued by Town departments. Appointed by the Town Administrator and under the administrative direction of the Town Accountant, the Assistant Town Accountant performs the duties and responsibilities in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, town policies, bylaws, Massachusetts Department of Revenue regulations and federal law. 

    Duties include but are not limited to:  Assists the Town Accountant with the day-today municipal accounting functions of all Town departments including but not limited to maintenance of all related financial records through posting to the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers, assists in preparation of complex accounting calculations, process regular journal entries, prepare financial and budgetary reports for all funds and departments.  Reconciles cash and receivables with the Treasurer/Collector as well as other miscellaneous monthly reconciliations. Oversees the Accounts Payable and 1099 reporting functions. Works with Town Accountant to interpret and apply relative local, state and federal regulations and requirements, collects data, prepares reports and supervises accounts. Liaison to auditors, town departments, boards and committees for budget submission and financial software vendor. All other duties as required.

    Qualifications and Experience:   Minimum of Associate’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field (Bachelor’s preferred).  Three to five years of responsible experience in accounting or financial management, municipal experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of accounting and financial software; SoftRight experience is preferred. Knowledge of Chapter 44 Municipal Finance, GASB, MGL Chapter 30B, helpful. Highly proficient in Excel.

    Salary:  Full-time, Benefit eligible, non-union, exempt position. Salary range: $65,000 - $75,000.


    Ways To Apply: Click here to apply  or Email Resume and Cover Letter to Position open until filled; interviews commence as resumes are received.

    Posted: August 30, 2021

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Town of Wrentham accommodates the needs of all physically challenged or disabled people by all reasonable means in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • 20 Aug 2021 1:22 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Shrewsbury, a full service local government driven by high performance and creativity, seeks a dynamic individual to join the Office of the Town Accountant as the Principal Department Assistant. This technical role supports and works closely with the Town Accountant and Assistant Town Accountant, offering a unique opportunity to learn about the entire organization’s financial network, acquire new skills, and hone in on already established abilities.

    Come join a committed team where we pride ourselves on providing excellent services to residents and businesses while maintaining a strong financial position and fostering a work place culture that raises innovative leaders in local government.

    Work Hours & Benefits

    The Principal Department Assistant works from the Town Accountant’s office suite at Shrewsbury Town Hall. The work hours are conveniently Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM with a daily one-hour lunch break. The Town of Shrewsbury offers a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, a pension, an extensive employee assistance program, the opportunity for professional development, and competitive paid time off in the form of sick, personal and vacation days.

    How to Apply

    When applying for this position a cover letter and resume may be sent via email to Kristina Anderson, Human Resources Coordinator, at indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. The position is open until filled with initial review of applicants September 6, 2021.

    Weekly Hours: 37.5 hours / week

    Title: Principal Department Assistant

    Location: Town Hall

    Bargaining Unit: Non-Union

    Hiring Rate: $25.88 per hour

    Department & Supervisor: Town Accountant

  • 20 Aug 2021 12:13 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Southborough seeks a full time Deputy Assessor that would be responsible for assisting in the analytical, administrative, technical and field support to the Principal Assessor in the appraising and classification of all town properties. Position assists with the annual in-house revaluation and certification programs required by the Department of Revenue. Collaborates in the full analysis of all residential properties, fully responsible for analyzing and utilizing MLS (Multiple Listing Service) for town wide market analysis. The Deputy Assessor is the residential specialist for the Town assisting in setting annual residential values for certification with the DOR. Assists in the oversight of valuation models and cost tables as needed based on a thorough analysis of comparable sales data. The candidate should have: a BA degree in business or related field; 3-5 years experience and training in the real estate assessing/appraisal field; a valid driver’s license; excellent oral/written communication skills and superior customer service ability; familiarity with CAMA systems and MS Office programs is preferred. Massachusetts Accredited Assessor designation and licensure by the State Board of Real Estate Appraisers is desirable. Light physical effort required while on site visits/inspecting properties, including maneuvering stairs and uneven terrain. Current salary range is $54230-73,209. Please apply online at Applications received by August 20, 2021 will receive preference. The Town encourages applicants of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. EEO

  • 13 Aug 2021 9:30 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Arlington seeks candidates for the Deputy Treasurer/Collector position. Duties include administrative and supervisory work in the daily administration and management of the Town Treasurer’s office, including the custody, disbursement, investment and borrowing of monies, preparation of fiscal reports, collection of taxes and other revenues.  


    Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting; three to five years’ of progressively responsible accounting or municipal finance experience, Master’s Degree in finance or accounting, business or related field preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    For a complete job description and to apply for this job, please visit

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