The Town of Boxborough is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Accountant. The Town Accountant is a key member of the Town’s financial team responsible for the professional, administrative, and supervisory work in maintaining a complete set of accounting records of appropriations, expenditures, receipts, assessments, levies and abatements initiated by town departments, reviewing all bills, drafts, orders and payrolls to ensure accuracy, adherence to appropriate procedures and availability of funds.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field, preferred. At least five years’ experience in business administration or financial management or any equivalent combination of experience and education. This five years’ experience in a municipal environment, preferred. Successful candidate should have thorough knowledge of municipal accounting principles and practices, fund accounting; comprehensive knowledge of GAAP, UMAS and GASB regulations and thorough knowledge of computer software including databases, spreadsheets and financial packages. Specific knowledge of the legal controls, methods and procedures of municipal finance. Working knowledge of VADAR and MCPPO Certification are pluses. Salary $69,199 – $76,382 DOQE. Send cover letter and resume by April 9, 2021 to: email@example.com. AA/EOE.