JOB POstings

  • 6 Apr 2022 1:59 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Position responsible for organizing & managing DPW’s financial activities including processing payroll hours for all DPW employees; AP; AR; purchase orders; contract monitoring & financial reporting. Bachelors in business administration or equivalent required. 3-5 years’ bookkeeping & accounting experience working w/ spreadsheets, word processing, financial operating systems & payroll. Detailed job description w/ qualifications, competencies & salary range available at: Send resume & Town Application to: Meredith Hartling, 801 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021; email to; or fax to 781-575-6602. AA/EEO

  • 29 Mar 2022 2:53 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Sturbridge seeks a team-oriented and detail-orientated individual to serve as its Town Accountant.  The Town Accountant is a key member of the town’s financial team. This is a full-time (35 hr/wk) position that reports to the Finance Director.  The Accountant is responsible for financial monitoring of the budget, maintaining comprehensive records and generating required periodic reports under statute and local policies.  The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field and a minimum of 3-5 years municipal experience.  Thorough knowledge of UMAS and experience with MUNIS software strongly preferred.  Certified Government Accountant through the Massachusetts Municipal Auditors’ and Accountants’ Association preferred but not required.  Salary Range $80,141 to $96,784 DOQ.  Submit cover letter and resume to Barbara Barry, Finance Director at .  Position open until filled.  Sturbridge is an EOE.

  • 18 Mar 2022 12:00 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Brewster seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Town Accountant. Position performs accounting and administrative work in assisting the Finance Director in the maintenance and processing of all Town financial records, accounts, transactions, and reports. Duties include but are not limited to; monitor expenditure of town funds, examine town and school bills and payrolls for appropriateness, accuracy, and availability of funds before payment; process weekly payroll and accounts payable warrants; responsible for posting accounts payable and payroll warrants, cash receipts, and monthly journal entries into General Ledger; assists Finance Director in the preparation of monthly reports and required local, state, and federal reports. Associate’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field, Bachelor’s degree preferred; 3 years of accounting or business experience, municipal experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Full time 35 hour a week, Grade 4 OPEIU position, with a starting pay rate of $28.37 - $31.00 per hour.  Please send cover letter, resume, and Town employment application to Human Resources, Position open until filled with a priority deadline of 3/04/22. Full job description, click here.  EEO/AA.

  • 14 Mar 2022 1:35 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    City of Newburyport

    Finance Department


    Position: Financial Analyst

    The City of Newburyport seeks candidates interested in working in or looking to start a career path in municipal finance. As part of a collaborative and dynamic finance team, the Financial Analyst will perform analytical and technical work, including: accounting and reporting, insurance and risk management, purchasing, along with a variety of analyses and projects. Reporting to the Finance Director, this role will gain exposure to all key areas of municipal finance. The individual must work effectively in team settings and is always willing to lend a hand when needed to complete shared tasks.

    Please review the full job description on the City of Newburyport website for more information on detailed requirements and essential functions:

    Required Qualifications:

    • ·       Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, accounting, economics, public administration or related field.
    • ·       Minimum of three (3) years’ experience preferred (includes internship experience), working in banking or financial services, public finance, municipal government, insurance, corporate finance, treasury, consulting or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • ·       Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including the ability to create detailed spreadsheets.
    • ·       Attention to accuracy and detail; ability to learn and use new technologies; excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem solving skills.

    Hours and Salary:

    The regular work schedule consists of Monday through Wednesday, 8 am – 4 pm; Thursday 8 am – 7 pm and Friday 8 am – noon. Salary range of $55,000 to $65,000 depending on experience, plus benefits.

    Qualified Applicants should send cover letter and resume by email to or by regular mail to Human Resources Director, City Hall, 60 Pleasant St, PO Box 550, Newburyport, MA 01950.

  • 25 Feb 2022 9:20 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of Rockland is seeking highly qualified team-oriented candidates for the position of Town Accountant. The Town Accountant, under the general direction of the Town Administrator, is responsible for managing the Accounting Department, maintenance of all financial records, accounts payable, audits, compliance with applicable state laws and town policies and maintaining accounting systems. This position has significant professional responsibilities which entails working closely with the Town Administrator, financial discussions with various boards and committees, public speaking, interacting with department heads and staff to establish policies and procedures which will ensure fiscal accountability for all town departments.

    This position requires thorough knowledge of municipal financial laws and regulations, policies and procedures, municipal budgetary functions, knowledge of financial software as well as, extensive knowledge of GAAP, UMAS, and GASB accounting standards. Knowledge of MUNIS software is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relative field required; five to seven years of general ledger experience in the accounting field preferred, preferably in municipal government with a minimum of three years in a supervisory position or any of the combination of education, training, and relevant experience.

    Full-time salaried position with excellent benefits including BCBSMA health insurance with the Town contribution of 79% of the premium and 50% of the dental premium. Work extended hours two Tuesday nights/month Sept- June and Fridays off in July and August. Salary range $88,000- 105,000 DOQ and relevant experience. Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Application, resume and letter of interest should be emailed to Position open until filled. Review of applications begin on February 28th.

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