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 rockland-ma.gov. Application, resume and letter of interest should be emailed to email@example.com. Position open until filled. Review of applications begin on February 28th.