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  • 29 Dec 2021 4:33 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Barnstable County is accepting applications from qualified individuals to manage all of County’s financial functions, completing all required reports, ensuring proper preparation of financial transactions including investing and bonding, and maintaining all financial records of the County; all other related work as required. Serves as County Treasurer and liaison to other committees, including the performance of the duties of chairperson of the Barnstable County Retirement Board. Master’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; ten years of financial management experience; experience in municipal finance preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Massachusetts Collector/Treasurer Certification (MCTA); certified as Accountant or Finance Director in Massachusetts through the Mass. Municipal Accountant and Auditors Association (MMAAA) or must be able to obtain one within 3 years. Annual Salary $130,000- $140,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package. Position open until filled. To apply or to view a complete job description, please visit Barnstable County is EOE.


  • 27 Dec 2021 8:00 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    Under the general direction of the Town Manager, the Finance Director is responsible for planning, directing, controlling and reporting on the Town’s financial and accounting functions and operations. Ensures the long-term financial and operational health and success of the municipal enterprise, with fiduciary responsibility over all financial assets; interprets and administers federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies relevant to municipal financial management.  This person serves as the point person for the finance team and works collaboratively with the Town Treasurer/Collector, Assessor and Accounting Offices. The Finance Director assists all departments in the preparation of budget materials in a timely and orderly fashion. Professional financial work of a supervisory and participatory nature overseeing the Town’s accounting, assessing, collections, and treasury functions.  Administrative, supervisory, and technical work in the receipt, recording, expenditure and custody of Town funds; the borrowing and investment of funds, the collection of all taxes due to the Town; all other related work as required. Exercises considerable judgment making administrative decisions and carrying out town policies. Position requires perceptiveness and discretion in dealing with wide ranging issues and problems.

    Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in business administration, public administration, public policy, finance or another management or research-related field is highly preferred.  A minimum of five years related experience is required serving in a comparable municipal role.  Experience with data analysis, project management, researching and report writing is highly desirable.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; experience and working knowledge of MUNIS is highly desirable. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.; Certified Government Accountant status desirable.

    This is a nonunion 40 hours per week position, Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm & Friday 8am – 12pm. Starting pay will be based on demonstrated qualifications and experience within the salary range of $120,000 and $140,000. Complete job description and employment application are available on the Town’s website at This position will remain open until filled.

    Send completed cover letter and resume to:  or Richard J White, Groux-White Consulting, LLC, I Pelham Road, Lexington, MA 02421.  All applications will be considered with the upmost of confidentiality. 

    The Town of Provincetown, Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, or sexual preference, or any other category protected under the state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

  • 23 Sep 2021 8:18 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

    The Town of West Brookfield is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Accounting Assistant.  The successful candidate will provide administrative, auditing and technical support under the direct supervision of the Town Accountant. 

    General knowledge of municipal accounting procedures is required and must also possess experience in accounts payable, payroll, financial analysis and account reconciliations.  Preparation of bi-weekly warrants for payroll and accounts payable.  Must be able to prepare and maintain accurate financial reports and records, and assist the Town Accountant in financial reconciliations in conjunction with the Assessors, Tax Collector and Treasurer’s Office.

    Strong oral, written, and inter-personal skills are a must, as well as attention to detail.  Proficiency in Excel, Word, and other window-based applications is essential.  Experience in using Vadar Municipal software preferable.

    Confidentiality is essential to this position in addition to following established Town and department policies while establishing good working relationships with all Town departments. 

    A minimum of an Associates Degree in Accounting or 3 to 5 years’ experience in municipal accounting is required.  Knowledge of the Uniform Massachusetts Accounting System (UMAS) required.

    Candidate must be willing to attend MMAAA offered classes each year of employment with the goal to become a Certified Governmental Accountant within 3 to 5 years.  This position will have the statutory responsibility to sign warrants, contracts and grants in the absence of the Town Accountant in accordance with Massachusetts General Law as it applies to finance.

    Submit cover letter and resume to: 

    Position will remain open until filled.

    The Town of West Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 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.


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