Wrentham, MA (12,000 pop.), is seeking an experienced municipal finance leader to serve as its next Director of Finance/Treasurer-Collector. Candidates should have exceptional financial acumen with municipal experience and strong leadership abilities. This position, which reports to the Town Administrator, provides strategic management of the town’s municipal finances and serves as chief financial officer. The position is responsible for coordination of all financial activities of the town, development of financial policies and practices, disbursements, revenue operations, investments and management of all town funds, maintenance of municipal accounting systems, financial forecasting, financial reporting and internal control procedures. The Finance Department includes the divisions of Town Accountant, Treasurer and Tax Collector.  The position also has a significant presence with the Assessing division and in setting the tax rate. Wrentham is located about 30 miles southwest of Boston. The town has a S&P rating of AA+ and strong finances. Wrentham has a five-member Board of Selectmen, an Open Town Meeting form of government, and an FY21 overall spending plan of $45.8 million. Requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance, or a related field, with a master’s preferred. Certification by the Treasurer/Collectors’ Association of Massachusetts or the ability to obtain certification as soon as possible and ability to be bonded are required. A minimum of seven-plus years of progressively responsible related experience is required. Annual salary: $120K-$130K DOQ.  Wrentham is an equal opportunity employer.

For more detailed information related to the position, the community, and the application process, visit www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at blynch@communityparadigm.com.

Resume and cover letter via email in a single PDF, in confidence, by April 29, 3 p.m. EST, to: apply@communityparadigm.com. Subject: Wrentham Director of Finance.

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