The town of Bedford is searching for a full-time (35 hrs/wk) Finance Assistant to perform senior level accounting and administrative support of the Finance Department.  Duties include, but are not limited to: accounts payable, general ledger, generating reports, payroll, supply inventory and ordering, records management and other duties needed to fulfill departmental responsibilities.

Previous education and/or experience in a municipal setting preferred, at the minimum, an associate’s degree in business, accounting or related field is preferred.  Combination of experience and education may be substituted. Successful candidate will possess exceptional attention to detail, excellent communication skills, ability to work with confidential information, and experience with personal computers including Microsoft Word & Excel as well as accounting software and report writing software.  Must also be a team player, highly organized, self-motivated, and possess excellent judgment and customer service skills.  Experience in a municipal setting is desirable.

The hours for this position are Monday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.    Starting salary for this position is $46,990-$54,000 per year depending upon experience and education.  The town of Bedford offers a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

The full job ad and application for employment may be found at https://www.bedfordma.gov/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities

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