The town of Littleton, (population approx.10,000) has a $56 million annual budget and a AAA bond rating.  This position is responsible to the Town Administrator and Select Board, serves as Town Accountant and Chief Financial Officer, and oversees the town’s financial activities which include accounting, assessing, collections, treasury, and financial systems.  The Finance Director/Town Accountant is responsible for the preparation of the town’s annual operating and capital budgets under the direction of the Town Administrator

Successful candidate should have five years of experience in Massachusetts municipal finance at a department head level; bachelor’s or master’s (preferred) degree in business administration, finance or accounting; a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of government accounting (GAAP and GASB), Massachusetts General Laws regarding municipal finance (UMAS), procurement and insurance.  The Finance Director also provides professional input to the Select Board, Finance Committee, elected Boards, Commissions and the Town Administrator.  Attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work with confidential information and an understanding the importance of timely information and transparency is essential.

This position is non-union with a comprehensive benefits package. Annual salary is $102,875 – $128,495 DOQ. Please send letter of interest and resume to Human Resources, 37 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA 01460; hr@littletonma.org. A full job description and posting can be found at https://www.littletonma.org/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities. Vacancy will be posted for 30 days accordingly. The Town of Littleton is an EOE.

 

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