The town of Tewksbury (pop. 30,315, approximately $122.9 million operating budget and $15.9 million Water, Sewer, Stormwater and Cable Enterprise Funds) seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Finance Director or Town Accountant. The position is appointed by the Town Manager and responsibilities include: maintaining comprehensive financial records; accounting and financial reporting; accounts payable, internal auditing, and compliance with applicable Mass. General Laws, bylaws and town policies; development of financial procedures. Either position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance or public administration or related field, (master’s degree preferred for Finance Director’s role). Knowledge of GASB regulations and certification or working toward certification as a Massachusetts Certified Government Accountant is highly desirable. Candidate must have the ability to attend evening board and committee meetings. Applicants must possess excellent communication and customer service skills.  Working knowledge of computer applications for financial management; MUNIS software experience is required.

Finance Director:  Requires seven years of progressive experience in public sector finance specifically in the area of accounting, three years of which must be at management level. The position is non-union and the salary range is $104,828 – 142,691

Town Accountant:  Requires three to five years of progressive experience in public sector finance specifically in the area of accounting, and a minimum of two years of supervisory experience. The position is non-union and the salary range is $80,959 – 110,189.

Please send letter of interest/resume specifying the position you are applying for, along with three references in confidence to Town Hall, Attn: Human Resources, 1009 Main Street, Tewksbury MA 01876 or email Teresa Belanger at tbelanger@tewksbury-ma.gov.  Positions open until filled. AA/EOE.

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