The town of Littleton (population 9,400) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Finance Director/Town Accountant. The position is responsible to the Town Administrator, serves as Town Accountant and Chief Financial Officer, and has direct supervisory responsibility for the Tax Collector, Chief Assessor and Treasurer. The Finance Director also provides professional input to the Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and elected Boards and Commissions. Attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, and an understanding the importance of timely information and transparency is essential.

Master’s degree in accounting, public administration or related field, seven to ten years of responsible experience in accounting or financial management, five years supervisory experience in municipal finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must currently have Mass Municipal Auditor’s and Accountants’ Association (MMAAA) certification as a Certified Government Accountant. Full job description can be found at www.littletonma.org.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Ann Essman, Assistant Treasurer and HR Administrator, 37 Shattuck St., Littleton, MA 01460; aessman@littletonma.org. All applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Deadline for priority review is May 15. Position will remain open until filled. The town of Littleton is an EOE.