The town of Wenham is accepting applications for the full-time position of Finance Director / Town Accountant.

The position is responsible to the Town Administrator and Board of Selectmen, serves as Town Accountant and Chief Financial Officer, and oversees the town’s financial activities which include accounting, assessing, collections, treasury, financial systems and purchasing. The position advises the Town Administrator on revenue projections, serves as the Town Manager’s technical advisor on departmental budgets and management, and has oversight of the preparation of the town’s annual operating and capital budgets.

Successful candidate should have five years’ experience in Massachusetts municipal finance; bachelor’s or master’s (preferred) degree in business administration, finance or accounting; a thorough knowledge of Massachusetts municipal finance (UMAS) and budget management. MMAAA certification preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Starting pay ranges from $89,000 to $110,000, depending on qualifications.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references. All correspondence should be sent in confidence to Anthony Ansaldi, Town Administrator, 138 Main St., Wenham, MA 01984 or emailed to Please see for a full job description.