The Financial & Budget Analyst/Assist. Town Accountant is responsible for providing senior-level accounting duties including, but not limited to general ledger/accounting tasks, supervision and review of town expenditures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, preparation of various financial reports, various account reconciliations, budget analysis, fixed asset maintenance and other functions as needed to assist the Town Accountant. Successful candidate should have the ability to maintain accurate, organized and detailed records, excellent communication skills, work independently and under pressure to carry out assigned tasks. Serves as department head in the event of the temporary absence of the Town Accountant. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Education and/or Experience                                                                                                  Must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or closely related field, one to three years of public or private accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates should have excellent skills in Microsoft Office (specifically excel and PowerPoint) and experience with accounting and payroll systems. Ability to work toward and achieve Massachusetts Certified Accounting Certification.