EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Preparation of all warrants for payment. Ensures appropriations are spent in accordance with Town Meeting vote; reviews and approves all expenditures, ensuring compliance with appropriation requirements and Mass General Laws. Is responsible for the accuracy of the General and subsidiary financial ledgers to record revenues and expenditures. Prepares monthly and various year-end reports, including the balance sheet and reports required by the Department of Revenue. Assists in overall town budget. Oversees the town’s payroll procedures and employee deductions; calculates union and non-union salaries and benefits. Works closely with departments ensuring they comply with contracts for goods and services, union and employment contracts, and payments and refunds. Works with various department heads, and others in the administration of grant awards.

MIN. QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and a minimum of seven years of government accounting experience, preferably in a municipal or public school setting, with two years of supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have or obtain within one year of appointment Certification by Massachusetts Municipal Accountants and Auditor’s Association.