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The town of Raynham seeks a qualified and highly motivated Town Accountant. Duties include; maintenance and reconciliation of town financial records and payables administration. Accountant participates in budgeting, capital planning, procurement review, and assists in preparation of various reports. This position would demand the person to be able and willing to contribute their professional knowledge in the development of strategies for related offices in respect to fiscal policies and mandated requirements.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or related field; five years progressively responsible experience in accounting or finance required; at least three years of supervisory experience and experience in municipal accounting strongly preferred, will consider a person who has successfully served in an Assistant Town Accountants role for over four years.
Candidate must have an in-depth understanding of GASB requirements for municipalities, working knowledge of Massachusetts municipal finance law, and proven ability to supervise others, manage projects, develop policies and meet deadlines.
Preferred: possession of or actively working toward, Ma. Certified Governmental Accountant; Required: ability to acquire certification within three years required.
The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, superior skills in municipal accounting software and spreadsheets, and ability to work evenings during the spring and fall budget development. Excellent written and oral communication skills are important, as well as organizational skills.
Position is full-time; salary up to $105,000 based upon experience and education. Position will be open until filled, applications will be considered as they come in. A cover letter and resume should be emailed as a single combined PDF to email@example.com.
The town of Raynham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.