The town of Bellingham seeks to appoint a full-time Treasurer/Collector responsible for the custody and investment of all municipal funds, issuance of debt, collection of receivables, custody of tax title properties, and administration of payroll in conformity with all federal, state, and local regulations. Successful candidates will have experience in municipal finance and taxation, payroll, customer service, financial analysis, and banking. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field plus three years of responsible experience in financial management, preferably in a municipal setting, is required.

At least three years of responsible experience in financial management, preferably in a municipal setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of state statutes, rules, and regulations regarding municipal finance and taxation. Thorough knowledge of federal and state laws covering payroll procedures and workers compensation calculations. Thorough knowledge of the principles and procedures of accounting, banking and investing funds. Ability to troubleshoot issues with in-house computer systems.

Must be able to secure a public surety bond within 10 days and achieve certification by Massachusetts Collector/Treasurer Association within three years of appointment.

Visit www.bellinghamma.org/human-resources for full job description and requirements. The salary range for this position is $78,000-$90,000 dependent upon qualifications.

Send cover letter and resume to mpaquette@bellinghamma.org; position open until filled.

The town of Bellingham is a AA/EEO employer.

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