Town of Blackstone

Assistant Town Accountant

The town of Blackstone seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Town Accountant.  This is a full-time 33.5 hours per week position with an excellent benefit package. Hiring range $22.79-29.39 dependent on qualifications, experience, education, and current certifications.

Job Description:

The Assistant Town Accountant reports to the Town Accountant and performs general accounting and administration functions in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, town policies, and bylaws. Duties include but are not limited to preparation of the biweekly vendor and payroll warrants, weekly and monthly reports to departments, and monthly reconciliations. Make journal entries under the direction of the Town Accountant to balance and close monthly books in general ledger, revenue, and expense accounts. Assists with vendor maintenance and 1099 reporting functions. All other duties as required.

Minimum qualifications: A candidate for this position should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field, plus three years of related municipal experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Hours: Mon, Wed, & Thurs 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tues 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Deadline for Applications: Open until filled with preference to those who apply in the first 14 days.

Application can be found online at

To Apply:   Send cover letter, resume, and job application to Town of Blackstone, Dori Vecchio Town Administrator, 15 St. Paul Street, Blackstone, MA 01504 by September 10th.

The Town of Blackstone

Is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity