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Town of West Boylston is seeking candidates for the position of Treasurer/Collector. Appointed by the Town Administrator, the Treasurer/Collector is a key member of the town’s financial team and is responsible for the efficient administration of the Treasurer/Collector’s office. The successful candidate must possess the management and interpersonal skills to effectively lead an established department staff. Position responsibilities include the collection of all town revenue including real estate, personal property and excise taxes, sewer bills, parking tickets and other municipal receipts, tax title administration, receipt, disbursement and investment of town funds; management of and oversight of debt and capital plan funds in accordance with Massachusetts and federal law. The Treasurer/Collector is responsible for the development of cash management procedures, including maximizing cash flow, monitoring receipts and maintaining internal financial control procedures including the reconciliation of all town funds, receivables, trust funds, and state/federal grants. Responsibilities include a variety of other duties and additional special projects assigned by the Town Administrator.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field required; five years of related experience in financial management, preferably in a municipal setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with SoftRight Financial Software System and Vadar Tax Software System, preferred. A demonstrated knowledge of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44 and 60 and applicable laws related to municipal collections and taxation; possess or be able to obtain Certification by the Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association within three years of appointment. Salary is DOQ. Please send a cover letter and resume to Nancy Lucier, Interim Town Administrator at Town Hall, 140 Worcester St., West Boylston, MA 01583, or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org by April 29.