The town of Manchester-by-the-Sea seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Town Accountant. Responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Town Accountant to ensure accurate maintenance of financial records and other related work, as required. Applicant should have the ability to maintain, verify, and input financial records such as payroll, payables and receipts. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Successful candidate will possess exceptional attention to detail; excellent communication skills; ability to work with confidential information; computer skills including accounting software and general Microsoft applications. Candidate must be a team player, highly organized, self-motivated, and possess excellent judgement and customer service skills.  Qualifications include an associate’s degree in business, accounting or related field with three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a 32 hour per week AFSCME union position with benefits and an hourly rate of $28.68-$31.16 per hour.

Please submit resume and cover letter by August 6, to or by mail to Town Accountant, Town of Manchester, 10 Central St., Manchester, MA 01944

The town of Manchester-by-the-Sea is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, gender, color, disability, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetics, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, or handicap.