The Assistant Town Accountant assists the Finance Director in planning, controlling and reporting the town’s financial and accounting functions, including the management of detailed financial records required to monitor and maintain the municipal accounting system. Performs a variety of responsible duties of a technical and administrative nature requiring the exercise of judgment to interpret guidelines and carry out assignments independently. This position serves as a backup for other department responsibilities such as payroll, accounts payable processing and all other related duties as assigned.

This a full-time, 40 hour a week, salaried, confidential position, working Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. with a competitive benefits package.

Applicants for this position must have an associate’s degree in accounting or related field; three to four years’ accounting experience; proficiency with MS Excel; municipal and MUNIS experience preferred; MMAAA Certification or commitment to obtain certification.

Starting pay will be based on demonstrated qualifications and experience within the salary range of $71,054 – $86,532.

For initial consideration, please send completed application, cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Town of Provincetown, 260 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657 or This position will remain open until filled.