The town of Palmer is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Assistant Town Accountant position. Under the direction of the Town Accountant, this position is responsible for reviewing all department accounts payable requests to ensure accuracy and compliance with Massachusetts general laws, preparing warrants, maintaining vendor database, posting receipts, instructing users on the accounting and financial system procedures, running and distributing expenditure and revenue reports to town departments, performing financial analysis as requested by the Town Accountant, and assisting in the management of chart of accounts for the department and monitoring the budget.

The applicant should have a working knowledge of accounting theory along with strong organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills as well as experience with Microsoft Office and financial software packages.

A complete job description can be found at https://www.townofpalmer.com/jobs.

The pay rate is subject to union contract negotiations and commensurate with experience. Application with cover letter and resume should be sent to gpotter@townofpalmer.com.

The town of Palmer is an EOE.