This is a full-time union position, working under the direction of the Town Accountant. Performs highly responsible accounting tasks, including primary responsibility for all accounts payable, warrant preparation, resolving vendor disputes, processing/posting cash receipts, the maintenance of financial records and preparation of statutory reports, tracking/recording of fixed assets, and financial monitoring of all town meeting authorized funds, as well as federal/state grants.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration or related field; two years of progressively responsible experience in professional, municipal accounting; or an equivalent combination of education/experience. Massachusetts Municipal Auditors’ and Accountants’ Association (MMAAA) certification as a Certified Governmental Accountant within three years of employment required. Experience with MUNIS or Tyler accounting software desired. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background/CORI check and a pre-employment physical, including drug testing.
Starting Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 with benefits; DOQ. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled at: Town Administrator Office, Town of Acushnet, 122 Main St., Acushnet, MA 02743. AA/EOE