The town of Stoneham is seeking to fill the full-time position of Townwide Budget Director. The Townwide Budget Director, under the general direction of the Town Administrator and Superintendent of Schools and in coordination with the Town Accountant, will perform analytical, technical and administrative work in assisting the Administration in a variety of management and financial activities and projects. May serve as School Business Manager.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: analysis of financial and budget related matters, conducting research as directed. Compiling data for statistical studies and budget analysis; maintaining a data base of budget history, assisting in the development of multi-year forecasts of revenues and expenditures. Advising Superintendent and Town Administrator on contract negotiations and collective bargaining status. Oversee the contractual, retirement and other pertinent contractual obligations in conjunction with other municipal departments. Assists the Town Administrator and School Superintendent in the preparation of various financial reports; including an analysis of trends of future revenues and expenditures, appropriation analysis required by the town, state and federal governments. Provides maintenance and oversight of accounting practices consistent with department policies and standard operating practices. Assists the Town Administrator/School Superintendent with the coordination of the town budget process.

Minimum requirements for this position: bachelor’s degree or knowledge in accounting, financial operations, business/public administration or related field; a master’s degree in business or public administration is preferred, three to five years of financial reporting/analysis experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Massachusetts Municipal Auditors’ and Accountants’ Association’s Certified Governmental Accountants (CGA) certificate desired.

A complete job description, employment application and application submission instructions are available on the town’s website under Departments/Human Resources. Town of Stoneham offers generous benefit package in addition to competitive salary. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Open until filled. First review of applications will be on July 13.

Candidates for the position will be subject to pre-employment screening process, including but not limited to satisfactory references, employment verification, driving record, proof of degree and or credentials, satisfactory criminal history and CORI, SORI, a post-offer pre-employment physical with drug testing.

The town of Stoneham is an ADA/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer