Finance Director/Town Accountant

Town of Sherborn

The town of Sherborn is seeking a highly qualified individual and effective team-oriented leader to fill the vacant position of Finance Director/Town Accountant. The Finance Director/Town Accountant is appointed by the five-member Select Board and works under the direction of the Town Administrator. The position is responsible for the daily activities of the town’s accounting and budgeting function. The Finance Director/Town Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of all financial records, budgets, accounts payable, payroll, internal audits, maintenance of the town’s accounting system and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local bylaws as they relate to municipal finance. The job requires a thorough knowledge of municipal accounting regulations including GAAP, GASB and UMAS, a proven ability as an effective communicator and consensus builder, strong analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required with five or more years of professional accounting/finance experience, or any other combination of education and experience. Prior supervisory and municipal experience and Certified Governmental Accountant Massachusetts certification is strongly preferred.  To be considered, please send letter of interest and current resume to no later than Friday, February 24, 2023.