Dover, Massachusetts (6,300 pop.), is seeking a skilled and experienced municipal finance professional to serve as the town’s first Finance Director/Treasurer-Collector. This position is appointed by the Board of Selectmen, reports to the Town Administrator, and serves as a member of the senior management team. The Finance Director/Treasurer-Collector is responsible for overseeing all accounting, treasury and collection operations. This beautiful residential community provides a peaceful setting less than 20 miles from downtown Boston. Dover is a sophisticated community whose residents are successful, well-educated professionals with high expectations. It has a three-member Select Board, Open Town Meeting, a FY25 budget of $44.4 million, and AAA Moody’s rating. A master’s degree in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, or related field is preferred but not required (or a bachelor’s degree with experience required of a master’s degree-type position). A minimum of seven to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in government, non-profit management, or related areas, including management, supervision, government accounting, and financial control experience. Experience in working with the public and a strong commitment to public service is desired.

Annual salary: $112,221-$149,014, DOQ. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package, including health and retirement plans. AA/EOE

To apply: for a guaranteed review of materials, please send resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a single PDF, by July 24, 3 p.m. EST, Subject: Dover Finance, to: Position is open until filled.

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