The town of Hamilton seeks candidates for the position of Town Accountant. Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Town Accountant is responsible for the administration and operation of the Accounting Division within the town’s Finance Department. Ensures compliance with annual state reporting and records requirements.

Maintains and audits the town’s ledger through the municipal accounting system and administers internal/external financial reporting in discharging the duties of the office. Supervises the accounts payable functions for the town.

Promotes technical expertise and technological advancements in the town’s fiscal operations and will assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive program of financial policies, procedures, and internal controls, which constitute an integral component of the total management of fiscal concepts and practices

Ideal qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, of which at least three years are in municipal accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Munis experience preferred. Massachusetts Certified Governmental Accountant certification and Certified Public Accountant certification (may be acquired within the first three years). Ability to be bonded. For a complete job description, visit https://www.hamiltonma.gov/government/human-resources/career-opportunities/.

This is a full-time, benefitted, non-union position. The current salary range for this position is $80,787 – $92,788 DOQ. Please email a resume and cover letter to Michelle Maloney, Director of Human Resources, mmaloney@hamiltonma.gov. AA/EOE.