The town of Holliston is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Town Accountant. This management position is a member of the finance team, overseeing a $60 million+ budget. The town of Holliston is a “AAA” bond-rated community.

The Town Accountant is responsible for the technical accounting work in maintaining the fiscal records and internal controls in accordance with all applicable standards. Responsible for financial functions, auditing and reporting systems, requiring knowledge of applicable finance laws and regulations and accepted accounting principles. This position requires a high level of attention to detail and utilizes good judgment. Assists the Finance Director in planning, directing and managing financial and accounting policies and procedures for the town.

Working knowledge of municipal government, state statutes and bylaws relating to the finance duties of a town is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or a related discipline. Must have a minimum of three to five years of progressively responsible accounting experience, and experience in a municipal setting preferred. Certification as a municipal accountant preferred, or progressively working toward the Certified Government Accountant (CGA) certification within one year. The candidate will manage a full-time Principal Clerk.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position at 40 hours per week. The position is a management position, Grade M3, and the starting salary range is $91,598-$106,000. The full range is $91,598-$110,293. We also provide a $1,000 stipend for certification.

The town has engaged a CPA Firm to support the office staff through the transition.

Please email your application and resume to by noon on Friday, March 17. Applications can be found on the town website. Applications may also be dropped off at Town Hall in the Human Resources Department.

Position will remain open until March 17 or until filled.

The town of Holliston is an equal opportunity employer.