TOWN OF BELMONT

TOWN ACCOUNTANT
Salary Range: $84,858.55 – $114,807.38

Applicants must submit the required Town of Belmont application form, resume and cover letter to the town’s Human Resources Department by Nov. 6.

The town of Belmont (population 26,123; budget $132 million) seeks qualified applicants for the full-time (40 hours) position of Town Accountant. This position is appointed to a three year term by the Select Board, and reports to the Town Administrator.

Responsibilities include the development and implementation of the town’s accounting system and procedures; providing timely and accurate financial information and ensuring the integrity of the financial data.

(Complete job description available by request)

The successful candidate will be a customer-service oriented individual with strong communication skills and a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance or public administration or related field plus five or more years of relevant accounting experience. Working knowledge of the Mass General Laws governing municipal finance and procedures, GASB regulations, a minimum of two years of supervisory experience, and the ability to attend evening board and committee meetings is required. Working knowledge of MUNIS software is highly desirable. Must possess, or have ability to obtain within one-year of hire, Certification by the Massachusetts Municipal Auditors and Accountants Association.

The starting salary range is $84,858.55 – $114,807.38. Town Hall Hours are Mondays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. This position qualifies for the town’s comprehensive benefits package.

Submissions accepted at the Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA 02478 or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax 617-993-2741 by the closing date of Nov. 6.

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