The town of Stoneham (Pop. 22,000), a desirable and fiscally sound community, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Accountant. The Town Accountant works under the general supervision of the Stoneham Select Board.  Stoneham is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Town Accountant performs highly critical functions of a complex and technical nature that require significant ethical and professional judgment to ensure that all municipal financial transactions conform to state and municipal law and to professional standards.  The ideal candidate will possess the ability to formulate and execute decisions regarding policies, procedures, operations and plans at the department level.  Education requirements include a minimum of bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field (Masters or CPA preferred) with five to seven years in municipal government accounting/finance desired. Munis experience is preferred. Massachusetts Governmental Accounting Certificate preferred. Salary $105,000-$130,000 negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a full description of the duties and responsibilities of this essential management position, visit our website at www.stoneham-ma.gov. Town of Stoneham- Job Applications available on the site also visit Human Resources Department.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three business-related references and job application to:

Town of Stoneham

35 Central Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

Attention:  Donna Gaffey, HR Director

dgaffey@stoneham-ma.gov

Initial review of applications will be conducted on Wednesday May, 12.