The town of Middleborough seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Town Accountant. The Town Accountant works under the direction of the Board of Selectmen and Town Manager to perform essential functions ensuring that all municipal financial transactions conform to law and to professional standards.
The Accountant is responsible for the development, upkeep, and implementation of the town’s accounting system and procedures; supervising the expenditure of all town funds; providing financial information; ensuring the integrity of financial data; rejecting unlawful or fraudulent expenditures.
Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field; at least five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or financial management; an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in municipal accounting and familiarity with the Uniform Massachusetts Accounting System (UMAS) is essential.
Massachusetts Municipal Auditors’ and Accountants’ Association (MMAAA) certification required or obtained within three years of hiring.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM on May 22 to Town Manager Robert Nunes at firstname.lastname@example.org.