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Careers in Town Government
The Town of Maynard seeks a qualified, experienced, and highly motivated Finance Director to lead our finance team (Accounting, Assessing, and Treasury). Under general direction of the Town Administrator, the Finance Director also serves as the Town Accountant.
Responsible for compliance with all fiscal statutory requirements, supervise financial reporting and maintain the accounting records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Monitors revenue, expenditures, and equity fund balances of all town funds. Serves as the key advisor in budgetary processes and provides support and guidance to town departments relative to accounting and regulatory compliance matters. Supervises the Treasury, Assessing, and Accounting departments.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or related field (Master’s preferred); seven (7) years increasingly responsible professional municipal accounting experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job required. Possession of Mass. Certified Governmental Accountant preferred, ability to obtain within a year required. Candidate must have in-depth understanding of GASB requirements for municipalities, working knowledge of Massachusetts municipal finance law, and proven ability to supervise others, manage projects, develop policies and meet deadlines. Three (3) or more years as a Town Accountant with strong supervisory experience preferred. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, superior skills in database and spreadsheets, and an understanding of workplace dynamics and experience working in a changing environment. See below for full job description.
This is a salaried Department Head position; 40-hour workweek. Salary: $120,000, DOQE. A professional, enjoyable, efficient work environment is our common goal. Resume review will begin April 10th , open until filled. Cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.