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Assistant Town Accountant

Town of Stoughton

Town of Stoughton

The Town of Stoughton is seeking applicants to fill the full-time Assistant Town Accountant position. This is an exempt position working under the direction of the Town Accountant. This position performs highly responsible accounting tasks, including primary responsibility for all accounts payable, warrant preparation, resolving vendor disputes, processing/posting cash receipts, the maintenance of financial records and preparation of statutory reports, tracking and recording of fixed assets, and financial monitoring of all Town Meeting authorized funds, as well as federal and state grants.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or related field; five years of progressively responsible experience in professional, Municipal accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Massachusetts Municipal Auditors’ and Accountants’ Association (MMAAA) Certification as a Certified Governmental Accountant within four years of employment is required. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background/CORI check and a pre-employment physical including drug testing.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Accounting or CPA candidate preferred. Experience with MUNIS or Tyler accounting software required.

Starting Salary:
$70,000 with benefits; DOQ.

Resumes will be accepted until position filled: Human Resources, Town of Stoughton, 10 Pearl Street, Stoughton, MA 02072,, AA/EOE

The Town of Stoughton is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to municipal and community-wide excellence in the town. In doing so, Stoughton strives for a town culture and environment that fosters a true sense of belonging for all and provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the town, communities, and neighborhoods.

“The Town of Stoughton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender or gender identity, familial status, disability, ancestry, age, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, veteran history/military status or genetic information.”

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