Assistant Town Accountant

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We are looking to hire an Assistant Town Accountant for the

Town of Winchendon. Please see details below.

The Town of Winchendon with a population of 10,542 and a budget of $31.8 million is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the full time position of Assistant Town Accountant. The Assistant Town Accountant is appointed by the Town Manager. The Assistant Town Accountant supports the Town Accountant in maintaining the Town’s financial records. Responsibilities include but not limited to: processing bi-weekly payroll for the Town and the School Department, posting to the General Ledger, processing purchase orders, processing bi-weekly vendor warrants, reconciling various general ledger accounts, producing monthly financial reports and assisting auditors during the annual audit. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal accounting according to the Uniform Massachusetts Accounting System and of the applicable provisions of Massachusetts General Law. Prior experience with MUNIS preferred. Associate’s Degree in accounting, bookkeeping, or business administration strongly preferred. Five (5) years of experience involving accounting, bookkeeping, or management of financial records; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Current salary range $22.19-$28.41 per hour. This is a full time, 37 hour per week position. Please submit a letter or interest and resume to Joanne Goguen, Town Accountant, 109 Front Street, Dept. 8, and Winchendon MA 01475. Deadline for submission is January 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm.