Town Accountant – Accounting Department

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Town of Danvers

Town Accountant – Accounting Department

The Town of Danvers (AAA bond rating and FY20 budget of $121m) seeks qualified applicants to join our team as the Town Accountant. This full-time, benefited position performs a variety of professional accounting duties, including but not limited to maintaining the Town’s accounting system, developing and preparing reports of all financial activity, ensuring proper fund reconciliation, maintaining contract and grant agreements, assisting in the development and maintenance of the operating and capital budget and enterprise funds, and assisting in the successful completion of a yearly audit. This position reports to the Finance Director.

Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, and have 5-7 years of experience in accounting, of which at least three years are in municipal accounting, and three years of progressively responsible experience in personnel management, or any equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Additionally, this position requires excellent attention to detail, strong computer skills, including financial accounting software, and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Management pay scale, $83,555 – $111,545, starting rate DOQ.  Excellent benefits package (health and dental insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, training, EAP, and more.) This is a 40 hour per week position.

For a complete job description and qualifications, click here. This position will remain open until filled, however applications received before January 31, 2020 will be given preference. To apply, please send a Town application for employment, resume, and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923, or by email to The Town of Danvers is an EOE/AA employer.

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