Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Watertown-Principal Account Clerk

  • 06 May 2019 8:28 AM
    Message # 7324732
    Marilyn Gordon (Administrator)

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    The Town of Watertown seeks a qualified, reliable and precise professional who will provide clerical support in the Treasurer/Collector’s office 37.5 hours per week.  The qualified candidate will assist the public with inquiries, process real estate, personal property, excise tax, parking tickets, water/sewer payments, abatements and refunds. Collects money; keep detailed records; balance payments received; daily reconciles receipts and a variety of related duties. Must have excellent customer service skills; organizational skills and computer skills; ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines; and to contribute to a team effort in the department. Requires working a rotation of Tuesday evenings until 7:00pm.

    Required Qualifications

    High School diploma (or GED) with 3 years experience in an office setting dealing with bookkeeping, accounts receivable, or finances; Associates degree preferred.  Familiarity with municipal taxation, MUNIS Software system, Microsoft Office Software and web-based systems.  Ability to work well with the public is essential.  Cash handling experience and computer skills are required.    

    SALARY RANGE BEGINS:   $1,747.79 per bi-weekly, with an excellent benefit package. 

    TO APPLY:   A Town of Watertown application form is required and is available at under Employment Opportunities on the Personnel page.  An application form with cover letter is accepted byemail; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the

    Personnel Department, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

    DEADLINE:  May 22, 2019


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525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482

Phone: +1 (781) 489-7511


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