Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Stoneham - Town Accountant

  • 06 Dec 2022 9:29 PM
    Message # 13016362
    MARILYN GORDON (Administrator)

    The Town of Stoneham (Pop. 22,000), a desirable and fiscally sound community with a FY23 budget of $96 million, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Accountant. The Town Accountant works under the general supervision of the Stoneham Select Board.

    The Town Accountant performs highly critical functions of a complex and technical nature that require significant ethical and professional judgment to ensure that all municipal financial transactions conform to state and municipal law and to professional standards.  The ideal candidate will possess the ability to formulate and execute decisions regarding policies, procedures, operations and plans at the department level.

    Ideal qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field (Masters or CPA preferred) with 5-7 years progressively responsible experience in accounting, of which at least three years are in municipal accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in MUNIS and Massachusetts Municipal Auditors’ and Accountants’ Association (MMAAA) certification (or ability to pursue) preferred. Salary range $120,000-$130,000 +/-, negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    A full description of the duties and responsibilities of this essential management position can be found on the Town of Stoneham website under section Government-Human Resources Department.   Town of Stoneham- Job Applications are also available in this section and are required of all applicants.

    To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three business-related references and the town’s job application to:

    Town of Stoneham

    35 Central Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

    Attention:  Donna Gaffey, HR Director

    Initial review of applications will be conducted on Thursday, January 5th, 2023.

    Stoneham is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


c/o Marilyn Gordon

P.O. Box 102, Sharon, MA  02067

Phone: +1 (774)222-1391


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