Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Newton, New Hampshire-finance specialist/payroll administrator

  • 11 Sep 2023 9:12 AM
    Message # 13252733
    MARILYN GORDON (Administrator)

    The Town of Newton, New Hampshire (population approx. 4600) is seeking an experienced municipal finance specialist/payroll administrator.  Although traditionally a part-time position, the Town is flexible in offering this as a fulltime position to meet the needs of the right candidate.  Newton is located in southeast NH bordering Haverhill MA and Plaistow NH.  It has an SB2 town meeting form of government with a 5-member Board of Selectmen and the position reports to the Town Administrator.  Newton employs a workforce comprised of approximately 13 FT/64 PT employees and has an operating budget of approximately $3.7 million.

    The successful candidate should have experience with finance administration, general accounting practices and municipal finance software designed for accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and grants management, as well as experience with the HR functions related to benefits administration. Associate degree in accounting or related field and experience in municipal finance preferred; OR equivalent combination of experience and education which demonstrates an ability to be successful in the position. Top of the salary range is $85,000 with excellent benefits, starting salary commensurate with qualifications.  Newton is an equal opportunity employer. 

    For further information potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.

    To apply submit a resume and cover letter in confidence as a PDF attachment to by Monday, September 25th, 2023.   

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P.O. Box 102, Sharon, MA  02067

Phone: +1 (774)222-1391


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