Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Wilbraham-Town Accountant

  • 28 Sep 2020 11:31 AM
    Message # 9269717
    MARILYN GORDON (Administrator)

    Job Posting:  Town Accountant, Town of Wilbraham

    HOURS:   Mon – Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m. plus evening committee meetings

    LOCATION:  Wilbraham Town Offices, 240 Springfield St., Wilbraham, MA 01095

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Preparation of all warrants for payment. Ensures appropriations are spent in accordance with Town Meeting vote; reviews and approves all expenditures, ensuring compliance with appropriation requirements and  Mass General Laws.  Is responsible for the accuracy of the General and  subsidiary financial ledgers to record revenues and expenditures.  Prepares monthly and various year-end reports, including the balance sheet and reports required by the Department of Revenue.  Assists in overall town budget  preparation. Oversees the town’s payroll procedures and employee deductions;  calculates union and non-union salaries and benefits. Works closely with  departments ensuring they comply with contracts for goods and services, union and employment contracts, and payments and refunds. Works with various department heads, and others in the administration of grant awards.

    MIN. QUALIFICATIONS:      A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of (7) years of government accounting experience,  preferably in a municipal or public school setting, with two (2) years of  supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have or obtain within one year of appointment Certification by  Massachusetts Municipal Accountants and Auditor’s Association.


    Pay Range Grade 5 exempt:






    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, October 16, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.


    OR SUBMIT TO:   Herta Dane, Human Resources Coordinator, Town of Wilbraham, 240 Springfield Street, Wilbraham, MA 01095


c/o Marilyn Gordon

P.O. Box 102, Sharon, MA  02067

Phone: +1 (774)222-1391


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