The Town of Brewster seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director of Municipal Finance. The position also serves as the Town Accountant and is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, implementing and monitoring all fiscal activities of the Town. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of government accounting (GAAP and GASB) and Massachusetts General Laws, regarding finance, insurance and procurement are required. Working knowledge of computer software programs in support of accounting and financial management functions, experience with Vadar Systems is preferred. The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively with all constituents, including department heads, staff, elected and appointed officials and must be a consensus-builder.
Brewster holds a Standard & Poor’s rating of AAA, with an FY19 budget of $39.7 million, which includes two elementary schools, one regional school district and one regional technical high school.
Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting, or a related field and ten years related work experience, preferably in a municipal setting; or any combination of education, training and experience. Massachusetts Governmental Accounting Certification strongly preferred.
Position is non-union, full-time with a comprehensive benefits package. Annual Salary is negotiable, based on experience and qualifications. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and completed Town Employment Application to Susan Broderick, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for priority review is April 15, 2019. Position will remain open and applications accepted until filled. Full job description is available in PDF format. AA/EOE