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Boxborough, MA - Finance Director/Town Accountant

Deadline to apply: 03/11/24

Boxborough, MA (5,506 pop.), is seeking an experienced, passionate and energetic public finance professional to serve as the Town’s first Finance Director. This newly created position was recently approved by the community. The individual will work under the general supervision of the Select Board, will report directly to the Town Administrator and be a key member of the executive staff. The Finance Director will be responsible for the overall supervision of the Town Finance Team which also includes the Assistant Town Accountant, Treasurer/Collector, Town Assessor and Administrative Assistants. The successful candidate must possess exceptional financial acumen and strong leadership ability. The successful candidate will have high integrity, superior work ethic, demonstrate a thorough knowledge of current principles & practices of municipal finance and be familiar with common municipal finance software. The FY 24 operating budget is $25,859,443 of which $14,248,940 is allocated for the Regional School District. The Town maintains a very desirable AAA bond rating.

A Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business, public administration or similar field of study and 5-7 years of experience in a related position preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience. CGA or CPA credentials preferred. Thorough knowledge of UMAS, GAAP, and GASB regulations, as well as experience with local municipal software programs is preferred. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required. A salary range of $135,000-$150,000 has been established with a starting salary that will be commensurate with qualifications and experience as determined by the appointing authority. Town is dedicated to supporting ongoing professional development for the ideal candidate.

Boxborough is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

For further information potential candidates are directed to the links below 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 recruitment@mrigov.com 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Administrative Office: Plymouth, NH | Seacoast Office: Portsmouth, NH Toll Free: 866.501.0352 Tel: 603.279.0352