About Us

The Town Accountant's office consists of the Town Accountant, one full-time Staff Accountant, one full-time Payroll Administrator, one full-time Accounts Payable Specialist, and one part-time Benefits Coordinator.
 

Town Accountant


The Town Accountant, along with the Finance Director, performs complex administrative, supervisory, and professional work in managing the municipality's accounting and financial systems. Work includes planning, organizing and supervising the financial activities of the town, including the maintenance of revenue records, and the maintenance and control of expenditures and financial records pertaining to the town appropriations. The Finance Director and Town Accountant are responsible for the administration of the Employee Benefit ad Worker's Compensation Plans and the town's insurance program; and maintains and coordinates the town's data processing system. The Town Accountant advises the Town Administrator, Board of Selectmen, and Advisory Committee on financial matters; and coordinates the financial activities of the Town Accountant's, Board of Assessors, and Treasurer and Collector's offices.

Staff Accountant


The Staff Accountant assists the Town Accountant in performing complex administrative and supervisory work in the overall management of the municipality's accounting system, including: providing postings to the General Ledger for expenditures, revenues and adjustments, preparing information for year-end closings, reconciling accounts, compiling information and preparing reports, and analyzing funds and financial information.
 


Payroll Administrator


The Payroll Administrator performs accounting and payroll administration functions for the Accounting Department. Work includes administering payroll, reconciling accounts, compiling a variety of information and preparing reports, responding to inquiries and requests from internal and external customers, and maintaining files and records for the department.

Accounts Payable Specialist


The Accounts Payable Specialist performs responsible accounting and data entry functions for the Accounting Department. Work includes compiling a variety of information and preparing reports, preparing and processing invoices for weekly vendor warrant, printing vendor checks, reconciling expenditure accounts for all departments monthly, responding to inquiries and requests from internal and external customers, and maintaining files and records for the department.

Benefits Coordinator (Part-time)


Position is responsible for a variety of clerical duties in the administration of benefits to town employees and retirees.  Work includes administering benefits, corresponding with insurance representatives to resolve problems, coordinating payroll deductions, assisting employees in the retirement process, coordinating open enrollment and benefits fair, and performing a variety of clerical duties.