Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer
Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer for Town of Bellingham will perform highly responsible financial support to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Requiring initiative and independent judgment in the application of prescribed policies, procedures, and methods. Performs all other related work as required. Performs duties as required due to absence or disability of CFO.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Training and Experience:
Associate’s Degree in business, accounting or related field. Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years office and/or accounting experience; or an equivalent and relevant combination of education, and experience preferred. Supplemental courses, training and/or education in a related field are highly desirable. Successful completion of the Massachusetts's Certified Government Accountant Program within 3-5 years of hire. This must also be maintained throughout employment.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill:
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of office procedures, practices and terminology. Thorough knowledge of departmental operations. Familiarity with accounting principles and procedures. Knowledge of municipal finance laws and regulations. Knowledge of local government practices and procedure. Knowledge of the operation of computer software applications.
Successful candidate will be required to successfully pass a required pre-employment physical. Anticipated start date September 2018
Salary dependent upon qualifications and relevant experience.
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Bellingham is an AA/EEO employer. The Town of Bellingham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or homelessness in any phase of the employment process from the initial application for employment, up to and including the retention, promotion, termination/discharge of employees.