Bookkeeper/Accountant I

Town of Brookline - Brookline, MA (30+ days ago)3.8


The Town of Brookline is seeking a Bookkeeper/Accountant I for the Building Department. The Bookkeeper/Accountant I will perform daily review of bills and invoices submitted by vendors, suppliers and contractors for completeness and accuracy; ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices. Monitor the department’s weekly budget; prepare monthly and quarterly budget analyses; perform close-out operations at the end of the fiscal year. Associate’s Degree in accounting or a related field; two years of accounting experience; municipal experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of billing and budgeting procedures. Ability to organize time and accomplish tasks with accuracy and attention to detail; ability to work independently; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Analytical and organizational skills; interpersonal skills; computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and financial applications. Familiar with Access, MUNIS and computer programs and Crystal Report Writing.

Starting salary $26.60 per hour plus generous benefits. Resume and Cover Letter by June 26, 2018.