GovTemps is seeking an experienced Interim Treasurer to fill a temporary assignment for the Town of Brimfield, MA.  Selected candidate will be an employee of GovTemps for a minimum of three months with services contracted to the Town.  Position is expected to require 32 hours per week.

The treasurer prepares payroll, maintains custody of all town funds, and is responsible for the deposit and disbursement of these funds.   Other duties include statement reconciliation, managing the borrowing process, reporting and budgeting.

Required Skills and Competencies: 
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor' s or associate degree preferred, with three to five years progressively responsible experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or related field, preferably in a municipal setting. 
  • Experience in payroll and/or accounts receivable desired. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Certification as a Massachusetts Municipal Treasurer strongly encouraged.  

Minimum Qualifications:
• Ability to maintain financial bonding insurance. 
• High level of maturity, integrity, and discretion. 
• Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations. 
• Knowledge of, and experience with computer word-processing and spreadsheet programs. Experience with payroll (Harpers) and municipal finance software (Vadar) preferred. 
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in person, by phone and in writing. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people including State and Town officials, employees, and citizens. 
• Ability to organize time efficiently and to maintain accurate records. 
• Ability to work independently and to accept direction from the Selectboard.

Compensation and Application Process:  
The estimated pay for this position will be in the $35-40/hr. range, DOQ. Apply with resume and cover letter to GovHRjobs.comPosition will remain open until filled.  Interested candidates are encouraged to apply right away. Candidates with questions should contact Mysi Hall, HR Manager, at

Posted: 2023-03-15

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