Tuesday -Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Finance Director is responsible for all matters dealing with the Town finances. The Finance Director provides coordination of all financial services and activities and assistance to all other Town departments in any manner related to finance; and all other such functions related to the fiscal management and planning of the Town.
The Treasurer serves as the Town's cash manager. In this role, the Treasurer receives all revenue from all departments and outside sources, maintains all bank accounts and records of the Town's cash position. Reconciliation of cash is done internally and with the Town Accountant on a monthly basis. The Treasurer is responsible for the investment and disbursement of funds and overseeing the Town's cashflow. The Treasurer prepares the Town payroll and pays the Town's bills.
The Treasurer is legally authorized by Town Meeting to borrow funds on behalf of the Town for purposes deemed legal under Massachusetts General Law 44:7 and 44:8 or by other legislation. She facilitates & manages municipal borrowings working with Bond Counsel, the Department of Revenue and the Town's Fiscal Advisor.
The Treasurer is also responsible for the collection of tax title accounts.
The Collector of Taxes is responsible for the collection of taxes as committed to her by the Board of Assessors. All revenues are turned over to the Treasurer on a weekly basis. The Collector is responsible for the reconciliation of receipts and her receivable balances with the Town Accountant's general ledger.