Town of Bedford - Assistant Treasurer/Collector

The Town of Bedford seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time (40 hrs/wk) position of Assistant Treasurer/Collector in the Finance Department.   This position assists the Treasurer/Collector with the receipts, management and disbursement of all funds of the Town. Candidates for this position must possess exceptional public service, administrative and clerical skills. Responsibilities include payroll processing, assisting in benefits administration, reconciliation of bank accounts, debt management, budgeting, billing and collections, A/R and other assigned projects.  The position requires frequent contact with the public and Town departments.


This position requires a minimum of an Associate’s Degree, although Bachelor’s Degree is preferred, in Business Finance and/or Accounting with three to five years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification by the Massachusetts Municipal Treasurers and Collectors Association desirable, and/or must be obtained.  Applicants should have excellent skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook, as well as Quicken.  Must be eligible to be bonded. Experience in a state or municipal government finance function and familiarity with the statutes, regulations and related software applications in municipal finance preferred.

The hours for this position are Monday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The starting salary range for this position is $59,067 to $67,924 depending on experience and education.  The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application for employment may be downloaded at:

Please send cover letter, application and resume to:

Colleen Doyle

Assistant Town Manager

Via email:

Via mail:         Town of Bedford

                       10 Mudge Way

                        Bedford, MA 01730

or fax:             (781) 275-6310

The Town of Bedford is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.