|Town Accountant:||Marilyn Mathieu|
The Town Accountant protects the Town's financial interests and ensures that Town resources are expended and received according to local By-laws, Massachusetts General Laws and sound accounting practices. Charged with maintaining and examining all financial records, the Town Accountant provides officials and the public accurate information to facilitate the effective management of the Town.
The Town Accountant maintains all the financial records for the Town. Accounts Payable and Payroll for all departments are processed through this office. In processing these transactions, the Town Accountant by statute, examines and approves all financial transactions verifying compliance with local and state law, establishes procedures and implements sound business practices. The Town Accountant maintains the general ledger, monitors all budgets and provides a monthly budget statement to all departments and boards. The Town Accountant is also responsible for maintenance of the financial software used by the Town, and the filing of all reports to the Department of Revenue and various governmental agencies.