The Director of Municipal Finance is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all municipal finance operations that are placed under the control of the Director by the Town Charter.

The Town Accountant Division is responsible for the record keeping of all financial transactions of the Town; processing of all bills, warrants, receipts, payroll and ledgers.  The Accounting Office examines all bills and payrolls to determine that the charges are correct, all materials have been received or services rendered, charges are lawful, and funds available before approving payment by the Treasurer. The Town Accountant is the custodian of all contracts; preparer of financial, statistical and operational reports for local, state and federal purposes.

The mission of the Accounting Division is provide accurate and timely financial reporting as well as to ensure the Town is in compliance with Mass General Laws, Local Ordinances and Town Council Authorizations.