Adams has opened the application process for Financial Assistant that will work under the Treasurer / Collections Department.

It is a part time position that has the potential to be reclassified to full time.  Below is the release from the town with info on the job disruption and qualifications needed for the position.

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Town of Adams


Financial Assistant II Position

The Town of Adams is seeking applications for the position of Financial Assistant II in the Treasurer/Collectors Department. This is currently offered as a part-time position with the potential to expand to full-time with all accompanying benefits at an undetermined future date. This position performs a wide range of support functions in a fast-paced office environment including, but not limited to, assisting customers at the office service window, accepting payments, and addressing citizen inquiries via telephone and Internet. Applicant must be proficient with computers, assist with mailings and correspondence, and maintain databases; position accepts and verifies receipts of all Town revenues, which requires the handling of substantial cash transitions. The ideal candidate will be highly energetic, accurate, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a high level of professionalism, reliability and honesty. On a daily basis, opens and closes the office; balancing out cash drawer(s), and securing all monies in the Treasurer/Collectors office. Prepares general correspondences, department billing, maintains department budget appropriations and expenditure ledgers. Performs general clerical tasks utilizing office software and special projects. In absence of department head, responsible for basic decisions to maintain office operations. Must be able to juggle multiple tasks and maintain multiple phone lines. Excellent customer service skills are essential as is patience, courtesy, and tact with co-workers and public.

Applicants should possess a high school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience, including business and/or office procedures; accounting skills or related field preferred; minimum four years responsible related equivalent combination of education and experience in governmental financial record keeping or secretarial work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must qualify for fidelity bonding as required by law. Application available on Town’s website at or from the Town Administrator’s Office, 8 Park Street, 2nd Floor, Adams MA, 01220 M-Th, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Applications should be submitted via postal mail, or email to and received by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 but the position will remain open until filled. PLEASE NOTE: This position will not initially offer benefits and will be part time (19 hours/week).