Accountant – Scarborough, ME

Posted on: July 27 2021 – 11:05pm


The Town of Scarborough is seeking a full-time Accountant to join our Finance Department team. Duties include reviewing, processing and reconciling a variety of accounting functions and assignments, daily deposits, general ledger account reconciliations and friendly customer service. Work involves considerable bookkeeping/accounting knowledge and skill. The Accountant assists with daily deposits, preparing reports, assisting with property tax functions, coding source documents for computer input, preparing journal entries, evaluating and researching balance sheet accounts, revenue and expenditure account issues, invoice processing, document scanning, reconciling accounts receivables and payables, maintaining accounts, and routine filing.

Position Requirements: Associate’s Degree in accounting and/or equivalent combination of experience and training supplemented by courses in accounting. Experience in customer service, account reconciliation and recording of financial transactions. Skilled in the use of Microsoft products and Google. Preferred qualifications include the knowledge of Tyler Munis software products especially with the financial software. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the discretion of the Town of Scarborough.

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This position is open until filled. The Town of Scarborough offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment. Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We have a balance with our commercial businesses and also offer open spaces, parks, and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.
Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.