Town of Lexington Seeks CPA Administrator

The Town of Lexington is looking to hire a CPA Administrator to provide assistance to the the town's Community Preservation Committee, as well as the town's Finance Department and Town Manager's Office. A brief description of the position is listed below - for the full job posting, click here. All applicants are required to complete an application form, which is available on the town's website, or by emailing

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Position Title: Administrative Assistant - Community Preservation Committee/Finance

Job Description:

Skilled administrative and technical work assisting the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) to carry out the functions of the Committee. Works under the general direction of the Assistant Town Manager for Finance, or designee, to implement projects funded with CPC funds. This position also provides administrative support services to the Finance Department and Town Manager’s Office as needed.


Education and Experience:
  • Equivalent to the completion of an Associate’s Degree. A minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative support experience. Supplemental training or course work in business administration, grants administration, finance or a related field is desirable. Prior experience working with boards and committees desirable.
Necessary Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer/software equipment.
  • Basic accounting and budgeting principles.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Principles and procedures of confidential record keeping.
  • Effective customer service techniques.
  • Perform difficult administrative support services and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Perform basic financial and personnel activities.
  • Operate computer and various software necessary for performing assigned duties.
  • Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Deal effectively and courteously with all members of the public; establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues.