Finance Clerk


Pay Range:    $19.13 – $27.48 per hour.  Starting rate based upon education and experience. 

Full Time, Hourly, Non-Union

TYPICAL DUTIES: The Town of Bedford is seeking a Finance Clerk who shall possess: a thorough knowledge of accounts payable processing, the ability to perform basic account reconciliations and the willingness to be the designated back up for the motor vehicle registration & tax collection window, as needed. The Finance Clerk must follow slightly complex instructions and be able to communicate effectively with other Town employees and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and two years of experience in accounting or finance, preferably in a municipal setting is preferred.   Strong attention to detail and superb customer service skills are required. Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office products and have the ability to learn additional software programs. Working knowledge of MUNIS and AVITAR programs is desired. Appointees to this position must successfully complete the State of New Hampshire municipal agent training within the first 90 days of employment if not already a licensed agent of the State of NH.   Applicants with any combination of education, training, and experience comparable to the above qualifications will be considered.

 The Finance Clerk reports directly to the Finance Director and may be required to perform other related duties as required.

 (This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.)


 The required application may be obtained online at or in person at the Town Offices. Completed applications and resumes may be submitted electronically as an attachment to: with “Finance Clerk” in the subject line. 

While we would prefer electronic submission, they may also be mailed or hand delivered to:

Bedford Town Offices

Human Resources Department

24 North Amherst Road

Bedford, NH 03110 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2/26/2020 or until filled.

Town of Bedford
Close Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
$19.13 – $27.48 per hour. Starting rate based upon education and experience