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Library Technician—Bookkeeper, Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

This highly responsible and detail-oriented position supports all library financial operations, primarily accounts payable.
Assists director with administrative tasks, implementing financial best practices.

Track library expense accounts in Munis; develop working knowledge of how each account is used in addition to
status of open Purchase Orders. Monitor accounts for low-balance or ahead of schedule spending
 Enter Requisitions as approved by Director
 Review all open POs monthly for missing invoices ready to be closed. Request invoices from vendors as needed.
 Track blanket Purchase Orders – notify Director when balances are low
 Serve as Library’s accounts payable contact for vendors
 Manage completion of accounts payable to ensure timely payment. Confirm goods or services have
been received before processing invoices.
 Find state contract or lower price options for supplies, equipment, and services
 Provide monthly Munis YTD spending reports to Director
 Prepare cash and check deposits for Treasurer’s office
 Assist Director in preparation of annual ARIS and State Aid reports required by the Massachusetts
Board of Library Commissioners
 Maintain understanding of city, state and national best practices for purchasing, recordkeeping, and
financial management through continuing education.

 Familiar with Munis or other accounting software. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Ability
to learn specific software quickly
 Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
 High attention to detail required for accurate data entry, appropriate calculations, and catching
numerical errors and anomalies
 Knowledge of business office procedures and local government purchasing processes
 Must be highly organized and possess excellent follow-through

This position includes step (merit) increases and accrued time benefits (sick leave and vacation).


High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. At least three years of bookkeeping
or related experience required.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$21.62  / hour

Closing Date


How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

The Town of North Reading is an Equal Opportunity Employer


2024-06-13 |  Quick link to this job