Accounting - Purchasing Agent

Town of Bristol   Bristol, RI   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on April 21, 2022

Accounting - Purchasing Agent

Town of Bristol

Who wouldn’t love to work near beautiful Bristol Harbor? The Town of Bristol has a full-time position for Accountant-Purchasing Agent. Reports to Finance Director, ensures accurate revenue and expenditure recording, reconcile bank and financial statements, review and approve payments, assist in bid preparation, advertising, vendor negotiations.

Ensure compliance with state and local purchasing regs and policies. Provide specs, obtain quotes, and receive competitive pricing on municipal expenditures. Provide projections, analysis, and reconciliation of accounts to prepare for annual budget and audit cycles. Maintain equipment lease program, monitor lease expirations, negotiate new contracts. Assist departments with grants management and reporting as needed. Provide staff support to various boards and commissions, as needed and assigned. Attend professional development workshops and conferences to keep informed of trends and developments in respective fields of responsibility.

Please see full qualifications, job description on the city website. Submit application, cover letter, resume to Town Administrator Steven Contente, c/o Human Resources Director, by 4 PM on 5/6/22.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Town of Bristol

Bristol , RI