The Town of Nahant Accounting Department is responsible for the maintenance of all financial records to insure compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations and for oversight of all departmental appropriations. This includes recording all Town expenditures and assuring that departments operate within their annual appropriations.
The Accounting Department audits all departments and reports the Town’s financial status on an annual basis. The Department is also responsible for accounts payable, water and sewer billing and retirement administration.
The mission of the Accounting Department is to insure that the appropriate financial and auditing controls within the Town are maintained in an efficient, cost-effective and responsible manner.