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The Massachusetts State House and One Ashburton Place (The John W. McCormack Building)

Thank you for your interest in job opportunities at the Office of the Comptroller. We are public servants who strive to be a model for good government.

At the Office of the Comptroller (CTR), we seek to attract a talented and diverse workforce. This helps us build a culture full of strong, collaborative, and respectful relationships. CTR employees take pride in their work. 

In addition to the health and retirement benefits provided by the Commonwealth, CTR also provides access to professional development, employee engagement, and volunteer opportunities that are part of our total compensation package. 

The Office of the Comptroller is located at the John W. McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place, 9th Floor, Boston. Our expansive, forward thinking flexible work site policy promotes team cohesion by including in-office opportunities for collaboration, training, and socialization. 

Our permanent hybrid work site policy provides opportunities for most employees to work in the office a minimum of four days in the office per month. 

Current Opportunities

Statewide Payroll Officer

Open through March 27, 2024


Benefits and Features

Education and Training

Tuition Remission is available to eligible state employees & their spouses, providing partial to full remission of tuition for programs & courses taken on the employee’s own time at public community colleges, state colleges, and state university campuses.

RISE Aspiring Leaders Program is a pilot program designed to introduce the essentials of effective leadership to NAGE Unit 6 employees who demonstrate a strong potential for continued achievement and future leadership across the Commonwealth.

The CORE Management Program was created to provide Commonwealth employees with an opportunity to experience a transformative development program that drives organizational results through skill and competency-building sessions on effective leadership and management.

Health and Wellness

GIC Health Insurance Products, featuring comprehensive health, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance.

Paid vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal leave.

A Discounted Boston Sports Club membership, with 30 gyms in the Boston area to choose from.

Mass4You Employee Assistance Program is a comprehensive suite of resources and confidential support system


The Massachusetts State Employees Retirement System (MSERS) is a defined benefit plan in lieu of Social Security.

The Massachusetts Deferred Compensation 457 SMART Plan is a retirement savings program available for Commonwealth of Massachusetts state and municipal employees. Eligible employees can save and invest before-tax and after-tax dollars through salary deferrals into our wide array of low-fee investments options.

Transportation / Commuter Benefits

The Qualified Transportation Benefit Program is a pre­tax benefit that consists of two distinct categories: Parking and Transit. If you pay to park in a garage or lot at or near your work or MBTA station, that monthly expense can be tax-exempt up to the IRS maximum limit.


SERV (State Employees Responding as Volunteers Program) gives state employees the opportunity to provide volunteer services to assist in the improvement of the community at accredited non-profit organizations and public entities (including schools).

Other Amenities

Identify Force Credit Monitoring is an exclusive benefit to CTR employees. Identify Force delivers credit monitoring, rapid alerts, and recovery services to help protect identity, privacy, and credit security solutions.

Metro Credit Union offers services for Massachusetts Commonwealth Employees to support and achieve their financial goals.

The National Association of Government Employees (NAGE) is a registered Labor Union with the United States Department of Labor representing Commonwealth Government Employees, NAGE is an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

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