|Position:|| ||Finance Director|
|Municipality:||City of Derby|
City of Derby
Position: Finance Director
Department: Finance Department, direct
report to the Mayor
Classification: Non-Union, Exempt,
Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Schedule: M-W 8:30am-5:00 pm, Thursday
8:30 am – 6:00 pm, and Friday 8:30am-12:30 pm
Salary Range: $95,000 - $120,000
Dental, Vision, 401(a)
Closing date: Friday March 12, 2021
The City of Derby, CT is seeking an experienced financial professional to
provide overall administration and management of the financial operations of
the City. Duties include, but are not limited to: budget preparation,
disbursements, General Ledger management, oversight of payroll, accounts
payable, account reconciliation, oversight of the Capital Plan, medical
self-insurance plan administration, revenue collection, grant writing, capital
asset inventory and financial reporting and preparation for and management of
the annual audit of the City’s financial statements. The Finance Director is also responsible for
debt management, pension/401a administration as required and in conjunction
with City of Derby Pension Board, insurance, purchasing, cash management,
investments, and supervision of personnel.
Please refer to job description below for the complete duties and
responsibilities as per the City Charter. Appointment is made by the Mayor with
Legislative Board approval. Please note the educational requirements.
At a minimum, the Finance
Director shall possess the following qualifications:
(a). A Bachelor of Science degree in the
field of business, accounting, finance or such other related field, and either
(1) at least seven years’ experience in the field of finance
or (2) at least five years’ experience as
a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
(b). A master's degree in business
administration or such other related field, and at least five years’ experience
in the field of finance.
Duties in General
The Finance Director shall be the chief
fiscal officer of the City, and the head of the Finance Department. The Finance
Director shall keep, in books provided for that purpose, accounts of each of
the city departments with such city officers as may be designated by the Mayor,
and such other accounts as the ordinances may provide for.
Said Finance Director shall prescribe the
form of all accounts and shall keep a separate account of each item of the
appropriations and shall require all orders to state specifically against which
appropriations the order is drawn. Said Finance Director shall not allow any
appropriation to be overdrawn or any appropriations for any other object or
purpose to be drawn upon for one object or purpose or by any department other
than that for which the appropriation was made. No order shall be issued unless
sufficient funds to pay the same shall be in the treasury. If said Finance
Director shall draw any order in payment of any bill, contract or claim
in excess of the appropriation properly made therefor, the city shall not be
liable for such excess but said Finance Director shall be personally liable
therefor, and the sureties upon said Finance Director's bond shall be liable
therefor to the amount of said Finance Director's bond.
The Finance Director also has
responsibility in the Charter to process claims against the City and to make
monthly financial reports to the Mayor, Board of Aldermen/Alderwomen, and the
Board of Apportionment and Taxation.
An employment application may be obtained by visiting
the City of Derby website at https://www.derbyct.gov/EmploymentOpportunities
or by contacting Pam Gagliardi at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 203-736-1450 ext. 1221.
Please send completed applications to: Pam Gagliardi, Assistant to the Mayor at email@example.com by
Friday March 12, 2021.
The City of Derby is an Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) employer. Discrimination is prohibited against applicants on the basis of
age, race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information,
status as a veteran, present or past history of mental disorder, or
intellectual, learning, or physical disability.
remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods
Ability to bend,
reach and perform other necessary movements to place documents in file cabinets
Ability to work
in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises
Ability to lift up
to twenty-five (25) pounds occasionally.
Must pass drug test and
criminal background check.
Date Posted: 2/14/2021
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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