Budget Director- Town of Fairfield, CT
begin to describe Fairfield, Connecticut, a 31.3 square-mile town with five
miles of shoreline on the Long Island Sound.
Fairfield is a top community in the Northeast, within 50 miles of New
York City. This Town has 61,000 residents but still manages to preserve a
quaint, small-town feeling with diverse neighborhoods, top-notch schools, and
amazing opportunities for fun and leisure.
The Town of
Fairfield is seeking a qualified, innovative candidate with a collaborative
management style who will engage and support employees through teamwork and
motivation to be their next Budget Director. The Budget Director works under
the supervision and direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and if
directed by the CFO, may also report to the Town Comptroller. The Budget
Director performs and develops highly complex financial, budgetary and
reconciliation analyses, and is responsible for the coordination and
development of the Town’s operating budget.
The Town has an FY 2021 budget of $317 million and a mil rate of 26.79
per $1000 assessed value.
qualifications for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting,
or a closely related field and two years of experience, OR an Associate Degree
in Finance, Accounting, or a related field and five years of experience in
Finance, Bookkeeping, Accounting or a related field. An equivalent combination of appropriate
education and/or experience will be considered when deemed sufficient to
perform the duties of this position. A
background in accounting or finance is highly preferred.
candidate should have experience in creating, preparing, and presenting complex
spreadsheets, charts, and financial reports through strong Microsoft Office
skills including advanced Excel, intermediate PowerPoint, and Word.
This position is
represented by the Fairfield Professional and Technical Employee Association.
The CBA between the Town of Fairfield and the Association sets forth specific
negotiated terms and conditions and employment, including salary and benefit
The salary range
for this position is $85,969 - $119,602, in accordance with the CBA.
information on this position contact:
Patti Dwyer, Senior