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Position: Finance Manager - Human Services
Municipality:Town of Westport
Close Date:9/30/2021
Description:
 

POSITION VACANCY

 POSITION:       Finance Manager, Department of Human Services

 SALARY:         $ 65,000 - $ 85,000 (Full-time or Part-time considered)

        

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Receives direction from the Director of Human Services and is responsible for a variety of accounting, administrative, and clerical tasks which support Town and departmental functions. Performs professional accounting support and assistance to department Directors/Managers including the management of community donations, program fees, and local, state, and federal grants. Assists in the developing the annual operating budget in collaboration with Director. Performs financial management activities within the Town’s financial software system, MUNIS. Reviews all payable documents and interacts with vendors regarding any issues. Oversees emergency food, shelter, and energy programs with partnering agencies to ensure accuracy of financial assessments.  Prepares operational reports as assigned, inputs requisitions and purchase orders into the accounting system.

Manages and maintains client database system preparing statistical reports as assigned.  Determines priority of works tasks; prepares reports and correspondence as directed. Other tasks assigned as per the job description.

Daily contact with the public and other Town employees regarding department records and accounts payable/receivable.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration plus, four years’ work experience in an

accounting related field or an equivalent combination of work experience and education. Prior

experience working within a Municipality and/or a Social Services Department in a supervisory capacity

is preferred.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel: ability to learn specific software

related to the Town of Westport. Experience in Munis and/or Client Track a plus.          

 

APPLY TO:                                 Personnel/HR Department

                                                      dferrante@westportct.gov

                                                      Westport Town Hall

                                                      110 Myrtle Avenue Room 208

                                                      Westport, CT 06880

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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