|Position:|| ||Interim Finance Director|
|Municipality:||Town of Glastonbury|
of Financial & Administrative Services
Job Location: Glastonbury
Town Hall - Glastonbury, CT
Position Type: Full
Salary Range: $119,496.00
- $161,304.00 Salary/year
Under general direction of the Town Manager,
incumbent is responsible for day-to-day management of budget and financial
administration. This includes ongoing investment of the Town’s cash
resources, debt issuance, insurance programs, preparation of the annual town
operating and capital budget documents, ongoing financial analysis and
reporting, and all other municipal financial matters. Oversees several
divisions, including, Financial Administration, Accounting, Purchasing, Town
Clerk, Property Assessment, Information Technology, and Revenue
Collection. Serves as the Town Manager’s liaison to the Board of Finance,
Probate Court and Registrars of Voters.
Directs and evaluates
the programs and operations of the Administrative Services Department through
various division heads, including, Financial Administration, Accounting,
Purchasing, Town Clerk, Property Assessment, Information Technology, and
Drafts guidelines and
protocols related to financial operations for compliance with applicable laws,
accounting and finance best practices and the implementation of financial goals
and objectives. Evaluates, develops and recommends fiscal policy to
ensure sound fiscal management.
operating and capital improvement budget documents for review by the Town
Manager, and directs and controls the encumbrances and expenditure of Town and
Department fund allocations within the constraints of approved budgets.
reports concerning Town operating and capital budget expenditures and
revenues. Analyzes, interprets and communicates financial operating
results to provide information and guidance to Town Manager, Town officials,
and Town departments. Provides technical support to Town departments.
Evaluates and advises
on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies
and regulatory action. Provides strategic financial input and leadership
on decision making issues affecting the organization. Analyzes financial markets
and supervises the investment of Town funds in appropriate instruments.
Participates in debt
management and bond issuance to ensure the most efficient use of the Town’s
bond capacity and borrowed monies.
Coordinates the annual
audit and prepares the Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Participates in the
administration of the Town’s pension and other retirement income plans.
insurance agent of record and carriers during annual renewal process.
Reviews fixed asset inventories;
examines procurement practices and competitive bidding processes of the
Provides direction for
administrative staff, supervising daily activities, providing performance
feedback both formally and informally, interpreting and enforcing policies and
procedures and communicating effectively.
concerning personnel-related activities, including the organization of
functional areas, approval of plans and activities, performance appraisal,
counseling and disciplining and the recommendation of staff hires and
development of staff through formal and informal training, coaching,
mentorship, and positive leadership modeling; implements, supports and monitors
Ensures a respectful
and safe work environment for all by fostering a culture of mutual respect,
accountability for ethical behavior and positive leadership, and alignment of
policies, procedures and training with such values. Ensures training on
and compliance with best practices for fostering safe work practices, with
attention to risk management and loss control.
§ Extensive knowledge of the principles and
practices of municipal finance administration including operating and capital
budget preparation, fund accounting, and debt issuance procedures
§ Considerable knowledge of the principles and
practices of public administration as applied to municipal financial operations
§ Considerable knowledge of federal, state and
local government laws/statutes, practices and ethics as related to municipal
§ Experience drafting guidelines, policies and
protocols related to financial operations
§ Ability to design and develop analytical or
interpretive financial reports including the Comprehensive Annual Financial
§ Experience with preparation and submission of
fiscal documents for evaluation by the GFOA and similar financial agencies
§ Demonstrated success in managing municipal
§ Familiarity with information technology as
applied to Town Administrative system
§ Demonstrated success and accomplishments
through financial executive leadership
§ Strong oral and written communication skills
§ Strong interpersonal, supervisory and
leadership skills, including the demonstrated ability to build trust and
maintain accountability to staff; and willingness and ability to work
collaboratively with Town Manager and colleagues to achieve organization-wide
priorities and objectives
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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