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Position: Finance Director
Municipality:Town of Ridgefield
Close Date:5/9/2008
Description:

 

TOWN OF RIDGEFIELD

 

TITLE:                                   Finance Director                                                          

 

DESCRIPTION:                  The Finance Director is the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the financial administration of the Town.

               

¨      Implements and directs the Town’s general accounting systems and controls

¨      Prepares the Annual Town Budget

¨      Acts as financial advisor to the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance

¨      Advises all department heads on budget controls, special appropriations and transfers

¨      Coordinates the annual financial audit, working closely with the Town Auditors

¨      Oversees as Town Purchasing Director and approves all purchase orders

¨      Administers all bond issues

¨      Maintains current inventory of town assets relegated to all Town Departments

¨      Responsible for the general supervision of all Department of Finance employees, delegating to the Assistant Controller the daily direction of job duties of Municipal Accountant and Senior Financial Accountant

¨      Makes recommendations for hiring, promotion, disciplinary action and termination of Department of Finance employees and conducts performance evaluations of same

¨      Handles all Town Financial records and payroll - only FOI information is released under policy guidelines

¨       Provides Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance with all financial data

¨       Responds to budget requests and budget management and reporting

 

QUALIFICATIONS:          

¨      Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance

¨      Five to eight years experience in municipal accounting including managerial and supervisory responsibility.  An MBA or CPA shall be considered the equivalent of three years general experience

¨      Must have extensive knowledge in computers and software

Intimate knowledge of finance, investment, data processing, municipal budgeting and fund accounting

               

                               

HIRING RANGE: Please submit Resume with Salary requirements

                                                                               

JOB POSTING DATES:                    April 15, 2008 through May 9, 2008   

               

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS PLEASE INQUIRE AT:

 TOWN HALL HUMAN RESOURCES

400 Main Street

Ridgefield, CT 06877

203/431-2775

203/431-2328 (fax)

e-mail:  Personnel@ridgefieldct.org



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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