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Position: Finance Director
Municipality:Town of Bloomfield
Close Date:6/9/2016
Council-Manager Government Since 1941



$87,871 - $135,632

The Town of Bloomfield, CT (population of 20,500) is seeking an experienced person to provide overall administration and management of the financial operations of the Town in all areas of financial management including budgeting, debt and revenue management, payroll, accounting, purchasing, risk management, property assessment, capital financing, and information technology.

The Director of Finance, is a Town Charter established position which oversees a General Fund budget of $85 million, a $55 million five year Capital Improvement Plan as well as Enterprise and Internal Service funds. The Town maintains credit ratings of AA2 and AA+ with Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s respectively. The Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) has consistently received the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement award.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s Degree in accounting, finance or public administration or related degree is preferred from an accredited college or program and have over eight (8) years of experience in a senior level finance position in a comparable municipal finance organization and 5 years of supervisory experience or related work experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.

Special Requirements:
Must have and maintain: Valid CT Driver’s License; CPA and/or Certified Professional Finance Officer preferred
Selection Process

All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position. Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.


APPLICATIONS: Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at www.bloomfieldct.org and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume and cover letter no later than June 9, 2016. Applications are accepted ONLY by mail or in person.

Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability who may need this information in an alternative format or who may need accommodations during the testing procedure should contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at ccoville@bloomfieldct.org.

Posted: 5/19/16

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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