GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
organizes, initiates, and directs comprehensive municipal finance operations.
Responsible for maintaining the Town’s system of accounts, general fund, bonded
projects fund and other funds, all other general ledger and all subsidiary
ledgers for each fund and all special funds; develop and maintain a complete
system of internal controls. Requires the application of professional
accounting skills and techniques to a variety of work situations. Supervision
of employees engaged in processing documents, posting payroll, and a variety
of related duties.
Works under the general direction of the First Selectman and the Board of
Finance, in cooperation with the Treasurer.
Supervises Finance Department staff in cooperation with First Selectman.
Assists in planning, organizing, directing, and reviewing budget preparation
and execution, payroll administration, accounting and auditing work.
Performs, oversees and coordinates special fund accounting with the general
Supervises issuance of checks.
Monitors budgetary expenditures.
On a timely basis, reviews general ledger accounts and subsidiary ledgers,
directs the reconciliation of all bank accounts and reconciles Tax
Collector’s ledgers. Prepares trial balances and analysis as required.
Attends meetings of the Board of Finance.
Prepares for the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Finance monthly
Expense, Encumbrance & Appropriations report, Revenue report, Fund status
reports, and such other reports as may from time to time be required.
Maintains insurance, fixed asset, and payroll records.
issuance of Bond Anticipation Notes and Long Term Bonds in co-ordination with
the Board of Selectman, Board of Finance, the Town’s Financial Advisor and
Bond Attorney to properly meet the financing needs of the Town.
Prepares the Town budget workpapers and related information as requested by
the Board of Finance.
Prepares entries and schedules for year-end audit; financial reports and
statements; personnel/payroll data for collective bargaining; State and
Federal reporting; and miscellaneous requests for data as necessary.
Coordinates the annual financial audit, working closely with the Town
Prepares and/or supervises the review and verification of complex financial
documents, reports and statements, including applications and financial
reports relating to State and Federal Grants.
the direction of the Board of Finance, maintain the Financial Policy Manual
and update as required. Monitor that
the policies and procedures enumerated in the manual are adhered to and
recommend corrective actions as necessary.
with administration of various insurance programs such as medical insurance,
liability and property insurance, workers’ compensation; work with brokers
and agents to acquire quotes; maintain records of medical insurance for
employees and retirees.
Take necessary action to ensure compliance with financial requirements
established by law, ordinance, or regulation. Performs related work as
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field, with a minimum of
five years accounting experience, preferably in a municipality or “not for
profit” organization. A CPA is also
strongly desired, as is a Master’s in accounting and prior Auditing
Work Schedule and Hours:
This position is based on a twenty-five) hour work week, with actual schedule
of hours to be determined at the time of hire.
This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete
statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this
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