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Position: Interim Controller
Municipality:Town of Glastonbury
Close Date:10/20/2019



Aston Carter is currently partnered with the Town of Glastonbury aiding in a search for an interim controller. The primary skill set needed / the core responsibility will be putting together 2019’s CAFR report. Below is a detail job description that outlines other responsibilities within the role. If you are interested and qualified please reach out directly to Aston Carter’s representative, Chad Gengras - cgengras@astoncarter.com – (860)269-2388.

Job Description

Primary responsibilities:

 The creation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

·        Help with the management of investments from a cash management perspective

·        Help with the monthly close, including all journal entries and balancing associated with the close




1.      Supervises routine accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
Supervises the daily activities of employees, provides performance feedback both formally and informally,
interprets and enforces policies and procedures and communicates effectively.

2.      Coordinates investment activities; Monitors cash flow, manages bank accounts and makes investment

3.      Ensures that all financial assets of the Town meet the Town’s investment portfolio policies and
procedures, governed by State of Connecticut statutes.

4.      Adheres to primary objectives of each investment
transaction: to protect principal, followed by maintaining sufficient liquidity to meet cash flow needs, and attain the maximum yield possible, taking into account, the investment risk constraints and cash flow requirements.

5.      Prepares financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, and reports required by regulatory agencies.

6.      Maintains and reconciles general ledger. Prepares journal entries for non-routine transactions, prepares non-routine bank deposits and transmittals. Performs internal audit of departmental expenditures upon request.

7.      Reconciles Board of Education revenues and expenditures with Town Records.

8.      Develops internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, accounting and payroll.

9.      Monitors capital projects reporting and cash flow requirements; monitors grant reporting and assists in processing funding requests

10.   Coordinates operations and goals with other departments and government agencies. Coordinates unit operations and the personnel necessary for project objectives and programs.

11.   Maintains current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and
directives, and current accounting standards.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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