|Position:|| ||Finance Officer/Treasurer|
|Municipality:||Town of Canton|
Town of Canton
Finance Officer / Treasurer
The Town of Canton seeks
candidates for the position of Finance Officer / Treasurer. The position is responsible
for the development and maintenance of the Town's fiscal stability by directing
and administering the Town and school district's funds, accounts payable and
receivable, accounting controls, cash management and payroll. The Finance
Officer / Treasurer assists the Chief Administrative Officer and Superintendent
of Schools with purchasing controls, health benefits, pension, insurance and
preparation and monitoring of both the municipal and education budgets. The
Finance Officer / Treasurer is required to exercise considerable independent
judgment in administering and managing the financial activities of the Town and
school district according to governmental accounting standards. The Finance
Officer / Treasurer is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the
efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.
The Town of Canton has a
consolidated Finance Department that oversees the finances of General Government
and the Board of Education. The Town seeks
a dynamic, collaborative and visionary professional to lead the Finance Department.
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
or closely related field with more than five years of increasingly responsible
work experience preferably in a municipal and educational setting, including
supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, work
experience and training is required. The
candidate must have the ability to obtain a School Business Manager
Certification SDE 085 within one year of employment.
An application and job
description can be found at www.townofcantonct.org. Application, resume and two letters of
reference must be received by 4:30 p.m. on November 22, 2019 to: Town of
Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06022 - Attention: Robert H. Skinner.
The Town of Canton is an equal