Notice of Open Position
Position: Finance Director –
Department: Accounting Department
The Finance Director provides
accounting and budgeting services to the Town. Assists in developing and
maintaining the Town budget, and advises the Board of Finance, Board of
Selectmen and the First Selectman on all Town accounting and financial information.
Administers all Grants received for the Town. Oversees and administers employee
payroll, health & welfare benefit programs, retirement and other insurance
programs in a confidential manner.
§ Work closely with First Selectman, Tax Collector,
Treasurer, and Assessor to project tax revenues and track expenditures/costs.
§ Develop proposed town
budgets by preparing spreadsheets, providing prior years and actual figures and
verify accuracy of data; guides and coordinates the entire budgeting process.
§ Responsible for maintaining appropriate records for
all disbursements and receipts, including the preparation and posting of all
§ Administer capital budget & financing, including
review of estimates and debt service impact.
§ Supervises assigned employees including orienting,
training and development.
§ Oversees and provides information to employees in
regard to insurance, pension, worker’s compensation, budgets, payroll and other
§ Attend Board of Finance meetings and is responsible to
keep the Board of Finance informed of all budgetary issues or matters that may
arise, as well as provide regular reports accordingly; assist with meeting
§ Attend Board of Selectmen meetings as needed.
§ Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in
accounting, finance or business is preferred.
§ Five to ten years of accounting, auditing or fiscal
management experience in a municipal setting or a non-profit organization is
§ Considerable knowledge of government accounting and
practices and their application to municipal finances is preferred.
§ Three years supervisory experience is required.
§ Ability to create and deliver concise written and
financial reports and presentations which can be comprehended by both experts
and the general public.
§ Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with individuals and
both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management personnel, the
public and others.
applications may be obtained at Town Hall (phone 860-673-6789 x 1 or e-mail
address: firstname.lastname@example.org). Salary is commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application to:
Town of Burlington, First Selectman’s Office, 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington,
CT 06013. EOE/M-F/AA.