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Finance Officer/Treasurer

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Finance Officer/Treasurer

Ellington, CT

Posting Date: March 20, 2019
Closing Date: Until filled

Position Overview back to top

Under the general direction of the First Selectman, acts in the capacity of the Town's Chief Fiscal Officer to plan, develop, coordinate, and manage the Town’s fiscal controls and activities which entails the application of budgeting and accounting principles and practices, payroll, budgeting, financial planning, data processing, risk management, purchasing, and cash management; coordinates investment planning and administration, acts as Town Treasurer. Assists the First Selectman in preparing the annual operating and capital improvement budgets and messages. Advises the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Finance regarding fiscal matters. Assists the Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) will budgetary and financial activities.

Qualifications back to top

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Public Administration and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government accounting, including 1-2 years of supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Must be eligible for bonding in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes.

Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

Salary back to top

Salary Range: $90,093 – $145,656

Benefits back to top

Vacation, Personal, Holiday and Sick Leave
Health Insurance with Town contribution to HSA
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Town of Ellington 401A Money Purchase Plan with matching provision

Schedule back to top

Must be flexible to adjust hours for evening meetings.

How to Apply back to top

The position will be open until filled; however, resumes will be reviewed as received.  Please send your resume and salary requirements to

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