Director of Finance

Municipal/State Openings

Director of Finance

Westerly, RI

Posting Date: March 04, 2018
Closing Date: April 06, 2018

Position Overview back to top

The Town of Westerly is accepting applications for the position of Director of Finance. This position is responsible for responsible for directing all municipal financial functions which includes program responsibility for accounting/auditing, payroll, accounts payable/receivables, budget, fiscal grants management, purchasing and tax collections. This position is also responsible for formulating broad policies and coordinates activities among Town Departments.

What You Should Bring back to top

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting or closely related field. The candidate will also have five years of professional and increasingly responsible accounting, finance, and budget experience, which must include a minimum of three years of supervisory and management level experience. Experience in governmental or public sector accounting is required. Individuals with a Master’s Degree and individuals who hold a CPA or CMA will be given preference.

Salary/Other Information back to top

The salary range for this position is between $100,000 - $115,000 per annum on a 37.5 hour work week, depending on E/E. This position is an exempt managerial position and is not eligible for overtime. Extended hours beyond 37.5 hours a week can be expected due to meetings or other unplanned events.

Selection Process back to top

The candidate offered the position will be required to successfully pass a background investigation. A complete job description is available on-line at www.westerlyri.gov or at the Human Resources Department. Interested applicants must submit a resume with salary requirements to HR@westerlyri.gov. All resumes received by 4:30 pm on or before April 6 will receive priority consideration. AA/EOE