Director of Finance

Director of Finance
Town of Bloomfield
 Bloomfield, Connecticut
Job Description

The Town of Bloomfield, CT (population of 20,600) is seeking an experienced person to provide overall administration and management of the financial operations of the Town in all areas of financial management including budgeting, debt and revenue management, payroll, accounting, purchasing, risk management, property assessment, tax collection, capital financing, and information technology.

The Director of Finance is a position established by the Town Charter which oversees a General Fund budget of $104 million, a $29 million five year Capital Improvement Plan, as well as Enterprise and Internal Service funds. The Town maintains a credit rating of AA+ with Standard & Poor’s. The Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (ACFR) has consistently received the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement award.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or public administration from an accredited college plus 10 years of experience or a Master’s Degree in accounting, finance or public administration from an accredited college plus 8 years of experience. Experience must be in a senior level finance position in a comparable municipal organization including 5 years of supervisory experience.

Special Requirements:

Must have and maintain: Valid CT Driver’s License; CPA and/or Certified Professional Finance Officer preferred

Selection Process

All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position. Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.

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