Controller - Finance Director

Organization: Brookfield, CT
Salary: Open and competitive beginning salary DOQ's supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package.
Close Date: May 4, 2012

Job Description:

The purposes of this position are to plan, organize, conduct and supervise a comprehensive Finance Department which includes: Accounting, Purchasing, Insurance, Budget Preparation, Tax Collection, Assessment, and Information Technology. He/she reviews all functions, sets policy direction, supervises accounting division, manages debt management; implements checks and balances, is key team member for budget with Board of Selectman and Board of Finance and responsible for Audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Brookfield has a Selectman-Town Meeting-Board of Finance type of government. The three members of the chief governing body, the Board of Selectmen are elected in regular biennial Town elections on a partisan basis. The First Selectman is the full-time executive and Chief Administrative Officer of the Town. The Controller reports to the First Selectman and works closely with the Board of Finance. The Board of Finance consists of six members elected to six-year, staggering terms. The Board of Finance recommends the annual budget for approval to the Town Meeting, establishes the mill rate, and recommends special appropriations to the Town Meeting.

The qualifications include a Bachelorís Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field. Five years of experience in finance, accounting or related field demonstrating increased responsibility in financial management including supervisory experience. Must have municipal finance experience.

Open and competitive beginning salary DOQ's supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package.

Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter immediately (deadline May 4, 2012) to:

Ms. Randi Frank, Randi Frank Consulting, LLC,
7 Promontory Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492
Email preferred

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