Director of Finance

Organization: Stonington, CT
Salary: $95,000-$105,000 with stipend for Risk Manager role of $6,000
Close Date: Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter Immediately-Deadline 9/12/14

Job Description:

Stonington offers a rich mixture of cultural, recreational, educational and business opportunities, plus a unique glimpse into New England history. Settled in 1649, Stonington covers 42.7 miles of New London County in Southeastern Connecticut with a population of 18,545. Stonington has three distinct sections: the Borough, Pawcatuck, and Mystic. Located just minutes off Interstate 95, the Town has an eclectic heritage. You will find a modern day blend of history, technology, and recreation. Toss in a major economic engine called tourism, place it against a scenic backdrop of sunlit, coastal waters with plenty of wildlife and then surround it with a thriving community and businesses, it becomes an ideal place to live, work, and play.

The Director of Finance reports to the First Selectman. A highly responsible professional and administrator work involves planning, organizing, and directing the Department of Finance which includes: accounting, internal controls, coordination of Town budget preparation, procurement and bidding processes and policies, disbursements, investments and cash flow, debt management, overseeing of the audit, review of capital improvement plan, and risk management. In accordance with the Charter the Director of Finance provides administrative oversight of the Assessor, Tax Collector (elected) and Town Treasurer (elected). Serves as chair of Pension Committee, Risk Manager and staff support to the Board of Finance and Board of Selectman on financial matters

Qualifications: The education, experience and training required would generally be acquired with a Bachelorís degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Masterís Degree and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred. A minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience in a municipality or fund accounting including a minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

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The salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications & experience - (Base Salary Range-$95,000-$105,000 with stipend for Risk Manager role of $6,000) with an excellent benefits package. EEO/AA. Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter Immediately-Deadline 9/12/14 to:

Ms. Randi Frank
Randi Frank Consulting, LLC
7 Promontory Drive
Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone 203-284-3707

Consulting Partner Robert Slavin can be contacted at:
Phone 770-449-4656
Fax 770-416-0848

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