Finance Director for the Town of Warren, RI.

The Town of Warren, Rhode Island is currently accepting resumes for the position of Finance Director.  The Finance Director oversees all fiscal activities of Town government to ensure compliance with the Town Charter, ordinances, policies and  applicable, federal and state, laws and regulations.  Responsibilities include collection of taxes; custody and disbursement of Town funds; borrowing; control of expenditures; arranging for proper auditing; as well as payroll and benefits.  The position plays a key role in the development and management of the Town’s operating and capital budgets. The Finance Director reports to the Town Manager and works closely with the Manager and other department heads.

To qualify, candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, and knowledge of, and experience in, municipal accounting, finance, taxation, data processing, budgeting and financial control. Supervisory skills and experience are strongly preferred, as is proven ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. 

A detailed description of responsibilities and qualifications is available on the town web site, www.townofwarren-ri.gov, and in the Town Clerk’s office, Town Hall, 514 Main Street Warren, RI 02885.  Applicants must submit a resume, completed application form, salary history and cover letter, addressed to the Town Clerk, via mail or email (jcoelho@townofwarren-ri.gov).  This vacancy will remain open until filled, with review of applications beginning on May 8, 2017.

The Town of Warren is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Accounting Manager/Treasurer for the Town of Groton, CT.

The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business/Public Administration, and eight (8) years’ experience in responsible banking investment advisory and/or municipal accounting work; or a Master's Degree in Accounting or Business/Public Administration, or some closely related field and six (6) years’ experience in responsible banking or investment advisory work. A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements. Familiarity with public accounting procedures desirable. Designation as Certified Public Accountant preferred.  Ability to acquire skills to use electronic data processing equipment in the receiving and investment of Town funds.

Criminal background, drug testing and driving record checks required prior to employment.

Salary $82,162 - 96,794

Planning Director / Economic Development Coordinator for the Town of Burrillville

The Town of Burrillville, located in northwest Rhode Island, is seeking applicants for the position of Planning Director/Economic Development Coordinator.  This is a full-time permanent position reporting to the Town Manager.

The Planning Director/Economic Development Coordinator’s work involves responsibility for all short and long range planning for the Town; coordinating, as directed, the economic development and redevelopment programs for the Town, working with others including but not limited to department heads and citizen committees to implement goals, objectives and public policy; to plan, recruit and coordinate industrial and commercial development within the community.

An essential part of the duties of this position is developing a flexible and anticipatory organization which will provide efficient and responsive delivery of quality services to the community.  The position requires a college degree with major course work in planning or equivalent; certificate – AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) desired; experience with municipal planning and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory role.

Salary for this position will be up to $83,450 depending on experience and qualifications. The Town of Burrillville offers an attractive benefit package. 

Applicants may be obtained at the Burrillville Town Hall or can be found online at: http://www.burrillville.org/personnel-board and may be dropped off at the Town Hall during normal business hours or submitted via mail to, email or fax to:

Paul A. MacDonald, Chairman Personnel Board, 105 Harrisville Main Street, Harrisville, RI 02830

FAX: 401-568-0490

EMAIL: glabossiere@burrillville.org

All applicants must be received by  March 23, 2017 by 4:30 pm

Controller for the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank

Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (“Bank”) seeks a Controller to help lead the Bank’s finance and accounting function. The Controller is primarily responsible for accounting operations, including managing the general ledger system, the production of financial reports, financial analysis, and budget preparation and implementation. Additionally, the Controller serves the as accounts payable and payroll manager and also assists the Deputy Director with audit preparation and performs other accounting and general administrative functions and provides support and recommendations for the Bank’s overall level of efficiency and effectiveness.

Salary Commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

To apply for this position, please contact Michael Larocque at mlarocque@riinfrastructurebank.com. Include a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations. This solicitation will stay open until a qualified candidate is identified.

RIIB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Finance Director for the Town of Westerly, RI 

“A Positive, Exemplary Community”

The Town of Westerly, RI is looking for a successful, finance professional with experience in accounting, finance and budgeting to fill the role of Director of Finance.

The Position

Reporting to the Town Manager, this position is responsible for directing all municipal financial functions which includes program responsibility for accounting/auditing, payroll, accounts payable/receivables, budget, purchasing and tax collections.  This position is also responsible for formulating broad policies and coordinates activities among Town Departments. 

The salary range for the position is $95,000 - $105,000 DOE/E.  To apply please visit http://westerlyri.gov/Jobs.aspx