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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 North Kingstown, RI
Town of North Kingstown, RI (population 27,000) seeks experienced Finance Director responsible for all fiscal operations of municipality.
Successful candidate: will insure proper maintenance of general accounting system for Town Government; plans and develops interrelated fiscal operations of Finance Department in consultation with Department Heads; formulates annual budget in conjunction with Town Manager; supervises collection of and accounting for all revenues; performs duties of Tax Collector as prescribed by law; perform duties of Treasurer as prescribed by law; oversees Town insurance and risk management program.
Responsible for: Town payroll function; approving all purchase orders; changes to employee benefits; establishing and administering investment and bonded debt program; conferring with federal, state and local agencies concerning financing of municipal programs and bond issuance; assisting Town Manager with personnel management and collective bargaining; preparation of long range forecasts and financial reports during fiscal year.
Interested candidates should have 5 years of experience in responsible supervisory position in the finance department of public or private organization and Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in Municipal Government Finance preferred.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Submit resume and cover letter by March 27, 2017 to Town Manager’s Office, 100 Fairway Drive, North Kingstown, RI 02852.
Finance Director for the Town of Burrillville, RI
The Town of Burrillville is seeking an experienced Finance Director. The Finance Director reports directly to the Town Manager, and must work effectively with the Town Council, Department Heads, and representatives of other governmental jurisdictions, taxpayers, and staff.
Key responsibilities include managing the receipt and disbursement of all funds, controlling expenditures to ensure budget appropriations are not exceeded, preparing the annual budget and comprehensive annual financial report, coordinating and structuring bond issues, purchasing and contract management, and internal auditing of revenue and expenditures.
The position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or closely related area. CPA, advanced degree, and/or certification (CGFO, Certified Government Finance Officer or CGFM, Certified Government Finance Manager) as well as previous experience as a local government Finance Director, is preferred.
For a detailed description of the duties/responsibilities, please see the job description available at www.burrillville.org. The salary for this position will be determined based on the experience and the qualifications of the applicant.
“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.
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