Portland – Senior Accountant

The Finance Department Senior Accountant will assist in a wide variety of finance and accounting duties. Key responsibilities include A/P check runs, processing monthly bills, grant setups and reporting, adding fixed assets and monitoring capital improvement projects, month-end and account reconciliations and other duties as assigned. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business (with sufficient coursework in accounting), or a two-year degree and experience, applied knowledge of accounting principles, intermediate data entry and Excel skills and an aptitude to learn new financial systems. Experience with auditors and preparing audit schedules, government fund accounting, MAAP and Uniform Guidance preparation a plus. Must be able to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking with attention to detail and accuracy. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

Pro-Tech Union position – Grade 7 – Starting salary range $50,095.76 – $56,374.76/year.

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Knox County – Finance Specialist

Knox County is currently accepting applications for a full-time Finance Specialist for 35 hours per week.

Knox County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance paid 100% for the employee and 75% for dependent coverage and attractive retirement options. We are proud of our talented and dedicated workforce. Come join our team and culture of engaged employees. Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success. In addition to exceptional health insurance, retirement, and paid time off programs, we offer a wellness program and professional development and training opportunities. The hourly rate is dependent on years of closely related experience.

Responsibilities of this position include the following: preparing, tracking, reconciling and collecting on government accounts receivable invoices; managing cash receipts and payments; maintaining and reconciling liability accounts, general fund, aging report, bank statements, reserves and other accounts; updating the daily general fund check register; preparing journal entries for monthly interest; assisting with payroll processing and employee benefits accounting; and performing a variety of general office tasks.

Applicants must have: Completion of high school or equivalent, and specialized training equivalent to two years of college or business school, required; Associate’s Degree in finance, account, or business or a closely-related field strongly preferred; at least two years of experience working in a professional office, preferably in Finance; strong time management, organization and analytical skills; experience in Word and Excel, to include the creation of worksheets with complex formulas; considerable knowledge of office automation and computerized financial applications, specifically the Munis financial software system, or similar system; and ability to pass the background check.

The pay range for this position (subject to final budget approval) is $19.54-$22.90 (depending on years of full-time, closely related, equivalent level prior experience).

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email, fax or mail by 4:00 PM on Monday, November 21st, 2022 to:

Knox County Administrative Office
62 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841
Telephone: 207-594-0420
FAX: 207-594-0443


The County reserves the right to reject any and all applications and to select the most qualified applicant(s). An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H

Town of Kennebunk – Finance Director

Due to an upcoming retirement, the Town of Kennebunk is accepting applications for our next Finance Director. As a key member of the Town’s senior management team, the Finance Director oversees the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of the Town’s administrative and financial services. The Finance Director also serves as the Town’s Treasurer and Tax Collector, and acts as Chief Financial Advisor to the Town Manager. The employee in this position oversees the Finance Division, which is composed of the Tax/Finance Office and the Information Technology Department, and directly supervises the Tax/Finance Office Manager and Information Services Manager.

The Town of Kennebunk is a beautiful coastal town located 25 miles south of Portland, Maine and 25 miles north of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Our year round population of approximately 12,000 increases significantly during the summer months. We are located adjacent to Interstate 95 and close to several airports. For more information about Kennebunk, visit our website (www.kennebunkmaine.us) and watch our videos highlighting the community (https://vimeo.com/631451075) and Town employees (https://youtu.be/21B0LJ48oJ4)

Position Requirements
(A) Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required; MBA preferred;
(B) Certified Public Accountant status desirable;
(C) Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the financial function of a company or municipality;
(D) Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience;
(E) Extensive knowledge and experience with creating, maintaining, and analyzing data utilizing Excel;
(F) Demonstrated experience with computerized accounting and payroll systems and experience in MUNIS preferred; or
(G) Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

Compensation & Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting annual salary range of $98,000 – $122,949 commensurate with demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and work experience. The Town of Kennebunk offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability (income protection), retirement, and paid sick and vacation, and other supplemental benefits. Where applicable, coverage is offered at the single, employee/spouse or domestic partner, and family levels. The Town promotes a life/work balance through its wellness opportunities, paid time off, and leave policies to accommodate employees’ varying needs.

How to Apply
Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and employment application to meet application requirements. Please submit the application and supplemental materials online through the Town’s Career Portal: https://me-kennebunk.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/jobs.aspx. Paper copies of the employment application are available upon request. If you have questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources at jobs@kennebunkmaine.us or call (207) 604-1382.

The deadline to apply is Monday, November 28, 2022.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Equal Opportunity Statements
The Town of Kennebunk is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a service organization, we recognize that our most valuable asset is our employees. We encourage our employees to embrace and share their life experiences, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, and unique capabilities so that we may all better understand and learn from each other.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Town of Kennebunk shall employ, upgrade, and promote the best qualified person(s) who are available at the salary level established for the position, without discrimination as to race, religion, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity and expression), national origin or ancestry, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, color, political affiliation, whistleblower activity, or any other status protected by law.