Portland – Senior Accountant

Deadline Extended
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 $53,118 – $67,314/year, based on relevant years of experience.

Accepting applications until Wednesday, December 28, 2022.


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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.

City of Ellsworth – Finance Director

The City of Ellsworth, one of Maine’s fastest growing communities, is seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Finance Director/Treasurer.

The Finance Director is responsible for the planning, organization, and direction of all functions performed by the Finance Department. The Finance Director serves as Treasurer under the City Charter. The Finance Director must have knowledge of principles and practices of budget analysis; principles of public and business administration and management; principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management; principles and practices in municipal borrowings; pertinent state, local, and federal laws, rules, and regulations; principles and practices of accounting and statistics; principles of work planning and organization. The Finance Director should possess a high level of visibility and interactions with citizens, business leaders, community groups, the City’s department heads, and the City Council.

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field, and six years of increasingly responsible professional accounting or finance management experience, including three years of management and administrative responsibilities. Experience in government finance or accounting is strongly desired.

The City of Ellsworth offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

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South Portland – Deputy Finance Director

The City of South Portland is currently seeking a full time Deputy Finance Director to join our Finance Department.

Job Summary: This is high level responsible management work of city finance operations, performed under the general direction of the Finance Director and in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Finance Director in the management of the Finance Department, including direct management and oversight of general accounting, AP/AR, treasury, payroll, and auditing activities. This position also manages the annual financial audit process.

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Town of Scarborough – Finance Director

About the Town of Scarborough
With its stunning coastline and marshes, diverse mix of commercial and residential properties, and convenient proximity to Portland and I-95, Scarborough boasts itself as a prosperous place to live, work and recreate. Like many neighboring communities, Scarborough has experienced growth and managed development over the past decade, contributing to a more robust economy and population to serve. This is a pivotal time to join the Town’s esteemed team of staff who are at the heart of supporting the needs of our community and protecting the natural landscape. Join the Town of Scarborough to support our impactful work on the physical spaces and people who make up our community.

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and passenger rail service to Boston and points south.

About the Position
The Town of Scarborough is seeking an experienced full-time Finance Director to replace the current director who is retiring after 44 years. This position is responsible for the administrative, supervisory and fiscal work in the overall financial management of the Town. Duties include managing the accounting and auditing functions of Town and School finances, revenue collection, disbursement, capital borrowing, designing financial policies, investing, cash management, budgeting, conducting internal audits, supervision, maintaining liaison with auditors, financial advisors, the school department, banks and the general public, and preparing and administering budgets. This position reports to and is under the general supervision of the Town Manager with considerable independence in accordance with applicable laws and following generally accepted accounting practices.

Skills & Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or accounting.
• Minimum five years of professional accounting or auditing experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered.
• Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Officer (CPFO) preferred.
• Ability to lead, supervise, manage, motivate and direct the activities of the Finance Department staff.
• Skilled in the use of Microsoft products and Google.
• Excellent customer service skills with the ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships and respond courteously with internal departments and employees; business executives; vendors; federal, state, regional, local agencies and community organizations; and the general public.
• Knowledge of Tyler Munis software products preferred.
• Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the discretion of the Town of Scarborough.

The Town of Scarborough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply
Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/townofscarborough/onlineapp/.

This position is open until filled. When applying, please include the completed online application, resume and a cover letter. The Town of Scarborough offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email hr@scarboroughmaine.org