The City of Belfast, population 6,700, is looking for a City Finance Director/Treasurer. Responsible for the operation of the Finance Office, including the collection of taxes and fees, preparation of monthly reports, and responding to requests for information or service from taxpayers.
The successful applicant must have knowledge of accounting practices, computerized recordkeeping, and cash management. Ability to exercise judgement and initiative in analyzing and evaluating accounting problems and in developing or recommending modifications and improvements in existing financial management procedures. The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $93,000 in addition to a competitive benefits package.
Applicants must be US Citizens and residents of the State. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered, preferably in municipal government. Certification from the Maine State Tax Collectors’ and Treasurers’ Association or ability to obtain certification within a reasonable length of time. The job description may be found online at the City’s website at cityofbelfast.org
All applications are to be submitted in confidence and should include a letter of introduction, a completed Belfast Employment Application form (found on web site under Job Openings) and a resume which must be received at the City Manager’s Office, 131 Church St. Belfast, Maine 04915 no later than Monday, March 20, 2023. E-mailed submissions will be considered if scanned and signed with originals sent via regular mail post-marked before the application deadline.
Applications should be in a sealed envelope and addressed to:
City of Belfast City Finance Director/Treasurer Search
C/O City Manager 131 Church Street Belfast, Maine 04915
The City of Belfast is an equal opportunity employer.