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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