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