New Hampshire Municipal Association
New Hampshire Municipal Association

Finance Director

Town of Milford

The Town of Milford (population 15,500) is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Finance Director.  This is a highly responsible professional position with varied and complex administrative, accounting, and managerial duties.  The Finance Director reports to the Town Administrator.  The position requires the ability to exercise mature judgment and the apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Governmental Accounting Standards Board, Federal and State regulations and Town Ordinances as they pertain to local government accounting and financial reporting.

Responsibilities include financial operations and reporting, tax collection, payroll, payables, receivables, etc.  This position coordinates all Treasury functions for the Town Treasurer including maintaining all Town deposits and investment accounts; preparing cash-flow analyses; bidding and managing banking investments and policies; etc.  

The selected candidate will be responsible for meeting all State (NH Department of Revenue) and Federal reporting requirements as well as all financial reporting for Town funds, financial activities, and grants.  The Finance Director works with the Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator, the Water & Wastewater Commissioners, and Department Heads in the preparation of the annual Town budget; maintains a budget-to-actual accounting system; performs budget assessment and analysis; and coordinates the annual independent audit.  This position exercises supervision over the Tax Collection and Finance Departments.  Additional job responsibilities are outlined in the job description.

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with a major study in accounting, business administration, or related field plus at least five (5) years of progressively-responsible experience in governmental finance, accounting and audit work, plus at least 2 years of supervisory experience; or any combination of education and experience demonstrating possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Demonstrated knowledge of integrated computer accounting systems and general ledger maintenance and analysis and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.  Experience with Munis Financial Software and Crystal Reports desirable. 

To Apply:

Interested individuals should submit a completed Town Application, resume, cover letter specifying salary requirements and 2 letters of reference to: Director of Human Resources, Town Hall, 1 Union Square, Milford, NH 03055, on or before March 15, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.  Electronic submissions can be forwarded to kblow@milford.nh.gov. The Town Application and complete job description are available on the Town’s website at www.milford.nh.gov

The Town of Milford is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Salary: $61,293-$94,383

Closing Date: March 15, 2019