Finance Officer

Town of Hebron – Finance Officer

The Town of Hebron is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Finance Officer.  This position requires strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.  This position operates with broad guidelines from the Board of Selectmen with considerable independence of action by applicable laws and generally accepted accounting practices and established policies and procedures.

This position is responsible for maintaining all financial records, and disbursement of all monies, including maintaining and reconciling bank ledgers for the town. The Finance Officer performs weekly payroll functions and related benefit administration duties.  These duties include but are not limited to; preparing and processing accounts payable, administering general assistance, overseeing the accounts receivable function of the assistant tax collectors, managing grant and investment transactions, scheduling and preparing for audits, forecasting salary and benefit calculations, assisting the Board of Selectmen with developing and preparing the town budget, and reporting budget standings to department heads and Select Board. This position will also perform the roles of Deputy Town Clerk including tax collection, processing of licenses and registrations, elections, and record keeping.

A college degree in accounting, three (3) years of experience working in an accounts payable/receivable position, and one (1) year of experience processing payroll, and benefits are preferred.  The successful candidate must be bondable and pass a financial/criminal background check.  Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications.  Prior municipal experience and working knowledge of TRIO are desired. Benefits include vacation and 100% paid Health Insurance. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, application, resume, and three references to or in-person or by mail to: Elizabeth Olsen, Selectmen, 351 Paris Road, PO Box 304, Hebron, ME 04238.  The position will be open until a suitable candidate is chosen.