Biddeford, Maine is experiencing an unprecedented wave of rapid positive change. In the past five years, our formerly declining mill community has experienced an economic revival centered around a nationally-recognized creative community in our downtown. Once expected to dwindle in population, a growing Biddeford is now the youngest community in Maine and is continuing to transform as new residents and entrepreneurs are attracted to the community.
If you are an energetic and talented financial leader, we would like you to join our team as our Finance Director. With the City in a period of rapid growth and evolution, you would become a key part of a team that is guiding the economic revival of the community. You will need to be highly motivated, detail oriented, have excellent communication skills and have a great desire to make a difference in the daily lives of citizens to be successful in our fast-paced and exciting workplace.
Applicants for this position should have progressive experiences in financial management, accounting, budgeting, and analytical processes. Some higher education in business administration, accounting, public management or other applicable studies is required. Experience in municipal finance with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and experience with MUNIS municipal accounting software is highly desired.
The Finance Director reports directly to the City Manager and advises the Mayor, City Council and Finance Committee on all financial affairs of the City and provides expert professional assistance to City management staff on financial, budgeting, procurement, investments, accounting and related matters.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by March 13.