Assistant Finance Director

at Lewiston, City Of in Lewiston, Maine, United States

Job Description

Accepting applicants for ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR with the City’s Finance Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at



Department:    Finance

Barg. Unit:      Non-Union

Status:             Full-Time (37.5 hours/week; M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm)

Grade:             11 [$38.96 - $57.49/hour]


SUMMARY: The Assistant Finance Director manages, organizes and supervises the City’s accounting, payroll, purchasing and utility functions.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in accounting, and at least three (3) years related experience, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Must be highly proficient with spreadsheets and accounting/personnel database software. Strong familiarity with the MUNIS software system is ideal. Previous experience with, and knowledge of, contract language and union environments is preferred.


WORK ACTIVITIES:  Maintains the City’s general ledgers. Coordinates and manages all payroll and accounting activities, and assists department/division heads with annual operational budgets. Prepares annual, quarterly and monthly financial reports and reconciliations, including those for agencies such as the IRS and the Public Utilities Commission. Serves as a liaison to the Finance Committee and oversees adherence to the City procurement policy. Assists with preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, Lewiston Capital Improvement Plan and Official Statements. Trains and supports personnel; plans, assigns and directs work; completes performance appraisals for those under supervision. Performs other duties as assigned.


Submit City of Lewiston Employment Application, cover letter and complete resume via email, fax, postal mail or in person directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Contact information for email and fax submissions is available at > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard

Application deadline is December 14, 2021Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

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Job Posting: 646416

Posted On: Nov 29, 2021

Updated On: Dec 14, 2021