Deputy Finance Director – Scarborough, ME

Posted on: May 18, 2021 – 3:48pm

Deputy Finance Director

The Town of Scarborough is seeking an experienced full-time Deputy Finance Director. Duties include governmental accounting, treasury duties, internal auditing, timely and accurate financial reporting as well as compliance with policies and regulations. This position supervises the Accounting and Revenue office staff. Work involves all aspects of the accounting, reporting, and auditing activities of the Town ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, contracts and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practices.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required and a BS/BA strongly preferred in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business administration. Minimum five years of professional accounting and auditing experience. Minimum of two years supervisory experience. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Officer (CPFO) preferred. Ability to lead, supervise, manage, motivate and direct the activities of the Finance Department staff. Skilled in the use of Microsoft products and Google. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships and respond courteously with internal departments and employees; business executives; vendors; federal, state, regional, local agencies and community organizations; and the general public. Knowledge of Tyler Munis software products preferred. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the discretion of the Town of Scarborough.

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Online application, resume and cover letter must be received by Sunday, June 6, 2021. The Town of Scarborough offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment. Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We have a balance with our commercial businesses and also offer open spaces, parks, and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.

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