Finance Director – Scarborough, ME

Posted on: August 30 2022 – 12:28pm

Finance Director

The Town of Scarborough is seeking an experienced full-time Finance Director. This position is responsible for the administrative, supervisory and fiscal work in the overall financial management of the Town.  Duties include managing the accounting and auditing functions of Town and School finances, revenue collection, disbursement, capital borrowing, designing financial policies, investing, cash management, budgeting, conducting internal audits, supervision, maintaining liaison with auditors, financial advisors, the school department, banks and the general public, and preparing and administering budgets. This position reports to and is under the general supervision of the Town Manager with considerable independence in accordance with applicable laws and following generally accepted accounting practices.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or accounting, and a minimum five years of professional accounting or auditing experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. 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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This position is open until filled. When applying, please include the completed online application, resume and cover letter. 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/