Finance Director – Warren, RI

Posted on: April 28, 2017 – 3:40pm

Town of Warren, RI

The Town of Warren, Rhode Island is currently accepting resumes for the position of Finance Director.  The Finance Director oversees all fiscal activities of Town government to ensure compliance with the Town Charter, ordinances, policies and  applicable, federal and state, laws and regulations.  Responsibilities include collection of taxes; custody and disbursement of Town funds; borrowing; control of expenditures; arranging for proper auditing; as well as payroll and benefits. The position plays a key role in the development and management of the Town’s operating and capital budgets. The Finance Director reports to the Town Manager and works closely with the Manager and other department heads.

To qualify, candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, and knowledge of, and experience in, municipal accounting, finance, taxation, data processing, budgeting and financial control. Supervisory skills and experience are strongly preferred, as is proven ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

A detailed description of responsibilities and qualifications is available on the town web site,, and in the Town Clerk’s office, Town Hall, 514 Main Street Warren, RI 02885.  Applicants must submit a resume, completed application form, salary history and cover letter, addressed to the Town Clerk, via mail or email (  This vacancy will remain open until filled, with review of applications beginning on May 8, 2017.

The Town of Warren is an equal opportunity employer and provider.