Town of Bloomfield   Bloomfield, CT   Full-time     Finance
Posted on January 20, 2023


Council-Manager Government Since 1941


Salary Range:    $87,727 to $136,071

(35 hours weekly)

“expected starting pay maximum is mid-range”


As a Town Charter defined position to assist the Director of Finance, this is a highly responsible supervisory and professional position performing accounting and finance work.  The position performs and oversees technical governmental accounting; performs administrative work in maintaining appropriate internal controls and financial records of the Town.  It provides administrative and technical support to the Director of Finance and manages the Town’s municipal accounting system, accounts payable, account receivables, payroll, and preparation of schedules for the annual audit. Assists in the development and monitoring of the annual Comprehensive Budget and five year Community Investment Plan.


Minimum Qualifications


Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field and have over 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting and finance, audit principles and practices; Associate’s degree and 7 years of experience; High School Degree/GED and 10 years of experience. Plus 2 years of supervisory experience in a finance department.  Municipal accounting and finance preferred. A CPA, CPFO or CPFM designation is preferred.


Selection Process


All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position.  Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations.  Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.  




Applications may be obtained on our website at and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume and cover letter by Monday, March 20, 2023 or until position is filledApplications accepted ONLY by mail, email – or at the Human Resources Department at Town Hall.  


Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.  Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability who may need this information in an alternative format or who may need accommodations during the testing procedure should contact the HR Department at 860-769-3544.