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Deputy Finance Director- City of Ellsworth

Start Date: December 14, 2023 | End Date: June 11, 2024
County: Hancock County
Job Type: Finance

The City of Ellsworth, one of Maine’s fastest growing communities, is seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Deputy Finance Director.

This position assists the Finance Director in the planning, organization, and direction of all functions performed by the Finance Department. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of principles and practices of budget analysis, personnel management, municipal borrowings, work planning and organization, general ledger maintenance, bank and balance sheet account reconciliation and maintaining financial reporting compliance with GAAP and GASB.

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in accounting and three years of increasingly responsible professional accounting or financial management experience. Experience in government fund accounting or non-profit accounting is strongly desired.

The City of Ellsworth offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

When applying online please attach a pdf copies of your cover letter and your resume.

Email PDF files of your cover letter, resume and City of Ellsworth Job Application ( to

Mail paper copies of your cover letter, resume and City of Ellsworth Job Application ( to:

City of Ellsworth
Human Resources Department
One City Hall Plaza
Ellsworth, Maine 04605

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The City of Ellsworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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