Now Hiring – Finance Director
Job Ad: Finance Director
Join the Woodstock Team and Be Part of an Exciting Change!
About Woodstock, VT:
The Town and Village of Woodstock, Vermont, is a picturesque and historic community nestled in the heart of New England. Surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Woodstock offers a unique blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. As a vibrant community, we are committed to continuously improving and innovating our services to better serve our residents and visitors.
Position: Finance Director
The Town and Village of Woodstock are seeking a dynamic and visionary Finance Director to spearhead the transformation of our financial management practices. This is an exciting time to join the Woodstock team as we embark on a journey to revamp our financial processes, budgeting strategies, and fiscal accountability. If you are passionate about making a difference, driving positive change, and contributing to the growth of a close-knit community, we encourage you to apply!
- Develop and execute financial strategies in alignment with the Town and Village’s goals and objectives.
- Oversee budget preparation, financial forecasting, and variance analysis to ensure fiscal responsibility and transparency.
- Collaborate with the Municipal Manager, department heads, and elected officials to review financial reports and advise on budgetary decisions.
- Implement modern financial technologies and software to streamline financial operations and reporting.
- Monitor grants, funding opportunities, and potential revenue sources to optimize financial resources.
- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial regulations and reporting requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- Proven experience (at least 5 years) in a senior financial management role, preferably in a municipal or governmental setting.
- Thorough understanding of municipal finance practices, budgeting, and financial reporting.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Familiarity with financial software and technology solutions.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
Why Join Us?
- Be part of a dynamic and collaborative team that values creativity, innovation, and excellence.
- Contribute to reshaping financial practices and driving positive change in the Woodstock community.
- Enjoy the unique charm of Woodstock, Vermont, surrounded by stunning landscapes and a rich cultural heritage.
- Competitive salary and benefits package.
If you are ready to be part of a transformative journey and make a lasting impact on the Town and Village of Woodstock, we invite you to apply for the position of Finance Director. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any other relevant documents to [email protected]. Join us and be part of an amazing team that is changing the way we do things in Woodstock! Together, we can shape a prosperous and sustainable future for our community.
Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds.