Old Lyme, Connecticut
(Population 7,500 – 12,000 in summer)
Originally part of Saybrook it became its own town in 1855. Old Lyme covers 27 square miles located off the Connecticut River and along the shoreline of Connecticut off of I-95 (Easy access to NY and Providence). Beginning in the late 1800’s the Town became famous for a flourishing artists’ community, centered on the emerging “American Impressionism” movement. This tradition has been maintained and expanded over the years of educational and historical institutions such as the Florence Griswold Museum, the Lyme Art Association, and the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, as well as numerous, excellent galleries.
The Finance Director reports to the First Selectman. Highly responsible professional and administrative work developing and maintaining the Town’s fiscal stability by directing and administering the Town’s municipal funds, accounting systems, accounting controls, purchasing controls, health benefits, payroll, pension, revenue controls, risk management, cash management, investment planning and administration, and preparation and monitoring of the municipal budget. Acts as chief financial advisor to the First Selectman, and Board of Selectman. Works with Board of Finance and supervises Assistant to Finance Director who handles Accounts payable/receivable and payroll.
The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a Bachelors Degree in accounting or some closely related field with more than 7 years of increasingly responsible work experience preferably in finance experience, municipal experience preferred, including supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training. CPA or Master’s degree instead of CPA Preferred
For more information see the Town web sites: http://www.oldlyme-ct.gov
The salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications & experience – Salary Range $71,800-$79,300 based on 30 hour work week (9am—4pm & hour lunch break)-with excellent benefits package. EEO/AA. Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter immediately. Deadline 12/15/14 to:
Ms. Randi Frank
Randi Frank Consulting, LLC
7 Promontory Drive
Wallingford, CT 06492
Consulting Partner: Bob Slavin
Can be reached at