Town Comptroller

Department/Agency of position: 
Town of North Hempstead Controllers Department
Location of position: 
Manhasset, NY
Wage/Salary: 
$130,000
Date Posted: 
Friday, January 12, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, February 12, 2018
Job Description: 

Town Comptroller- Town of North Hempstead The Town of North Hempstead, a municipality with 222,000 residents, located on the north shore of Long Island in Nassau County, is seeking a Comptroller. The Comptroller oversees the day-to-day operations of the Comptroller’s Office, including staff management, an array of financial transactions, and long-term financial management and reporting. Key functions include: *Preparation and filing of the Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); *Preparation and filing of annual financial reports with the Office of the NYS Comptroller and other governmental agencies; *Oversight of budget process; *Oversight of required annual audits, including coordination of work with retained audit personnel; *Accounting and control of the Town’s capital accounts, capital assets, and associated records; *Oversight of cash management for the Town and 19 Town-operated special districts; *Oversight of claims processing and payroll; *Implementation of GASB standards: *Management and training of staff; *Frequent interaction with management and staff of other Departments, elected and appointed officials, and other governmental agencies; *Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. The successful candidate must possess a BA in accounting, business administration, public administration, or a related field, have a minimum of five years experience in auditing or governmental accounting, and hold an active CPA license; MBA a plus. Those interested in the position should have the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, have strong interpersonal and communications skills, and should have a strong interest in public service. North Hempstead offers a strong benefit package, including a defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive medical, an optional deferred compensation plan, and a generous paid vacation and holiday schedule. Salary, $130.000 Applicants should email a letter of interest and resume (in confidence) to Robert Weitzner at: careers@northhempsteadny.gov