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11/22/2022 - Employment Opportunity: Finance & Human Resources Assistant

The Town of Southbury is hiring a part-time Finance & Human Resources Assistant. The position is 20 hours/week and offers paid time off. Salary range is $22.00-$26.00/hour. The position provides administrative support to the Fiscal Office, assisting with finance and human resources functions including recruitment and onboarding, employee benefits, accounts payable, workers compensation and accounts receivable.


  • Performs accounts payable duties ensuring timely entry and payment of invoices
  • Assists Human Resources during the recruitment and hiring process
  • Makes bank deposits and enters receivables in accounting system
  • Maintains and updates job descriptions
  • Prepares for and assists with internal and external audits
  • Ensures timely responses to questions from applicants and new hires
  • Schedules interviews for open positions
  • Ensures receipt and review of all job applications
  • Assists in administering and updating employee benefits
  • Maintains office files including personnel files
  • Schedules meetings and answers and directs calls appropriately
  • Updates payroll system with changes to employee information
  • Assists with filing of workers compensation claims and preparation of necessary documentation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping principles
  • Excellent computer technology skills and knowledge of accounting software, Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with staff, supervisors and the public and possess well-developed interpersonal skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Finance, Accounting, Human Resources or related field and at least one year of related experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Deadline to Apply:

Deadline for receiving applications is December 9, 2022.


Applications are available online. Please submit completed application and resume to Claire Morris, Finance & Human Resources Administrator, at They can also be returned to Fiscal Office, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488.

Town of Southbury is EOE/ADA employer. For more job listings, please visit Employment Opportunities page.