The Town of Southbury is hiring a Finance and Human Resources Assistant

The Town of Southbury is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Finance and Human Resources Assistant.

The Town of Southbury is hiring a part-time Finance and Human Resources Assistant. The position is 20 hours/week and offers paid holidays. The pay scale is $22.00 to $26.00/hour. The position provides administrative support to the finance office, assisting finance and human resources functions, including recruitment and onboarding, benefits, accounts payable, workers compensation and accounts receivable .


  • Performs Accounts Payable related tasks ensuring timely entry and payment of invoices
  • Assists Human Resources during the recruitment and hiring process
  • Makes bank deposits and enters receivables into the accounting system
  • Maintains and updates job descriptions
  • Preparation and assistance for internal and external audits
  • Ensures prompt responses to questions from applicants and new hires
  • Schedule interviews for vacant positions
  • Ensures the reception and examination of all employment applications
  • Help administer and update employee benefits
  • Maintains office records, including personnel files
  • Schedules meetings and answers and directs calls appropriately
  • Updates the payroll system with changes to employee information
  • Assistance with filing workers’ compensation claims and preparing necessary documentation

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping principles
  • Excellent computer 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

Qualifications required:

  • Associate’s 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:

The deadline for receipt of applications is December 9, 2022.


Applications are available online. Please submit your completed application and resume to Claire Morris, Finance and Human Resources Administrator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . They can also be returned to the Fiscal Office, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488.

The Town of Southbury is the EOE/ADA employer. For more job openings, please visit the Job Opportunities page.

Details are available on the Town of Southbury webpage.

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