Town of Alton

Official Website of Alton, New Hampshire

Finance/HR Manager


The Town of Alton, New Hampshire (pop. 5,400) is seeking resumes for the full-time position of Finance/HR Manager. Alton is located in the Lakes Region area of New Hampshire and is situated on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH’s largest lake. Alton is a summertime seasonal destination point, which increases in population to 15,000 - 20,000 for the summer months.

The Town is governed by a five-member Board of Selectmen with a Town Administrator. Alton is an SB2 Town with the current annual budget of approximately $7.8 million with an additional $2.2 million in Capital Reserve Fund allocations. The Town has approximately 50 FT employees and 80 PT and seasonal employees.

The Finance Office is located in the Town Hall at 1 Monument Square. The Finance Manager reports to the Town Administrator. Responsibilities cover all functions of the Finance Office, human resources, supervision of the Assistant Finance Manager, and working with the department heads and boards.

Duties and responsibilities include accurate financial tracking and oversight of the fiscal records and financial systems of the Town; Internal and external financial reporting requirements; Coordination with the Town Treasurer and Trustees of Trust Funds concerning applicable accounts; All facets of HR functions including benefit administration; Weekly payroll processing and oversight of A/P and A/R; DRA MS forms; Annual audit coordination including information requests; Remaining cognizant on statute amendments concerning NHRS, GASB, etc. Membership in financial and HR associations.

Requirements for the ideal candidate include a degree in accounting, business administration or a related field. Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or municipal fund balance accounting. Experience with or knowledge of municipal related financial software programs. HR experience. Experience or knowledge of the DRA MS forms is helpful. Three years of supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and education that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities to fulfill the position requirements.

For further information, please refer to the job description at

Salary range is $54,100 - $70,589. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Great benefit package. Posting will remain open until filled. EOE.

Cover letter, resume, and references may be submitted via the following methods.

Postal Mail: Elizabeth Dionne, Town Administrator
Town of Alton
PO Box 659
Alton, New Hampshire 03809


Drop off: Selectmen’s Office, Town Hall, 1 Monument Square, second floor

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