Cynthia L. Bennett
(860) 291 7244
Account Clerk III
To provide the taxpayers and town departments with efficient and effective financial management services
The Department of Finance is responsible for all aspects of the financial functions of a municipal government. Organized into eight operating divisions (Administration, Accounts and Controls, Data Processing, Assessors, Purchasing, Tax Office, Risk, and Office of the Treasurer), all divisions except that of the Office of the Treasurer, are managed by the Director of Finance, who is appointed by the Mayor. The Finance Department also works closely with the Grants Administration Office and the Office of the Treasurer.
In addition to administering the department, the Director of Finance prepares the Mayor's proposed budget, manages the Town's investment portfolio and advises the Mayor on matters affecting the financial standing of the Town. The Director is the Administrator of the Town's Retirement Fund and oversees management of the employee benefits and insurance programs.