Chief Financial Officer
Posted On: 10/16/2020
Company or Entity: Philadelphia Parking Authority
Location: 701 Market Street Philadelphia PA, 1906

Job Description:

General Description:

The CFO directs, manages, and oversees all aspects of the Finance, Revenue Control, Payroll & Time Control, Collections, Risk Management, and Procurement Departments, including developing and implementing fiscal controls for the Authority, facilitate financial support services across all departments. The CFO reports directly to the Executive Director and ensures that accounting standards are followed for all financial reporting.

Principal Duties:

  • Responsible for providing timely, accurate, and final review and approval of monthly and year-end financial statements.
  • Administers and ensures timely and efficient processing of purchases in accordance with Procurement policies and state law.
  • Collaborates with all departments in reviewing and finalizing monthly and year-end statements and in preparation of annual budgets.
  • Oversee and manage the Finance, Revenue Control, Payroll & Time Control, Risk Management, Procurement, and Collections Departments and ensures that all standard operating procedures are adhered to and that financial operating is in accordance with contracts.
  • Responsible for internal controls.
  • Maintains and monitors compliance with governmental reporting requirements.
  • Oversees all audits by outside auditors and directs staff in responding to auditor requests.
  • Participates actively as a key member of the senior management team and collaborates with the executive team.
  • Monitors all debt.
  • Oversees financial analysis of prospective bidders to maintain compliance with Authority standards.
  • Oversees the budget preparation process.
  • Oversees the management of banking of all funds and coordinates and negotiates services provided by financial institutions for all Authority accounts.
  • Oversee all financial statements including the balance sheet and income statement.
  • Provides advice to the Executive Director on all financial matters.
  • Reports to the Board financial activities and related matters monthly.
  • Directs all wire transfers and cash management activity.
  • Oversees the investing of the Authority's cash assets and safeguards those funds.
  • Oversees bond issuance and compliance.
  • Serves as liaison between the Authority and the outside auditors, insurance brokers, financial institutions, and other City agencies.
  • Works with HR to manage Finance, Revenue Control, Payroll & Time Control, Procurement, Risk Management, and Collections staff: hires, trains, disciplines, and schedules staff.
  • Performs related financial work as required.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has supervisory responsibilities: directly supervising approximately 14 employees. The CFO oversees the Finance, Revenue Control, Payroll & Time Control, Collections, Risk Management, and Procurement Departments.

 

 

 

Education/Skill Requirements:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven ability to lead finance departmental functions and staff.
  • Prior supervisory and management experience is a must.
  • Knowledge of government debt financing.
  • Knowledge of government accounting standards preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Good listening and problem-solving skills.

Minimum Acceptable Training, Experience, and Education:

  • BA/BS degree required in Accounting & Finance.
  • 8 – 12 years of relevant accounting or finance experience.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of relevant accounting experience.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of supervisory experience overseeing a finance team.

Other Details:

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status.

Application Deadline:

October 31, 2020

Application Requirements:

Please email resume/Application to:

Philadelphia Parking Authority

Human Resources Department

701 Market Street, 5th Floor Suite 5400,

 Philadelphia PA, 19106

hradmin@philapark.org

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Director of Finance
Posted On: 10/15/2020
Company or Entity: East Whiteland Township
Location: 209 Conestoga Road, Frazer PA 19355

Job Description:

The Township seeks a qualified individual to serve as its Director of Finance, responsible to assist the Township Manager in the development and administration of the Township’s annual budgets:  $14.3 million (General Fund) and $25.9 million (All Funds). The Director of Finance: directs and administers the Township’s municipal funds; accounting systems and controls; financial forecasting, planning, budgeting and financial reporting; external auditing; project and grant management; revenue collection; risk management; pension administration; cash and investment management; participation in contract negotiations for three unions; and supervise one employee.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree; minimum of 5 years financial (public, nonprofit or private sector) management experience.  Master’s Degree in public administration or related field is desired. 

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary range $95-115,000 with excellent employer-paid benefits.

Other Details:

East Whiteland Township, (pop 11,517) located in the middle of the Great Valley in east-central Chester County, about 25 miles west of central Philadelphia. Well known as a vibrant and affluent residential community.  East Whiteland has achieved sustained recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association.  Successful candidate expected to sustain those standards.

Application Deadline:

October 31, 2020

Application Requirements:

Send cover letter and resume to EWT Human Resources, 209 Conestoga Road, Frazer PA 19355 or humanresources@eastwhiteland.org by October 31, 2020.

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Accountant
Posted On: 10/8/2020
Company or Entity: Plymouth Township - Montgomery County
Location: 700 Belvoir Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Job Description:

Job Description

Plymouth Township is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Accountant.  This position is a key contributor to the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department.  The Finance Department is responsible for accounting, budgeting, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax collection, and sewer billing.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare monthly bank reconciliations on multiple accounts, reconcile monthly cash receipts to general ledger revenue accounts and credit card transaction reports.  Maintain numerous Excel spreadsheets to track and monitor various taxes payable to the Township as well as monitoring other recurring payments.  Maintain fixed asset records.

Will cross train to serve as back-up for the payroll and sewer billing process.  Will assist in the installation and implementation of a new comprehensive fund accounting software package.

Perform related duties and assist in special projects as required.

Education/Skill Requirements:

At a minimum, a Bachelors degree in Accounting or a Bachelors degree in a related field with a minimum of 15 credit hours in accounting.  One to two years of professional accounting work experience preferrably in a government accounting environment.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.  Prior experience working with server based enterprise accounting software and preparing complex bank reconciliations is highly desireable.

 

 

 

Compensation And Benefits:

Competetive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Excellent benefits package including very generous healthcare, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance and a defined benefit pension plan.

 

Application Deadline:

October 22, 2020

Application Requirements:

Resume along with cover letter and salary requirements should be submitted to hr@plymouthtownship.org.

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Assistant Fiscal Officer
Posted On: 10/5/2020
Company or Entity: York County Planning Commission
Location: York, PA

Job Description:

                                                                                                  ASSISTANT FISCAL OFFICER
                                                                                                                    for the
                                                                                      YORK COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

                                                                                                   Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities: With limited administrative direction and a minimum of supervision, the Assistant Fiscal Officer shall be capable of completing all transactions and fiscal matters.  These shall include such things as verifying the accuracy of time sheets and other transactions recorded by employees, posting to general and special ledgers as required using double entry accounting procedures from source documents such as invoices and receipts, maintaining these ledgers and source documents for auditing purposes, classifying expenses and revenues to their appropriate financial account, preparing payroll and vendor checks and preparing fiscal reports and payments required by federal, state and local governments including Social Security payments, withholding taxes, sales taxes, unemployment compensation, and W-2 and 1099 forms.  The Assistant Fiscal Officer also prepares receivable invoices including CDBG and YATS funds, is responsible for making deposits into checking and savings accounts, maintains insurance records including Workers Compensation claims and health insurance premium reports, reconciles bank statements for the Director’s approval, and compiles information for the purchase journal, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Other fiscal duties include assisting the Fiscal Officer in preparing monthly trial balances of revenues and expenditures, preparing monthly financial reports including the purchase journal for Planning Commission approval, setting up the books at the beginning of the fiscal year, representing the Commission in meetings with independent auditors, and in providing assistance to the Director and Assistant Director in budget preparation.

The Assistant Fiscal Officer is also responsible for fiscal-related duties and procedures related to the Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering department, such as the Unified Planning Work Program, Liquid Fuels Process, and other contracts.

Personnel employee benefit duties include administration of the PMRS retirement program, counseling new employees about the Commission’s benefit programs and options, representing the Commission to the vendors of the various insurance and benefit programs, and the Act 457 Deferred Compensation Program.

In addition to these responsibilities, the Assistant Fiscal Officer performs other duties as assigned.

The Assistant Fiscal Officer reports to the Fiscal Officer.

Qualifications: High school diploma plus four years of accounting experience. Computer literacy is required. Accuracy, timeliness, unquestioned honesty, and public accountability are essential characteristics required for this position.  Experience with contracts, grant administration, Abila MIP Fund Accounting and GASB/government auditing is preferred.

Interested candidates should present a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on October 9, 2020 to:

Cathy Yontz, Fiscal Officer
York County Planning Commission
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401

cyontz@ycpc.org
 

Education/Skill Requirements:

Basic accounting skills with attention to detail and strong organizational abilities. 

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary commensurates with experience and qualifications.  Full health care package with no employee contribution, pension plan, paid time off, and holidays. 

Other Details:

Detail oriented team player with basic accounting skills and proficient in Microsoft Office desired.

 

Application Deadline:

October 9, 2020

Application Requirements:

Interested candidates should present a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on October 9, 2020 to:

Cathy Yontz, Fiscal Officer

York County Planning Commission

28 East Market Street

York, PA  17401

cyontz@ycpc.org

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Deputy Controller
Posted On: 9/28/2020
Company or Entity: Centre County Government
Location: Bellefonte, PA

Job Description:

  • Supervises the department and oversees office functions.
  • Acts as the Controller in the event of an absence.
  • Prepares and compiles audit information, and assists auditors in understanding accounting system.
  • Analyzes financial information and ascertains financial needs within the County.
  • Assists in management of County’s budget.
  • Maintains County chart of accounts.
  • Acts as a liaison between Controller’s department and other County departments and Fiscal Technicians.
  • Assists with cash management/investing process within the County.
  • Performs various accounting duties; i.e., journal entries, year-end closing, etc.
  • Ensures proper coding of all financial transactions.
  • Reconciles and maintains federal and state revenues/accounts receivables.
  • Reviews all bank reconciliations for accuracy.
  • Prepares reports and input for federal and state agency reports.
  • Attends meetings and training sessions as required, including a permanent member of the County’s Finance Committee.
  • Assists payroll or other departments as needed.
  • Serves on committees and boards as requested.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

Centre County Government Website – Job Description

Education/Skill Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Three (3) years’ experience in government accounting and/or auditing; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary Grade: $45,415.50 – $74,470.50/annum Exempt Full-Time (75 Hours) – based on experience. Medical/Vision/Dental benefits plus defined benefit pension.

Application Requirements:

Centre County Government Application

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Administrative Accountant / Treasurer
Posted On: 9/28/2020
Company or Entity: Borough of Millvale
Location: Borough of Millvale

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY               The Administrative Accountant / Treasurer is responsible for managing the Borough’s accounting operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and associated taxes, budget preparation and monitoring, general ledger administration, purchasing supervision, and cashiering controller. Additionally, the Administrative Accountant / Treasurer assists with human resource administration and benefits management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                 The duties described below are indicative of what the Administrative Accountant / Treasurer may be asked to perform. This position performs both administrative and accounting functions. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF JOB                 The Administrative Accountant / Treasurer serves at the pleasure of the Borough Council and is in direct support of the Borough Manager and shall provide staff support to all Borough departments and supervision at the direction of the Borough Manager.

ACCOUNTING

Perform Accounts Payable duties including coding, posting to A/P system, payment, and filing.

Perform Accounts Receivable duties including supervision of cash receipts coding, posting to A/R ledgers, review, and filing.

Aid in yearly budget preparation by providing financial reports as required.

Maintain General Ledger.

Retains purchasing logs and aids in the authorization of purchase requests.

Reviews and processes payroll for all employees.

Perform all required federal, commonwealth, and local reporting and payment processing required for the borough.

Perform monthly reconciliation of all accounts and funds.

Keeps all accounting filing up to date and ensures copies of all support and billing information are kept in proper files.

Prepares information for all audits associated with Borough accounts.

REPORTS / RECORDS

Perform accurate maintenance and care of records of proceedings for official meetings, documents, and correspondence about the Borough. This includes all required filings.

Purge documents as allowed by appropriate Pennsylvania law.

Produce spreadsheets used for analysis, cash account balances, etc.

Monthly reporting of budget to Borough Manager.

BENEFITS / HUMAN RESOURCES

Administration of benefit plans which include active medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and deferred compensation plans, etc.

Perform employee enrollment, modifications, and closure of benefit plans.

Develop and prepare communication materials as needed including summary plan documents, plan programming, and other media for communicating benefit information to employees.

Management of benefits related projects.

Assists with pension plan compliance-related activities for pension plans and 401k plans.

Process new hire paperwork.

Maintain and keep secure employee files.

Track and support human resource management.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Assist the Borough Manager with other duties as assigned.

Support Borough personnel by performing a variety of administrative duties as needed.

Provide technical assistance to Borough staff and community groups.

Maintains records and files for assigned areas.

Attend Council workshop meetings monthly and make presentations and attend other meetings as required.

Meets with other governments, professional associations, a citizens group, interest groups, and taxpayers.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required at the time of hire or for continuation of employment.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field.

Any combination of experience and education that results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work may be considered.

EXPERIENCE

3 years minimum relevant experience in accounting. Preferred experience in public administration / local government.

SKILLS AND ABILLITIES

Knowledge of payroll systems and associated local, Commonwealth and Federal tax filling.

Knowledge of accounting practices, policies and systems.

General understanding of internal accounting control procedures and processes.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred knowledge of Freedom Systems Government Software.

Strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

Strong organizational skills; attention to detail.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Full health care package with no employee contribution.

Pension

Paid time off and holidays

Application Deadline:

October 30, 2020

Application Requirements:

Full job description: www.millvalepa.com. Please send a resume and salary history to Millvale Borough, attn. Borough Manager, 501 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale, PA 15209 or efigas@millvaleboro.com (subject AA/T job app). Resumes will be accepted through 12:00 PM, October 30, 2020.

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Finance Manager
Posted On: 9/25/2020
Company or Entity: Lower Paxton Township
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Job Description:

Lower Paxton Township Finance Department is accepting applications for the full-time position of Finance Manager.  This position provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to be innovative and offers the prospect of implementing changes as we consider how some functions of the Finance Department might be reordered.  The Finance Manager participates in the oversight of the receipt and expenditure of all municipal funds and the management of all budgets.  Annual operating, enterprise, capital, and fiduciary funds under management total more than $50 million.  An employee in this position prepares regular and special financial and statistical statements and reports; balances bank accounts; oversees receipts, payroll and accounts payable.  He/she assists the actuary in the administration of the Township pension plan and handles pension calculations, including for the actuary’s tabulation of the Minimum Municipal Obligation, prepares annual pension data and filings for the actuary and State, files retiree paperwork and changes, calculates employee payouts, inputs retirees into the pension payments system, and works with the State pension auditor on the annual audit.  He/she may also prepare and submit for some grant reimbursements, resolve credit card issues, and other duties as needed.  He/she manages vehicle insurance updates and requests new vehicle identification cards.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field with a minimum of fifteen (15) college semester credit hours in accounting required.  Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of accounting or financial management experience required, preferably in municipal government.  Or, any acceptable combination of education, experience, and/or training.  Experience in payroll operations is desirable.

A favorable criminal background check and a valid driver’s license are required.

Compensation And Benefits:

$76,366.00 salary.  A competitive Lower Paxton Township benefit package is available to all full-time employees beginning the first day of employment including medical, prescription, dental, vision and term life insurance; paid time off and holidays; pension plan and deferred compensation plan.

Application Deadline:

October 7, 2020

Application Requirements:

Interested persons should submit a Lower Paxton Township Application for Employment, available from https://www.lowerpaxton-pa.gov/Jobs.aspx or the Municipal Center, and resume, to Kay Lengle, Human Resource Manager, Lower Paxton Township, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA  17109, klengle@lowerpaxton-pa.gov.

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Finance Director
Posted On: 9/24/2020
Company or Entity: Whitemarsh Township
Location: Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Job Description:

Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, PA (pop 18,000) seeks a financially skilled and experienced individual to serve as its Finance Director. The Township has a total budget of $40m (GF $23m). The Director will administer all financial activities, including payroll, record keeping, payment of expenses, recording of revenue, and financial reporting; and supervise 2 employees. Candidates should have (1) an Associates or Bachelor Degree; (2) minimum of 10 yrs accounting/finance experience, preferably in government; (3) excellent computer aptitude and software skills; and (4) a positive approach to customer service. Municipal experience preferred, but not required. Salary range $90-115,000 with excellent employer-paid benefits. Send cover letter and resume with salary expectation all in one attachment to rmellor@whitemarshtwp.org by noon on October 22, 2020.  This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and experienced municipal finance individual.  The current Finance Director is leaving for a position in a larger municipality.  The Township is in sound financial condition and is looking for an individual who will continue the excellent financial services that have been provided for many years.  The salary is very competitive with excellent benefits; Whitemarsh’s geographical location is nicely situated in the middle of northern, suburban Philadelphia.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Candidates should have (1) an Associates or Bachelor Degree; (2) minimum of 10 yrs accounting/finance experience, preferably in government; (3) excellent computer aptitude and software skills; and (4) a positive approach to customer service. Municipal experience preferred, but not required

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary range $90-115,000 with excellent employer-paid benefits

Application Deadline:

October 22, 2020

Application Requirements:

Send cover letter and resume with salary expectation all in one attachment to rmellor@whitemarshtwp.org by noon on October 22, 2020.

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Finance Director
Posted On: 9/21/2020
Company or Entity: City of Allentown
Location: 435 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE

Performs a variety of tasks including planning, organizing, directing and coordinating all significant fiscal and administrative functions for the delivery of effective and efficient accounting and financial systems, policies and processes that meet the current and future requirement of the City.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

The Director of Finance works under the supervision of the Mayor and Managing Director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

The Director of Finance is responsible for oversight of the Finance Department which includes direct supervision of departmental employees. Financial services provided by the department include budgeting, accounting, financial reports, investment of city funds, financial policy development, debt management, billing, purchasing, pension fund support, and related functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Plans and directs the above areas, establishing departmental goals and monitoring performance through weekly managers’ meetings, monthly reports, and defined work schedules.

Develops, proposes, and implements financial policies and procedures pursuant to Pennsylvania law and the City Charter. Invests city funds pursuant to approved policies. Produces timely investment reports stating the effectiveness of the chosen investment policy.

Oversees the direction of budgeting procedures, development of financial trends, fiscal forecast, annual audit, and budget monitoring programs.

Monitors and modifies the budget during the fiscal year by reviewing budget transfers and preparing ordinances amending the adopted budget.

Coordinates with local, state and federal agencies charged with collection and disbursement of all City revenues, including taxes, assessments, fees, charges and other impositions.

Prepares monthly financial reports showing revenues and expenses to date in comparison with budget estimates.

Represents the Department of Finance at various meetings, including the Mayor’s cabinet, City Council and the public.

Serves or acts as staff liaison on Boards, Authorities, and Commission at the direction of the Mayor, to include the Pension Boards.

Develops financing plans in support of the City’s capital improvement program including debt refinancing. Represents the City in bond sales and meetings with rating agencies. Maintains proper fund accounting procedures.

Performs related work as may be required.

Education/Skill Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

(A) Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public accounting, including local government experience in a management capacity including the supervision of professional staff; or

(B) Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field, and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in public accounting, including local government experience, five (5) years in a management capacity including the supervision ofprofessional staff.

(C) The ideal candidate must possess extensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of local government financial administration, including generally accepted principles for state and local governments.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Experience in preparing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

(B) Experience with Federal and State single audit requirements

(C) Working knowledge of governmental accounting and GASB pronouncements

(D) Skilled in detailed oriented budgetary and fiscal controls and adept at effectively utilizing limited resources while maintaining a high level of service

(E) Politically astute with a management style that fosters trust, loyalty, and respect

(F) Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing, with an ability to make effective presentations

Application Requirements:

APPLICATION PROCESS
For a complete job description and to apply, please visit our webiste at: www.allentownpa.gov
To apply for this career opportunity, a resume and cover letter must be submitted with the application.

The cover letter must discuss the following topics in this order: your relevant professional background, including details of the scope and depth of the fiscal and administrative responsibilities of your most current position; a specific work-related example that best demonstrated your ability to analyze financial data, develop fiscal projections, and make recommendations to management; and your experience managing staff and what you have done in your career to maintain employee engagement and motivation.

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