Inventory/Purchasing Coordinator
Posted On: 10/15/2021
Company or Entity: North Penn Water Authority
Location: Lansdale, PA

Job Description:

Our organization’s Finance Department is seeking a highly accountable individual to maintain our inventory system and purchasing process, as well as fulfill warehouse/materials handling responsibilities.  Our ideal candidate is someone who is detail-oriented, can collaborate with a team, and thrive as an individual with enthusiasm and positive energy.


Inventory Functions:

  • Provides reliable and accurate records of all inventory received or disbursed for our facility.
  • Establishes and maintains approved inventory stock levels for inventory items.
  • Performs physical inventory counts to include inventory cycle counts and spot counts.
  • Performs monthly inventory reconciliations and reporting, according to Authority policies.
  • Researches and investigates any inventory variances, reports all inventory deficiencies with explanations, and authorizes appropriate inventory adjustments.
  • Maintains inventory control module in financial software system.


Purchasing Functions:

  • Works with department managers to determine purchasing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies the most appropriate supplier for the designated product, determines availability, performs comparative pricing and negotiates pricing, confirms quality of products and establishes delivery requirements/timelines.
  • Performs all purchasing functions, in accordance with NPWA purchasing guidelines, including issuing purchase orders, pricing verification, payment authorization, and completing entries in financial software system.

Warehouse/Materials Handling Functions:

  • Receives, handles, and stores various materials within warehouse, making sure deliveries properly match purchase orders.
  • Operates forklifts, pallet jacks, and other machinery to move materials.
  • Keeps inventory, loading areas, and machinery clean.
  • Learns and adheres to workplace safety regulations.

Education/Skill Requirements:


  • Two years of applicable work experience. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain management is preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software, preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  • High regard for safety, quality and adherence to protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to self-manage and self-motivate; forward thinking.
  • Exceptional relationship-building skills to deal effectively with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Compensation And Benefits:

$50,000 – $60,000 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits

Other Details:


Established in 1965, North Penn Water Authority (NPWA) is a municipally owned, nonprofit Authority with a dedicated, professional workforce committed to providing the community with a safe, reliable, and economical water supply. Our employees, many of whom are NPWA customers themselves, take pride in being able to provide this service to the community. We look forward to the successful candidate joining our team.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NPWA reviews each application that is received. Please remember to check your emails for updates about your application. After applying, review your email to ensure that you have completed all requested information, and that you have received a confirmation email. Applications are not added to our systems until you receive a confirmation email.

Application Deadline:

October 29, 2021

Application Requirements:

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Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant
Posted On: 10/12/2021
Company or Entity: East Marlborough Township
Location: 721 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Job Description:

East Marlborough Township, a 2nd Class Township located in Chester County, PA is looking for a highly motivated, skilled Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant to provide municipal accounting administrative support to the Township Manager, Township Treasurer, and elected five-member Board of Supervisors.

The Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant will be responsible for recording and maintaining financial records and general office administrative duties. Primary responsibilities include accounts payable and receivable, payroll, bank deposits, reconciliations, and other required reporting and performs a variety of clerical duties under the general direction of the Township Manager. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong analytical and mathematical, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Education/Skill Requirements:

The successful candidate must have strong knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures, payroll skills, and use of QuickBooks accounting software is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field is helpful. A minimum of 3 years of experience is required with increasing responsibility involving fiscal and budgetary activities in a governmental operation or non-profit organization preferred. A combination of education and/or experience can substitute the requirements.

Compensation And Benefits:

Competitive salary range and excellent employer-paid benefits package. Actual salary to be based on qualifications/experience. 

Application Requirements:

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Neil Lovekin, Township Manager East Marlborough Township, 721 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, Email submissions must indicate a subject line of ‘Application – Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant.’ Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on October 29, 2021. Equal opportunity employer.

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Accounts Payable/Payroll Accountant
Posted On: 10/7/2021
Company or Entity: Borough of Kennett Square
Location: 120 Marshall Street; Kennett Square, PA 19348

Job Description:

The Job profile of the Accountant Position consists of the responsibility for intake, investigation, and payment processing of all invoices received by the Borough, bi-weekly payroll submission, personnel file maintenance and other financial related duties.  This position reports to the Finance Director.



Performs all tasks associated with Accounts Payable function for the Borough including the following:

  • Intake of invoices, distribution or account assignment, processing weekly check runs, and mailing all Borough payments
  • Running and maintaining appropriate reports
  • Vendor and file maintenance
  • Completing W-9’s as requested
  • Completing annual 1099’s
  • Invoice/account problem resolution

Responsible for bi-weekly payroll including the following:

  • Submission of payroll for approx. 50 employees
  • Account assignment and journal entry preparation associated with payroll
  • Assistance with onboarding of new employees, forms associated with benefit enrollment and changes, as well as assistance with termination forms
  • Personnel file maintenance
  • PTO tracking for all employees

Other duties such as the following:

  • Journal entries relating to monthly close and account corrections
  • Reconciliations for escrow and reimbursement accounts, as well as limited activity bank accounts
  • Fixed assets entry and report maintenance
  • Assistance with preparation of Annual Audit
  • Assistance with preparation of Annual Budget
  • Employee maybe required to perform related duties as needed

Education/Skill Requirements:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or equivalent on the job experience as well as at least 3-5 years’ experience in government accounting environment preferred.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of municipal accounting environment and accounts payable processes
  • Understanding of payroll (rules, taxes, deductions, etc)
  • Working knowledge of other human resource functions such as benefits
  • Working knowledge of computer applications for accounting financial functions
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and GASB
  • Task oriented
  • Aptitude for numbers and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and adheres to regular deadlines
  • Attentive customer service
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form
  • Patient and understanding with employees and sensitive topics
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Problem resolution

Ability to speak, read, write, understand and interpret documents. Have the ability to work courteously with office personnel and the general public.  

Basic math skills necessary.

Basic knowledge of word-processing, internet usage and other applicable software. Have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.

Ability to solve practical problems.

Compensation And Benefits:

Compensation based on qualifications and experience.  Very competitive benefits package, including pension.

Application Deadline:

November 7, 2021

Application Requirements:

Position is full time at 40 hours per week.  Will only consider completed applications received by end of day Sunday November 7th.  Applications are available at and Borough Hall.  Completed applications and resumes should be sent to: or Borough of Kennett Square, 120 Marshall Street, Kennett Square, PA  19348. EOE

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Chief Financial Officer – Centre County, PA
Posted On: 10/7/2021
Company or Entity: Centre County, PA
Location: Bellefonte, PA

Job Description:

Bellefonte, PA (pop. 158,172).   Located in the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Centre County is home to Penn State University, the historic towns of Boalsburg & Bellefonte, and University Park & State College.

Centre County offers visitors and locals alike plenty to do year-round. Cultural and recreational opportunities include world-class concerts at PSU’s on-campus theaters, live theatre and dance performances, historic site tours and museums, hiking & biking trails, fishing & boating in the area’s many lakes and rivers, and winter recreation at Tussey Mountain, among many others.  Families will find Centre County ideal for its excellent educational opportunities and quality of life.

With a 2021 total budget of $81.6M, the County provides administrative, criminal justice, human services, judiciary, property and tax, and public safety/emergency services to residents.   The County currently employs 525 full-time employees and 42 part-time/seasonal employees. 

About the Position   

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing of the County’s financial activities including budgeting, financial planning, accounting, auditing, and contract management. 

As a critical member of the management team, the CFO heads the Financial Management Department and reports to the County Administrator, subject to appointment by the Board of Commissioners. 

Despite the pandemic’s impact on revenues, the County is in a solid financial position, due to its conservative spending approach and focus on improved management and organizational effectiveness.  Its last bond issue was given a ‘AA’ rating from Standard & Poor’s.

Key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Manages the preparation of the County’s annual operating and capital budgets. Coordinates budgetary information with Controller, Treasurer, and other elected officials and department heads; amends budget as approved by Commissioners.
  • Develops and updates a multi-year operating and capital budget.
  • Develops and provides monthly financial and statistical reports including analyses of monthly closings, cash flow analysis, and actual expenditures vs. budget.
  • Manages the County’s purchasing and inventory control procedures.
  • Develops and implements accounting and financial management policy and procedure.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Controller and Treasurer to ensure appropriate monitoring of County finances. Maintains a working relationship with the Controller’s and Treasurer’s offices and all departments with regard to financial management matters.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Position Requirements

The next CFO will be a dependable, detail-oriented, local government professional.  The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance,  or related field.
  • Master’s in related field, CPFO and/or CPA preferred.
  • At least 5-10 years progressive experience in financial administration and management procedures, with 3-5 years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Working knowledge of automated accounting systems and relevant technology.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing financial management, preferably in Pennsylvania, and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Experience working in a government entity preferred.

Compensation And Benefits:

The salary range is $88,350  ̶  $144,900 DOQ.  Centre County has one of the best benefit packages in the area. A comprehensive defined benefits package includes, but is not limited to, contributions to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, participation in the Pennsylvania Local Government Employees’ Retirement System, and paid leave time.  Employees must live within 45 minutes of the County’s Bellefonte office building.   

Application Deadline:

November 12, 2021

Application Requirements:

Selection Process   

Apply online at with a resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by November 12, 2021.  Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Maureen Barry, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at 847-380-3240, x116. 

Centre County embraces diversity in our community as well as our workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Finance Director
Posted On: 10/4/2021
Company or Entity: Newtown Township
Location: Newtown Township, Bucks County

Job Description:

Performs highly responsible management and administrative work directing and coordinating the varied functions of the Township’s Finance Department. Responsible for all financial and accounting matters of the Township including budget preparation, administration, payroll, and all major human resource functions including labor relations and benefits administration. Work involves administering the central accounting system and the data processing functions of the Township. Work is reviewed through written reports, for the attainment of goals and objectives, and adherence to established policies and procedures. Work is performed under the executive direction of the Township Manager. This position supervises a team of accountants and Township employees in the Finance Department.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, ideally in business, finance, or accounting.

Minimum requirement of five (5) years of experience in finance and accounting, preferably in a municipal setting, which could include working for or with local government. Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience highly preferred.
● Familiarity with government accounting on a modified accrual basis: including monthly reconciliations, utilizing modified accrual basis of accounting.
● Experience with monthly reconciliations, treasurer reports, and bill lists.
● Familiarity with payroll, pensions and pension related reporting.
● Familiarity with liquid fuels expenses, reporting, and audits.
● Experience in oversight and/or participation of annual municipal auditing and reporting.

Knowledge and Abilities
Effective collaborator/communicator- It is expected that this position will work directly with department heads on all financial matters. The Finance Director should be comfortable and professional in all dealings with staff to ensure proper protocols are followed in all financial matters.
The Finance Director shall have the ability to maintain effective accounting procedures, carry out assigned projects, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.

Essential Job Functions and Duties
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed for this position. The omission of an essential function does not preclude the Township from assigning duties not listed herein:
● Provides leadership and direction in the development of work priorities for the Finance department; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed;
● Plans, evaluates and directs departmental policies, programs and operations related to financial and budgetary activities;
● Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision making purposes and makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public as needed;
● Prepares annual budget and financial reports, including historical trends and year end projections, as directed by the Township Manager;
● Provides for the proper recording of all financial transactions and related activities of the Township, oversees all accounting related records for the Township, and is responsible for the preservation of financial records;
● Oversees the central computerized financial and management information system of the Township;
● Assures assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time and monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned areas to assure sound fiscal control;
● Oversees the posting and reconciliation of ledgers and accounts; works with other Township departments to ensure proper billing and accounting procedures are followed;
● Responsible for creation or oversight over monthly financial budget comparison;
● Oversees all pension related payments and related coordination with the Township actuary;
● Directs the preparation of state and Federal reports, including tax reports and liquid fuels reports;
● Coordinates and oversees all audits including: Township annual financial audit, pension audit, workers compensation audit, and liquid fuels audit;
● Oversees the investment of funds and the payment of bond obligations; and
● Perform other duties as assigned by the Township Manager.

Other Responsibilities/Job Expectations
There is the expectation that this job will coordinate closely with the needs of the Township Manager. The Finance Director is responsible to issue written and oral instructions, assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures; to maintain harmony among workers and assists subordinates in performance of duties. The Finance Director shall respond to requests for information as needed.
This could include preparing a variety of studies, reports, and financial analyses that would be helpful in decision making. The Finance Director must be available to attend some evening meetings with the Board of Supervisors and/or Committees, and have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Compensation And Benefits:

The annual salary for the position is $85,000-$95,000 DOQ, with excellent benefits. The position is an exempt position.

Other Details:

The work is performed in a busy office environment. The position may be required to work a substantial number of hours beyond the standard forty (40) hour week. Certain work is under time constraints and deadlines. Some work is confidential in nature.
This job description is intended to convey the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required. Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Application Deadline:

October 22, 2021

Application Requirements:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references by October 22, 2021. Applications can be submitted in person to the Newtown Administration Office, by US Mail, by email at, or by fax to 215-968-5368.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, and successfully pass a background and criminal history clearance, and physical exam. A full job description is available online at

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Assistant Finance Director
Posted On: 9/23/2021
Company or Entity: Whitpain Township
Location: Blue Bell, PA

Job Description:

Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, PA (population 18,875) seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Assistant Finance Director.

This position assists the Finance Director in planning, managing, overseeing, and directing assigned operations and services of the Finance Department; analyzing and reconciling financial statements; preparing the Township’s annual budget; preparing required reports, journal entries; and maintaining the Township’s general ledger. Assists in the administration of grants; provides liaison to outside auditors; oversees the work of assigned staff; coordinates activities with other Township officials, departments, outside agencies, organizations, and the public; performs other related duties as required.

Education/Skill Requirements:

The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal staff, elected officials, and Township consultants. A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public administration, or another related field and a minimum of three years’ experience, preferably in government, is required. Municipal experience, a master’s degree, or CPA is a plus but not required. Intermediate Excel skill and prior experience working with Munis or other complexes Accounting Systems is desired.

Compensation And Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package; the applicant will be required to complete a background check successfully.

Application Deadline:

October 9, 2020

Application Requirements:

To apply, please visit to view the complete job description. Interested applicants may apply on our website or send your resume to



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Director of Finance/Treasurer
Posted On: 9/22/2021
Company or Entity: The Borough of Hanover, York County
Location: Hanover, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

The Borough of Hanover is seeking a Director of Finance / Treasurer to join our senior management team. Under general direction, the Director of Finance / Treasurer is responsible for preparing the Borough’s preliminary and final budgets; coordinating budget activities across departments, authorities and commissions; providing oversight and administration of financial accounting system; managing receivables/delinquencies and revenue collection provisions across funds and functions; preparing regular financial reports and analysis; oversight of financial administrative staff and their related work processes; developing and administering financial policies and procedures; providing fiscal counsel and administrative support to Borough Council, Borough Manager, and the management team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage, administer, and present the annual Borough budget to include all departments, the Stormwater authority, Hanover Economic Development Commission, and the Hanover Fire and Rescue Commission; build and maintain schedules, present narrative and analysis; research industry standards and factors to prepare multi-year budget projections; manage capital budgets for rolling stock (vehicles and heavy equipment).
  • Manage Borough’s annual financial statement preparation and audit functions for regulatory audits; coordinate all year-end inventories and schedule preparation with staff for support of project detail, account reconciliations, and adherence to GASB and State accounting principles and reporting and presentation guidelines; select and manage accounting and related systems necessary to meet all reporting and accounting obligations for relating agencies, including audit (i.e. GASB statements, State DCED reporting (including Stormwater Authority reporting), State Highway Liquid Fuels reporting, Workers Compensation audits, State Pension audits, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Perform regular oversight and administration of Borough-wide financial accounting system; review budget-to-actual balances and departmental reports; create correction/adjustments, reconciliations, postings, and report generation; prepare monthly narrative for all funds and activities of the Borough for Council presentation, including Stormwater Authority, perform reconciliation of significant accounts, including cash/investments, receivables, and payables.
  • Manage receivables/delinquencies and revenue collection provisions across all funds and functions; oversee data management of various systems to identify lack of service/underserved properties, input errors, etc.; review aging/delinquent accounts, manage collections and enforcement efforts;  utilize trending models for collection ratios to revenues; provide guidance to staff regarding procedures for delinquent notice, collections, and terminations process and policies, including payment arrangement provisions and guidelines.
  • Manage finance/office department staff in performance of job duties and responsibilities; communicate financial and operating policies, procedures, and guidance relative to managing functions of receipting, disbursements, payroll, cash and investments, posting/reconciliation, and system administration, including all IT-related hardware/software provisions.
  • Perform related functions:

o    Provide management and technical support relative to financial systems and coordinates external support.
o    Manage fixed-asset policies, procedures, account balances and long-term planning.
o    Prepare reports to compare performance with plans, budgets, goals and standards; prepare supporting statements and schedules for external audits; prepare grant reports; disclosure requirements and custom reports to support department budgetary management.
o    Forecast cash flow and execute cash disbursements for payments for accounts payable, debt and payroll.
o    Propose capital financing and investment strategies and guidelines.
o    Manage short term investments of Borough funds and supervise administration of pension plans and investments.
o    Perform centralized review and analysis of insurance, purchases, contracts, and leases to reduce financial risk of on-going operations, reduce costs and minimize loss exposure.
o    Manage, administer, and present the annual budgets for all Borough departments, authorities, and committees.
o    Manage Borough’s annual financial statement preparation and audit functions for regulatory audits.
o    Perform regular oversight and administration of Borough-wide financial accounting system and prepare monthly narrative for all funds for presentation to Borough Council.
o    Manage receivables/delinquencies and revenue collection provisions across all funds and functions.
o    Prepare supporting statements and schedules for external audits, grant reports, disclosure requirements, and custom reports to support department budgetary management.
o    Manage short term investments of Borough funds and supervise administration of pension plans and investments.
o    Perform centralized review and analysis of insurance, purchases, contracts, and leases to reduce financial risk of on-going operations, reduce costs and minimize loss exposure.

Education/Skill Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Finance, Accounting, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of public finance or accounting experience, specifically in municipal government budget development.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification preferred.
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet creation and maintenance.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of governmental accounting principles and standards
  • Comprehensive knowledge of management and analysis
  • Comprehensive knowledge of budget development and management
  • Thorough knowledge of management principles and practices including personnel management, and program development and administration
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and reporting requirements related to municipal accounting and finance administration
  • Thorough knowledge of information systems and related applications in finance and accounting.


  • Ability to manage complex projects and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to cultivate customer orientation.
  • Ability to promote accountability for completion of goals and objectives.
  • Ability to develop staff and build a collaborative atmosphere among various departments.
  • Ability to collaborate on ideas and translate into plans.
  • Ability to facilitate long range planning within a collaborative framework.
  • Ability to foster environment that challenges staff to continuously create new efficiencies.
  • Ability to prepare concise reports and make effective oral and written presentations.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with management staff, employees, governmental agencies, and service providers doing business with the Borough.
  • Ability to evaluate programs and services, make recommendations and follow through on a plan of action.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical and statistical principles in analysis of data.
  • Ability to work with abstract ideas, apply financial concepts and develop plans for future work projects.
  • Ability to demonstrate honesty and convey integrity to maintain public trust.

Compensation And Benefits:

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, defined benefit pension plan, 457 Defined Contribution plan, and generous paid time off.

Other Details:

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office environment and involves frequent interruptions. Work involves periodically stressful and high paced environment which may involve overtime, evening meetings and responding to upset or angry people.

Application Deadline:

October 21, 2021

Application Requirements:

Please submit a resume and employment application to the attention of the Human Resources Manager at the municipal building located at 44 Frederick St. Hanover, PA 17331. Applications are available on the Borough’s website at

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Assistant Finance Director
Posted On: 9/21/2021
Company or Entity: South Whitehall Township
Location: Allentown, PA

Job Description:

The role of the Assistant Finance Director is to manage day-to-day operations, manage projects for the team, and provide financial information to the Director of Finance by researching and analyzing accounting data; and preparing reports.  This position will oversee the daily activities of the finance team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Reviews financial statements, provides monthly reports and records journal entries prepared by the finance team
  • Establish and maintain internal control procedures that comply with GASB policies and guidelines
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility billing, financial analysts, cashier and receptionist job duties
  • Works with Director of Finance to further the vision, direction, and strategy of the department
  • Maintains bank accounts by monitoring, reviewing and reconciling bank statements
  • Coordinates and prepares pertinent information for external accounting firms and auditors
  • Reviews contracts with vendors and the township’s Purchasing Agent
  • Coordinates, prepares and files the necessary year-end reporting requirements
  • Provide input, data collection and analysis for the Township budget process
  • Deals with resident questions as it relates to billing concerns
  • Other duties as assigned

This position oversees seven(7) full-time Finance Department employees


Education/Skill Requirements:


Qualifications:  Qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for the position.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical skills and proven experience expressing ideas effectively
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to handle changing priorities and to be creative in challenging situations
  • Proficient in computer operations; Word, Excel, Outlook (experience with Munis preferred)
  • Ability to manage various projects at the same time

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in municipal, fund or similar accounting with supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of municipal government financial operations with a proficiency in GAAP and GASB rules and guidelines.
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of public administration principles and practices

Compensation And Benefits:

Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, 457 Defined Contribution Plan, Thrift Savings Account, and PTO.

Application Deadline:

October 1, 2021

Application Requirements:

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Purchasing/Budget Coordinator
Posted On: 9/21/2021
Company or Entity: Adams, County of
Location: Gettysburg, PA

Job Description:


Full Time

The County of Adams is in search of a person to help accomplish the strategic goals of the County as defined in the annual budget.  This includes working with assigned departments to answer budgeting questions, providing analytics, and recommending budget modifications. This person will also serve as the purchaser for all division and departments of the County by interacting with company sales professionals, internal government departments, and state agencies to maintain competitive pricing and is responsible for providing training on purchasing software updates and to new hires who will be responsible for submitting purchase requests. This person will also perform cost benefit analysis and quarterly and annual physical inventor counts on all minor equipment items to reconcile against the general ledger.

Required Documentation:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (If applying through an external website, the Cover Letter and Resume should be merged as one to upload).
  • Online application, including the profile portion of the Career Center

Applications will NOT be considered unless all required documentation has been submitted.

Compensation: $21.08 per hour minimum to start. This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week, benefit eligible position.
Job Closes: posted until filled

The County of Adams offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursements and a pension plan.


Education/Skill Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or equivalent field.
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree in another subject with a demonstrated past job history in accounting or finance
  • Two or more years of public or governmental accounting strongly preferred
  • GFOA certification preferred

Application Deadline:

October 20, 2021

Application Requirements:

Apply online 

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