Bookkeeper / Administrative Assistant
Posted On: 5/26/2023
Company or Entity: North Hills Council of Governments
Location: 300 Wetzel Road, Suite 201, Glenshaw, PA 15116

Job Description:

The North Hills Council of Governments is accepting applications for a full time position of Bookkeeper / Administrative Assistant.  This position will support the  NHCOG Executive Director in many facets of the organization.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, highly organized, and able to multi-task with strong time management skills in a busy office environment.  The applicant should be proficient in QuickBooks and all general accounting practices including AP/AR, Bank reconciliations, Payroll, Monthly finance reporting and familiar with Audit preparations, Grant experience is preferred along with general office duties, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).


Education/Skill Requirements:

Minimum 3 years experience with bookkeeping (QuickBooks software).

Good organizational skills, good communication skills and strong attention to detail.

Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Grant experience preferred.  Grant processing including the bidding process, contract paperwork, payrolls, insurance, budgets, cost reports, etc.

Compensation And Benefits:

Benefits package includes health insurance, dental insurance, 401k, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability Insurance.

Eleven holidays, vacation time and personal days.

Salary range bsed on experience:  $45,000 – $50,000 annually


Other Details:

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

Application Deadline:

June 6, 2023

Application Requirements:

Please send letter of interest, resume and references to:

Emailed:  [email protected]

Mail:  NHCOG, Executive Director, 300 Wetzel Road, Suite 201, Glenshaw, PA  15116

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Accounting Clerk
Posted On: 5/26/2023
Company or Entity: Delaware Valley Trusts
Location: 719 Dresher Road, Horsham, PA 19044

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Senior Accountant, this position provides support for various aspects of financial accounting functions including invoicing, profit and loss statements, posting transactions, and assisting with day-to-day accounting and administrative tasks.  See to view the job description.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration with one to three years of accounting and/or office experience; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration with zero to one year of accounting and/or office experience; o
  • Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position and required work.
  • Knowledge of accounting methods and terms, mathematical computations and posting procedures.
  • General knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively cultivate relationships with Trust staff, current and prospective members, vendors, etc.
  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize workload involving multiple projects at one time.
  • Possess critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Compensation And Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience, along with many employer-paid benefits. Our comprehensive benefits package includes life insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, defined benefit retirement plan, deferred compensation plan, generous paid time off, short and long-term disability coverage, tuition assistance, and other training and professional development opportunities. Our office dress code is business casual.

Other Details:

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Delaware Valley Trusts are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline:

June 10, 2023

Application Requirements:

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to [email protected].

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Assistant Township Manager
Posted On: 5/22/2023
Company or Entity: Lower Providence Township
Location: 100 Parklane Dr. Eagleville, PA 19403

Job Description:


Job Title: Assistant Township Manager Department: Administration

Reports to: Township Manager

Status: Full Time, Exempt

(First review of applicants on 06/02/2023, position will remain open until filled)


The Assistant Township Manager shall be responsible for assisting in the administration, direction and supervision of all departments and other day-to-day activities of the Township in addition to providing special assistance in finance, personnel, administration, planning and research, grant management, communications, and all other related functions.

The Assistant Manager is further responsible for supporting the Township Manager in coordinating staff services in special management, research, planning, and development projects.  The Assistant Manager will help the Township Manager in interfacing the efforts of all department and official boards, agencies, commissions of the Township to effectively communicate with the public and to promote efficient service delivery, which includes attendance at daytime, evening, and occasional weekend meetings, or events.

Reports To: Township Manager


  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations concerning the administration of the Township.
  • Represents the Township while attending various Board, Commissions, Committees, and Community Meetings, as well as when interacting with County and State agencies and local municipalities.
  • Researches, plans, and helps develop new programs that reflect changing conditions within the Township and to aid the Township Manager and Board of Supervisors in establishing accurate long-rang objectives.
  • Supervises and assists Department Heads on administrative and technical problems and procedures in assigned areas.
  • Assists in special programs funded by inter-governmental revenues; prepares necessary documentation; confers with officials of other governmental levels; provides local liaison and inter-departmental administration; reviews progress and takes necessary actions to overcome problems.
  • Responsible for the management of a comprehensive grant program, all bidding procedures for municipal purchases, the Township trash and recycling collection program, and the traffic signal and street light maintenance programs.
  • Attends and participates in all Board of Supervisors Meetings, assigned committee meetings, and township events on a regular basis which includes daytime, evening, and occasional weekends.
  • Serves as the liaison to the Environmental Advisory Board, assists board and commission Chairs with the preparation of meeting agendas, attends all meetings, and posts meeting materials in accordance with Sunshine Act requirements.
  • Responsible for the management of the municipal sustainability programs.
  • Assists in collection and preparation of financial data necessary for the assembly of the Township Budget.
  • Assists in the oversight of the Township MS4 Program, annual MS4 report and stormwater management projects.
  • Prepares and assists in the preparation of contract negotiations, public bids, RFQs/RFPs, capital purchases, and the coordination of any high-level purchases and/or expenditures.
  • Assists Finance Director in budget analysis and financial forecasting and providing financial reports to the Township Manager and Board of Supervisors.
  • Works with third-party contractors to ensure that outsource services are functioning appropriately. Periodically reviews contracts to identify efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Assists in the research, development, and administration of personnel policies and programs, including employment, labor relations, compensation, training, benefits, and employees’ services.
  • Assists in general personnel administration, including training of supervisory and administrative personnel, evaluation of benefit and compensation program.
  • Conducts yearly performance reviews.

JOB STANDARDS: (Minimum qualifications needed to perform essential functions)

  • General understanding of duties and responsibilities of various township departments and key personnel as well as their functions within the Township structure.
  • General knowledge of operations and purposes of various civic and business organizations within the Township.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration.
  • Knowledge of both fiscal and personnel policies and procedures as they apply to municipal and financial administration respectively.
  • Knowledge of the land development process and PA Municipalities Planning Code.
  • Knowledge of the effective use [of equipment] of modern information systems in an office environment.
  • Knowledge of current developments and trends in municipal management and inter-governmental relations.
  • Ability to supervise and direct office and union personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships [by meeting] with the public, elected officials and Township employees, other governmental units, and non- governmental levels; provides local liaison and inter-departmental administration; reviews progress and takes necessary actions to overcome problems.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate activities of a multi-departmental municipal government.
  • Ability to research, comprehend, evaluate, and prepare statistical and financial information.
  • Ability to carry out policy initiatives and engage in successful strategic planning.
  • Ability to maintain administrative records and to prepare reports and answer questions accurately and expeditiously from records.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage various projects in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to research and develop administrative policies and practices.
  • Ability to learn new concepts and ideas concerning local government through continuing education classes and forums.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and tact in receiving office calls, meeting visitors, and resolving problems.
  • Ability to properly handle material of a highly confidential nature, exercise discretion, sensitivity, and good judgment.


This Job Description is designed to accurately reflect job duties. However, it may not be all inclusive and other job-related duties may be required. Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by local, state, or federal laws that do not cause an undue hardship.


Education/Skill Requirements:


  • Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) from an accredited institution in public administration, public policy, business, or related field.
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in local government administration.
  • Experience with managerial principles and activities of a municipal government.
  • Experience with the principles and practices of office management.
  • Skill in dealing with people from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.
  • Strong verbal, analytical, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong proficiency with computer software programs including but not limited to MS Office Suite programs, GIS knowledge helpful, and additional programs as needed.
  • A valid Driver’s License is required.
  • Supervisory experience at all levels (office and union personnel) preferred.

Compensation And Benefits:

Competitive Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package is outstanding which includes medical/dental/vision, FSA, life insurance, short term and long term disability, paid time off, holiday pay, wellness incentives and so much more!

Application Deadline:

June 19, 2023

Application Requirements:

Applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary expectations in one document to Human Resources at [email protected]

This position is open until filled, with the first review of applicants no later than June 2, 2023.

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Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist
Posted On: 5/15/2023
Company or Entity: Middletown Township, Delaware County
Location: Media PA

Job Description:

As a technical professional reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the Payroll/Accounts Payable Specialist shall perform a variety of tasks associated with the Township’s finances. The position is responsible for processing all accounts payable for the Township. The position is responsible for supporting the Director with the reconciliation of all accounts under the supervision of the Finance Director. The position conducts payroll processing and the preparation of tax forms. The Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist will become familiar with the Township’s accounting practices and requirements; providing support to the Finance Director as needed or assigned.

Illustrative Work Examples include:

  • Conducts accounts payable duties including obtaining invoice approval, entry in the financial software, and processing payments;
  • Records daily transactions, reconciling activity with supporting documentation;
  • Researches and resolves discrepancies in general ledger accounts;
  • Reconciling credit card and bank statements on a monthly basis;
  • Receiving payroll information from the Manager’s Office for payment distribution
  • Electronically filing internal financial records and scanning invoices into the Township’s document management system;
  • Providing administrative support and reconciliation of tax payments;
  • Preparing fund transfer sheets for Finance Director actions;
  • Preparing and completing all necessary County, State and/or Federal compliance and tax reports for payroll and 1099 reporting;
  • Preparing the monthly Treasurer’s Report;
  • Collection of financial information and record keeping for audits;
  • Any necessary duties as assigned to fulfill Township goals and objectives.

Education/Skill Requirements:


  • High school diploma/GED;
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles;
  • Experience in accounts payable and account reconciliation;
  • The ability to utilize and be proficient with Microsoft software applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as accounting software applications needed to efficiently complete assigned tasks;
  • The ability to produce work product on a consistent, repetitive monthly schedule in a self-directed manner;
  • The ability to work using discretion and strict confidentiality with financial information;
  • The ability to pass a financial and general background check in order to work with financial information and possess the ability to be bonded;
  • The ability to work in an administrative office setting for an extended period of time;
  • The physical abilities to complete the assigned tasks of the position.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary range of $52,000 – $68,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Competitive fringe benefits including –

  • Pension Plan
  • Health Plan that includes medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance

Other Details:

Middletown Township has an opening for a qualified, positive candidate to fill a Accounts Payable/Payroll position due to a forthcoming retirement. Middletown Township hires quality people who take pride in their work and who will help maintain the reputation of superior services currently provided by staff.

In addition to the minimum education and skill requirements stated the ideal candidate shall possess these additional desired qualifications:

  • Previous training in municipal accounts payable and reconciliation.
  • 2-4 years of progressive experience in governmental accounting.
  • Experience and understanding of best practices in accounting.
  • Higher Education coursework in accounting.
  • A strong background of detail-oriented performance to support the demands of the position.
  • The ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude.
  • Any combination of training or equivalent experience that is commensurate with desired qualifications.

Application Requirements:

Interested candidates shall submit their cover letter and resume, including three professional references to Ms. Jean Kenney at [email protected].

Full application details can be found at

Position is open until filled.  Priority consideration shall be given to applicants who submit by 4:00 p.m. on June 2, 2023.

Middletown Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Director of Finance
Posted On: 5/15/2023
Company or Entity: City of Williamsport
Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job Title:  Director of Finance
Supervised By:  Mayor of the City of Williamsport
Supervisory Responsibility:  Budget and Fiscal Officer, Accounting Assistants
FLSA Status:  Exempt/Salaried
Position Type:  Full-time
Annualized Salary:  $95,000
Residency:  Per City ordinance, it shall be preferred that the position incumbent reside within City limits.

Note:  The anticipated position start date is July 1, 2023.

The City of Williamsport, PA (population approx. 27,500) is the seat of Lycoming County. It is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Central Pennsylvania. The City, which is closely located to I-80 and just along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, is surrounded by more than 300,000 acres of state game lands, making the area popular with all types of outdoors enthusiasts. Residents and their families enjoy above-average school systems and a relatively low cost of living. Williamsport was known as the “lumber capital of the world” in the late 1800s, but it is now best known as the “Home of Little League Baseball,” hosting the Little League World Series each summer, bringing in players and their families from all over the world!

For more information, please visit the City’s website at

The Director of Finance is responsible for all financial matters of the City. The Director assists the Mayor, department managers, and City Council in shaping and executing strategy and resource allocation to ensure maximum benefit for residents. The City’s Finance Director promotes transparency, efficiency, and accountability, and serves as financial advisor to the Mayor, City Council, and administration.

Budgeting:  Plan, evaluate, and direct departmental policies, programs, and operations related to the financial and budgetary activities of the City government. Develop and monitor performance on annual budgets. Direct audits and approve disbursements for goods and services within budget appropriations.

Financial Planning, Analysis, and Forecasting:  Engage department and functional teams to ensure accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasting. Develop and analyze long-range forecasts, trends, and issues to determine the impact of proposed operational changes. Facilitate the planning and deployment of resources to achieve objectives through the establishment and implementation of efficient tools and processes. Direct the financial operations of the City by an established central accounting system within commonly accepted governmental accounting principles.

Partner in Strategy Formation and Execution:  Support a strategic review of ongoing and future operations and activities. Supervise the data processing functions to ensure that required programming is in place and that necessary records and reports are produced in a timely manner. Assist Human Resources in running cost projection reports during union negotiations for item(s) under discussion. Monitor the Treasurer’s collection activity and custody of public funds. Oversee the application for and payment of debt obligations and related compliance.

Reporting:  Prepare, analyze, and disseminate periodic and ad hoc reporting as required to support decision-making by preparing financial statements and cost reports at regular intervals. Represent the City Administration by preparing and presenting financial information to the City Council, committees, and other forums.

Optimize Working Capital:  Develop and implement processes and procedures to maximize the City’s cash position – revenues (collections), costs, the timing of payments to third-party vendors, and other expenses. Provide guidance to City leaders regarding cash management.

Drive Operational Performance and Internal Controls:  Understand primary City functions and activities as well as their impact on revenues, costs, and risks. Develop and monitor key metrics and performance indicators. Demonstrate ownership of internal controls and ensure compliance. Serve as pension plan administrator. Identify and drive opportunities to streamline operations as well as reduce costs and risks. Follow the status of state and federal legislation impacting municipal government, revenues, or financial reporting.

Lead the Finance Team:  In partnership with Human Resources, recruit, hire, manage, and retain strong talent to serve the City of Williamsport. Support professional development and growth opportunities for all employees. Maintain a deep bench strength and succession plan.


Financial acumen:

  • Deep knowledge of financial planning and analysis (FP&A).
  • Strong understanding of financial statements, accounting practices, administrative policies, and principles, practices, and processes of municipal budgeting.
  • Knowledge of municipal bonds and contracts and available investment opportunities.


  • Understand market-based approaches for purchasing goods and services.
  • Be well-versed in general contract terms and conditions.
  • Engage legal counsel as needed.

Quantitative analysis and problem-solving:

  • Gather information broadly and thoroughly to identify root causes.
  • Effectively synthesize information from multiple and disparate sources before drawing conclusions.
  • Supervise maintenance of complex administrative records and prepare reports.
  • Recognize trends and notice connections among issues.
  • Quickly identify errors, discrepancies, and/or faulty assumptions.


  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, City Council, committees and other forums, and the general public.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite; proficient in Microsoft Excel.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or similar discipline.
  • MBA or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting strongly preferred.
  • 15-20 years of financial, business, or public administration experience preferred.
  • Preparing and executing annual budgets.
  • Financial planning and analysis.
  • Fundamental accounting principles.
  • Demonstrated audit results, corrective actions, and risk mitigation.
  • People management/development skills.
  • FBI and PA State Police background clearances required.

Compensation And Benefits:

As a member of the City of Williamsport’s administrative team, you would enjoy an employee-focused work environment with a competitive benefits package to include health insurance with low premiums and low deductibles, vision insurance and life insurance that is fully paid by the City, dental insurance, a pension plan and an option for additional retirement savings through a 457 account, Aflac options, and generous vacation and sick leave.

Other Details:


  • Must be able to sit, stand, and/or move for the duration of scheduled work hours.
  • Must be able to sit at a desk in front of a PC for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, kneel; reach above shoulder level; and twist body periodically throughout the day.
  • Must possess sight/hearing senses so that the requirements of the position can be fully met.
  • Ability to utilize hands for repetitive actions.
  • Able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to achieve essential functions of this position.


  • Will work alone and with others.
  • Will work mostly in an office setting with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.
  • Will works in a public setting where moving around the office and interaction with City employees and retirees may be required.

The City of Williamsport is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (e.g. ancestry, national origin, or ethnic characteristics; interracial marriage or association; and traits historically associated with race), religious creed, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline:

June 15, 2023

Application Requirements:

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and at least two references (one personal, one professional) to the Human Resources Department, City of Williamsport, 100 West 3rd Street, Williamsport, PA 17701 or [email protected].

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Director Finance / Assistant Township Manager
Posted On: 5/11/2023
Company or Entity: Upper Moreland Township
Location: Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Upper Moreland Township, a Township of the First Class located in Willow Grove, PA seeks an experienced Finance Director/Assistant Township Manager.  The Township operates with a total budget or approximately $27 million with approximately 105 full time equivalent staff and approximately 60 part time and seasonal staff positions. This position is a high level, non-union management position reporting directly to the Township Manager.

This position is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the Township’s day-to-day and long-term financial operations including: management of township finances, preparation of annual budgets, oversight of township borrowing and issuance of debt, maintaining appropriate policies and internal controls, financial reporting, ensuring regulatory compliance, administration of township pension plans, and serve as township representative for financial audits. This position is also responsible for management of the Business Tax Office and Finance Department staff, as well as monitoring the Township’s Earned Income Tax Collector. The duties associated with the Assistant Township Manager role includes assuming the responsibilities of the Township Manager in his/her absence, performs special projects and assignments as directed, and attends meetings of the Board of Commissioners and related committees.


Education/Skill Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in accounting/finance required. Master’s degree and/or additional certifications preferred. Minimum 5 years’ experience in financial management, in a supervisory capacity, preferably for a municipal or public sector organization. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, and experience using financial software systems.

Compensation And Benefits:

The Township offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Other Details:

Upper Moreland Township is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:

Upper Moreland Township
Human Resources Department
117 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Fax: (215) 659-7363
Email: [email protected]

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Director of Legislative Accounting
Posted On: 5/10/2023
Company or Entity: Pennsylvania House of Representatives -Comptroller's Office
Location: 132 Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120-2221

Job Description:


The Director of Legislative Accounting will oversee the Accounting, Payroll and Expense divisions within the Comptroller’s office. This employee will be responsible for advanced accounting work, involving analysis and reporting of financial data, as well as the application of bookkeeping principles and practices performed within the Comptroller’s Office of the House of Representatives. An employee in this classification performs diverse complex work involved with the maintenance and review of financial and statistical records.

Assignments are performed under the supervision of the Comptroller in accordance with established CORE policies and procedures.

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Supervises, assigns and reviews the work of employees who maintain accounting and payroll records and prepares related reports and financial statements.

Advises Comptroller in matters concerning accounting and payroll operations, procedures, or problems, to ensure compliance with House rules, applicable laws and/or regulations.

Analyzes operational needs and makes recommendations to improve efficiencies. Works with Legislative Data Processing (LDP) to update the current financial system.

Coordinates with caucus financial offices to troubleshoot difficult Member expense issues.

Coordinates, provides consult and support, and audits the workflow for Member expense reimbursement by delegating routine day to day tasks as necessary and mentoring legislative fiscal assistants.

Maintains expenditure and budgetary control accounts and prepares necessary financial and statistical reports.

Compiles accurate data for Right-to-Know requests, IRS audits & subpoenas. Collaborates with legal staff and LDP to create complex reports needed to fulfill Open Records requests.

Works directly with the Comptroller and staff to maintain and update all expense guidance and publications distributed to Members and their staff on an annual basis.

Implements a training process for existing and new legislative assistants and Members on procedures and rules governing permissible spending, reimbursement methods, and procedures for entering expenses in the Legislative Financial System.

Coordinates recordkeeping for and payment of Members’ district office leases within the Legislative Financial System contract module.

Maintains accounting records for each of the line-item appropriations having general House-wide application and reviews all accounting-related reconciliations including but not limited to SERS, Treasury, and general ledgers.

Assists in the pre-audit of all vouchers, including payroll, submitted for reimbursement from any House Appropriations Account in conformance with budget restriction and statutory provisions and existing House rules, regulations, and policies.

Manages and coordinates all special projects as assigned by the Comptroller adhering to all deadlines and specifications.

Performs additional related work as required.


Must be a motivated self-starter able to multitask, think ahead and problem solve; possess considerable knowledge of accounting principles and practices utilized in expenditures, auditing, and fiscal status reporting; mathematical ability; knowledge of methods, terminology, and practices of financial record keeping, along with critical “soft” skills required to effectively interact with internal and external customers.

Ability to maintain CONFIDENTIAL information.

Knowledge of legal provisions and existing House rules relating to the audit, verification, and distribution of funds.

Ability to analyze reimbursement requests by applying logic and a thorough understanding of House rules and policies to determine whether an expense is reimbursable.

Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local tax withholding requirements including necessary periodic reports.

Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of office management and supervision.

Ability to plan, organize and direct the operations of an accounting and fiscal control office.

Ability to prepare and present effective oral and written reports on accounting and fiscal operations.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of state fiscal operations.

Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Ability to speak in public to effectively, accurately and thoroughly impart information, hold audience attention and encourage participation.

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in a clear, concise, and diplomatic fashion in order to make recommendations, explain procedures, provide clarification or satisfy requests for additional documentation.

Ability to engage in strategic planning in order to suggest and execute ways to continually improve Comptroller accounting processes and the Legislative Financial System maintained by the Legislative Data Processing Center.

Ability to prepare financial reports and statements.

Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to work beyond standard office hours.

Ability to work effectively as a team player.

Ability to perform prescribed office procedures and decorum; maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, associates, legislators, and legislative staff; deal with the public in an effective, cooperative, and courteous manner.


The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus and ability to adjust focus ability to read and interpret documents on a computer screen.

Ability to perform within prescribed office procedures and decorum; maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, associates, legislators and legislative staff; deal with public in a professional, cooperative and courteous manner.

Education/Skill Requirements:


BS or BA in Accounting.

CPA preferred.

Three to Six years of relevant accounting experience.

Accounting Management experience.

Experience supervising accounting staff. Experience in payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary: $90,012.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Other Details:

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Day Shift, Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Application Deadline:

May 27, 2023

Application Requirements:

To apply, please click the following link: Director of Legislative Accounting – Harrisburg, PA 17120 –

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Finance Specialist
Posted On: 5/9/2023
Company or Entity: Lansdale Borough
Location: Lansdale, PA Montgomery County

Job Description:

The finance specialist will perform a variety of complex, professional technical accounting and financial functions in maintaining confidential financial records of the Borough. Some examples of the work to be performed are assisting in the analysis of past and present financial data, forecasting revenues and expenditures, monitoring performance against budget and advising the Director of Finance of findings; assisting with preparing and analyzing financial information and/or union proposals for use in collective bargaining; assisting with the preparation of the Borough’s monthly financial statements; updating the general ledger chart of accounts and maintain fixed asset records; coordinating the accounts payable process including purchase requisitions, invoice review and preparation; assist in all areas of the Finance Department including payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, financial reporting, budget development and monitoring, and treasury management.

Education/Skill Requirements:

The preferred qualifications are possession of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration or a related field with at least twelve (12) credit hours in accounting coursework, plus one (1) to two (2) years of related experience. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible governmental accounting or finance experience can be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. A strong computer aptitude and financial software skills are required. A positive approach to teamwork and customer service is essential. Municipal experience preferred, but not required.

Compensation And Benefits:

The salary range is $60,000 to $70,000 commensurate with experience and excellent employer paid benefits are available along with medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage.

Application Deadline:

May 31, 2023

Application Requirements:

Cover letters and resumes should be sent to [email protected]. The position is open until filled.

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Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk
Posted On: 5/9/2023
Company or Entity: Newtown Township
Location: Newtown Township Delaware County

Job Description:

Reports to:  Finance Manager

Department:  Finance


Assist the Finance Manager with the inputting and processing of various accounting and payroll records.  Produce reports as required.



Financial inputting, reports, and maintenance of records for use by others.

Accept assignments from Financial Manager and others.

Assist in reconciliation of Township funds, sub-systems, and payroll records.

Utilize proper accounting, payroll methods.

Other responsibilities, as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:


High School graduate.  Associate Degree in Finance, Accounting desired.  Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting and/or payroll position.



Possess a basic, working understanding of accounting and payroll policies and procedures.

Comprehension and utilization of accounting/payroll software systems to complete assignments. Knowledge of Dallas Data accounting systems is preferred but willing to train the right candidate.

Knowledge of segregating, prorating, logging-in, and delivery of invoices to the appropriate departments.

Knowledge of printing checks utilizing most efficient method.

File retention and maintenance of checks and invoices and the required back-up documentation.

Prepare checks for and mail checks within required time frame after approved at Board of Supervisors meetings.

Possess a working knowledge of Complete Payroll processing system but willing to train the right candidate.

Knowledge of producing and printing payroll journals/registers for required reporting and filing.

Have a working Knowledge of escrow receipts and disbursements.

Fundamental knowledge of filing and archiving financial, payroll documents.

Ability to prepare non-sewer and non-codes certifications when requested and submit the same within the required time frame.

Ability to prepare utility billing, utility liens, and utility certifications when required utilizing accounting software programs.



Tasks oriented.

Ability to use mathematics to solve problems.

Ability to adapt to and utilize various software programs to complete projects.

Comprehension and logical thinking.

Time management and effective resource scheduling.

Ability to work under time constraints to complete projects.

Ability to work alone for periods of time.

Possess discretion when processing information.



Stationary sitting for long periods of time and repetitive movement.

Effective communication skills requiring face-to-face, phone, and e-mail discussions with individual, residents, and teams.

Strong customer service skills.

Computer utilization involving spreadsheets, word documents, electronic mail, databases, and presentation software.

Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.

Position requires exactness, accuracy, and meeting deadlines.

Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.

Compensation And Benefits:

Classification:  Salary, Non-Exempt

Other Details:

General Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by individual(s) assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of the individual(s) so classified. The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands, and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

The Township of Newtown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline:

June 10, 2023

Application Requirements:

Resumes can be mailed to Newtown Township, 209 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073 or use this link:

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Budget Analyst II
Posted On: 5/8/2023
Company or Entity: Doylestown Township
Location: 425 Wells Road Doylestown, PA 18901

Job Description:

Position – Full time
This is an exempt position, under the general direction of the Finance Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing and fiscal monitoring of departmental budgets. The Budget Analyst will be required to develop and present annual Operating and Special Account budgets as well as perform financial analysis and forecasting while identifying long-term financial trends of the municipality.


Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration with a concentration in finance or accounting/finance.
  • Three years of increasingly responsible related experience to include accounting and budgeting experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; proven experience expressing ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to research, write and edit statistical, financial, and factual information.

Compensation And Benefits:

Township offers a competitive benefit package including the following:

Salary – $70,000 to $75,000 per year depending on qualifications

Healthcare that includes medical, dental, and vision benefits

Retirement Plan (401a and 457b)

Vacation, Personal, and Sick Time

14 Paid Holidays

Other Details:

Position Open Unitl Filled.  For full job description, please visit

Application Requirements:

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest along with a resume to 425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 or by email to Margaret Trageser, Executive Assistant at [email protected].

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Senior Financial Analyst
Posted On: 5/4/2023
Company or Entity: montgomery county
Location: Montgomery County, One Montgomery Plaza, Norristown PA 19401

Job Description:

The Department of Finance provides financial administration of the County’s governmental operations.  Areas of responsibility include budgeting, general accounting, grants administration, debt management, cost allocation, financial reporting, support of the annual financial audit, and procurement. The Purchasing Department is also part of the Department of Finance and provides centralized services to all County departments.


The Senior Financial Analyst handles very responsible technical and professional work involving the analysis, interpretation and preparation of budgets, financial data and financial reporting for the County.   This position is also required to maintain financial records and perform various accounting, budgeting and finance functions as may be required as a team member in the Finance Department.   The work involves responsibility for processing, reviewing, reporting and analyzing financial data and budget information. The work requires that the employee have good knowledge, skill and ability in all aspects of governmental accounting and budgeting as well as an ability to interpret financial or operational issues.

  • Prepares periodic financial reports and accounting schedules;
  • Coordinate with management to gather, analyze and summarize personnel cost data for use in labor negotiations and financial forecasting;
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer analyze labor negotiation proposals to determine present and future financial impact;
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Director of Finance in the development of County’s operating and five year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budgets;
  • Perform technical accounting work in the maintenance of the County’s accounting records and implement governmental accounting principles to maintain the integrity of the County’s financial statements and reports;
  • Analyze, develop recommendations, and report on policy, management and programmatic issues having budgetary implications;
  • Assist with the preparation, billing and collection of reimbursements and contractual revenues;
  • Coordinate the County’s debt service payments and assist with the annual debt service budget;
  • Reconcile revenues and expenditures to the General Ledger and budget;
  • Compile data and assist with development of long-term financial forecasts and the preparation of financial plans for strategic planning and the annual budget;
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer with short and long-term debt issuance to finance the County’s Capital Improvement Program based on cash flow needs, sources of revenues and capital construction costs;
  • Work as an organization resource in resolving complex problems by providing financial analysis support;
  • Exercise discretion and judgment in making recommendations;
  • Attend meetings and assist with financial studies and participate on committees as a representative of the Finance Department;
  • Perform related work as required.

Education/Skill Requirements:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


An appropriate combination of education and experience that has provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate field related to the area of assignment such as Accounting, Finance, Economics, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • A Master’s degree in one of these disciplines is highly desirable;
  • Minimum three to five years of increasingly complex and diverse professional work experience in preparing and analyzing financial and budgetary information;
  • Working knowledge of automated accounting systems and relevant technology;
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to write creatively and compellingly. Demonstrated ability to multi-task, plan, organize, and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office Suite, financial systems, database and cloud-base software;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Compensation And Benefits:

SALARY: $69,795.00 – $80,264.00 Annually, 37.5 hours per week


Montgomery County Employee Benefits

Our employees are our most important assets. With that in mind, we take pride in offering an affordable, quality benefits package that helps to protect and support our employees and their families.

Comprehensive Healthcare Coverage

Keeping our employees and their families healthy is essential to us. Our healthcare benefits include:

  • Medical: choice of three Independence Blue Cross HMO plans, each of which includes prescription drug and vision coverage as well as MDLIVE Telemedicine and Tele-behavioral health services
  • Dental: choice of two plans from Aetna, a PPO and DMO
  • Employer-paid life, accidental death & dismemberment, and long-term disability insurance (all at no cost to the employee)
  • Supplemental employee, spouse, and dependent life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Supplemental short-term disability, accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Pension & Retirement Savings

We want to ensure our employees are financially secure even after they retire, so we offer both a pension and an optional 457B retirement plan for our employees.

  • All full-time employees participate in the County pension plan as members immediately upon hire. Employees are required to contribute 5% of their salary into the plan and may voluntarily elect to contribute up to 10% more (maximum of 15%). The County also makes a contribution to the employee’s account which is determined by an outside Actuary. The County is obligated to contribute sufficient funds to assure the payment of all pension benefits; therefore, all benefits are guaranteed by the County.
  • Montgomery County offers employees an optional 457B Deferred Compensation Plan. This includes a diverse selection of investment options, a stable-value investment option, and Roth IRA contributions.

Employee Tuition & Higher Education Benefits

To help our employees grow and develop, both personally and professionally, we’ll cover 75% of an employee’s approved tuition costs, fees, books, and equipment up to an annual maximum of $5,250. Employees must be full-time and complete a minimum of one year of continuous service to be eligible.

MCCC Two for One Tuition Program

Employees of Montgomery County and their spouses, domestic partners and dependents (up to 26 years of age) are eligible for a two-for-one tuition program at Montgomery County Community College.  For every course paid in full, both in-class or online, student will receive a tuition waiver for 1 additional course of equal or lesser credit value for that semester.

Generous Annual Leave & Vacation

Our employees work hard serving the citizens of Montgomery County! We know that they need time to rest and do the things that are important to them outside of the office. Every year, County employees are entitled to:

  • 10 days of vacation, increasing to:
    • 15 days after 5 years of service
    • 20 days after 13 years of service
    • 25 days after 19 years of service
  • 5 days of personal time
  • 12 days of sick leave
  • 11 paid County holidays
  • Additional leave is provided for bereavement, military leave, jury duty, and other circumstances outlined in the employee handbook.

Note: During an employee’s first year of employment time off is pro-rated based on date of hire.

Paid Parental Leave

We pride ourselves in supporting our employees who become parents! Our employees are entitled to 6 weeks of paid parental leave following the birth, adoption, foster care placement, or legal guardianship of a child, time which is not charged against the employee’s accrued time off. Employees then have the option to extend their leave by an additional 6 weeks (12 weeks total) under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by using accrued sick, personal, compensatory, and/or vacation time; by taking an unpaid leave of absence; or some combination of both.

Health & Wellness Support

County benefits also include access to variety of programs, workshops, and resources to support our employees’ physical, mental, and behavioral wellbeing. These include the HealthAdvocate Lifeline, featuring Employee Advocacy support and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), discounts and reimbursements for fitness, weight management, and tobacco cessation programs, and more! Fitness discounts are available for employees and their dependents who are enrolled in the Independence Blue Cross medical plan for a variety of gym memberships which includes a $150 gym reimbursement through the wellness benefits.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Montgomery County is also a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, which forgives the remaining balance on certain federal student loans after a borrower has made 120 monthly payments while working for a government agency or non-profit organization. To learn more about this program, visit

Remote Work

We know our employees have demands outside of the workplace. Some positions with Montgomery County are remote-work eligible, allowing for greater flexibility and work-life balance. All remote-work eligible jobs are listed on the main careers page at, remote eligibility will be indicated in the job description.

Eligibility for Benefits

Our full-time employees, their legal spouse/same sex registered domestic partner, and dependent children up to age 26 are eligible for County benefits. Note that eligibility for some benefits begins on the first day of the month the date of hire (e.g., health insurance), while for others at least a year of service is required (e.g., tuition reimbursement).

Other Details:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands or arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Application Deadline:

June 10, 2023

Application Requirements:

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