Finance Manager
Posted On: 8/9/2022
Company or Entity: Forks Township
Location: Forks Township 1606 Sullivan Trail Easton PA 18040

Job Description:

The Finance Manager is an exempt position, responsible for oversight of the Finance Department which includes direct supervision of departmental employees. Financial services provided by the department shall include but are not limited to budgeting, accounting, payroll, financial reports, investments, financial policy development, debt management, payables and receivables, purchasing, pension fund support and other related functions.  The finance department is a small department overseeing budgets totally approximately $16 million dollars.  The finance manager performs oversight as well as day to day tasks such as bank reconciliation, journal entries and budget to actual reports for the monthly board meetings.

 

Education/Skill Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business or a closely related field
  2. Minimum of five years’ experience working with a municipal or other local government in finance
  3. Management capacity including the supervision of professional staff
  4. 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
  5. Required Knowledge:
  • Proficient In governmental accounting and budgeting   
  • Familiarity with municipal funds such as capital funds, liquid fuels, and utility; governmental reporting requirements and applicable laws
  • Experience in general management and administrative practices, rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of internal controls with ability to recommend and implement policies and procedures.
  • In depth understanding of government auditing requirements to assist auditors and ensure compliance with statutory regulations, as well as generally accepted accounting principles and other comprehensive basis of accounting.
  • Possess analytical skills, effective communication skills, and organizational skills.

Compensation And Benefits:

Compensation shall be based on experience.  Forks Township offers excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision; pension, short and long term disability and life insurance as well as vacation, sick and personal paid time off.

Other Details:

Forks Township is a very busy township in Northampton County.  Population is approximately 16,000 with many, many developments on the horizon.  The finance department is a busy department with three total staff including the manager.  Multi-tasking is a must to keep up in this fast paced environment.  Forks Township Board of Supervisors allow for staff to manage the day to day and rely on their managers to get the job done.  The Board is very excited to work with a forward thinking individual who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.  The township is in the middle of a financial software upgrade to a new system which will involve the new manager from day one.  Working with the township manager and the board this position has the ability to make some much needed changes to the department and the future of Forks Township.

Application Deadline:

September 2, 2022

Application Requirements:

Send resume, cover letter with salary requirements and list of three business references to – Donna M. Asure, Forks Township Manager either by email at dasure@forkstownship.org or by mail to Donna M. Asure, Forks Township, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Easton, PA 18040.  Please email any questions to Donna Asure at dasure@forkstownship.org

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Township Manager/Zoning Officer
Posted On: 8/9/2022
Company or Entity: New Sewickley Township
Location: 233 Miller Road, Rochester, PA 15074

Job Description:

The ideal candidate must be capable of managing multiple municipal departments, possess the ability to effectively motivate and direct the activities of other employees, explain, and justify township problem and needs to supervisors, and deal conscientiously, fairly, and diplomatically with all public requests.  Must have excellent oral and written communication, supervisory and people skills.

The manager is responsible for general government administration, financial and personnel management, community and economic development, land use and planning, grant writing and grant administration. The manager also serves as the liaison with public agencies and coordinates all Township services and operations.

The successful candidate will report to a five-member Board of Supervisors and oversees a $3.8 million-dollar budget, 21 full-time and 3 part-time employees.  Competitive salary, pending experience and education. Must be bondable and must be able to successfully pass a background check.

New Sewickley is the home to 7,163 residents and consists of 33.94 square miles with approximately 50 miles of local roads. Located in Eastern Beaver County, New Sewickley Township borders Marion Township to the north, Economy to the south, Conway, and Freedom to the southwest, Rochester and Daugherty Townships to the west, and the Butler County townships of Jackson to the northeast and Cranberry to the east. New Sewickley is served by the Freedom Area School District.

Education/Skill Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in public administration and or related field with at least five years of experience in local government administration.  A varied background in municipal operations and the ability to carry out key policy initiatives are preferred.  Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, fiscal policies, and procedures applicable to municipal finance administration and modern office practices and procedures.

Compensation And Benefits:

Competitive salary based on experience. Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance Provided. Pension Program through PRMS.

Application Requirements:

Applicants are to submit a cover letter along with resume and salary history by to: Township Manager, New Sewickley Township, 233 Miller Road, Rochester, PA  15074, or email to info@newsewickley.com.  For more information go to New Sewickley website at www.newsewickley.com.

Click here for Township Ordinance that created the Township Manager position.

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