Director of Finance
Posted On: 9/15/2023
Company or Entity: City of St. Marys
Location: 11 Lafayette Street, Saint Marys, PA 15857

Job Description:

This is a full-time management position with overall responsibility for the accounting, financing, and human resources functions in the City. Director positions may be supervisory, so the Director is responsible for the supervision of all employees working within the Finance and Human Resources department. The employee reports directly to the City Manager for administrative supervision.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Education and/or Experience:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related work experience

· Willingness to complete/attend, as applicable, recommended courses, training, or seminars as requested by the City of Saint Marys or any other regulatory agency

Necessary knowledge, skills and abilities:

· Knowledge of principles and practices of management necessary to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate financial and administrative operations

· Understand and apply the theory, principles, practices and application of governmental budgeting and accounting

· Interpret and apply provisions of federal, state and local legislation, rules and regulations pertinent to the administration of agency policies and programs

· Analyze and evaluate complex financial, budgeting and administrative problems and develop and implement effective solutions

· Ability to us City-provided computer/technical equipment and systems

· Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

· Willingness to accept training

· Ability to maintain records

· Ability to read and write English

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary: $70,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year


  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance



  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Other Details:

Supervision Duties:

· Trains, supervises, and assigns duties within the Finance and Human Resources Department

· Coaches Finance and Human Resources team members

Essential Functions-Finance:

· Reviews and signs off on all City financial reports

· Analyzes and performs a preliminary audit of all accounting ledgers

· Invests and manages City funds as authorized by the City Treasurer to obtain optimum returns

· Follows GASB accounting policies and procedures to ensure an effective system for regulating and controlling purchases, assigning proper budgeted account codes, and maintaining a ledger of expenditures and receipts

· Prepares and reviews all city budgets in conjunction with the City Manager

· Audits City Pension Plans and develops financial plans and strategies in accordance with the directives from the appointed City Pension Boards

· Schedules and leads meetings with the pension actuary, pension manager, and pension legal council

· Ensures all City accounts and financial positions are correct and accurate capturing all corrections and adjustments to accounts on a timely basis following the needed financial reporting regulatory concerns

· Sign off and oversight for the necessary reporting for any needed state and federal grant funding as needed by the grant manager

· Monitors all procedures, policies, rules, regulations related to the day-to-day financial operations for internal control, short-term and long-term goals

· Prepares all documents needed for borrowing money and manages the payments and progress of each loan

· Prepares all financial statements and documents needed to complete the audit and works directly with the audit firms- main audit, pension audits, liquid fuels audits, WC audits and grant audits

· Maybe required to attend City Council meetings to answer question for the budget and finances

· Performs any other reasonable work within the City as required

Essential Functions-Human Resources

· Ensures all human resource systems and records comply with requirements set by federal, state, and local governing bodies and that they meet all reporting and archiving requirements

· Leads the New Hire Onboarding process and ensures all employees have access to the Employee Handbook, Personnel Manual, City Policies, and Union Contracts

· Maintains own professional knowledge by attending workshops, participating in professional societies or groups, and reviewing human resources-related publications and materials

· Provides training and resources to City staff regarding new assignment or position orientation, current management best practices benefit programs, and general employment questions

· Ensures the City employees have access to competitive, reasonable, and employee-centered benefit packages and that all potential benefit changes across the City’s employee benefits work to maximize benefits for minimal costs

· Represents the City at all meetings that discuss employee concerns, union contract questions, grievances, or general labor relation questions

· Advises, coaches, and reviews human resources staff as they organize and conduct employee complaint investigations and prepare the written reports of the investigations

· Approves and develops materials for union contract negotiations and other bargaining groups as part of the City negotiating team

· Ensures all City position classifications and job descriptions are aligned with contract language, as applicable

Application Deadline:

October 6, 2023

Application Requirements:

Send all resumes to [email protected] or apply at

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Chief Financial Officer – Delaware Valley Trusts – Horsham, PA
Posted On: 9/7/2023
Company or Entity: Delaware Valley Trusts
Location: Horsham, PA

Job Description:

The Delaware Valley Trusts (DVT) located in Horsham, Pennsylvania seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

The Delaware Valley Trusts are member-owned, not-for-profit risk sharing pools that include the Delaware Valley Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT), the Delaware Valley Workers’ Compensation Trust (DVWCT) and the Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT) each of which is a member of the Delaware Valley Municipal Management Association. The Delaware Valley Trusts serve only public entities and offer its members long-term financial stability through stable rates and a wide array of value-added benefits and economic incentives including cash dividends, rate stabilization funds, multi-trust discounts and grant funding to make quality coverage even more affordable. 

The Property & Liability Trust was formed in 1989 with 18 charter members. The Workers’ Compensation Trust was established soon after, in 1992. In 1999, as member municipalities experienced the volatility of health insurance rates, the Health Trust was formed and today provides health coverage to over 160 public entities and 24,000 enrollees and their covered dependents. 

Appointed by and reporting to the Executive Director, the CFO is responsible for developing, monitoring, and evaluating the overall financial strategy, financial planning, and operating performance of the organization. The CFO oversees and manages procurement, accounting, accounts payable and receivable and budget, which includes financial forecasting and analysis. The CFO also works in collaboration with the Executive Director to develop and maintain an environment of continuous quality improvement that enhances workflows and service delivery.  The annual operating budget for the Trusts is approximately $250 million with an investment portfolio of approximately the same amount. The CFO oversees a team of three employees. The Trusts employ a total team of 40.

Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Horsham has much to offer; from nature, culture, restaurants, and entertainment to top notch hospitals, colleges, and universities.  The region also offers convenient access to the rest of the east coast and all its attractions.

More about the Delaware Valley Trusts:

The following education, experience, leadership, and management criteria have been identified as important skills and abilities for candidates to possess and demonstrate: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or similar field (required). 

  • Master of Business Administration and/or Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant (preferred) with ten years of experience in progressively senior roles in accounting or finance; and

  • At least five years of experience in a leadership role; and

  • Prior experience in a local government setting and/or insurance setting would be a plus; or

  • 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.

  • Broad knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles.    

  • General experience and an in-depth knowledge of data analysis, forecasting methods, accrual accounting, billing operations, reimbursement, financial control systems, information technology, and billing compliance.

  • Strong financial acumen with an appropriate tolerance for risk, and the ability to maintain the Trust’s balanced fiscal approach while providing valuable service to its members.  Understanding and strong evaluation skills of both insurance accounting functions and budgetary activities are a plus.

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical, complex problem solving and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong leadership skills in developing and executing a department vision that correlates with the broader organization mission and vision by empowering and equipping department staff with adequate resources.

  • Ability to embrace continuous quality improvement methodologies and programs for strategies to enhance efficiency, effectiveness, and competence of department.

  • Proven ability to manage large-scale projects and oversee long-term goals of an organization.

  • Strong computer skills with advanced Microsoft Excel experience.

To Apply

The expected starting salary for the position is $165,000 to $190,000 DOQ with excellent benefits. Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information with five professional references by September 29, 2023 online to Charlene R. Stevens, Executive Vice President for Recruitment Services,  GovHR USA, LLC – Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to Charlene Stevens, Executive Vice President for Recruitment Services GovHR USA at 847-380-3240 ext. 124. Delaware Valley Trusts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education/Skill Requirements:


Application Deadline:

September 29, 2023

Application Requirements:


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Staff Accountant
Posted On: 9/7/2023
Company or Entity: City of Chester PA
Location: City of Chester

Job Description:

Junior Level Staff Accountant

Education/Skill Requirements:

The applicant should have a bachelors in accounting, strong IT skills (the City currently uses Edmonds Software), and 1 -5 years experience in a muncipal or public accounting setting.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary Ragnge $72,500 – $82,200 based on experience and qualifications

Annually 13 sick days, 2 weeks vacation, 13 paid holidays, 4 personnel days

Pension, Healthcare, and Life Insurance  optionaal 457 plan

Other Details:

This is a opportunity to gain unique experence and be involved with multiple aspects of mucipal finance.  The City of Chester is currently in bankruptcy and the selected candidate will have the opportunity to work on issues not addressing a typical muncipality.

Application Deadline:

September 30, 2023

Application Requirements:

Resumes should be sent to [email protected].  If selected for an interview, the applicant will need to provide two references.

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