Borough Manager
Posted On: 5/23/2022
Company or Entity: Swissvale Borough
Location: Swissvale Borough - 7560 Roslyn Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Job Description:

FINANCE DIRECTOR – BOROUGH OF SWISSVALE

The Borough of Swissvale, a diverse urban community bordering the City of Pittsburgh, with a resident population of 8,900 over 1.3 square miles, is seeking an experienced Finance Director with strong fiscal management capabilities to continue Swissvale Borough’s strong fiscal position and growth.  Annual combined budget is in excess of $12 million with 65 full and part-time employees.

The Finance Director will be responsible for all aspects of the finance department including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, payroll taxes, employee deductions, maintenance of daily cash balances, deposits, bank reconciliations, journal entries, maintenance of records for annual Borough audit, preparation for annual Borough audit, preparation of monthly reports and reports requested by Council and Borough Manager, records retention, budget preparation and oversight, tracking of debt service, year- end reporting and grant administration.  The Finance Director also serves as the Borough Treasurer.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate strong experience working with municipal governments and a sound understanding of municipal finances. The selected candidate must have a strong background working with Quickbooks and Microsoft Office Suite.  The selected candidate must also have the ability to work with other staff members, elected officials, elected property tax collector, appointed Earned Income Tax Collector, appointed delinquent tax collector, banks, insurance companies and other outside agencies and individuals as necessary.

The ideal candidate must also be able to work independently and as part of the management team of the Borough of Swissvale. Must exercise good critical thinking skills, supervisory skills, budget development skills, management skills, strong computer skills, as well as the ability to deal effectively with employees and the public. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration or a related field along with a minimum of five years (5) years of progressively responsible work experience is preferred.  Applicable work in a governmental setting is a plus.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary will be $55,000.00 and up commensurate with experience and education.  Excellent fringe benefit package also offered.

Application Deadline:

June 4, 2022

Application Requirements:

A cover letter, resume and at least three (3) professional references shall be submitted to the Borough Manager, Borough of Swissvale, 7560 Roslyn Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 or via email to gbachy@swissvaleborough.com.

The Borough of Swissvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status in any of its activities or operations.

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Posted On: 5/11/2022
Company or Entity: Cranberry Township, PA
Location: Cranberry Township, PA

Job Description:

Cranberry Township, a Aaa-rated municipality in western Pennsylvania, is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This newly created position serves as one of three Assistant Managers in the Township reporting directly to the Township Manager. The CFO is primarily focused on the financial strategy and long-term planning aspects of the Township. The CFO will establish, implement, and maintain alignment across all operations to ensure the long-term growth, sustainability, and stability of the Township. This position oversees the departments of Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology, all of which have a director who reports directly to the CFO. The full job description can be found at this link.

Cranberry Township has a General Fund budget of roughly $22 million and a total budget, combining governmental and enterprise funds, of roughly $60 million. The Township has about 150 full-time employees, approximately half of which are covered by one of three collective bargaining agreements.

The ideal candidate’s background will include experience with strategic planning, cross-departmental collaboration, applying best business management practices, and motivating staff as an inspirational leader. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance, or related field is required along with 10 years of relevant experience including 5 years of supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, and certification as a CPFO or CPA. Experience in local government is less important than experience as a leader and strategic thinker.

The starting salary range for this position is $110,000 – $125,000. Cranberry Township offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and a generous defined contribution pension plan.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply here.

Education/Skill Requirements:

The ideal candidate’s background will include experience with strategic planning, cross-departmental collaboration, applying best business management practices, and motivating staff as an inspirational leader. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance, or related field is required along with 10 years of relevant experience including 5 years of supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, and certification as a CPFO or CPA. Experience in local government is less important than experience as a leader and strategic thinker.

Compensation And Benefits:

The starting salary range for this position is $110,000 – $125,000. Cranberry Township offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and a generous defined contribution pension plan. 

Other Details:

This position is open until filled. First review of applicants will occur on May 25, 2022. Following this date, applications will be screened on an ongoing basis.

Application Requirements:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply here.

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Accounting Clerk
Posted On: 5/2/2022
Company or Entity: Township of Abington
Location: Abington, PA

Job Description:

The Township of Abington, Montgomery County, PA is seeking a part-time, non-exempt Accounting Clerk. The primary purpose of this position is to provide assistance to the Finance Office in performing various accounting activities, including but not limited to assisting the Finance Director, Manager of Financial Services, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable; Work is performed under supervision and assignments received through the Finance Director. All work is completed in accordance with township ordinances, policies, procedures, practices, and other laws of the Township and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience that results in employee achieving the functions of the job satisfactorily, with, as a minimum the equivalent of graduating from high school. Experience in accounting required

Compensation And Benefits:

Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The hourly range for this position is $18.69 to $26.86/hour.

Other Details:

A complete job description can be found on the Township of Abington website: https://www.abingtonpa.gov/about-us/employment-opportunities

Application Requirements:

Applications are being accepted online only. Please visit the following link: https://www.abingtonpa.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/484/54

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Payroll and Benefits Coordinator
Posted On: 5/2/2022
Company or Entity: Township of Abington
Location: Abington, PA

Job Description:

The Township of Abington, Montgomery County, PA, is seeking a full-time, exempt Payroll and Benefits Coordinator. This position is to perform professional work processing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and performing various other accounting activities; is the Human Resources Benefits Coordinator and liaison to the Human Resources Generalists handling confidential personnel matters, benefits and health insurance billing for active and retired
employees; serving as a contact for Abington Township employees and retirees, including but not limited to health insurances, workers’ compensation, and personnel records; does related work as required. Work is performed under supervision and assignments received through the Finance Director and Assistant Township Manager/Chief Human Resource Officer with the expectation that work is completed independently. All work is completed in accordance with township ordinances, policies, procedures, practices, and other laws of the Township and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience that results in employee achieving the functions of the job satisfactorily, with, as a minimum the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Human Resources, or related administrative degree. Experience in governmental accounting required.

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary to be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range is $56,942.00 to $85,932.00/year.

Other Details:

Complete job description can be found on the Township of Abington website: https://www.abingtonpa.gov/about-us/employment-opportunities

Application Requirements:

Online application and resume required. Please visit the following link:

https://www.abingtonpa.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/482/54

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Finance Manager
Posted On: 4/28/2022
Company or Entity: Manheim Township, Lancaster
Location: Lancaster, PA

Job Description:

The Finance Manager  oversses Manhiem Township’s accounting and financial reporting in accordance with  GASB and GAAP requirements.  This essential position helps insure delivery of timely and accurate reporting and  adminsters systems for key decision making.  The successful candidate will have opportunities to create value through their work both for the organization and the community. Critical yet creative thinking, decision making, strong technical competence and the need for accuracy, contribute to the complexity to this exciting opportunity.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Successful candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree  majoring in Accounting  from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of  responsible technical  accounting experience in financial accounting, managerial accounting and finanical reporting..  Related local government experience strongly preferred.  The position has limited supervisory responsiblities and reports to the Director of Finance.

Compensation And Benefits:

Manheim Township offers  an excellant benefits package.  Hourly rate will depend upon qualifications and expereience. Salary range for the position is $28 – $36/hr.

Application Deadline:

June 1, 2022

Application Requirements:

To apply for this position, please visit the Manheim Township website  www.manheimtownship.org  under Township Links, Job Postings – Employment.

Apply via the link to the position by Noon on  June 1, 2022. Only electronically summitted applications and resumes will be accepted. No phone calls please.  Successful candidate will have to pass background clearences, physical and drug test.  Manheim Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Accounts Payable Clerk
Posted On: 4/26/2022
Company or Entity: West Goshen Township
Location: West Chester, PA

Job Description:

Under general direction, the Accounts Payable Clerk will maintain computer software applications for payable functions such as requisitions, purchase orders, and invoices; receive, distribute, and review invoices for accuracy in billing and coding; prepare and complete bimonthly bills lists and weekly manual check requests; maintain and monitor vendor documents and statements; track various expenses for budgeting purposes; generate 1099 forms on an annual basis; perform records retention procedures according to code.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated desire and willingness to work as a team; the ability to communicate in a professional and courteous manner when responding to Township staff and outside agencies; the aptitude to multitask while ensuring a high degree of accuracy; the proficiency to effectively and efficiently handle fluctuating volumes while meeting required deadlines.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Required:

  • At a minimum, a high school diploma.
  • Five (5) years of professional accounts payable work experience.

Preferred:

  • College-level coursework preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and expertise related to Microsoft Office programs and spreadsheet applications.
  • Familiarity with finance specific computer software and databases.
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management.
  • Ability to maintain financial data and prepare accurate reports.
  • Ability to proofread and validate financial reports and documents.
  • Ability to accurately post data to computer and verify results.

Compensation And Benefits:

The anticipated salary range is $54,000 – $64,000 with excellent benefits. Actual salary to be based on experience and qualifications.

Application Requirements:

For immediate consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references all as one (1) document via email to twp@westgoshen.org or via US mail to: West Goshen Township, Attn: Finance Director, 1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. West Goshen Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please.

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Accounting Clerk
Posted On: 4/26/2022
Company or Entity: West Goshen Township
Location: West Chester, PA

Job Description:

Under general direction, the Accounting Clerk will maintain computer software applications for General Ledger and Project Accounting; process daily deposits through banking programs; enter complex journal entries; complete reconciliations of asset and liability accounts; insure timely and accurate completion monthly financial reporting; assist with preparation of various statements for annual audit; assist in maintaining data and trending information for annual budget; perform records retention procedures according to code.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated desire and willingness to work as a team; the ability to communicate in a professional and courteous manner when responding to Township residents and outside agencies; the proficiency to learn new concepts and ideas in order to cross-train on other departmental duties; and be able to efficiently and effectively organize, fulfill, and proof completed assignments.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Required:

  • At a minimum, an Associate’s degree in accounting or a related field with a minimum of 15 college semester credit hours in accounting.
  • Two (2) years of professional accounting work experience.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles for fund accounting.
  • Thorough knowledge of governmental accounting principles promulgated by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  • Thorough knowledge of computer software applications for accounting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of database and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare accurate reports.
  • Ability to proofread and validate financial reports and documents.
  • Ability to accurately post data to computer and verify results.

Compensation And Benefits:

The anticipated salary range is $54,000 – $64,000 with excellent benefits. Actual salary to be based on experience and qualifications.

Application Requirements:

For immediate consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references all as one (1) document via email to twp@westgoshen.org or via US mail to: West Goshen Township, Attn: Finance Director, 1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. West Goshen Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please.

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