Finance Director – Borough of Zelienople

Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2021

Position Summary

The Borough of Zelienople is a full service, diverse and historic community in Butler County PA, with a resident population of 3,812 over 2.08 square miles, is seeking an experienced Finance Director with strong fiscal management capabilities to continue Zelienople Borough’s strong economic position and fiscal stability.  Annual budget is more than $11 million with 24 full-time employees. The Borough also maintains and operates an Electric & Water Utility operation.

The Finance Director will have direct and supervisory responsibility 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, utility billing and collections, energy reporting, maintenance of records for annual Borough audit, preparation for annual Borough audit, preparation of monthly reports and reports requested by Council, the Borough Manager and Assistant Borough Manager, records retention, budget preparation and oversight, tracking of debt service, year-end reporting and employee benefit administration and tracking.


Must have a strong experience with municipal governments and a sound understanding of municipal finances. The candidate must be able to work independently and as part of the management team of the Borough of Zelienople. 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.

A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance, 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 preferred.  Applicable work in public utilities is a plus.

How to Apply

Applicant should possess a valid driver’s license.  Wage rate commensurate with experience, includes excellent benefit package. Resumes will be accepted through February 19, 2021.  Submit cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to: Borough of Zelienople, Attn: Donald Pepe, Borough Manager, 111 W. New Castle St., Zelienople, PA 16063 or email to Additional information is available at .  EEO/AA.