Finance Director – Towamencin Township

Deadline: June 28, 2024

Position Summary

Towamencin Township (pop. 18,000), a Home Rule Municipality, following the Second Class Township Code in Montgomery County, PA, seeks a financially skilled and experienced individual to serve as its Finance Director. The Finance Director reports directly to the Township Manager and is generally responsible for the development and management of the township’s $23 million operating and capital budget (including a $10 General Fund budget, a $3 million capital budget, and an $8 million sewer system budget).  The Finance Director will manage a two-person staff and administer all financial activities, including: payroll, record-keeping, payment of expenses, recording of revenues, financial reporting, the collection of real estate taxes and managing the annual budget process. The Finance Director is responsible for providing an accurate and timely monthly Financial Statement to the Board of Supervisors, Finance Committee and the Manager, including an analysis of budgetary trends.

Qualifications

The position requires a person who is knowledgeable of fund accounting, has excellent computer aptitude and software skills, and the use of integrated municipal finance systems. The individual must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.  

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in finance, economics, public or business administration or a related field and training in governmental accounting, plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible financial governmental management experience preferably in a supervisory capacity. A master’s degree in public administration or a related field is desirable or equivalent combination of education, experience, certification and/or training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

How to Apply

We offer a competitive annual salary and comprehensive benefits depending on qualifications, knowledge and experience. For a full job description, please visit www.towamencin.org. The final candidate’s hire is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive background check.

Position is open until filled, with the first review of applicants no later than June 28, 2024. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectations in one document to:  HR@towamencin.org.