Finance Director

Towamencin Township   Lansdale, PA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on June 5, 2024

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. 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. We offer a competitive annual salary and comprehensive benefits depending on qualifications, knowledge and experience.

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.