Based on experience. To be discussed at time of interview.
4 Year Degree
The Director of Finance is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the Township Financials. This position also provides supervision to the finance department.
Duties and Responsibilities
Direct the preparation of all monthly financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and governmental agency reports.
Works with Department heads on the preparation and presentation of the budget.
Analyze monthly revenues and expenses against the budget; discusses areas of concern with Township Manager
Provides oversight and analysis of all Township funds
Reviews financial process and suggests improvements to current methods.
Maintains, suggests modifications and/or creates policies to strengthen internal controls (i.e., purchasing policy, fund balance policy). Involves department heads in decisions and provides training on new policy to all staff.
Analyzes revenues and determines financial needs of the Township, need for tax increase or service fee increases
Maintains relationships with financial institutions; explores financial products that would benefit the Township
Oversee cash management and opportunities for long-term investments
Review options for financial software to track all purchases and payroll and implement
Provides strategic oversight to all areas of the finance team, A/R, A/P, GB and utility
Interacts with residents on financial inquiries and bills
Represents the Township on Local Taxing Committee
Oversee the Purchasing function, process and policy
Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulations relating to financial reporting and record keeping.
Prepares and presents all Treasurer Reports for Board of Supervisors monthly meeting.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
5- 7 years of experience in a Finance or Accounting Role
At least 5 years of experience in a Leadership role in a Finance/Accounting Role
CPA Designation is preferred
Experience in Government Finance/Accounting preferred
Excellent leadership and supervisory skills.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Proficient in database and accounting computer application systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
North Whitehall Township
Located in the Northwestern area of the Lehigh Valley, North Whitehall has many of the attributes you want to see in a community. Beautiful parks and trails, well-kept roads and facilities, highly regarded schools, open space and easy accessibility to the region all add up to a fantastic place to live, play and grow.
Sixteen thousand residents call North Whitehall home and enjoy what we have to offer. The community is a mix of both residential and agricultural uses and boasts some of the best farmland in the Lehigh Valley. New business and development is welcome and we will work with you to help our Township grow and flourish.
North Whitehall has a dedicated staff that takes great pride in serving both our residents and visitors. Currently, the staff is growing in size to continue this exceptional service.
Visit our website -- www.northwhitehall.org to learn more...