CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER/HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Posted On: 12/11/2019
Company or Entity: McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority
Location: Wexford, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority, situated in Northern Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified applicants for the newly created position of Chief Financial Officer/Human Resources Manager.  This highly visible, accountable position reports directly to a 7-member Board of Directors and is responsible for overall financial management and human resource management of the Authority.  Responsibilities include overseeing the Authorities fiscal activity including budgeting, accounting, billing, financial planning, and personnel administration.  Also supervising staff in all financial administration of approximately a $2.85 million-dollar operating fund budget.  The Authority employs approximately 45 individuals in areas of administration, finance, human resources, field providers and alternative transport drivers.  Candidates must have a BA or BS degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, and Accounting, or related field, graduate degree preferred. Candidates are preferred to have an understanding of medical billing plus a minimum of 5 years of experience dealing with non-profit or governmental entities.  A strong work ethic and excellent communication skills are a must.  Candidates with skills/experience in Accounting, strong computer knowledge, and personnel administration are preferred.  Salary DOQ/DOE + excellent benefits.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should submit letters of interest, resumes, SALARY HISTORY, and requirements along with 3 professional references to:  Public Partners, Two Gateway Center, 6th Floor, 603 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222.

McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Education/Skill Requirements:

Candidates must have a BA or BS degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, and Accounting, or related field, graduate degree preferred. Candidates are preferred to have an understanding of medical billing plus a minimum of 5 years of experience dealing with non-profit or governmental entities.  A strong work ethic and excellent communication skills are a must.  Candidates with skills/experience in Accounting, strong computer knowledge, and personnel administration are preferred. 

Application Requirements:

Interested candidates should submit letters of interest, resumes, SALARY HISTORY, and requirements along with 3 professional references to:  Public Partners, Two Gateway Center, 6th Floor, 603 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222.

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Financial Analyst
Posted On: 12/4/2019
Company or Entity: County of Berks
Location: 633 Court Street, 13th Floor, Service Center, Reading PA 19601

Job Description:

THE COUNTY OF BERKS OFFICE OF BUDGET & FINANCE is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Financial Analyst. This position is a key contributor to the budget, financial planning and analysis group. This group is responsible for annual budget development, multi-year budget and cash flow forecasting, budget and cash flow monitoring, long term capital planning and related financing, debt management, pension plan analysis, indirect cost plan coordination and oversight, grant monitoring and analysis and financial impact and decision enabling analysis. For a detailed job description please visit our “Employment Opportunities” page at www.co.berks.pa.us .

Education/Skill Requirements:

The candidate is required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of recent accounting and financial analysis and budgeting experience, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with excellent excel skills, including pivot tables. Local government experience a plus. Experience with Oracle Financials and Hyperion a plus.

Compensation And Benefits:

Projected starting salary $50,000 – $57,000/annually depending upon experience with an excellent benefits package including: very generous healthcare, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, defined benefit pension plan, 457 deferred compensation plan and tuition reimbursement.

Application Deadline:

December 31, 2019

Application Requirements:

Resumes along with cover letter, salary requirement and applications should be submitted as per website instructions found at the “Employment Opportunities” page at www.co.berks.pa.us .

THE COUNTY OF BERKS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/V/D

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Internal Auditor
Posted On: 12/2/2019
Company or Entity: Montgomery County
Location: Norristown, PA

Job Description:

SUMMARY: 

An employee in this class of work is responsible for conducting independent and objective audits of various activities of departments within the County of Montgomery. The scope of work performed includes financial, compliance, and performance audits in accordance to Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards (GAGAS). Tasks are of more than average difficulty, and include development and completion of work programs for each assigned audit project, preparation of draft reports of audit findings, and presentation of audit recommendations to management.  

In addition, the Auditor performs tasks which may include assisting with preparation of an annual County-wide risk assessment and establishing the annual audit plan, providing on the job training and mentoring to less experienced audit staff, conducting preliminary work paper reviews upon request, audit planning activities, assisting with developing risk-based audit programs, and other special projects as delegated by the Audit Deputy Controller or Audit Manager.

An employee in this class will be required to lead and/or serve on an audit team during major projects while coordinating and/or providing assistance to other auditors as assigned in order to ensure that projects progress according to established plans. Important responsibilities of employees in this class are to ensure that their audit assignments are conducted in a thorough and objective manner, that recommendations are developed and presented to management which provide a sound basis for corrective actions and improvements in County financial and operational systems, and that all audit work is performed in accordance with professional standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States. The exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment is required in project development and performance and the formulation of effective recommendations.

Tact and diplomacy are also necessary as an employee in this class will have considerable contact with other County employees. Work is performed under direction of the Audit Deputy Controller and reviewed while in progress through planning conferences, field work in progress status reports, and, upon completion, through draft reports and final work papers submitted for quality review.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Participates in audits of County departments and functions
  • Conducts preliminary surveys in assigned departments to determine activities being performed and to develop recommendations as to audit needs
  • Formulates and recommends a draft audit work plan, including audit steps, sampling techniques, and audit timetable, within time constraints established by superiors; conducts audits, reviewing records and other documentation and interviewing management and other personnel, in order to obtain needed information
  • Prepares written draft report, schedule of audit findings and recommendations inclusive of documented management responses; and, completes final audit work paper files in both electronic and paper format as requested with documentation to substantiate all findings noted
  • Performs analysis, critiques and evaluations to determine legal, contractual and financial compliance, economy, efficiency, and performance effectiveness of the activities of County departments as necessary; identifies opportunities to strengthen internal controls and locates operational deficiencies
  • Audits County accounting and operational records, procedures and practices to determine accuracy and compliance with accepted practices, procedures and the law; reviews accounting and administrative controls in order to evaluate soundness and reliability
  • Audits financial records of various County departments which are regulated by, taxed by and/or have contractual services with the County government to determine compliance with applicable laws and contracts
  • Prepares analyses of federal funds expenditures administered by the County departments
  • Presents findings as required to affected managerial personnel and properly develops elements of a finding, explaining findings and encourages implementation of recommendations to management
  • Provides advice on internal controls, acceptable practices and procedures, and economy and efficiency issues
  • When leading and/or serving on an audit team: accepts project tasks and coordinates with team members; ensures that work is completed in accordance with established plans and schedules; and coordinates preparation of written reports, ensuring that reports and associated documentation are complete
  • Performs all other related work as required
  • Continuing education credits are required

Education/Skill Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related business field, and 2 to 10 years reasonable auditing experience
  • Professional accounting experience or Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Government Auditing Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, or Certified Fraud Examiners designation or candidacy is required
  • Or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

 

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary: $42,378.00 – $48,734.00 Depending on relevant experience

Medical & Dental

Pension Plan

Other Details:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands or arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Director of Finance
Posted On: 12/2/2019
Company or Entity: Borough of Pottstown
Location: Pottstown, PA

Job Description:

The Finance Director is responsible for the management and maintenance of all finance records and transactions in the Borough of Pottstown and Pottstown Borough Authority.  The position is confidential by nature.  Interacts and collaborates closely with all other directors on daily operations involving Borough financial processes. 

 

Develops, monitors, and maintains the Borough of Pottstown’s and the Borough of Pottstown Authority’s (hereinafter referred to as Authority) annual budget and the five-year capital improvement projects.  Provides policy guidance for fiscal management and general operations for the Borough and the Authority.  Attendance at monthly Borough Council and Authority meetings, held in the evenings, is required of this position.     

The duties performed are subject to functional policies and goals under general managerial direction of the Borough Manager.  Assignments require a great deal of initiative.  Application of analytical and evaluative thinking in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures, as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards is required. Must be bondable for the appointments of the Borough Treasurer and the Authority Bookkeeper.    

Education/Skill Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance or a related field is required.  CPA certification desired.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a progressively responsible financial management position.  
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience is required.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience working in the public sector desired.
  • Any equivalent experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.     

 

Compensation And Benefits:

Salary Range:                        $95,000 to $105,000 Dependent upon Qualifications 

Employee Benefits:   Healthcare; Life Insurance; Vacation; Personal Days and Education Allowance

Please see job posting for additional information.

Other Details:

Please visit our website at www.pottstown.org for additional information regarding our Borough.

Application Deadline:

December 9, 2019

Application Requirements:

Apply for Position:  https://pa-pottstown.civicplushrms.com/careers/

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