Finance Specialist

The Borough of Lansdale   Lansdale, PA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on June 28, 2024

Finance Specialist
The Borough of Lansdale, Montgomery County, PA has an open position for a finance specialist. 

The Borough has a total annual operating budget of $35 million and an average of $4 million in capital improvements currently scheduled over the next five years. The Borough of Lansdale has an Electric Department and Wastewater Treatment Plant which generate significant revenue for the Borough. 

The finance specialist will perform a variety of complex, professional technical accounting and financial functions in maintaining confidential financial records of the Borough. Some examples of the work to be performed are:

  • assisting in the analysis of past and present financial data, forecasting revenues and expenditures, monitoring performance against budget and advising the Director of Finance of findings;
  • assisting with preparing and analyzing financial information and/or union proposals for use in collective bargaining;
  • assisting with the preparation of the Borough’s monthly financial statements;
  • updating the general ledger chart of accounts and maintain fixed asset records;
  • coordinating the accounts payable process including purchase requisitions, invoice review and preparation;
  • assist in all areas of the Finance Department including payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, financial reporting, budget development and monitoring, and treasury management.

The preferred qualifications are possession of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration or a related field with at least twelve (12) credit hours in accounting coursework, plus two (2) to five (5) years of related experience. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible governmental accounting or finance experience can be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. A strong computer aptitude and financial software skills are required. A positive approach to teamwork and customer service is essential. Municipal experience preferred, but not required. 

The salary range is $75,000 to $80,000 commensurate with experience and excellent employer paid benefits are available along with medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage. Limited remote work option may be considered.

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