Director of Finance/Assistant Town Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Town of McCandless Administration Department
Location of position: 
Wexford, PA
DOQ; 19 year incumbant $94,640, incl 457 def comp
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Closing Date: 
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Job Description: 

Town of McCandless is seeking qualified applicants for the key management position of Director of Finance/Assistant Town Manager. This position reports directly to the Town Manager. This individual is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the Township’s day-to-day and long term financial operations including: management of Town finances, preparation of annual budgets, oversight of any Town borrowing and issuance of debt, investment of funds, maintaining appropriate policies and internal controls, financial reporting, ensuring regulatory compliance, administration of Town pension plans, and serves a Town representative for financial audits. This position is also responsible for management of Tax Office, Finance and Human Resources Department staff, as well as monitoring the Town’s Earned Income Tax Collector. The duties of Assistant Town Manager include assuming the responsibilities of Town Manager in his/her absence, performing special projects and assignments as directed, and attending meetings of the Town Council and related committees. Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in accounting/finance required. Master’s degree and/or additional certifications preferred. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial management in a supervisory capacity, preferably for a municipal or public sector organization. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically MS Word, Excel and Outlook and experience using financial software systems. Salary dependent upon qualifications + comprehensive benefits package including pension plan and 457 Deferred Compensation plan.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement of qualifications and resume to: Town of McCandless, Town Manager’s Office, 9955 Grubbs Road, Wexford, PA 15090, email:, cc:

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