Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
Borough of Pottstown
Location of position: 
Pottstown, PA
Wage/Salary: 
$95,000 - $105,000 Annually – DOQ
Date Posted: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2019
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.