Director of Finance / Assistant Township Manager

Director of Finance / Assistant Township Manager
Upper Moreland Township
 Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Job Description

Upper Moreland Township, a Township of the First Class located in Willow Grove, PA seeks an experienced Finance Director/Assistant Township Manager in leading the municipality in providing exceptional services to the community of 25,000 residents. The Township operates with a total budget or approximately $27 million with approximately 105 full time equivalent staff and approximately 60 part time and seasonal staff positions. This position is a high level, non-union management position reporting directly to the Township Manager.

This position is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the Township’s day-to-day and long-term financial operations including: management of township finances, preparation of annual budgets, oversight of township borrowing and issuance of debt, maintaining appropriate policies and internal controls, financial reporting, ensuring regulatory compliance, administration of township pension plans, and serve as township representative for financial audits. This position is also responsible for management of the Business Tax Office and Finance Department staff, as well as monitoring the Township’s Earned Income Tax Collector. The duties associated with the Assistant Township Manager role includes assuming the responsibilities of the Township Manager in his/her absence, performs special projects and assignments as directed, and attends meetings of the Board of Commissioners and related committees.

Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in accounting/finance required. Master’s degree and/or additional certifications preferred. Minimum 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.

Upper Moreland Township is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.