POSITION TITLE:             Finance Officer

LOCATION:                        Main Office
GENERAL PURPOSE:Perform a wide range of professional accounting work for the Borough, to monitor all financial transactions and provide budgetary control for assigned funds and departments.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the supervision of the Borough Manager

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

v Maintain and monitor the General ledger for the Borough.

v Reconcile all cash accounts.

v Perform all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable duties for the Borough.

v Recommend design and implement changes in accounting systems and procedures.

v Perform a variety of financial analyses at manager’s request.

v Maintain and monitor software applications.

v Work directly with outside accountants on yearly audit.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

v Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices.

v Knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practices

v Knowledge of principles of financial administration including budgeting and reporting.

v Knowledge of data processing accounting applications.

v Ability to analyze and interpret financial documents and reports.

v Ability to perform financial analyses and budgets projections.

v Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

v Ability to train less experienced and accounting personnel.

 

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

v Associates Degree in accounting

v Two years working experience in an accounting field utilizing accounting software.

v Must demonstrate a working proficiency with Windows, Excel and QuickBooks.

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