POSITION TITLE: Finance Officer
Works under the supervision of the Borough Manager
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.