Director of Finance

Borough of Norristown, PA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Finance Director
  • Salary: $110,000 - $120,000. Salary DOQ; generous benefits
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 34,324
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  • Where: 235 East Airy Street, Norristown, PA 19401
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Mar 6 2018

Deadline: Mar 30 2018

Email your resume and Letter of Interest to: David Evertsen, Principal before Friday March 30th Faxed & mailed resumes will not be considered.


The Borough of Norristown, PA is looking for a highly skilled, hands-on, experienced public administrator who is strong in the fundamentals of Public Finance & Personnel Management to serve as it’s next DIRECTOR of FINANCE. Someone “ready to take the department to the next level”.


The new Director of Finance will be given the opportunity to address these opportunities & challenges:
- Creating a long-rage Financial Plan;
- Updating Financial Management System / Software;
- Increasing the municipality’s E-government services;
- Assisting in managing $3.5 Million in street construction projects over the next 5 years;
- Assisting in the upgrade to Municipal (City) Hall;
- Increasing accounting and financial management capacity of department staff;
- Examining finance processes (purchasing, payroll, procurement, AR/AP, budgeting, reporting) & more;
- Examining the City’s current services, management of assets, potential for financial growth, & sustainability;
- Examining the City’s current capital investments and use of debt instruments to help the City to make better use of growth markets and debt capacity;
- Improving financial reporting, accuracy & priority-setting tools, and a well-defined budget process;
- Modernizing the Finance Department, professional development of department staff, and improved use of technologies;
- Creation of a long-term Financial Strategic Plan


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