Plymouth Township
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Employment Opportunity: Accountant

Plymouth Township is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accountant.  This position is a key contributor to the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department.  The Finance Department is responsible for accounting, budgeting, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax collection and sewer billing.

  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations on multiple accounts, make and prepare bank deposits and reconcile daily receipts to general ledger revenue accounts.
  • Maintains numerous Excel spreadsheets to track and monitor various taxes payable to the Township as well as monitoring other recurring payments.
  • Maintain fixed asset records.
  • Will cross train to serve as back-up for the payroll and sewer billing process. Will be expected to handle the complete payroll process approximately six times a year.  Will be expected to handle the complete sewer billing process several times a year.
  • Assists in preparation of annual operating budget, annual capital budget, and five-year plan.
  • Will assist in the installation and implementation of a new comprehensive fund accounting software package.
  • Perform related duties and assist in special projects as required

Candidates must possess proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Outlook; possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as well as knowledge of the practices and techniques of governmental accounting.  Prior experience working with server based enterprise accounting software preferred.

At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 15 college credit hours in accounting is required.  Two to four years of professional accounting work experience preferably in a governmental accounting environment

Resume along with cover letter and salary requirements to hr@plymouthtownship.org.

 

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