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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Township of Long Hill

The Township of Long Hill, Morris County, is seeking a Chief Financial Officer with a New Jersey CMFO certification and a minimum of three to five years of local government financial management experience in New Jersey.  Candidate should also possess supervisory/managerial experience in municipal Finance Department.  Certified Tax Collector license, QPA, and experience as a municipal auditor are a plus but not required.  Full or part-time will be considered based on qualifications and experience.  Salary depends on qualifications.  Please submit your cover letter, resume, salary request and references via email to Township Administrator Nancy Malool at administrator@longhillnj.us.  Long Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

 

FINANCE CLERK 1 - Township of West Windsor

The Township of West Windsor is seeking a candidate responsible for collecting/recording tax/sewer rent revenues for Tax Collector; clerical, bookkeeping/accounting support to Treasurer.  Composing correspondence, filing/inputting for Tax Assessor Office.  Ability to undertake variety of assignments; focus on prioritizing tasks meeting deadlines.  Must possess strong customer service skills for daily interaction with public; ability to perform mathematical computations accurately.  Experience in cash handling.  Must be well organized, detail oriented, accurate, possess good verbal/written skills; ability to work well with others.  Computer proficiency, Microsoft Excel, and Word required.  Knowledge of Vital and MSI a plus.  

Please forward cover letter, employment application and resume to:  West Windsor Township - Human Resources Department, PO Box 38, West Windsor NJ 08550 or email HR@WestWindsorTwp.com.   SUBJ:  Finance Clerk I.  

Please apply by December 29, 2017.  No phone calls please.  EOE/Affirmative Action.

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

The Township of Ocean, Monmouth County, seeks a full-time financial professional.  Current Director is looking for a strong candidate to become Director upon retirement in thirty months.  Responsibilities include revenue posting and deposits, developer escrow management, bill payment, vendor file maintenance, bank and subsidiary ledger reconciliations, contract maintenance, grant accounting management and special projects as needed.  A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a New Jersey CMFO certificate are preferred with a minimum of five years experience in municipal finance operations.  Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office software is a must.  Experience with Edmunds financial accounting software is preferred and experience with Edmunds tax software and/or possession of a Certified Tax Collection license is a plus.  We offer a benefits package and salary commensurate with experience and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please submit your cover letter, resume and references via email to:  cforesume@oceantwp.org

 

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

Haworth Borough, Bergen County. 3,282 Population, $7.5 Million Budget, 34 FT Employees, 2 square miles.  Seeking a full time finance professional with some municipal experience, in management or accounting. First time applicants for a CFO position are welcome. Responsibilities will include all day-to-day financial operations. Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) certification required, as well as accounting, bookkeeping and Edmunds computer skills. Salary Range:  $90,000 - $100,000 with excellent benefits package. DOQ/DOE. Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Dan Mason at JPM@jerseyprofessionalmgt.com.  Please include “Haworth” in the subject line.

 

TEMPORARY, PART-TIME CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

Haworth Borough, Bergen County. 3,282 Population, $7.5 Million Budget, 34 FT Employees, 2 square miles. Seeking a part time finance professional with some municipal experience in management or accounting. First time applicants for a CFO position are welcome. Responsibilities will include all day-to-day financial operations. Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) certification required, as well as accounting, bookkeeping and Edmunds computer skills.  Available immediately.  Could be 2 or 3 days per week, could be 3 - 6 hours per day, flexible schedule for 2 or 3 months.  Excellent hourly rate.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Dan Mason at JPM@jerseyprofessionalmgt.com.  Please include “Haworth - Temp CFO” in the subject line.

 

TAX COLLECTOR

The City of Trenton, (Mercer County), is seeking a Certified Tax Collector with New Jersey Fiscal Year Certification issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs with 5 years of Tax Collector experience.  Applicants must have thorough knowledge of municipal tax collection laws and practices.  Duties include estimated tax bills, billing taxes, lien redemptions, online tax sale, tax appeals, delinquent notices, in lieu of taxes and foreclosures.  Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential.  Knowledge of First Byte is a plus.  Water and Sewer billing is done by a separate division, cashiers functions are performed under the Treasurer's office.  Trenton's most recent tax billing was based on a just completed revaluation.  Our current collection rate for FY17 was 93.77%.  There are approximately 27,500 line items of while 2,830 are tax exempt.  the tax exempt properities are 51% of the total rebates.  Salary range is $86,811 to $119,716.

Send resume and cover letter to:  Steven Ponella, Personnel Officer at sponella@trentonnj.org.  

 

PURCHASING DIRECTOR - Full Time:

Position available immediately.  Mercer County is seeking an experienced purchasing agent for the position of County of Mercer Purchasing Director.  The successful candidate will possess a Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) certification from the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, or eligible to take the examination for the certificate within 12 months of hire.  The successful candidate will be able to work closely and collaboratively with others within the department, the deputy administrator and the legal department as well as all departments where necessary.

Mercer County manages a budget of approximately $300 million, combined with 15,000 purchase orders each year.  the successful candidate will report to the deputy administrator.  The successful candidate will be responsible for awarding contracts in compliance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law.  Duties will include preparation of specifications, oversight of staff who prepare specifications, train purchasing staff and staff from other departments on various purchasing issues, work with finance in reviewing the budget and identifying items that may need to be bid.  In addition, the successful candidate will monitor the calendar to ensure that bids are well timed for when the department needs the services or products.

The successful candidate should have experience in providing for analysis of bid responses and preparation of logical, concise and accurate analysis.  The successful candidate should have experience in outreach to SWMBVE designated business enterprises to increase participation and competition.  Must be a resident of Mercer County at time of appointment or within 12 months.  

Please send four (4) copies of cover letter and resume.  Please include salary history and requirements to The Canning Group LLC, 45 South Park Place #183, Morristown, NJ 07960.  Your resume must be received by end of business day on December 15, 2017.  Mark envelope "Mercer County - Purchasing Director Search."  Salary range DOE/DOQ.  Additional information is located at http://www.thecanninggroup.org/ "Mercer County Purchasing Director Search."  The County of Mercer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

COMPTROLLER - Full-time

Position available immediately.  The County of Mercer operates a $300 million budget with $50 million in capital. Additionally, the County operates a Library, Park Commission, Constitutional Officers, single audit and Passenger Facility Charge (airport).  The Comptroller reports to the Deputy Administrator.  The Comptroller is responsible for preparation or oversight preparation of financial statements, reconciliations and reports related to the County's finances, including those of outside offices.  The successful candidate will provide analysis of same, in addition to training and coaching employees.

The successful candidate will interact with auditors handing questions, inquiries and assistance as necessary.  The successful candidate will prepare and/or post journal entries as necessary.  The Comptroller will be capable of reviewing account activity and make recommendations on internal controls and keep abreast with best practices, create or assist in the creation of policies and procedure manuals. Identify weaknesses in controls and make recommendations to strengthen.  Full description of additional duties for the position will be found on the Executive Search website at www.TheCanningGroup.org.

The successful candidate should possess an accounting degree and be certified as a CPA and CMFO or CCFO.  The candidate should have a documented successful progression in work history.  Experience as a municipal auditor is a plus.  the successful candidate should have experience of performing duties in a municipality with the State of New Jersey.  The candidate should be extremely well versed in the use of Microsoft Excel and capable of understanding and preparing detailed high-level analysis.  Must be a resident of Mercer County at time of appointment or within 12 months.  

Please send four (4) copies of cover letter and resume.  Please include salary history and requirements to The Canning Group LLC, 45 South Park Place #183, Morristown, NJ 07960.  Your resume must be received by end of business day on December 15, 2017.  Mark envelope "Mercer County - Purchasing Director Search."  Salary range DOE/DOQ.  Additional information is located at http://www.thecanninggroup.org/ "Mercer County Purchasing Director Search."  The County of Mercer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

SECRETARY-TREASURER

Wastewater treatment plant located in Union County, NJ seeks experienced professional to fill the position of Secretary-Treasurer of the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority under the general direction of the Executive Director, and with functional responsibilities to the Board of Commissioners.  Acts as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) overseeing all aspects of Accounting and Financial Reporting under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Candidate should have a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards promulgated by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Other responsibilities include (1) the Annual Budget Process (2) certain aspects of Risk Management (Insurance) and  Treasury Functions (3) Overseeing compliance with the financial aspects of Grants, Bond Resolutions, Service Agreements with the member municipalities and Federal and State financial reporting requirements and (4) attendance at Board meetings.  Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.  Governmental and/or municipal experience a advantageous. Compensation commensurate with qualifications. Mail resume with salary requirements to Human Resources, Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority, 1050 East Hazelwood Avenue, Rahway, New Jersey, 07065 or email HR@RahwayValleySA.com.

 

 
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