Warwick Township Full-Time Employment - Accountant

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Full-Time Employment Opportunity
Accountant

Warwick Township (pop. 19,323), a progressive Township of the Second Class in Lancaster County with a stable work culture, is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Accountant. The Accountant performs professional accounting work and ensures compliance and accuracy in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures and principles for government organizations.

The Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of accounting within the Township including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintenance of daily cash balances, bank reconciliations, journal entries and preparing financial and statistical reports. The Accountant also prepares year-end audit reports and is integral in formulating and preparing the Township’s annual budget.  The Accountant also serves as the Assistant Treasurer.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate strong experience working with municipal governments and a sound understanding of municipal finances. The selected candidate must be an outstanding communicator and have the ability to work with other staff members, banks and other outside agencies and individuals as necessary. 

The ideal candidate must also be able to work independently and as part of the team of Warwick Township. The candidate must also possess good critical thinking skills, budget development skills, strong computer skills, as well as the ability to deal effectively with employees and the public.

A Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business administration or a related field is preferred with a minimum of five years (5) years of progressively responsible work experience. Applicable work in a governmental setting is a plus.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and education. An excellent fringe benefit package is also offered. Warwick Township strives to provide a highly desirable work environment where careers can flourish.

A cover letter, resume and at least three (3) professional references shall be submitted to Brian Harris, Township Manager, Warwick Township, PO Box 308, 315 Clay Road, Lititz, PA 17543 or via email to
bharris@warwicktownship.org.

Warwick Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.