County Fiscal Officer 1 (Local Government) – Northumberland County C&Y

Local government revenues officer

Job title: County Fiscal Officer 1 (Local Government) – Northumberland County C&Y

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Are you interested in a career within the field of accounting, which is dedicated to providing vital services for those in your community? If so, we have the position for you! A County Fiscal Officer 1 is needed to assure quality accounting and administrative oversight and professional direction within Northumberland County Children and Youth Services (CYS). Our agency performs a variety of social service and casework duties designed to provide supportive services to children, youth, and families. We work in close cooperation with other social service agencies, hospitals, mental health facilities, police departments, courts, schools, and other community resources while assisting those in need. Showcase your knowledge and experience in the field and apply with us today!DESCRIPTION OF WORKThis is a professional social service position in a county children and youth agency which is responsible for the fiscal operations of the organization. Within this role, you will be developing and managing budgets, revenues, and expenditures as well as maintaining financial ledgers and journals. You will be responsible for preparing accurate financial reports, developing and implementing cost allocation plans, and preparing fiscal forecasts for the Children and Youth Administrator and County Board of Commissioners. The County Fiscal Officer 1 also provides supervision and evaluation for the staff in the fiscal and clerical units within the agency. We are looking for someone who exhibits excellent communication skills and is able to efficiently manage responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment, 37.5 hours/week.
  • Work hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


  • Two years as a Fiscal Technician and six college credits in accounting; or
  • One year of accounting and/or budgetary experience and a business-related bachelor’s degree that includes six college credits in accounting; or
  • Three years of accounting and/or budgetary experience and a business related associate’s degree that includes six college credits in accounting; or
  • Five years of bookkeeping experience and six college credits in accounting; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes or is supplemented by six college credits in accounting.

Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the

. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the and click on Residency. * You must be able to perform essential job functions.Legal Requirements:

  • This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • This posting requires submission of a copy of your college transcript(s). Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. You may upload your document as an attachment during the application process. You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions. All documents MUST be uploaded prior to the submission of your application.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. ยง7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to

and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at .Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
  • your score may be lower than deserved.
  • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.

Expected salary: $40000 per year

Location: Northumberland County, PA

Job date: Wed, 15 May 2024 05:32:28 GMT

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