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Position Information

Position Information Message
The position of Controller exists to serve the District through accurate, compliant, best practices in performing and supervising the finance and accounting department.   
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this position.  The employee will be required to perform any other position-related duties requested by the supervisor.

  • Supervises payroll coordinator, accounts payable, accounts receivable and tax secretary ensuring best practices, accuracy
  • Reviews and reconciles all expenses, grants, federal and state finding, benefits, and labor costs
  • Maintains Skyward for all accounting needs
  • Prepares required District and government reports including assisting with budget preparation and reconciliation, forecasting, IRS, PA state and federal files according to the prescribed deadlines. 
  • Works with representatives of the Board and cabinet and District leaders to provide information. 
  • Oversees or completes all tax collection and preparation
  • Report district financial accounting and reporting.
  • Supervise the payment and reconciliation of benefit programs.
  • Reconcile and oversee all banking, expense cards
  • Monitor cash flow and invest school district funds.
  • Handle the function of internal and external auditing of financial materials of district information in regard to generally accepted accounting and auditing guidelines.
  • Audit and certify reports required
  • Responsible for compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with district guidelines
  • Maintain a positive demeanor at all times including, but not limited to, the use of appropriate language.
  • Demonstrates openness to suggestions for improving performance.
  • Demonstrates initiative, independence and decision making appropriate to the performance tasks of this position.
  • Adheres to professional, ethical, and legal standards.
  • Any other duties assigned.
Reporting Relationships:
  • Reports to the CFO.
  • Works cooperatively with administrators, supervisors, staff, community, Board and cabinet to perform job responsibilities as outlined.
  • Evaluations will be done by the immediate supervisor.
Position: Controller
Organization: Governor Mifflin School District
Location: Shillington,  PA 
United States
Salary: Based on experience
Posting Start Date: 7/6/2023
Date Posted: 7/5/2023
Requirements Qualifications:
To successfully perform this position, a person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skill and/or ability necessary.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Degree with experience in Governmental / Fund Accounting.
  • MBA / CPA preferred.
  • Three (3) years minimum experience with Governmental / Fund accounting required and School District specific experience preferred.
  • Experience with account and bank reconciliations and journal entries necessary for a modified and full accrual basis of accounting.
  • Outstanding communication, organization, customer relations skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook Suite.
  • Possess leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Principles and methods of public and business administration and management;
  • Principles, practices, and techniques of governmental and/or school accounting;
  • Principles and practices of data processing, school budgetary preparation and control; 
  • Typing capability including data entry
  • Ability to properly communicate verbally and in writing
  • Experience with dealing with the public.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.
  • Meet requirements set forth by the State of Pennsylvania and the Board of School Directors for employment.
Physical and Ability Requirements:
  • Ability to reach above and below the waist.
  • Ability to use fingers and hands to pick, feel and grasp objects.
  • Ability to reach, pull, and use repetitive motions.
  • Ability to sit/walk/stand/move throughout the work environment.
  • Visual and auditory acuity.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to organize tasks.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and excellent diagnostic skills.
  • Must possess computer skills.
  • Ability to operate various technology equipment.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/4/2024
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Organization Information
Governor Mifflin School District
10 S Waverly St

Shillington,  PA 19607-2642
United States
(610) 775-1461
Stephanie Seifrit