The Finance Department ensures that all assets and resources of the Township are accounted for effectively and efficiently. The department also prepares and presents all financial reports in an accurate and concise format to elected officials, the Township Manager, department heads and residents. The department insures that the proper internal controls are in place to manage and protect the public's resources.
An independent annual audit of all Township funds is conducted by a certified public accounting firm specializing in government and nonprofit financial reporting. In addition, the Township is subject to annual audits from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the three pension plans and liquid fuels fund.
Primary responsibilities of the Finance Department include:
- Budget preparation
- Coordination of independent auditors
- Debt management
- Financial reporting and projecting
- Insurance management
- Property and inventory control