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Financial

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Is work/life balance important to you?

Completing daily financial transactions, assisting in annual agency budget preparations, counseling state retirees about pensions, and investigating fraud at financial institutions are just a few of the types of financial work activities performed by employees working for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each financial job title contributes to the common goal of ensuring the economic stability of Commonwealth operations for the benefit of all Pennsylvania residents. In this tough economy, this work can be extremely challenging but very rewarding at the same time. Be it day-to-day operations, or long-term projects, nearly all Commonwealth agencies utilize financial professionals. Some of the financial job opportunities offer flexible work schedules and even the ability to work from home. The demand remains strong for individuals with the critical skills needed for these jobs.

Commonwealth opportunities provide ample room for career growth and advancement. Many entry-level positions are stepping stones to fulfilling and rewarding careers. For example, you can start your journey as a  Revenue Tax Auditor Trainee and work your way up to Revenue Tax Audit Program Administrator or choose other financial job titles, such as Executive Accounting Specialist or Executive Audit Specialist. Similar opportunities exist in local government agencies. Each step along your path will bring additional responsibilities as well as increased compensation. There are many financial paths within the Commonwealth; you only need to find the one that is right for you.

For information on currently available positions, please visit the Commonwealth's employment website at www.employment.pa.gov. Visitors to the website may also subscribe to receive Job Alerts to be informed via email each time a new position is posted. To subscribe, go to the Open Jobs page, click on "Subscribe to Job Alerts," and then select the Accounting and Finance category. For additional information, you may also view the online version of our Career Opportunities for Financial Professionals Brochure.