City Treasurer

Job Description for City Treasurer
Administration Reports to: Mayor and City Council
Full-Time 32 to 40 hours per week
Compensation: $30-$34 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience

Accounting & Finance

  1. Manages the investments of the city funds and provides current status, activity, and performance reports to the council. Invests funds in accordance with sound financial practice.
  2. Develops annual city budget, presents budget to the city council for review and adoption; monitors expenditures and receipts; complies with Truth in Taxation and all reporting requirements. Moves funds as directed by council.
  3. Maintains and processes payroll for city employees and election judges. Processes payroll deductions.
  4. Reconciles city checking accounts and ensures all accounts are balanced. Makes deposits to banks, co-signs outgoing checks.
  5. Certifies assessments, special charges, and tax levies to the County Auditor.
  6. Oversees billing and receipt of utility revenue.
  7. Generates financial statements and cash balance fund reports for the city council.
  8. Works with auditor at year-end. Generates reports and presents financial data as required for the audit.
  9. Utilizes Banyon Account Software and or other software’s the city chooses to utilize.
  10. Files, coordinates, and implements the employee benefit plan, disability and leave of absence paperwork and workers comp. Maintains termination and unemployment records; files insurance claims.
  11. Submits required payroll and unemployment reporting to state and federal agencies, administers W-2s, W-3s, and 1099s.

Other duties and requirements:

  • Provides customer service: answers and responds to incoming telephone calls and emails; handles requests for public; investigates and responds to citizens questions and complaints; schedules rental facilities; and serves as notary public for city and as a public service.
  • Knowledge of Municipal financial management including investment of funds, accounting, payroll and billing practices and financial record keeping.
  • Knowledge of city code, ordinances, resolutions, and policies.
  • Knowledge of state and county election procedure and operations.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations affecting city government.
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records and files.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff, state and county officials, elected officials, and the public.
  • Skilled in prioritizing work, research, and problem solving independently.
  • Represent the city in a professional, courteous, and efficient manner.
  • Detailed oriented, adaptable, flexible, and quick learner.
  • Knowledge of planning, zoning and economic development.
  • Minimum requirements: College graduate with a bachelor’s degree or associate degree and/or equivalent years of experience in accounting, finance, or a related field.

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