Job Description for City Treasurer
Administration Reports to: Mayor and City Council
Class: Full-Time 32 to 40 hours per week
Compensation: $30-$34 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
Accounting & Finance
- 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.
- 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.
- Maintains and processes payroll for city employees and election judges. Processes payroll deductions.
- Reconciles city checking accounts and ensures all accounts are balanced. Makes deposits to banks, co-signs outgoing checks.
- Certifies assessments, special charges, and tax levies to the County Auditor.
- Oversees billing and receipt of utility revenue.
- Generates financial statements and cash balance fund reports for the city council.
- Works with auditor at year-end. Generates reports and presents financial data as required for the audit.
- Utilizes Banyon Account Software and or other software’s the city chooses to utilize.
- 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.
- 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.