JOB TITLE:TOWN TREASURER
This is an administrative position responsible for establishing and maintaining a complete and systematic set of records of the financial transactions of the town; performs receipt and disbursement of all municipal monies; serves as custodian of all financial records of the town; serves as tax collector; serves as front office customer service personnel; performs all duties associated with front office administration; performs other duties assigned by the Town Administrator. Performance is evaluated annually in conference with Town Administrator.
Works with computers, typewriters, calculators, telephones, copiers, and other small office equipment. The workplace is an office environment located at the Cheverly Town Offices.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION OF THE JOB (examples are illustrative only)
Carry out provisions of actions as requested by the Town Administrator and Mayor and Council; maintain records of purchase or sale of town properties; maintain municipal tax records from county and receipt of tax payments from county; bill property owners for Tangible Personal Property Tax assessments and miscellaneous fees owed to Town; file liens; maintain Town’s fiscal records; maintain the General Ledger; disbursements and cash receipts; account for receipts and expenditures by source as required by the Maryland Uniform Financial Reporting Manual; exercise proper financial accountability relative to State and Federal tax laws and Social Security regulations.
Compile fiscal reports and ensure the Town Administrator is informed of the status of the Town’s funds; compile monthly financial status report for Town Administrator; assist Town Administrator in preparation of the annual budget; perform all aspects of the general ledger; manage the Town’s Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT’s); pay the Town’s payroll related expenditures and taxes; reconcile bank accounts; perform all bond payments; assist Town Auditor by compiling necessary data; sorting money; perform other duties as required.
Work with the Town Clerk and Town Administrator to perform the functions of the front office, which includes, but is not limited to: answering phones, helping customers at the front desk, issuing building permits, issuing park reservations, opening and closing the office. Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of business arithmetic; bookkeeping principles; modern office procedures, practices and equipment; methods in keeping fiscal accounts and records. Working knowledge of accounting principles, spreadsheets and excel. Introductory knowledge of the provisions of the Town Charter and ordinances; able to exercise cooperation and discretion in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the other Town officials and employees and the general public; able to speak and write effectively; able to prepare reports of financial status; able to maintain records and files and type at least 35 words per minute. Have high clerical aptitude, mental alertness, tact and courtesy.
Must be able to communicate in English clearly and concisely, in both the written and spoken form. Must be able to hear, understand and follow simple oral directions. Must be able to transport oneself to and from any required meetings/locations.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
A high school diploma with courses in bookkeeping, accounting, office procedures, typing, etc.; two years of experience where the knowledge acquired in all the above subjects was utilized; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Certified training or degree in Accounting. Computer training; knowledge spreadsheets, databases; knowledge of Microsoft computer software.
REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Must be able to pass a physical exam and all drug screening tests, as demanded.
Cheverly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town stands ready to make reasonable accommodations to comply with the intent and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act.