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Assistant Treasurer/ Collector

Company: Town of Harwich
Location: Harwich
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

TOWN OF HARWICHJOB POSTINGUnion: Harwich Employees AssociationPosition: Assistant Treasurer/Tax CollectorPay Grade: 10Pay Range: $29.84-37.17 per hour Summary Assists the Treasurer-Collector in planning, organizing, directing and controlling the custody and disbursement of town funds, under guidelines consisting of state laws and regulations supplemented with office policies and procedures established by the Treasurer-Collector.Must be aware that investment and borrowing decisions entail the preparation of alternatives, and make judgments on them in the most cost effective manner for the town Subject to approval, disapproval or modification by the Treasurer-Collector. Essential Functions Assists the Treasurer-Collector in the performance of the following: Performs administrative work in financial management, including the custody, disbursement, investment and borrowing of money, the preparation of periodic and annual financial reports, the collection of taxes and other municipal revenues. Prepares and issues checks for payment of payrolls, local obligation and purchases; deposits fund in banking institutions approved by the town, maintains custody of monies received into the town treasury; and maintains a system for receipts and expenditures of the town. Collects real estate, personal property and motor vehicle excise taxes and other municipal revenues and fees; advertises overdue real estate taxes and prepares tax taking, when necessary. Receives monies for town departments and agencies and reconciles them with appropriate fiscal documentation. Is bondable consistent with accepted practice. Education and Experience Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in dealing with accounting, finance, public or business administration. Must be able to demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of cash flow principles and practices to balance and reconcile a variety of detail, subsidiary and control accounts as determined by the Treasurer-Collector; Knowledge of legal requirements and regulations governing municipal finance operations, including borrowing and taxation matters; Knowledge of payroll insurance programs and benefits; Ability to compile accounting data and prepare financial statement and report from same; Ability to collect and report tax collections and outstanding balances relating to taxes and other accounts receivable. Licensing and Certification Have certification by the Treasure/Collector's Association of Massachusetts or the ability to acquire its status.Applicants must submit a Town of Harwich Employment Application along with a cover letter and resume to the Assistant Town Administrator, Meggan Eldredge. Submittals can be submitted electronicallyor mailed/delivered to 732 Main Street, Harwich MA 02645Job Type: Full-timePay: $29.84 - $37.17 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Vision insurancePhysical setting: OfficeSchedule: Day shift Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Harwich, MA 02645: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: municipal: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Town of Harwich, Nantucket , Assistant Treasurer/ Collector, Accounting, Auditing , Harwich, Massachusetts

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