NOW HIRING: Town Of Wilmington Seeks Assistant Treasurer

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington is now hiring a Full-Time Assistant Treasurer. The application form can be found HERE.

Unit: ASFCME II Full Time (35 hours/week) Benefits Eligible
Reporting To: Treasurer/Collector
Wages: $928.60/weekly
Location: Treasurer/Collector’s Office, Wilmington Town Hall
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Five (5) days a week
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Definition:

Assist the Treasurer/Collector with administrative and supervisory work in the receipt, expenditure and custody of municipal funds; with administration of payroll and benefits for all municipal and school department employees and performs all other related work as required. Will serve as an Assistant Treasurer in accordance with the Mass. General Laws.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Works under the general direction of the Treasurer/Collector.
  • Performs complex and highly responsible duties in accordance with state statutes but requiring the exercise of independent judgment in supervising the management of municipal funds.
  • Supervises and assigns daily duties to three or fewer employees.
  • Must perform work efficiently and with a high degree of accuracy as errors could be costly in terms of financial loss or extra expense to the town and in possible municipal revenues.
  • Makes frequent contact with banks, vendors, the general public and all town departments and must do so in a manner that promotes a positive working relationship with all parties.

Examples of Work:

  • Assists with the supervision and participates in the administration of payroll and benefits for municipal and school employees. Supervises the recording of receipts; makes daily bank deposits; prepares weekly and monthly schedules of receipts; initiates transfers of town monies between bank accounts as necessary to place funds into investments or to fund disbursement of expenditures; performs other related tasks as assigned or as circumstances dictate.
  • Assists in the preparation of required forms, documents and tax returns that are required for the administration of payroll and employee benefits. Answers inquiries from banks regarding bill payments and members of the public regarding bills due the Town.
  • Answers inquiries from members of the general public regarding bill payments and bills due the Town.
  • Assists with the billing and collection of all accounts receivable due to the Town and performs account maintenance on accounts. Records payments; prepares daily, weekly and monthly schedules of receipts; applies payments to accounts; and analyzes accounts in order to promote accuracy and efficiency. Prepares bank deposits on a frequent basis in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Performs similar tasks as assigned.
  • Assists with tasks related to archiving of Treasury Dept. records, which requires the ability to carry boxes of paper records that may weigh up to 35 lbs., and includes accurately and efficiently placing records into storage boxes and placing storage boxes into storage areas.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
College graduation with Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; or at least seven years of experience in accounting, auditing, banking or general finance in a setting dealing with the public; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be bondable.

Knowledge, Ability, Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of the pertinent laws, legal controls, methods and procedures with respect to municipal finance.
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with the public, vendors, department heads and financial institutions.
  • Ability to fluently read, write and speak the English language.
  • Ability to plan and assign the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to prepare accurate financial reports and records.
  • Knowledge of computerized billing software and general office word processing and spreadsheet software programs.
  • Driver’s License and ability to drive a vehicle for short distances (approx. 2-3 miles)

EOE

To Apply:
Submit resume, cover letter and completed application to:
Kerry Colburn-Dion
Assistant Town Manager/Human Resources Director
Town Manager’s Office
Town of Wilmington
121 Glen Road
Wilmington, MA 01887-3597

or via email at:
jobs@wilmingtonma.gov

If submitting by email please use “Assistant Treasurer” in the subject. Resume, cover letter and completed application may be attached as a PDF to the email. Please note, we will not reformat or fix formatting issues if sending electronically in a file type other than PDF.

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