Town of Georgetown Assistant Treasurer/Collector - Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

TITLE:           Assistant Treasurer/ Collector / Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

DEPT.:                        Treasurer/Collector of Taxes

DATE:                        March 17, 2020

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Supports and assists the Treasurer/Collector of Taxes in performing the statutory responsibilities of receipt, disbursement and investment of all town funds and the collection of all taxes.  Prepares the town payroll.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the direct supervision of the Treasurer/Collector of Taxes.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accepts, verifies and receipts all revenues of the Town (M.G.L. Ch. 41, Sec. 35) which requires the handling of substantial cash transactions.

Posts payments and updates accounts for Real Estate, Personal Property, and Motor Vehicle Excise taxes using MUNIS financial software and Kelley and Ryan (specialized municipal financial software).

Provides assistance to customers at the public service window of the office; accepts payments; addresses inquiries made to the office via the telephone or internet.

Opens and closes the office daily, balancing out cash drawers and securing all monies in the treasurer’s safe.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

Associate’s degree in accounting or related field and demonstrated experience in the collection of and accounting for a large number of accounts receivable; substantial knowledge of professional municipal accounting practices; good knowledge of the principles and underlying laws and regulations pertaining to town government.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be a citizen of the United States.

Must qualify for fidelity bonding as required by law.

Must be able to deal efficiently and professionally with town officials, town employees, and the general public.  Confidential contact with delinquent taxpayers is required.

COMPENSATION

This position is 40 hours per week. Salary range is $53,000-$57,000 depending on experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit resume and letter of interest to Michael Farrell, Town Administrator via email to Jpantano@georgetownma.gov.  Applications accepted until the position is filled.