The Town of New Castle is seeking a qualified person for the position of Town Treasurer.

Please submit a cover letter, resumé and completed job application to David Reynolds, P.O. Box 90, New Castle, CO 81647. You may also drop your documents off at the town hall, located at 450 W. Main Street in New Castle, or you can e-mail them to dreynolds@newcastlecolorado.org

Applications will be accepted until the close of business on Friday, July 20, 2018.

Employment applications are available HERE.

 

Job Title: Town Treasurer

Reports To:  Hired by Town Council but reports to Town Administrator and Council

Department:  Administration                                     FLSA Status:  Exempt

JOB FUNCTIONS: The major job function of this position is described below. The description does not intend to list every function of the position.

SUMMARY:  This is a highly responsible administrative position that involves coordinating and directing all Town financial matters. Areas of responsibility include accounting, investments, budgeting, purchasing, audits, and financial planning and projections.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

1)  Supervise employee(s) of the finance department.
2)  Direct the investment of Town funds in order to preserve safety while earning acceptable yields.
3)  Manage accounting, payroll, and purchasing activities.
4)  Provide financial advice and assistance to all Town departments.
5)  Prepare financial management reports, to include weekly activity reports to the Town Administrator,
and monthly and annual reports to the Departments, Mayor, and Council.
6)  Manage the Town’s financial resources, to include the generation of financial reports and
assessments, recommending policies and procedures to the Town Administrator, evaluation of
financial information, and objective analysis and realistic projections regarding the Town’s finances.
7)  Administer Town revenues, including billing for utility and all other receivables.
8)  Assist all departments with financial information in their budget preparation.
9)  Assist the Town Administrator in the budget process to include analysis, data input, and preparing
the official Town budget.
10) Attend and participate in meetings of the Town Administrative Team.
11) Conduct departmental staff meetings.
12) Conduct periodic and annual evaluations of all Finance Department staff.
13) Perform other duties as assigned.

 PERIPHERAL DUTIES:
 Adhere to the Loss Control Standards (Safety) as approved by Council.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise the activities of the Finance/Accounting personnel and delegate work responsibilities when necessary.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education and Experience:

(A) Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration finance, or related field; and
(B) Two (2) years of related experience; or
(C) Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with
additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

(A) Experience in the public sector, to include knowledge of fiscal management as it relates to financing of public debt.

(B) Possess strong people management skills.
(C) Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, methods, procedures.
(D) Thorough knowledge of financial and investment practices.
(E) Thorough knowledge of budgetary procedures.
(F) Thorough knowledge of data processing techniques, methods and principles.
(G) Thorough knowledge of tax regulations.
(H) Knowledge of principals of public administration.
(I) Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, laws and regulations.
(J) Ability to present financial information to groups of varying size.
(K) Ability to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
(L) Ability to plan and assign the work to others. Ability to develop and maintain effective working
relationships with employees, officials, other agencies, and the general public.
(M) Ability to prepare technical reports, budgets, and statistical analyses.
(N) Ability to use good judgment, tact, and diplomacy.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in a field related. Solid background in financial management, including a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible management experience. High degree of ethics and integrity. Ability to be innovative and creative in management of financial resources in an often changing and challenging environment. Ability to work effectively as a member of the Administrative Team. Superior communications ability in dealing with Town Administrator, Town Council, peers, and subordinates. Ability to work independently. Exhibits a record of continuing education and professional development. Knowledge of modern principles and practices of purchasing, sales tax administration, and computer information systems. Knowledge of fiscal management including financing of public debt in a public sector environment.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Requires frequent use of personal computer, including work processing, database and spreadsheet programs; typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and base radio.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is generally preformed in an office environment; the employee is regularly required to use fingers, hands and arms; may sit for long stretches; occasionally may be required to stand, walk, climb long stairs and stoop, kneel or bend. Vision required for this job includes close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to view computer keyboards and monitors. The employee is frequently required to perform repetitive motions typing on computer keyboards. Work requires attendance at various Town Council meetings and work sessions during evening hours. Stress level can be high due to the nature of the job.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.