The City of Independence is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Clerk-Treasurer. The Clerk-Treasurer reports to a Mayor and six-member City Council and is responsible for planning and directing all financial functions, accounting and reporting for multiple funds, cash management and audit coordination. Other duties include: election management, ordinance enforcement, as well as organizing and attending council and other meetings as needed.
This position requires proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel, the ability to learn computer operations for municipal accounting, payroll and utility billing, strong organizational skills, accuracy and the ability to multitask. Candidates must have a professional attitude and appearance and be able to work well with the public, engineers and other professionals. Successful candidates should possess an Associates Degree in Accounting or Business Management. Experience in government finance is preferred.
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Position includes an excellent benefits package.
A detailed job description can be found below. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and application with references and salary history to: City of Independence, PO Box 189, Independence, WI 54717 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is Friday, April 28th at 3:00pm.
Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, secretarial, and administrative work in keeping official records. Responsible for administration of the municipal budget and regular reporting to the Mayor and City Council. Maintains all public records involving ordinances, resolutions, minutes, and certifications and oversight of municipal election procedures. Supervision of the Deputy Clerk. Position requires the exercise of judgment, initiative, and discretion based upon knowledge of Wisconsin State Law and administrative and/or operating policies and procedures. Required to have excellent computer and data processing skills.
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