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Village Treasurer

posted Jun 19, 2017, 1:35 PM by Village Sidney

VILLAGE OF SIDNEY has an anticipated vacancy in the full-time VILLAGE TREASURER’S position due to a pending retirement.  The Treasurer is the Chief Fiscal Officer of the Village and is responsible for maintaining custody of all funds and accounts as well as the finance operations of Village budgets totaling over $5 million utilizing the “Williamson” accounting programs. Duties involve responsibility for supervising staffing and/or participating in the performance of a variety of complex accounting tasks.

The Treasurer’s Office is comprised of accounting, tax collection and utility billing. The department is responsible for maintaining the Village’s financial assets and investments, as well as overseeing payroll and accounts payable. The Village has numerous open funding grants from federal and state agencies for water, sewer, housing, flood and airport projects.

The Treasurer prepares the annual budgets for the General Operating Fund, Water Fund and Sewer Fund under the oversight of the Board of Trustees. It is also responsible for the annual reporting to the NY State Comptroller’s Office and the completion of the Village’s annual independent audit.

Requirements for the position are a BS college degree in accounting and/or business administration and not less than six years’ successful experience in a responsible executive position in government finance, or any equivalent training or combination of experience and training in municipal finance. Preferred qualifications include strong financial management and leadership capabilities, and a significant track record of success with grants, intergovernmental relations, economic revitalization, and business and civic engagement.

Salary commensurate with experience and ability plus a comprehensive benefit package. Application deadline: July  15, 2017. Submit resume via mail or email to Treasurer Gary R. Clark, Village of Sidney, 21 Liberty Street, Sidney NY 13838, Email:   EEOE Male/Female/Handicapped/Veteran