Eagle Mountain City
  • Eagle Mountain, UT, USA
  • $26.34-$33.76
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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GENERAL PURPOSE

As a statutory officer of the city, performs a variety of professional administrative and fiscal management duties related to controlling the receiving, receipting, investing, and collection functions of city revenues. Serves as custodian of the city treasury.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Director of Administrative Services.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Provides close to general supervision to front line clerical staff.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Organizes the treasury processes, procedures, and methods as needed to assure compliance with legal requirements of the office of city treasurer as defined in Utah Code, Utah Money Management Act; recommends policies as custodian of all money, including fines, fees, forfeitures, bonds and securities; coordinates the receiving, receipting and investment of city revenues including money received from taxes, licenses, fines, special assessments and intergovernmental sources; issues summary reports verifying receipt of revenues.

Oversees the front office and performs the day-to-day process of providing general information services and receiving and receipting payments for the city, performs all collection services for the City. Assist customers at counter and on the phone regarding city business; takes and receipts payments; oversees the receiving and depositing of all money payable to the city; certifies that all revenues are properly receipted; verifies money collected by various city departments and assures proper deposits.

Creates, updates, and maintains policies and procedures as it relates to cash handling; performs cash-handling training and cash handling audits.

Manages and directs investments, the receipting of all monies into appropriate accounts; determines cash flow requirements to maximize the investment of City funds; assures availability of sufficient funds to cover city financial needs and issued checks; makes fund transfers as needed; prepares daily reports showing cash receipts and monitors running daily balance.

Invests idle City funds in accordance with State laws and regulations; assures secure and safe keeping of investment certificates; prepares semiannually money management report; assures investments comply with established law; reconciles investment fund with general ledger.

Analyzes bank transactions and makes recommendations concerning establishment of accounts in various banks utilized by the City, including merchant accounts related to the acceptance of credit cards for various City obligations. Acts as the primary contact between financial institutions and the City; cultivates and maintains relationships with banks and other financial entities; as needed, works closely with the Finance Director and the City's financial advisors to set up bonds or capital leasing and review debt instruments and official statements of the City.

Administers loans and ensures compliance with loan and bonding requirements; monitors bond accounts, ensures availability of funds, and tracks reimbursements of bond proceeds.

Monitors and reviews city revenue collections, including property taxes, sales tax, utilities, licenses, fees and intergovernmental revenues including Class "C" roads and federal grants; ensures posting accuracy, reviews and verifies daily cash summaries.

Performs internal city revenue audits and analysis of historical data including statistical modeling; performs operational research, benchmarking and evaluation of legislative intent to validate current fees and revenues; works closely with state, county and other local representatives in the application of legislative processes and formulas to ensure compliance.

Assists in providing support to the office of Administrative Services; participates in special projects as assigned. Performs related duties as required.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  1. Education and Experience:

  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in finance, business administration or a closely related field;

AND

  1. Four (4) years accounting experience in financial management, accounting, business administration or related field;

OR

  1. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of municipal finance, municipal banking and investment practices and options; financial auditing process; laws and regulations governing receiving, accounting and investment of municipal funds; taxation and funds distribution; municipal government investment policies and procedures, accounting procedures, treasury management, banking, investment risk analysis, cash management and asset protection; the Utah Money Management Act and Uniform Municipal Fiscal Procedures Act. Working knowledge of complex research methodology; internal control principles and methods of application; budgeting, accounting and related statistical procedures; various revenue sources available to local governments including state and federal sources; general office maintenance and practices; computer accounting applications and various software programs; business and technical writing; operation of standard office equipment; mathematics related to investment and finance; interpersonal communication skills and telephone etiquette; public relations.

Skill in financial and technical writing; developing working relationships with independent auditors; the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving; prepare clear, concise and informative reports and presentations.

Ability to resolve complex accounting problems and recommend changes in procedures; audit annual purchases to verify and identify those purchases that should be capitalized; operate various types of standard office equipment such as typewriter, 10 key calculator, keyboard, etc.; operate personal computer in utilizing various programs to produce or compose formal documents, reports and records, charts and graphs; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, the public, and subordinates.


  1. Special Qualifications:

Must be bondable to a dollar limit prescribed by statute. Preference in recruitment may be given to applicants who are certified municipal treasurers or certified municipal financial advisor (CMFA).


  1. Work Environment:

Typical office setting with typical climate controls; light physical effort required; comfortable working conditions in office environment; intermittent sitting, standing and walking; significant amount of time viewing computer screen and keyboarding for data input and analysis; mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving; considerable exposure to high stress as a result of stringent reporting deadlines and contact with individuals in potentially difficult situations; more than regular working hours may be required on a seasonal basis, and in special situations.

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