Job Title: Treasurer/Collector
Union: Bellingham Professional Administrators Association
Salary: up to $85,000; includes a competitive benefits package
Responsible for two full-time Assistant Treasurer/Collectors, one full-time Collection clerk, one part-time employee and up to three senior tax abatement volunteers.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Treasurer/Collector performs administrative and supervisory work involving the receipt, expenditure, and custody of municipal funds, including investment and borrowing of money, custody of tax title properties, collection of all money due to the Town, and all other related work as required.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field; five years of responsible experience in financial management, preferably in a municipal setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
A demonstrated knowledge of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44 and 60 and applicable laws related to municipal collections and taxation; possess or be able to obtain Certification by the Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association within three years of appointment. Experience working in a municipal Treasurer/Collector’s office is preferred.
Must be able to secure a public surety bond.
The Town of Bellingham is an AA/EEO employer.
Full job description can be viewed on the Human Resources link at www.bellinghamma.org
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