Town of Foxborough - Treasurer/Collector

16 Nov 2018 1:37 PM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)



Description: The Town of Foxborough is seeking a skilled professional to provide administrative oversight of the town’s cash management program and manages collection of all monies and taxes due to the town in accordance with provisions of the Massachusetts General Law. 


Duties include but are not limited to: Responsible for the custody, collection, deposit and reconciliation of receipts, posting of cash book and monthly reconciliation of bank accounts. Oversees the cash management program. Monitors cash flow to ensure timely payments and prepares analysis of cash needs. Reconciles cash and accounts receivable to the Finance Director’s General Ledger. Responsible for closing and reconciliation of all books and accounts. Prepares reports for the Town Report, including documentation pertaining to payroll and personnel and treasury accountability. Prepares the quarterly report of reconciliation of the Treasurer’s cash for the Bureau of Accounts. Prepares quarterly report of outstanding taxes.


Invests funds in accordance with applicable laws. Maintains custody of stabilization funds, reserve funds, trust funds, enterprise funds, investments, and other funds. Ensures timely payment of interest and principal on maturing debt. Prepares all year-ending reports for the Department of Revenue. Arranges for short and long-term borrowing. Disburses funds for legal obligations of the town, including tax deductions, accounts payable and other authorized encumbrances.


Provides assistance to all municipal employees, including town and school payroll staff, pertaining to benefits. Assists in the processing of new employee administrative documentation and ensures proper enrollment in retirement, insurance, and deferred compensation programs. Maintains group health insurance records, administers payroll and benefits processing.


Provides assistance to taxpayers. Researches history of accounts, analyzes and prepares written responses for taxpayers. Supervises the processing of refunds for overpayment of real estate, personal property, excise tax payments. Supervises the administration of passport services for the town. Supervises the permitting process of the Town commuter parking lot. Takes legal action to collect overdue real estate taxes (tax title and foreclosure) and supervises the preparation of municipal lien certificates.


Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field. A minimum of five years of experience in municipal finance, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.


Additional Requirements: A valid Driver’s License, Massachusetts certification as Treasurer and Tax Collector required, and Ability to become bonded. Excellent customer service, technology and communication skills. Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public. 


Salary and Benefits: Full-time, 40 hour benefited position. Annual salary range $85,858 - 102,583. This is an exempt non-union position. 


Application Instructions: Please apply online and submit a cover letter and resume by December 14, 2018.  


Posting Date: November 14, 2018  


Equal Opportunity Employer 

The Town of Foxborough accommodates the needs of all physically challenged or disabled people by all reasonable means in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

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