Treasurer

Position Overview: Nessel Township is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to fill the role of Treasurer. As the chief financial officer and accounts controller for the Township, the Treasurer will play a crucial role in maintaining financial stability and ensuring compliance with established practices.

General Duties: The Treasurer will be responsible for the following basic duties:

  1. Serve as the chief financial officer and accounts controller for the Township.
  2. Attend monthly board meetings, providing Financial Statements, Cash Disbursements, and Account Payable listings for various accounts.
  3. Maintain account ledgers for all transactions, including accounts receivable and accounts payable. Code and disburse all monies accurately into the appropriate GL accounts.
  4. Assist the Budget Committee in maintaining documentation related to current and forecasted budget items.
  5. Act as the point of contact for all bank accounts and Township financial relationships. Balance accounts monthly with bank statements.
  6. Provide procedural guidance to the board to ensure compliance with legal aspects of Township accounting.

Work Expectations: The Treasurer is a salaried position without set working hours or location,
operating as a virtual employee. The following expectations apply:

  1. Report directly to the Board Chairperson.
  2. Maintain all required certifications and training applicable to the role.
  3. The salary compensates for up to 24 hours per month; additional hours or special projects are paid separately.
  4. Work remotely from the town hall, a home office, or mobile, with sufficient access to phone and internet service.
  5. Attend all monthly board meetings, the annual board meeting and the annual audit meeting.
  6. Provide a personal cellular phone for Township-related calls, messages, and texts.
  7. No mileage reimbursement for commuting within the Township; other mileage subject to Township Policy.
  8. Copy the Board Chair on any written communications to board members.

If you are a detail-oriented individual with financial expertise and the ability to work independently, we invite you to apply for the Nessel Township Treasurer position. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to [email protected] or via mail to: Nessel Township, 49205 Acacia Trail, Stanchfield, MN 55080. Open Until Filled.

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