Town of Billerica-Treasurer/Collator
Town of Billerica

Job Order #: 17582929

Billerica, MA 01821

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/30/2022

EXPIRES 11/28/2022

Job Description

The Town of Billerica seeks applicants for the position of Treasurer/Collator.

Salary range:  $87,010 - $118,954  

The Treasurer/Collector in accordance with Town regulations and State laws MGL Chapter 32, 40, 41, 44, 60 & 60A handling the town's financial affairs, collection of all taxes, real, personal and motor vehicle, collection of water and sewer bills, the receipt, depositing and investing of all town monies, overseeing, investing and dispersing of all trust funds, overseeing payroll, benefits, deductions for current and retired employees, performing all borrowing, tracking and repayment of notes and bonds. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Essential Functions:
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Responsible for processing bank deposits, transfers, investments, disbursements and reconciliation of all towns' monies. Prepare cash flows and budgets for general funds, expenditures, bonds and department expenditures. Works directly with all town departments, town committees, banks and investment firms doing business with the town.
1.    Determines the cash needs of the town to ensure that sufficient liquid assets are available to meet the town's obligations.
2.    Oversees the billing process for all taxes and the collecting of real and personal taxes,
motor vehicle excise taxes, recording, depositing and reconciling in timely fashion.
3.    Oversees the collecting of all water and sewer fees and the recording, depositing and reconciling in a timely fashion.
4.    Works with various financial institutions including banks and mortgage companies as well as with taxpayers, realtors, attorneys, other colleagues, computer software vendors and other town departments to solve problems or to discuss issues on hand.
5.    The Treasurer/Collector must deal with irate taxpayers and leasing companies to explain bills.
6.    Reconcile all receivables with the Town Accountant and deal closely with that department on a daily basis.
7.    Handles the tax title, initiate legal action, prepare tax taking, advertise and post, take to land court, calculate payments and interest for tax title payoffs. Prepare all documents for tax titles, foreclosures and redemptions.
8.    Keep tax title files, post payments and reconciles accounts; oversees the auction of
property taken through tax title proceedings in accordance with state regulations.
9.    Issues short and long-term municipal debt in order to provide funding of town capital projects and in anticipation of revenues at the lowest possible interest and in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.
10.    Manages all trust funds and related deposits, withdrawals, investments, reconcilements and quarter reports.
11.    Attends various meetings on behalf of the town as necessary.

Education and Experience: Graduate of a four-year college with a Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting and three to five (3-5) years of related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Special Requirements:   Certification as a Treasurer and/or Collector by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required or obtained within 3 years of appointment.  Valid MA Motor Vehicle Drivers License

How To Apply

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