Deputy Finance Director/Deputy Treasurer - City of Huntington Woods

Published Feb 28, 2018

Deputy Finance Director/Deputy Treasurer
City of Huntington Woods

Assistant Department Head.  Responsible for all aspects of financial receipts and payment systems and day to day financial operations.

Work is performed under the general direction of the Finance Director and City Treasurer.

An employee of this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following.  (These examples do not include all of the tasks, which the employee may be expected to perform.)

  1. Assists Finance Director and City Treasurer in the administration of City Finance Department.
  2. Assist where required on payroll processing, including year-end and quarterly statements.
  3. Assists City Treasurer in all aspects of receipt processing, including tax collection.
  4. Receipts and reconciles all data processing batch reports to Accounts Payable and receipt systems.
  5. Serves as the accounts payable and receivable clerk and interfaces with Finance Director on record keeping.
  6. Reconciles and deposits cash and vouchers through accounts receivable system and assists City Treasurer in this administration.
  7. Coordinates utility billing system with Treasurer, Finance and DPS Departments.  Preparation and distribution of all utility billing functions.
  8. Performs duties of Treasurer in his/her absence.
  9. Works with Finance Director in preparation of Budget Documentation, reports, data retrieval, chart and graph preparation.
  10. Works with Finance Director in preparation of annual audit and comprehensive annual financial report.
  11. Assists in aspects of front counter operations, phone call and office duties as needed.
  12. Special projects and reports as required by Finance Director and City Manager.

The following knowledge, skills and abilities are essential.  An employee in this position, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following:

Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of Public Administration.
Knowledge of research methods, data collection, statistical interpretation and report writing.
Knowledge of City and department policies, practices and procedures.
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of data processing, accounting and business management.
Highly Skilled in the operation of a personal computer.
Highly Skilled in the Microsoft Office Suite.
Skill in listening and referring accurate information both written and orally.
Skill in working as a team, in a small office environment including the ability to correspond effectively with the general public.
Ability to plan, organize, supervise and coordinate diversified functions.
Ability to prepare effective communications, reports and publicity materials.
Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
Ability to make effective oral and written presentations.
Ability to relate effectively in a public relations role.
Ability to analyze, audit and interpret complex communications and prepare detailed reports.
Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations efficiently and accurately.
Ability to see and hear well.
Ability to work as a team member.
Ability to work independently with little or no direction from others.
Ability to attend City Commission Meetings or other evening meetings when necessary.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Accounting, three (3) to five (5) years of related experience working in municipal government. Knowledge of BSA governmental software preferred. These duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types 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.  

Salary Range $50,000 to $58,000. 

Please submit resume to:          
Joy Solanskey
City Clerk/Treasurer
26815 Scotia, Huntington Woods, MI  48070                                         

or email to:                     

Deadline to apply: March 30, 2018