Thank you for being interested in becoming a part of the team here in the Town of Cicero!
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This position has the responsibility for the fiscal management of the Town of Cicero finances. Responsibility includes the prescription and application of procedures in the auditing of financial accounts, examination of claims and receipts and the authorization of claims. The Town Comptroller is under the general supervision of the Supervisor and Town Board, and subject to direct audit by the State Comptroller.
Examples of Work:
- Assist Supervisor and Town Board in the preparation of the Town’s annual operations and capital budgets.
- Maintains accounting of all Town receipts and disbursements, audits claims and sign checks.
- Plans short and long-term financing of capital project; consults with bank officials and bonding attorneys.
- Oversight of accounting, claim processing, receivables, payroll, and benefits administration.
- Interaction with management and staff of other departments, elected and appointed officials, and other governmental agencies.
- Advises other departments on proper account techniques.
- Supervises the maintenance of records of town indebtedness
- Grant Administration, application and reimbursement including maintaining NYS Grant websites.
- NYS Comptrollers Annual Update Document submittal
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Attributes:
Working knowledge of the law as it pertains to towns in the State of New York; working knowledge of financial and accounting practices and methods involved in the receipt, investment, and disbursement of municipal funds; proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, applicable accounting software: ability to present ideas effectively, either orally or in writing; ability to supervise a staff of administrative, account and clerical employees, a high degree of integrity; good judgment.
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or progressively responsible experience as in a municipal finance, treasurer, or comptroller position in a New York State municipality. Salary commensurate with experience.