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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER/TREASURER - City of Summit

The City of Summit in Union County, NJ is a vibrant community of approximately 22,000 residents and situated 20 miles west of Manhattan, NY.  The City of Summit is seeking a highly qualified individual for a full-time position of Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer due to the retirement of the current CFO/Treasurer.  The City of Summit delivers a full range of services to the community via a $77.52 million municipal budget, and is the only New Jersey municipality with an "AAA" credit bond rating from all three major credit rating agencies.  The position requires certification from the State of New Jersey as a Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) and relevant experience in the management of municipal finances. 

The City of Summit is searching for a CFO who will provide executive oversight of city expenditures for compliance with budget policies, verifying accuracy of processed fiscal actions, estimating revenues and expenditures, monitoring internal financial controls, developing budgeting systems, and issuing bonds and notes.  The CFO will also evaluate all aspects of current financial operations such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, tax collection and assessment and purchasing. In this position the CFO is responsible for the preparation of the annual municipal budget, annual financial and debt statements, and to be the key point of contact with external auditors during the annual audit.  Attendance and participation at all Common Council and finance committee meetings is required. 

Desired candidate must possess a minimum of 5+ years of CFO, or combination of CFO and Assistant Treasurer experience, excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills as well as possess the ability to manage multiple priorities.  NJ Qualified Purchasing Agent certification is preferred.  Experience with municipal utility finances and Primepoint payroll is also preferred.  MS Office and Edmunds software experience is essential.  Compensation depends on qualifications.  

Interested candidates should email a letter of intent, resume, references, and a copy of license or licenses to mchampney@cityofsummit.org by close of business on Friday, May 31, 2019.  

The City of Summit is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  

 

TAX COLLECTOR - Township of Middleton

The Township of Middletown located in Monmouth County is seeking a full-time New Jersey State Certified Tax Collector to oversee the tax collection process.  Responsible for all statutory requirements including maintenance, collection and accounting for 25,424 tax line items.  Applicants must have strong customer service, management, math and analytical skills with a friendly and professional demeanor.  The successful candidate will have a comprehensive working knowledge of all legal requirements for tax collection, reporting tax lien sales, redemptions, exemptions, deductions, foreclosures and appeals.  Other duties include replying to OPRA requests, Payments in Lieu of Taxes, and an Accelerated Tax Sale, including charges from the Sewer Authority.  Proficiency with Edmunds, Microsoft Word and Excel is highly preferred.  Currently this position also includes a shared service agreement for tax collector in a nearby municipality, which has 2,200 line items.  A minimum of five years of experience with municipal tax collection is required.  Employment application is available on the Township website and resumes are accepted.  Interested candidates may send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  Cindy Veneziano, Personnel/EEOC Officer, 1 Kings Highway, Middletown, NJ 07748 or cvenezia@middletownnj.org.  

The Township of Middletown reserves the right to select candidates prior to the application deadline of Friday, May 17, 2019.  

The Township of Middletown is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  

 

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Borough of Woodstown

The Borough of Woodstown in Salem County, NJ is seeking a part-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to work approximately 20 hours a week with flexible hours.  NJ CMFO certification is required and 3-5 years of experience in local government is preferred.  Candidate must attend bi-monthly Borough Council meetings, finance meetings and special meetings.  Candidate must have experience in budget preparation and execution, preparation of Annual Financial Statement, Annual and Supplemental Debt Statements, Capital Budget Planning.  Responsibilities include budget preparation and oversight throughout the year, maintenance of general ledger, preparation of bank deposits, and reconciliations, debt management, preparation of state and federal reports, oversee preparation of payroll, and all related tax and pension reporting.  Knowledge of Edmunds Financial package and CASA payroll is helpful.  

Mail, email, fax or submit in person your resume with a cover letter, salary requirements, and references to Cynthia Dalessio, Municipal Clerk, PO Box 286 Woodstown, NJ 08098.  woodstownclerk@comcast.net   Tel:  (856) 769-2200 x20     Fax: (856) 769-4297

Application deadline:  May 17, 2019

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