Manager / Treasurer

Department/Agency of position: 
City of West University Place
Location of position: 
West University Place, TX
$87,785 – $140,457 annually DOQE
Date Posted: 
Friday, November 17, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of West University Place is known as a Neighborhood City providing our residents with world class city services and being responsive to citizens’ needs. Located in the heart of the Houston metropolitan area, you will find tree-lined streets, fabulous homes, and safe neighborhoods. West U has been recognized as one of the most prosperous and well-educated communities in the country, possessing an extraordinary quality of life and livability. Additionally, our financial condition can be described as stable and healthy. We are also known for our excellent customer service and employees are committed to excellence in the delivery of public services. We all serve as Good Will Ambassadors for our City, and are consistently demonstrating the City's guiding values of super service, productivity, initiative, responsibility, innovation and teamwork.

Class Summary: The Treasurer position is in the Management Series of our pay structure. Managers at this level make process level decisions on behalf of the organization subject to constraints imposed by available technology and resources. The Treasurer is responsible for the supervision of professional, technical and/or administrative support staff within the Finance Department. Supervision includes conducting performance evaluations, coordinating training; and implementing hiring, discipline and termination procedures.

Typical Class Essential Duties: v May supervise staff by prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and implementing hiring, termination, and disciplinary procedures.

v Directs or assists in the development, implementation, and assessment of strategies, goals, objectives, and plans of an organizational-wide function or multiple functions; coordinates activities between multiple departments or functions.

v Oversees the operation and activities of an organizational-wide function or multiple functions which include program and project development, evaluation, and reporting; research and outreach activities; and compliance with policies, standards, and regulations.

v Develops and oversees multiple budgets or makes budgetary recommendations; oversees finance, accounting, payroll, and contracting functions; administers grants; allocates resources; monitors and controls expenditures.

v Develops and maintains internal and external relationships; responds to citizen complaints and inquiries in person or via phone or email; participates in a variety of meetings, committees, task forces, or related groups to communicate information regarding services, programs, areas of opportunity, and other information; represents assigned area on committees and advocacy groups.

v Prepares, reviews, and/or approves a variety of records, reports, agendas, grant applications and reports, contracts, or other documents; makes decisions or provides recommendations based on findings; may serve as an advisor to the organization’s executive team.

v Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Functional Specific Responsibilities: o Manages operations related to the City’s cash and investment portfolio, utility billing, and procurement functions. o Performs administrative duties to include receiving, accounting for, and depositing revenues, including sales and property tax, fees, and permits. o Reviews and approves documents related, but not limited to debts, City-wide budgets, continuing disclosure, and/or covenants.

Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and three years of progressively responsible experience related to area of assignment, including prior lead or supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

For application procedures, please visit our website at All applicants must complete and submit a City of West University Place application form to be considered for this position.

The City of West University Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer.