Chief Deputy Treasurer

Portage County
Job Description
Do you love working with numbers? Do you want to do what you love, PLUS support the great people that live in Portage County? Portage County is looking to hire a Chief Deputy Treasurer. The purpose of this position is to assist the Treasurer in receiving, disbursing, and maintaining records and reports for County funds; act as the Treasurer in his/her absence; and perform other duties as assigned.

What will you be doing?
  • Performs duties of the Treasurer in his/her absence according to State Statute 59.25.
  • Assists Treasurer in the preparation of tax bills and collection of tax receipts.
  • Maintains municipal collections file for Managed Forest Land and Private Forest Crop.
  • Maintains the daily reconciliation of bank deposits.
  • Maintains the daily reconciliation of credit card payments.
  • Assists in the preparation of legal notices for publication and mailing.
  • Prepares ‘Notice of Application for Issue of Tax Deed’ and sends by certified mail.
  • Reconciles municipal tax collections with municipal account balances in MUNIS.
  • Reconciles Sales Tax account, remits monthly Sales Tax report and payment to the State.
  • Prepares Real Estate Transmittal monthly report and remits with payment to the State.
  • Remits quarterly Probate and Vitals report and payment to the State.
  • Prepares report and remits monies to the State for Marriage and Dog License Fees.
  • Researches and processes requests for replacement checks.
  • Maintains Personal Property Chargeback files and prepares requisitions for payment of County’s share.
  • Orders general office supplies.
  • Administers the Agricultural Use Penalty.
What are the minimum qualifications?
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associates degree in Business, Accounting, or related field required.
  • Three years bookkeeping experience in a municipal government setting preferred.
  • Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.

Portage County offers a robust benefit package that includes;

  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan
  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County   contribution or a PPO Co-pay plan)
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Plan) Paid by the County
  • Vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance- premium paid by the County
  • Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County
  • Dental insurance
  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Health and Fitness Reimbursement


Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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