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Town Clerk / Assistant Finance Director

Location: Denton
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

TOWN CLERK/ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This position performs responsible management, administrative, human resources, and financial tasks as the Clerk to the Town Board and Assistant Finance Director for the Town. Position is a key member of the Town management team, responsible for providing leadership and guidance to administrative staff and department heads in the interpretation and communication of Town policy and procedure. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF CLASS: An employee in this class serves as a public official as defined in the NC General Statutes and is the primary official administrative support for the Town Board. Emphasis of the work is maintenance of Town ordinances and documents, preparation of agendas, minutes, and legal notices, administration of official oaths, and explanation of Board activities and procedures. The classification is also the official custodian of records for the Town. Considerable tact, courtesy, and discretion are required in frequent and varied contacts with the public. This position is also responsible for supporting the development of and monitoring of the annual budget. Responsible for account receivables, account payables as well as payroll. Position serves as the Assistant Finance Director. Provides guidance to Department Heads and supervisors in interpreting and applying Town policy and procedure, related to finance, human resources, and other administrative functions. Work is performed in accordance with the North Carolina General Statutes and municipal ordinances. Work is reviewed by the Town Manager and is evaluated based on proficiency and accuracy, compliance with mandated legal requirements, and other performance criteria. This position is hired by and is an employee of the Denton Board of Commissioners. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency and five (5) years responsible administrative experience OR an Associate degree and three (3) years of responsible administrative experience. Experience in a in a municipal or county government clerk's office is preferred. Special Requirement: Valid North Carolina Driver's License; Certified as a Notary Public Current designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk by the Institute of Government or ability to obtain certification within a year of employment, as permitted by the SOG. Salary commensurate on qualifications and experience. Applications can be submitted online at or mailed to Town of Denton, PO Box 306, Denton, NC 27239. Position is open until filled. Job Type: Full-timePay: $46,714.00 - $70,743.40 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayExperience: Administrative: 5 years (Preferred)License/Certification: Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: TOWN OF DENTON, High Point , Town Clerk / Assistant Finance Director, Executive , Denton, North Carolina

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