Accountant \ Deputy Treasurer, City of Manistee

Published Jul 19, 2022

Accountant \ Deputy Treasurer

The City of Manistee is seeking an experienced, versatile, and hands-on financial professional to serve as Accountant \ Deputy Treasurer.

Primary responsibilities include general ledger maintenance and reconciliation, bank reconciliations, financial statements, audit and budget assistance, property tax administration, banking liaison, daily deposits, reporting, functional support, and customer service. Activities include a full range of office duties including assisting the public, accounting, reconciliations, scheduling, filing, records management, application, and transaction processing.

The successful applicant will possess excellent written and oral communication, exemplary computer ability, organization and office management skills, initiative, and adaptability. They will have attention to detail, willingness to learn new skills and tasks and a proven track record of improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Experience with BS&A software is a plus. Associate’s Degree in finance, accounting or related with five to seven years of progressively responsible financial experience and a demonstrated ability to perform the job functions required. Bachelor’s Degree, CPA license, public accounting or municipal finance experience preferred.

Starting wage range $57,000 to $61,500 commensurate with experience and background. Full and competitive benefits including paid health insurance, deferred compensation plan and paid vacation.

For information on the job packet, click here.

Interested applicants should submit an application, cover letter, resume and references by August 7, 2022. Position start date is late-September. Materials shall be emailed to with Accountant\Deputy Treasurer as the subject line; or delivered to the City Clerk’s office at 70 Maple St. Manistee MI 49660.

The City of Manistee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.