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Agency Treasurer

Sarpy County and Cities Wastewater Agency Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, $48.00 - $60.00
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Job Title: Agency Treasurer-Part Time:

Salary Range: $48.00-$60.00 p/h, 25 hours per week

Department: Administration

Reports To: Agency Administrator

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Date: July 1, 2024


Job Summary

The Agency Treasurer is responsible for specialized administrative work involving the overall operation of the Agency Treasurer’s office through efficient performance of administrative functions requiring a high level of confidentiality, sound judgment and skilled business practices. The Agency Treasurer is the official custodian of Agency money. They shall keep a separate account of each fund or appropriation and the debts and credits belonging thereto. They must complete work assignments as prescribed in Nebraska State Statutes, as well as assignments received from the Agency Administrator, Agency Chairman, Agency Board members and citizen requests. This position is required to attend Agency meetings. Appointment is recommended by the Agency Administrator with approval by the majority of the Agency Board members.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Knowledge of:

  • City, state and federal laws, policies, and regulations which impact Agency activities.
  • Functions, services, and funding sources of the Agency Board.
  • Standard accounting principles, such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
  • Agency responsibilities and ability to use independent judgment in the performance of duties.
  • Proper telephone etiquette.
  • Routine office procedures and standard clerical techniques.
  • Record keeping, bookkeeping and handling money.
  • Geographic layout and demographics of jurisdiction and surrounding area.

Ability to:

  • Comprehend and apply federal laws, state statutes and interpret rules, regulations and laws affecting Agency activities.
  • Plan and organize a personal work schedule, set priorities and meet deadlines in a work environment with frequent distractions and interruptions.
  • Consider topics thoroughly and objectively through critical thinking.
  • Pay close attention to detail and identify inconsistencies and determine discrepancies.
  • Effectively communicate and represent the Agency with governmental, business and school agencies, community groups and various professional, educational, regulatory and legislative organizations.
  • Apply effective record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Accurately prepare and maintain records, reports and other Agency documents.
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports clearly and concisely.  Adapt to changing accounting standards, technology advancements and  workplace dynamics.
  • Demonstrate effective listening and communication skills to ensure customer understanding.
  • Provide the general public, professional staff, governmental agencies and Agency Officials a high level of friendly, comprehensive, accurate and efficient customer service for requests and inquiries while maintaining a positive and effective working relationship.
  • Understand and follow both oral and written instructions.

Skill in:

  • Problem solving and critical thinking to conduct fact-finding projects.
  • Reading and interpreting figures and data.
  • Utilizing computers and various computer software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, accounting software, and databases to store and retrieve information (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Verbal and written communication with ability to communicate effectively while maintaining tact and professionalism.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the public, other employees, other governmental agencies, and municipal officials.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, math, business administration, public administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Master’s degree in accounting is preferred.
  • More than three years of general accounting experience, either in a public accounting firm or in a private corporate environment.
  • Previous governmental agency experience preferred.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license at the time of hire.
  • Must be willing to obtain further education, training, and certifications as deemed appropriate by the employer.

Physical Requirements


Standing and walking






Climbing, stooping, squatting and kneeling



Dexterity: utilizing phone, typing, and writing



Lift in excess of 10 pounds 



Seeing and hearing; read documents, computer screen, answer phones, communicate in person. 





Reasonable accomodations may be may to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares a variety of financial records, reports, and other documents.
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.
  • Maintains filing system, contact database, employee list, and inventory while utilizing a variety of computer programs.
  • Prepares and processes accounts payable information and issues checks.
  • Updates payroll maintenance bi-weekly.
  • Prepares and processes biweekly payroll information, including direct deposit transmission and issuing checks.
  • Performs data entry, including journal entry input.
  • Reviews daily bank deposits and balances to daily cash receipt reports.
  • Manages general ledgers, reconciles accounts, and generates financial statements.
  • Assists with financial software package.
  • Ensures the accuracy of accounting and maintains financial data computer input.
  • Prepares, maintains and provides various reports related to individual project budgets and overall Agency budget.
  • Assists in preparation of annual budget and annual audit.
  • Prepares and processes all tax statements.
  • Maintains, tracks, and assists with annual federal, state and local permit reporting to maintain compliance.
  • Manages and assists with execution and implementation of all existing and future federal and state funding requirements.
  • Acquires all necessary paperwork for new vendors and suppliers and sets them up in financial software program.
  • Addresses inquiries from vendors and staff relating to payments of claims.
  • Orders and oversees material and supply orders with online and in person retail vendors.
  • Develops, manages, and maintains an overall Agency purchase order system.
  • Assists with data entry for asset management and inventory.
  • Maintains fixed asset records.
  • Conducts or assists with special projects as required.
  • Provides customer service and provides general financial information as it pertains to Agency activities or refers them to the appropriate agencies as necessary.
  • Assists the general public in completion of various financial forms and documents; prepares and distributes various financial applications and forms.
  • Establishes and maintains positive public relations with the general public.

Performs other duties as directed or as the situation dictates.


Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. This job description may be changed or updated at any time without notice.

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Part-time Employee
Date Posted July 1, 2024
Date Closes July 31, 2024
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Administration
Function Treasurer/Financial
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $48.00 - $60.00
Shift Custom
Hours 25 hours per week
SOC Category 11-3031.01 Treasurers and Controllers
Zipcode 68138
Name Lisa Haire
Address 8901 S. 154th Street, Suite #3
City, State and Zip NE 68138
Phone 402-949-3901

This job requires the following skills

  • Accounting Management
  • Accounts Payable
  • Finance Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Reporting
  • Government Accounting
  • Government Compliance
  • Problem Resolution
  • Excellent Communication

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