Accepting Letters of Interest for the Paonia Town Treasurer Appointment

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The Town of Paonia is seeking candidates to serve as its Town Treasurer.

The Town Treasurer is a community good works position and is paid $1200 per year, disbursed quarterly.

This position supports the Town Finance Director and reports directly to the Town Board of Trustees. The Town Treasurer will be responsible for confirming the Town is meeting the statutory requirements as set forth in C.R.S. 31-20-301. In addition, the Town Treasurer shall be responsible for the following:

  • Oversite responsibilities for accounting of all receipts and disbursements regarding Town funds.
  • Oversite of business activities and town financial management.
  • Review of financial statements and cash balance fund reports for the Board of Trustees.
  • Review of a variety of Town financial records.
  • Review of Town expenditures.
  • Reviews of Town accounts payable and receivable transactions for posting.
  • Provides accounts payable list for Board of Trustee approval.
  • Signatory authority on behalf of the Town.
  • Review payroll, payroll deductions, payroll reports and records.
  • Approves payroll.
  • Reviews transfer of funds as directed by the Board of Trustees.
  • Monitors Town cash flow to ensure sufficient funds are available.
  • Reviews investments of the Town’s funds and provides status, activity, and performance reports to the Board of Trustees.
  • Review town checking/saving/investment accounts of the Town.
  • Review deposits and transfers money between Town accounts.
  • Reviews updated information for all accounts and ensures accounts are balanced.
  • Ensure funds are being invested in accordance with sound financial practice.
  • Assists in the development and presentation of the annual budget in conjunction with Town staff.
  • Assists in the implementation of Town financial policies.
  • Review the certifying assessments, special charges, and tax levies to the County Auditor.
  • Assist the Town Finance Director with audit.
  • Review reports and the presentation of all financial data as required for the audit.
  • Review the draft audit report along with the Town Finance Director.
  • Work with Bond Counsel and provides information necessary for bond issues.
  •  Coordinates the information flow between the Board and Town Staff and assists town departments and Board members as needed.


Successful candidates should have a background or experience in finance and accounting, capable of maintain financial books and records.  Any prior experience in municipal government is preferred.  Candidates are encouraged to contact Town Hall with any questions or concerns that they may have. Please submit a letter of interest along with a resume and references by January 5, 2022, to Corinne Ferguson – or 214 Grand Avenue.