The Village of Seneca is seeking a full-time Treasurer:

Treasurer Job Description:  Oversees the financial activities of the village under the administrative direction of the Commissioner of Accounts & Finance; is responsible for accounting and fiscal functions of the municipality; works closely with the Village Clerk and all departments within the village in monitoring areas of financial responsibility; provides oversight to cash management and investment activities; assists outside auditors with the preparation of the annual audit; plans, organizes and directs general ledger accounting including payroll, accounts payable, and receivables; establishes and oversees accounting procedures and internal controls for cash receipts and disbursements, fixed assets, fund balances, and investment policies; prepares monthly treasurer’s reports; oversees TIF accounts; responsible for writing grant proposals; assists the utility billing department; works with the general public on a daily basis; answers phones; attends twice monthly village council meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to retain confidentiality of village employment, personnel, and financial matters.
  • Skilled in use of a computer, calculator, telephone, fax machine, copy machine.
  • Proficiency in software programs used by the village.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Considerable knowledge of the theory and practice of government finance, treasury, and cash management functions.
  • Ability to define problems, collection of data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with the public.
  • Ability to take control of situations in a responsible manner.
  • Ability to comprehend, retain and apply County, State, and Federal policies and legislation, i.e., local ordinances, procedure manuals, codes, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other members of the staff, elected officials, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate in both written and verbal form.

Accounting background with experience in government accounting a plus.

Employment Requirements: 

  • Attendance at twice monthly evening council meetings required.
  • Must be able to obtain security bonding within 30 days of hire.
  • Must become a member of the Illinois Municipal Treasurer’s Association (IMTA) and attend annual training conference.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Personal days
  • Sick days


  • Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (35 hours per week; unpaid lunch hour daily)

Applications due by:   May 31, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

Resumes with cover letter should be sent to:

Seneca Village Hall
ATTN:   Mayor Jeff Olson
340 N. Cash Street
Seneca, IL   61360

Or email to:

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Village of Seneca provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Applications are available at village hall or HERE.