township clerk resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Well-organized Township Clerk proficient in overseeing the day-to-day clerical functions of Cumming Township, including researching agenda issues, maintaining records, and administering general and special elections. Thorough knowledge of all municipal rules and regulations with familiarity in budgeting and report preparation. Responsible Township Clerk with a keen understanding of local ordinances and municipal rules and regulations. Strong bookkeeping, public administration, and accounting talents. Gifted at maintaining records. Superb computer, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Completed Microsoft Excel, The Basics and Beyond the Basics
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop many spreadsheets for Township use, including: Sewer billings and collections, Transfer Station reports, Budgets, Ballot Charts, Chart of Accounts, Special Assessments, Monthly Payments to name a few.
  • Attended many workshops related to Township Business, especially Clerk duties.
  • Certified Payroll Specialist.
  • Certified Human Resources Management Specialist.
  • Multiple Food Services Classes and Certifications.
  • Certification in CPB Medical Billing Course.
  • Township code knowledge
  • Legal notice publishing
  • Financial report analysis
  • Researching skills
  • Records management
  • Proficient in Pontem Software
  • Leadership
  • Responsible
  • Adaptability
  • Money handling
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Bookkeeping
  • File management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Office organization
  • Sensitive information handling
Work History
11/1992 to 11/2020
Township Clerk Primepay Tustin, CA,
  • Maintained fiscal records and accounts.
  • Performed budgeting duties, including assisting in budget prep, expenditure review and budget administration.
  • Participated in administration of municipal elections, including preparing and distributing ballots, training election officers and tabulating results; making sure results were accurate and verified with County Clerk's office.
  • Planned and supervised all elections, including preparing polls, ballot boxes, and voting machines.
  • Updated State Uniform Chart of Accounts for each fund of township, prescribed by State Treasurer.
  • Maintained public information service and responded to requests for information.
  • Attended all meetings of township board; required to take all minutes of regular and special meetings.
  • Responded to in-person and telephone requests for information from general public, attorneys and other involved parties.
  • Responsible for issuing paperwork to new board members and employees.
  • Responsible for Payroll, including quarterly State and Federal reports.
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Ledger.
  • Participate in financial audit process, relating to general ledger postings, payroll, personnel and fringe benefits.
08/2014 to 03/2016
Front Desk Receptionist Sheltering Arms Far Rockaway, NY,
  • Greeted guests at front desk and engaged in pleasant conversations while managing check-in process.
  • Created patient files, including personal and insurance information.
  • Submitted for patient's dental information form previous dental facilities.
  • Used internal software to process reservations, check-ins and check-outs.
  • Used internal software to verify patients insurance coverage, deductibles balance due.
  • Recorded fees collected at time of visit, recorded insurance payments from mail and electronically; completed daily deposit slip.
  • Ran all daily and monthly reports.
  • Sent out monthly bills to patients that had balances due.
  • Ordered office supplies, as needed.
  • Maintained files and records by implementing effective filing systems that boosted efficiency and organization.
06/2003 to 03/2014
Assistant Bookkeeper West Branch-Rose City Schools City, STATE,
  • Processed regular and special payrolls, using proper coding: processed completed checks and direct deposit vouchers for distribution
  • Distributed monies to annuity companies, health insurance , retirement, and any other payroll deductions.
  • Maintained District payroll files, responsible for all payroll reports, Stated and Federal taxes, Unemployment and Retirement.
  • Processed employee applications, contracts, contract changes, and adjustments as approved by Board of Education.
  • Answered questions to assist District staff with questions relating to payroll benefits, Workers' Compensation, FMLA, and contract compliance.
  • Screened all applicants and volunteers; reported to Superintendent.
  • Remained current with retirement matters; responsible for MPSERS new, retried, and terminated employee forms and reports.
  • Responsible for all District benefits administration including: Health, Dental, Vision Long-term Disability, self-insured Short-term Disability, Life Insurance, Unemployment Insurance, and Workers' Compensation.
  • Prepare salary, staffing and benefits information for budgeting and contract negotiations.
  • Participated in annual financial audit process relating to payroll, personnel and fringe benefits.
  • Responsible for receipting and depositing of all revenue monies.
  • Responsible for breakdown of property taxes.
  • Performed data entry, paper filing, electronic archiving and used 10‐key and other machines and equipment to support office efficiency.
  • Maintained financial records to verify completeness and availability of records and compliance with policy and established regulatory guidelines.
Expected in to to
: Business/Accounting
Kirtland Community College - Roscommon, MI
Expected in 06/1979 to to
High School Diploma:
Ogemaw Heights High School - West Branch, MI

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School Attended

  • Kirtland Community College
  • Ogemaw Heights High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Township Clerk
  • Front Desk Receptionist
  • Assistant Bookkeeper


  • High School Diploma

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