Deputy Treasurer Position Opening

Pequaywan Township is seeking applicants for the position of Town Deputy Treasurer. Interested applicants should send their resume with information relevant to the required qualifications for the position to Carol Nelson, Town Treasurer, 9162 West Branch Road, Duluth MN 55803 or email to

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Pay: $20/hour  ; $50/monthly meeting; $15/hour training
Average hours per month: 10-20
Laptop will be provided


  • Knowledge of basic accounting practices, financial management, billing practices, and financial record keeping
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, maintain accurate and complete records and files, prepare a variety of financial reports, and oversee administration of the town budget
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with officials and public
  • Computer skills including email and background of data entry
  • Must have internet connection


NOTE: Deputy treasurer will be trained by the town treasurer with the duties listed below. Data entry is a plus but training will be provided if applicant has no background.

  • Responsible for the management of financial transactions (deposits, disbursements, check preparation, monthly credit union account reconciliation, data entry, reports, certificates of deposits)
  • Coordinate with town clerk on financial recordkeeping; cross-checking, and reporting of monthly deposits, claims, balances; annual audits of financial records; and preparation of annual budget reports for annual town meeting
  • Prepare and file state/federal withholding tax payments and reports, quarterly MN Unemployment Report, and all required end reports (e.g. Workers’ Compensation, CTAS financial report to MN state auditor)
  • Prepare and mail out W2s to employees at end of year
  • Other duties as permitted by law