The treasurer, being a curator for Cerro Gordo County, is responsible for the receipt, management, disbursement, reporting, and investment of all monies paid to the County. The Treasurer also serves as an agent for the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance.

The treasurer compiles composite reports from individual record books to general ledgers either by hand or using a computer; reviews and reconciles receipts, bills, and cash received to discover errors and assure accuracy of figures to prevent discrepancies and financial loss. Categorizes, indexes, files and deposits materials, forms and moneys received to assure public funds are administered properly.

The treasurer is responsible for the proper receipt, accounting and disbursement of county funds within policies established by the State of Iowa, Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors and corporate and unincorporated governments for adequate financial control.