The Town Treasurer receives all money belonging to the Town and expends and accounts for it according to the order of the Town's authorized officers. The Treasurer performs duties in accordance with the General Laws of Massachusetts as it relates to the management of all Town borrowing and investments; the dispensation of Town scholarship and accounts payable checks; and tax title collections, redemptions or foreclosures. The Treasurer's Office is responsible for processing paperwork on new, terminating and retiring employees and for the administration of all employee benefits. The Treasurer's Office also handles the production and disbursement of the employee paychecks for every Town and School department. The Town Treasurer is an appointed position with a one-year term.
The Town of Sandwich has partnered with ClearGov, a transparency and benchmarking platform, to launch an infographic-based fiscal dashboard. The new tool provides taxpayers an easy-to-understand, visual breakdown of the town's finances.