CLINTON TOWNSHIP – Jessica Leija, CPA, has been promoted to assistant director of finance for Clinton Township.
Leija has worked as an accountant for the Township’s Budget and Finance Department for more than eight years. She replaces Mary Hein, who became finance director in June 2020.
“Mrs. Leija has played an integral role on our team since 2012,” said Hein. “During that time, she has demonstrated her knowledge of all aspects of the department by assisting with the annual audit, preparation of the budget, grant administration, and other daily responsibilities,” she said.
“In my new position as assistant director, I look forward to new challenges and continuing to add value to the Budget and Finance Department,” said Leija.
Leija, a Chippewa Valley High School graduate, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Oakland University.
Before coming to the Township, she spent more than ten years with UHY, LLP, in Sterling Heights.