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Staff Accountant | Wheaton Park District
Posted on Apr 19, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

The Wheaton Park District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Staff Accountant.

The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for the reconciliation of all bank accounts, real account reconciliations and the District’s payroll. Assist the Finance Manager, Finance Director, and the Assistant Finance Director as needed.

The mission of the Wheaton Park District is to provide our community with healthy leisure pursuits and a heightened appreciation for our natural world. The District is governed by an elected board of commissioners and staffed with a total of 1,100 employees during peak season. We have recently received the award of Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency which sets us apart for providing exceptional services to our community and residents.

Key responsibilities of this position include:
• Responsible for the reconciliation of all bank accounts to the general ledger monthly and for the investment reconciliations.
• Responsible for the account reconciliation of all real accounts of the District and all of the District’s foundations.
• Supervise the Payroll Assistant and responsible for the accurate, timely processing of the payroll for the District.
• Responsible for the records disposal for the District in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, such as the Records Retention Act and FOIA, on an as needed and an annual basis.
• Respond to employee, vendor, and customer questions and requests in a timely manner.
• Responsible for coordinating the inventory spot checks of Arrowhead kitchen and golf pro shop on a quarterly basis. Also responsible for ensuring any adjustments required are recorded.
• Assist with proofing or reviewing monthly journal activity.
• Gather supporting documents requested by auditors in a timely manner on an annual basis or as requested.

Education, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or equivalent required.
• Two years of experience in a finance or business- related field required.
• Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and be well versed with financial software.
• Great problem solving, analytical, organization, interpersonal, critical thinking, and written and verbal communication skills.
• Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
• Continuously use a keyboard and computer, remain in a stationary position for long periods of time; occasionally move about the office to access office equipment and files and move files weighting up to 30 lbs.; rarely move objects up to 50 lbs. with assistance sometimes over shoulders or head.

Work Schedule
M-F, within normal business hours and some evening and weekends during peak seasons

Salary
$60K- $65K DOQ

Benefit Package
We have a highly competitive benefits package including: health insurance, life insurance, paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick), 457 deferred compensation plan, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (pension plan), medical and dependent flexible spending account, facility privileges for employee and employee's eligible dependents, etc.

Location:

855 W Prairie
Wheaton, IL 60187
United States

How to apply:

To Apply: Complete an online application at www.wheatonparkdistrict.com. Include a cover letter and detailed resume.


Accountant | Village of Vernon Hills
Posted on Apr 18, 2018 and open until May 31, 2018.

VERNON HILLS, IL (Population 26,328) is seeking an Accountant. Vernon Hills is a Aaa rated community with 104 Full-Time employees and a $31.8 million operating budget. The Village provides Police services, including a multi-jurisdictional dispatch center; Public Works services including street, landscape, building and equipment maintenance; Community Development; Golf Course and Athletic Complex operations; and special events.

The Finance Department has four full-time employees and one part-time employee and is responsible for the financial, information technology, risk management and human resources operations of the Village. Duties will primarily include, but not be limited to, independently managing, maintaining, and coordinating numerous revenue programs of the Village including, but not limited to the food and beverage tax program, hotel/motel tax program, and communication tower rental program. This position is also responsible for maintaining the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, preparing financial reports, and providing analysis as needed to assist management in decision making. This position will assist with annual audits and reconciliation of the general ledger.

Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. A minimum of one to three (1-3) years of experience in governmental finance is strongly preferred. Candidates should possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and familiarization with accounting and financial management concepts, advanced understanding of Microsoft Office applications, strong organizational and customer service skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Munis or a similar governmental financial system preferred. Successful candidates must be team-oriented and have a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.

The Village of Vernon Hills offers an excellent benefits package with a hiring salary range of $59,000 to $65,994. Actual starting salary will depend on qualifications.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and background investigation.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D

Location:

290 Evergreen Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
United States

How to apply:

To apply send a resume and a completed application to Nikki Larson: nikkil@vhills.org by 5:00 pm on May 31, 2018. Resume and application review will begin immediately. The application is available at Vernonhills.org.


Finance Manager | Palatine Public Library District
Posted on Apr 9, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Palatine Public Library District has an opening for an experienced, resourceful, and team-oriented Finance Manager. Responsibilities include maintaining accounting and purchasing procedures including cash management and disbursements. As a member of the Library’s Management Team, the Finance Manager participates in strategic planning and policy development. The Finance Manager serves as the financial liaison to Management and the District Board of Trustees. Please visit www.palatinelibrary.org for a complete job description.

Qualifications include:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent.
• Minimum 3 years related business experience preferably in a public sector or not-for-profit environment, with 1 year supervisory experience.
• Proficiency in use of current personal computer technologies, e.g. Internet applications, word processors, spreadsheet applications, QuickBooks, on-line payroll systems, and desktop publishing software.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws as reflected in library policy preferred.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently organize work.

The ideal candidate will have a welcoming attitude, a playful spirit, and a desire to go above and beyond to serve our diverse community.

Starting Salary: $57,525 - $59,000 annually (Depends on Qualifications)

Benefits include four weeks vacation; sick time of one day per month; 7½ paid holidays per year; participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; and Health, Life, Vision and Dental Insurance programs.

Location:

700 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067
United States

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and completed employment application to employment@palatinelibrary.org.

Employment applications are available online at www.palatinelibrary.org.


Accounting Manager | City of Country Club Hills
Posted on Apr 6, 2018 and open until May 18, 2018.

Minimum Qualification:
Education/Experience/Training
• Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other related field
• 5 years accounting/finance experience
• 1 year supervisory experience Skills/Abilities:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
• Professional Aptitude
• Able to provide excellent customers service
• Strong organizational skills
• Detail oriented
• Ability to comply with stated deadlines
• Excellent program solving skills
• Great initiative

Preferred Skills
• Governmental or nonprofit experience
• Knowledge of ACS New Vision software
• Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance related field

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
 General Ledger Maintenance
• Perform monthly bank reconciliations for all City bank accounts
• Review the general ledger for any discrepancies/abnormalities; notify supervisor of any adjustments that are required
• Assist with the monthly close process
• Properly record entries for interfunds and wire transfers
• Undergo monthly reconciliation of due to/from account Financial Reporting/Budgeting
• Assist with the preparation of monthly reporting for the finance committee
• Prepare monthly Revenue vs Expense statements for the Enterprise Funds
• Prepare monthly analysis of budget to actual reporting
• Assist with the preparation of annual budgets Fixed Assets
• Maintain the City’s Fixed Assets in the ACS New Vision program module
• Run software programming for annual depreciation calculations
• Ensure proper recording of purchases and disposals
• Assist with the preparation of the annual capital asset roll forward schedule Payroll
• Properly record biweekly payroll entries
• Prepare salary change sheets
• Monitor new hires salary as it relates to the budget Management
• Serve as Deputy Manager for the Finance Department
• Supervise and manage Finance department staff in the absence of Finance Supervisor
• Address any issues or concerns that arise in the absence of the Finance Supervisor
• Attend City council or Committee meetings, as needed Audit Preparation
• Assist with the annual audit preparation/PBC list
• Compile requested documents
• Assist with schedules such as AP accrual, Payroll accrual, etc. Miscellaneous
• Book appropriate journal entries for petty cash replenishment, as needed
• Prepare documentation for federal grant drawdowns
• File monthly amusement tax return

Location:

4200 W. 183rd St.
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
United States

How to apply:

If you are interested, submit a completed application and resume to Deborah M. McIlvain, City Clerk, City of Country Club Hills, 4200 W. 183rd Street, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, or email to cfisher@countryclubhills.org.

Applications are available on the City website at countryclubhills.org.

EOE M/F/D/V/SO


Superintendent of Business Services & Technology | Mundelein Park & Recreation District
Posted on Apr 4, 2018 and open until Apr 27, 2018.

The Mundelein Park & Recreation District serves 35,000 residents and the surrounding communities offering a fitness center, aquatic park, beach, boat launch, golf course, dance studio, active adult center, community center and opened a new 13,000 s.f. recreation center in April, 2018.  The District is seeking applicants to fill the position of Superintendent of Business Services & Technology. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Superintendent of Business Services & Technology is responsible for managing the accounting, financial, human resources and technology functions of the Park District. 


Essential Functions
• Reconcile bank activity to general ledger activity in a formal monthly report
• Prepare monthly Treasurers Report for Board of Commissioners
• Process bi-weekly payroll liabilities to general ledger
• Responsible for monthly end closing duties, including producing financial reports
• Assist with the preparation of the annual tax levy
• File all required Federal and State payroll taxes and reports and monthly IMRF report
• Process year end W-2’s and 1099’s
• Generate the production of the annual Treasurer’s Report and independent audit to meet all State & Federal requirements
• Oversee IT Contractor’s duties and assignments
• Assist the Executive Director in the development and evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives
• Assist staff with the development of the annual budget

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field
• Minimum of 3 years full time accounting experience, governmental accounting preferred
• Familiarity with integrated accounting software systems

Salary
• Starting range $80,000-95,000 per year

Benefits
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Eye Insurance
• Life Insurance
• IMRF
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Personal Leave
• Paid Sick Leave
• Facility and program discounts

Location:

1401 North Midlothian Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
United States

How to apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume by April 27 to 
Executive Director Margaret Resnick
Email: mresnick@mundeleinparks.org

Mail
:   Mundelein Park & Recreation District
Attn:   Margaret Resnick
             1401 N. Midlothian Road
             Mundelein, Illinois 60060


Budget/Operations Analyst | Lake County Government
Posted on Apr 2, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.  Do you have a background in maintaining a balanced budget? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Budget/Operations Analyst
Location: Waukegan, IL
Salary: $56,840 - $83,634

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting in the development and monitoring of various departmental budgets.  Becoming a Budget Operations Analyst would allow you to be involved with finance administrators, department directors, and program staff within local government, ranging from justice and planning to health and community service departments. Your day will consist of examining department budget submissions for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, reviewing reports and accounting records to ensure allocated funds have been spent as specified; exploring funding and service alternatives; and conducting research and studies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of policies and practices.  You will have endless opportunities to make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public or business administration and at least two years of experience. Individuals should be familiar with local government and budget preparation, analysis and administration; possess the ability to effectively problem solve; and be able to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.  Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance & Administrative Services. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location:
Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Tracking Code: FAS.31056.8060

Applications will be accepted:
Until filled

Location:

Waukegan, IL
United States

How to apply:

https://lakecountyil.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=216809&company_id=15924&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992318&startflag=1


Senior Accountant | Village of Schaumburg
Posted on Mar 30, 2018 and open until Apr 29, 2018.

VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193
http://www.villageofschaumburg.com

The Village of Schaumburg employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be. Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois and recently named one of the Top Ten Best Places to Live according to Money Magazine.

INVITES ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: Senior Accountant (Finance) with an online application deadline of 04/29/2018 or until 75 applicants have successfully completed the application process.

STARTING SALARY: $57,073.00 - $69,922.00 annually dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is $57,073.00 -$82,771.00 annually.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

JOB SUMMARY: This position performs a variety of accounting functions, such as preparing journal entries, financial statement analysis, annual audit related duties, preparation of a variety of financial reports, assisting in maintaining accurate financial records of the village, and performing related accounting tasks as assigned.

JOB DUTIES: Responsible for the review, analysis, reconciliation and reporting for all financial information. This includes making any adjustments, providing justification for variances and preparing monthly financial reports for final review by the department director. Maintains information regarding all active grants, including a summary of revenues and/or expenditures, funding source, CFDA number and other pertinent information that would be required for a Single Audit. Works closely with project managers during the year and at year end to ensure that grant revenue and related expenditures are recorded within generally accepted accounting principles and federal grants are properly identified for the schedule of expenditures of federal awards. Maintains and reconciles a variety of spreadsheets, reports and records; verifies the accuracy of accounting documents and other financial transactions. Assists in the implementation of latest accounting standards and pronouncements and accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance and transparency. Assists during the annual budget process with calculations of costs for miscellaneous Finance related items to be included in the budget.

Also responsible for maintaining and updating the fund forecasts with year to date actuals, budgets and projected amounts on a quarterly basis. Responsible for tracking, recording and reconciling various types of revenues and expenditures as assigned. Assists in annual audit, prepares audit related work-papers, trial balances, schedules including the statistical section of the CAFR, surveys and other required annual reports. Prepares journal entries as required, in any of the funds or account groups maintained by the village for all transactions posting to the general ledger. Assists with processing of Department of Insurance reports for the Police and Fire Pension Funds. Assists in investment accounting support to all treasury functions, including preparation of the daily available cash report. Prepares the reconciliation of monthly bank statements for the Illinois Funds investment accounts. Performs other duties as assigned. Compiles and prepares data for details regarding special aspects of the Village's financial status on a monthly basis. Records all miscellaneous cash receipts that come through the bank and from a variety of websites for payments received when the Accountant is out of the office.

Assists in the recommendation and implementation of changes to policies and procedures related to the Accounting Division. Assists with processing of police and fire pension payroll and issuance of 1099R’s, updating pension records and disbursement checks. Performs back-up technical accounting duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related field. A minimum of one year of accounting work experience including extensive knowledge of accounting principles and techniques. Governmental experience preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment. Ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy. Ability to comprehend and accurately and appropriately apply accounting principles and techniques and department policies and procedures. Ability to analyze and evaluate financial accounting data and develop pertinent financial data in preparation of reports and statements. Ability to provide technical assistance to staff from village departments in the proper preparation of financial transactions. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with department personnel, other staff and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to follow oral and written instructions with minimum supervision.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position works in a typical office setting.Prolonged periods of concentration, proofreading, and extensive computer work. Ability to cope with numerous interuptions.

BENEFITS: The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: Section 125 cafeteria plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave.

SELECTION PROCESS: Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.

THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Location:

101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193
United States

How to apply:

https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/career?company=Schaumburg


Director of Finance/Treasurer | City of Collinsville
Posted on Mar 28, 2018 and open until Apr 21, 2018.

The City of Collinsville is currently recruiting for a Director of Finance/Treasurer. The Director works closely with all Department Directors and reports to the City Manager. This position is an integral part of the executive management team and will need to lead with operational and general management finesse. The Director participates in key decisions regarding capital planning, long and short-term revenue and expenditure strategies, budget development and administration, and all policies affecting the overall fiscal health for the City of Collinsville.

The essential functions of the position include directing the financial operations of the City; plans, develops, implements, and evaluates financial activities; prepares financial statements, budgets, cash flow management, and manages the annual audit process and recommends and implements improvements to the budgeting process through education of department managers on the financial issues impacting department budgets.

Utilizing contemporary financial approaches, the Director prepares the annual budget, appropriation ordinance, tax levy ordinances and other related fiscal ordinances; develops Capital Improvement program and is charged with ensuring the priorities of the City Council are responsibly financed; prepares necessary information and documents for sales of bonds; assists with annual City audit, provides necessary information to City's auditing firm; supervises daily administration of payroll, accounts payable and revenue collection.

The Director attends City Council meetings and various committee meetings to provide financial input. The Director also needs to demonstrate effective analytical and communication skills by preparing complete and accurate records, reports, and presentations, both verbal and written.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, or financially related field, from an accredited institution. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or MBA is preferred. Progressively responsible administrative management experience in accounting with five (5) years in a municipal finance management setting is required. The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, with a proven track record in progressive fiscal management, with the ability to work closely with elected officials and department heads on the City’s financial strategies. Candidate must be eligible to be bonded.

SALARY and BENEFITS:
Salary range is $76,500 to $103,000, depending on qualifications. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision and prescription 100% funded by the City for single coverage. Pension is with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

ABOUT COLLINSVILLE:
The City of Collinsville is a growing community located in the metro-east suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, approximately 12 miles east in Illinois. With a population of approximately 26,000, Collinsville boasts a healthy uptown district community with planned festivals year round, a variety of housing options for all stages of life, and a prime location having quick access to the entire St. Louis region. Collinsville’s rolling hills, strong housing market, and shaded streets add beauty and a sense of the past while successfully preparing for future growth.

Location:

125 S Center Street
Collinsville, IL 62234-2707
United States

How to apply:

To receive full consideration, submit cover letter, resume and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three to five professional work-related references by midnight CST on Sunday, April 21, 2018.

Successful candidates must pass a background, physical, and drug screening after contingent job offer.

To apply, go to http://www.collinsvilleil.org/Departments/humanresources.htm


Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer | Lake County, IL
Posted on Mar 26, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Lake County, IL (pop. 703,462) located in northeastern Illinois along the shore of Lake Michigan, 30 miles north of Chicago, seeks a progressive local government finance executive with proven leadership skills as candidates for its next Director of Finance/CFO. Lake County residents enjoy a tremendous quality of life that provides just the right balance between work and play – from beautiful recreational areas and waterways, outstanding forest preserves, to superb shopping experiences, and other entertainment venues, to top notch schools, and global industry that help make its economy strong. Lake County promises the comforts of the suburbs with the pleasure of the city. To learn more about what makes Lake County special, visit www.LakeCountyLife.org.

Please consider the following information about this exciting position:
• Lake County is a large, complex organization consisting of more than 30 departments and divisions that provide services including law enforcement, water and sewerage treatment, public health, criminal justice, transportation, public works, land use planning, building inspections, and emergency management. The county is professionally managed by an appointed County Administrator, has 2,700 employees, a $500 million budget and is governed by a 21-member elected Board. Lake County maintains AAA ratings from Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s and annually receives GFOA recognition for the Budget and the Audit.
• Reporting to the County Administrator, the CFO an integral part of the executive team. We seek someone who does more than balance budgets and provide fiscal oversight. We want someone who looks to the future, manages long term fiscal plans, works to identify strategies to improve performance and the outcomes for the people we serve. The CFO collaborates with the elected and appointed officials on budgets, daily operations and operating strategies. The County has enacted strong policies and procedures reflecting its fiscal discipline.
• This is a key leader in our management team. The incumbent spent over 15 years in this position and left for an amazing opportunity to be the CFO in a world class non-profit. This position also could lead many different projects and functions. It directly oversees Budget, controller, purchasing, support services, and internal audit. It also serves in a leadership role on projects such as ERP implementation, bond issuance and management, tax incentives, TIF projects and many, many more.
• Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration, or related field, with an MPA/MBA or CPA desired. Position further requires ten years’ experience of which eight years is progressively responsible experience in government budget, finance and accounting activities.

Candidates must also have excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with professional staff throughout the county organization.

Starting salary range is negotiable but in the hiring range of $160,000 - $175,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Location:

18 N County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
United States

How to apply:

Candidates should apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references at once to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, President GovHR USA, LLC, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.

Resume review will begin immediately, interviews expected to occur beginning of May,2018, but the position will remain open until filled.


Finance Director | Village of Carpentersville
Posted on Mar 20, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Carpentersville is actively recruiting for a new Finance Director. This full-time position is appointed by the Village Manager and oversees the operations of the Village’s Finance Department. The Finance Director is a key member of the Village Manager’s management team and advises the Village President and Board of Trustees, as well as the Manager and Department Heads on major programs including general accounting, budget development, financial reporting, and investment management.

This position is responsible for the development of long and short term financial planning and revenue projections, the daily functions of the Finance Department, oversight of the annual audit and drafting of the Village’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and the preservation of Village assets and sound accounting control of Village finances. The ideal candidate should possess exceptional communication skills and demonstrated success in leading a cooperative work section of a similarly sized, full service community.

The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of municipal finances, accounting practices and procedures, as well as knowledge of national and state laws relating to the administration of local government finance. To be qualified for the position, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting or in business with a major in accounting; master’s degree or equivalent knowledge based on experience in public or business administration, with an emphasis in accounting, fiscal management, or closely related field; a minimum of seven years’ fiscal administration and supervisory experience in a municipality and in public accounting; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

The Village of Carpentersville offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) system. Salary dependent on qualifications.

Position is open until filled.

The Village of Carpentersville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location:

1200 LW Besinger Drive
Carpentersville, IL 60110
United States

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and employment application (found at cville.org) electronically to hr@cville.org
or by mail: Human Resources Department, 1200 L.W. Besinger Drive, Carpentersville, IL 60110


Finance Director | City of East Moline
Posted on Mar 14, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

The City of East Moline, Illinois [pop.20,333] is actively recruiting for the position of Finance Director. Responsible for the City’s financial and budgetary functions; accounting, treasury, utility billing, payroll, health, worker’s comp and liability insurances. Supervision of all accounting processes; must have effective management and critical leadership skills. Must maintain proper accounting control; provide financial records, reports, and statements.

Possess strong oral and written skills. Experience using Illinois municipal laws and regulations including experience with TIF law; experience in Governmental Accounting Standards Board guidelines, experience using public finance, accounting, auditing, and municipal finance principles.

Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in accounting. CPA preferred.

Salary DOQ.

Apply on-line at www.eastmoline.com, attach resume, cover letter and professional references
or send to Terri Van Dyke, Human Resources at tvandyke@eastmoline.com
or apply at City of East Moline, Human Resources Department, 912 16th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244 (309) 752-1584.

Position open until filled.

EEO/AAP

Location:

915 16th Avenue
East Moline, IL 61244
United States

How to apply:

Visit www.eastmoline.com and apply on-line and view full job description, Attach Cover letter, resume & personal references or email to tvandyke@eastmoline.com.


Senior Compliance Officer | PMA Financial Network, Inc.
Posted on Mar 2, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

SUMMARY
As a member of the compliance department, the Senior Compliance Officer position would have a critical role in implementing the firms’ compliance programs addressing applicable federal, state and self-regulatory rules and regulations impacting the broker-dealer, municipal advisor and investment advisor regulated entities. Focus for this position would be the firms’ investment advisory firm. The level for this position is based on the education, experience and licenses of the applicant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Consistently demonstrates exceptional internal and external service with clients, along with the core values: Integrity, Commitment and Performance.
Models, mentors, and leads colleagues/teams to develop innovative methods and approaches for efficacy.
Steward of compliance, coordinates with company staff to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations and reports.
Implement the firms’ compliance policies and procedures, with an emphasis on the investment advisory firm.
Monitor for regulatory changes for potential impact to the firms’ compliance programs and assist with updating the firms’ compliance manuals, regulatory filings and Code of Ethics.
Draft accurate fund board compliance reports and compile materials for distribution to boards for local government investment pool clients (fund clients).
Review the firms’ marketing and other communications for conformity with the federal securities laws, including responses to requests for proposals.
Conduct reviews of investment advisory client trades for fund and separate account compliance, including reviews for suitability, investment policy requirements, allocation, best execution and other requirements.
Conduct email reviews for compliance with legal and regulatory provisions and policies and procedures of the firms. Administer and update the advisory firm’s Form ADV annual and periodic filings, and client distribution.
Implementation and administration of GIPs Performance Reporting compliance for the investment advisor.
Assist with the firm’s annual and periodic Compliance training and coordinating continuing education programs.
Responsible for conducting branch examinations, supervisory testing and drafting annual compliance reports.
Administer and the firms’ political contribution, outside business activities, gifts and gratuities and AML programs.
Oversight for the administration of personal securities transactions requirements under the PMA Code of Ethics, including the review of account statements and confirmations and possible escalation of transactions for review for compliance with Code, tracking the receipt of required documentation and administering the letters for staff to open brokerage accounts.
Attendance and participation in the investment advisor’s PMAC and other committee meetings, as well as the Firms’ Conflicts of Interest Committee.
Responsible for the receipt, review and posting of S&P or other rating agency fund profiles or reports.
Designated Department contact for fund clients, posting of documents to fund clients and their attorneys and vendors and responsible for maintaining fund agreements and documentation.
Work on projects related to the firms’ Business Continuity and Cybersecurity projects as assigned, including New Vendor Due Diligence.
Oversee work performed by non-licensed Compliance personnel performing reviews pursuant to your direction.
Assist in regulatory, financial, S&P, SOC1, Compliance Consultant and other audits or reviews.
Other duties as assigned by the firms’ CCO and/or management.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required and advanced financial, legal or other degree desirable.
Prior investment industry or compliance experience required.
Prior investment advisory experience preferred or helpful.
Exceptional critical thinking skills as well as attention to detail required.
Strong, highly collaborative, respectful verbal/written communication skills required.
Regulatory Licensures: Series 7, 24, 50, 66 and Municipal Advisor Principal.

PMA Financial Network, Inc. is a highly collaborative environment with cross-functional relationships. The Senior Compliance Analyst will be engaged across all working groups and levels; working closely with the company’s Senior Vice-President General Counsel \ Chief Compliance Officer.

Location:

2135 CityGate Lane, 7th Floor
Naperville, IL 60563
United States

How to apply:

Applicants please apply directly on-line at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=PMAF5&ccId=62437794_4475&type=MP&lang=en_US


Public Finance Associate | PMA Financial Network
Posted on Feb 26, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Summary
The Public Finance Associate is responsible for preparing, organizing, and creating accurate, detailed financial documentation for municipal debt issues. This position may also interpret financial data in order to assist in funding public projects and collaborates with public officials in analyzing the necessary financial reports that are associated with the projects. The position will follow all steps of the municipal bond financing from preliminary information gathering through date of closing.

Essential Functions
Consistently demonstrates exceptional internal and external service with clients, along with the core values: Integrity, Performance and Commitment.
Models, mentors, and leads colleagues\teams to develop innovative methods and approaches for efficacy.
Steward of compliance, coordinates with company staff to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations and reports.
Works directly with public finance advisors and other staff. Research and write technical information contained in official statements.
Proofread and edit official statements for accuracy.
Prepare and/or update distribution lists and financing timelines.
Execute pre and post-closing paperwork with clients.
Assist clients in publication of legal ads.
Prepare basic quantitative financial analysis and debt-related tables contained in official statements.
Prepare responses to request for proposals and presentations.
Prepare term sheets, RFPs and other correspondence as necessary.
Attend presentations and governmental meetings, as required.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university;
One to three years related experience helpful.

Location:

2135 CityGate Lane, 7th Floor
Naperville, IL 60563
United States

How to apply:

www.pmanetwork.com/careers


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