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Accountant | Bloomington Normal Airport Authority
Posted on Jun 20, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, this position is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day accounting for the Authority. 

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Accounts receivable - monthly billing, post cash receipts, maintain customer accounts, and  provide customer service
  • Accounts payable - process invoices and prepare checks, vendor maintenance, 1099's
  • Payroll - handle all aspects of processing biweekly payroll for approximately 30 employees including one union group, maintain deduction, benefit, and paid time off records, payroll tax deposits and reporting, W-2's
  • General accounting - general ledger entries, bank reconciliations, monthly financial reports
  • Various administrative and office support duties

A complete job description is available at www.cira.com.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in an accounting or finance department with exposure to the above areas
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel.  Ability to use complex formulas in Excel and "audit" formulas for errors
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with other staff, vendors, customers, and the public and deliver a high level of customer service
  • Knowledge of general accounting practices and controls

Knowledge or Experience in the following areas is a plus:

  • Governmental accounting or fund accounting
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software

This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package.  Salary range is $45,532-$68,298 depending on qualifications.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid time off, and participation in IMRF.

Location:

3201 CIRA Dr, Suite 200
Bloomington, IL 61704
United States

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to the Bloomington Normal Airport Authority, Attention:   CFO, 3201 CIRA Dr, Suite 200, Bloomington, IL 61704, or by e-mail to paulette@cira.com.


Customer Service/Budget Coordinator | Village of Romeoville
Posted on Jun 20, 2018 and open until Jul 20, 2018.

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to maintain account of village funds; perform internal audit of funds, accounts and departments; and prepare related financial reports. The work is performed under the direction of the Finance Director. This position also works routinely with the Assistant Finance Director of Accounting.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

 - Coordinates the activities of and supervises the following positions: Front Counter Clerks (4) - (2 part-time and 2 full-time), Utility Billing Clerks (3), Real Estate Transfer Tax/Water Meter Coordinator, and co-op students (2). This position is also the back-up supervisor for the Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounting Assistant, and Payroll Assistant,
- Prepares and/or coordinates the compilation of various annual Village-wide budget materials, including mid-year budget, proposed budget, final budget documentation and budget/mid-year workshop materials.
- Prepares materials for and participates in Village Manager Meetings with Finance director and Department Heads.
- Assist in the preparation of the Finance Department Budget
- Manages Utility Billing activities, which include the following: Annual and seasonal rate changes, monthly and annual reporting, account adjustments, customer communications and correspondence, monthly ACH, shut-offs, and coordination with the third party utility billing company.
- Reviews and authorizes adjustments and journal entries for the general ledger, related to the Utility and Front Counter operations.
- Verifies and monitors accuracy of daily cash receipts, utility billing receipts, and accounts receivable.
- Analyzes general ledger accounts, journal entries, liens and utility disconnection lists.
- Monitors various tax revenues and vendor compliance for the Village. This process includes collection procedures regarding delinquent taxes.
- Administers Animal Tag program and renewals for the Village.
- Prepares, maintains and disposes of a variety of departmental and individual files, records and schedules (including Laserfiche activities, journal entries, liens and utility disconnection lists, and works to help the Finance Department adhere to state records retention compliance activities).
- Periodically compile documents and records necessary to release builder’s escrow fund reimbursements to the proper agencies.
- Oversees and reviews Metra Parking Lot revenues for daily, monthly, and annual parking privileges.
- File required ST1 tax reports for the Recreation Department concessions.
- Serves as the Finance Department software coordinator for the Village’s Financial/E-Government software.
- Serves as the Finance Departments liaison to the IT committee.
- Performs various duties of the Finance Director and/or Assistant Finance Director of Accounting in his/her absence.
- Coordinates staffing arrangements and cash handling duties for Romeofest including being on site for both opening and closing nights of Romeofest. Assist with the final reconciliation and payout of carnival receipts with carnival provider.
- Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions-                       

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field with three years of municipal fund accounting experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
- MPA/MBA and/or CPA certifications a plus.
- Requires advanced knowledge and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel, and also common software knowledge such as or similar to the Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Acrobat/Adobe products.

Salary range is $80,000-$85,000 DOQ with an excellent benefit plan

Location:

1050 W. Romeo Rd.
Romeoville, IL 60446
United States

How to apply:

Application Deadline:  July 20,2018

Applications available online at: www.romeoville.org

Must be able to start work on Monday, August 20, 2018.

The chosen candidate must submit to and sucessfully pass a background and drug test.


Financial Analyst | PMA Financial Network
Posted on Jun 15, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Summary

The Financial Analyst analyzes credit data and evaluates other risk management information to estimate degree of risk involved in extending credit to banking institutions by performing the following duties. 

Essential Functions

Consistently demonstrates exceptional internal and external service with clients, along with the core values: Integrity, Commitment and Performance.

Support credit research effort across assigned sectors of the fixed income market. Articulate clear research opinion for assigned sectors.

Analyze financial data for assigned banks, prepare written credit reports and present write-ups at meetings.

Prepare and review ratio analysis spreadsheets and conduct appropriate analysis based on new financial data.  Meet quarterly with the Credit Risk Management Team to recommend rating changes based on this analysis.

Provide back-up coverage for the Credit Risk Analyst by performing various daily, weekly and monthly credit procedures pertaining to collateral, letters of credit and surety bonds.

Analyze credit fundamentals of  newly proposed and previously approved bank credits and make recommendations regarding internal rating and maturity limits.

Maintain database of bank credit information including rating changes.

Prepare and review various other reports on a regular basis to analyze recent credit trends at individual banks, in the banking industry and for particular sectors of the banking industry.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or other similar major is required.

Zero to two years related experience and training is desired.

Interest in fixed income investing and financial markets.

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work independently and in groups.

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

Location:

2135 Citygate Ln
Naperville, IL 60563
United States

How to apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=f3520692-a1ee-48d5-a829-d4273fa55c73&ccId=62437794_4475&type=MP&lang=en_US


Accountant/Payroll Analyst | City of Elgin
Posted on Jun 13, 2018 and open until Jul 15, 2018.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Performs intermediate professional work in the preparation and maintenance of financial/payroll records and financial/payroll reporting systems; does related work as required. This position works closely with the Human Resources Department to ensure accurate processing regarding wage deductions, pensions and other benefits offered by the City. The position is assigned to the Finance Department and work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer and reports directly to the Finance Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Prepares the Compensation and Benefits Budget for the organization.
  • Reconcile and prepare annual and quarterly payroll tax reporting and W-2's.
  • Validate and ensure accurate reporting of payroll data.
  • Generate payments for payroll liabilities.
  • Retain up to date regulatory knowledge and tax changes per state and federal requirements.
  • Review and implement payroll changes as prescribed by collective bargaining agreements.
  • Prepares schedules and supporting documents for financial and compliance audits.
  • Review and validate payroll calculations for deductions, benefits and other special payments.
  • Serves as the back up to the payroll clerk.
  • Special projects as required.

OTHER:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Administration from an accredited college or university.
  • Certification as a Certified Payroll Professional is a plus.
  • Must have 2- 5 years of experience in a municipal government payroll function.
  • Extensive knowledge of state and federal payroll laws, reporting, and tax requirements.
  • Experience working with pension plans, 457 retirement plans and other benefits.
  • Advanced experience creating, maintaining and producing reports and proven ability to validate data for accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to expand knowledge base both within the payroll function and the organization.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite software is essential.
  • Must be a well-organized, self-starter that has the ability to maintain effective working relationships with others.

Location:

150 Dexter Court
Elgin, IL 60120
United States

How to apply:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2018. Applications available online at:

www.cityofelgin.org/jobs

SALARY RANGE: $63,979.00 - $85,739.00 with an extensive benefit package.

The chosen candidate for hire must submit to and successfully pass a background check and drug test.


5Cast Senior Accounting Associate | Forecast5 Analytics Inc.
Posted on Jun 11, 2018 and open until Aug 11, 2018.

Summary

The 5Cast Senior Accounting Associate supports the implementation of client projects and provide on-going engagement services to clients. Senior Accounting Associates also work directly with the 5Cast Product Manager to enhance Forecast5 products.

Major Responsibilities

Development

1)       Develop processes/procedures for the 5Cast accounting team. This includes standardizing data ingestion and mapping processes for general ledger dataset in assigned states/regions

2)       Develop and streamline financial reporting processes and other client deliverables

3)       Work directly with 5Cast Product Manager in a product development role helping to enhance the experience and value of the products for users.

Client Engagement

4)       Assist with and/or act as a lead on 5Cast and 5Cast Plus client engagements. This includes ensuring seamless on-boarding/implementation of the software with clients.

5)       Responsible for assisting with ongoing engagements leading 5Cast/5Cast Plus workshops.

6)       Review and validate 5Cast and 5Cast Plus models to ensure integrity of the data before sharing the models with clients.

Oversight

7)       Oversee / Review and accounting team workflow. Ensure accounting team is adhering to procedure for efficient and consistent model development

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting; or Associate of  Arts Degree in Accounting with three to five years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Location:

2135 Citygate Ln
Naperville, IL 60563
United States

How to apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=f3520692-a1ee-48d5-a829-d4273fa55c73&ccId=59787836_1899&type=JS&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter


Sr. Accountant | Greater Peoria Mass Transit District
Posted on Jun 8, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) has an immediate opportunity open for a Sr. Accountant/Purchasing. This position is responsible for performing specialized tasks in support of the accounting cycle which includes upper level accounting duties and FTA regulated procurements. Duties include:

  • Cash Management
  • Accounts reconciliation/analysis
  • Tracking Grants/budget  accounts
  • Preparation of   financial statements
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Fixed Asset  Management
  • Procurement of goods and services in the public sector
  • Prepare bid  requests and requests for proposals and quotes
  • Maintain contract  files and computerized procurement records
  • Prepares grant reporting and coordinates annual single  audit. Implements GASB pronouncements

Skills/ Knowledge Required:

  • Strong skills and  proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent  analytical skills and ability to interpret and communicate data to various  levels of staff
  • Advanced skills in  project management and problem solving
  • Strong  communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent  interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to  prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced  environment
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibility and learn new skills
  • Prior experience with month-end/year-end closing, general ledger, journal entries, and annual financial audit 

 Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and five years of related accounting/finance experience.

Salary range: $55,000- $65,000 based on qualifications and experience

CityLink is and equal opportunity employer.

 

Location:

2105 NE Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
United States

How to apply:

Cover letter and resume may be emailed to cfeng@ridecitylink.org or mailed to:

 

Christine Feng

Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

2105 NE Jefferson Ave

Peoria IL 61603


Part-Time Accountant | Village of Hinsdale
Posted on Jun 5, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

POSITION:                            Part-TimeAccountant

DATE:                                    June 1, 2018

DEPARTMENT:                  Finance Department

REPORTS TO:                    Assistant Finance Director

PAY GRADE:                       Part-Time (Up to 29 hours per week)

FLSA STATUS:                   Non-Exempt

STARTING SALARY:        Starting at $28.29/hour

Position Purpose

Provide supervision and review of accounting internal controls, maintain the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, prepare financial reports and schedules, and provide other financial assistance as needed.

Supervision Exercised

None

Job Duties

Essential Functions

  • Performs the reconciliation of bank accounts monthly and verifies bank balance with general ledger.
  • Responsible for the creation and data entry of journal entries required as part of the monthly financial closing process. Prepares adjusting and accrual entries in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles; prepares cash and investment, capital project, debt, interfund and operating transfer schedules.
  • Assists in the coordination of timely month-end and year-end closing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, utility billing and general ledger computer systems.  Reconciles subsidiary ledgers and accounting systems to the general ledger on a monthly basis. 
  • Maintains fixed asset records and prepares information for the appraisal update and audit.
  • Assists with the preparation of the Annual Budget, Five-Year Capital Plan, and monthly Treasurer’s Report.
  • Assists with the annual audit including the preparation of confirmations, work papers and required schedules and tables.  Assists with the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
  • Maintains accounting schedules for all grant activity for the Village.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Environmental Factors

The work environment includes an office setting.  The noise level is usually quiet.

Physical Requirements

Regularly required to sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear.  Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  May lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The position requires prolonged periods of concentration. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, personal computer with a Windows operating system, Microsoft Office suite, printer, copy machine, fax machine and calculator.

Work Schedule

The position is part-time and will work up to 29 hours per week. The schedule may be flexible.

Safety Functions

  • Becomes familiar with and observe all applicable safety and security policies/procedures.
  • Immediately reports all unsafe conditions and acts to supervisor.
  • Reports all accidents to supervisor immediately.
  • Recommends improvements to safety and security practices.
  • Obeys and adheres to all safety rules and work practices.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Working knowledge of accounting and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of internal control procedures.
  • Knowledge of public finance and fiscal planning.
  • Knowledge of payroll and accounts payable functions.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze financial reports.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and complete required duties in a timely and accurate manner.

Benefits

This position participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Paid time off is available after one year of continuous employment.  

Process

  • The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check.
  • The position is open until filled. The first review of applications will occur starting 6/22/18. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.

Location:

19 E. CHICAGO AVE.
HINSDALE, IL 60521
United States

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit an application,  resume and a cover letter to the Village of Hinsdale, Village Manager’s Office, Attn: Human Resources, 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, e-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. Visit www.villageofhinsdale.org/jobs for a job application. The Village is an EOE employer.


Director of Finance | Village of Libertyville
Posted on Jun 4, 2018 and open until Jun 29, 2018.

The Village of Libertyville, Illinois (population 20,512) located in central Lake County, Illinois is seeking qualified candidates for the Director of Finance position.  The Finance Department operates with a full-time staff of four employees, and manages a Village budget of $64.5 million.  The Village has received both the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the past 20+ years. 

Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field and five (5) years of managerial expereince in public finance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  A Master's Degree, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) is also desired.  Salary range is $93,819-$175,128 with hiring salary DOQ.  

Location:

118 W. Cook Avenue
Libertyville, IL 60048
United States

How to apply:

To be considered candidates should mail or email a cover letter and resume by June 29, 2018 to Eileen O'Donnell, Human Resources Coordinator, 118 West Cook Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048, eodonnell@libertyville.com.

Additional information is available on the Village of Libertyville website at www.libertyville.com/jobs.


Director of Finance | Batavia Park District
Posted on Jun 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Director of Finance Job Posting:

ABOUT US: The Batavia Park District has been named one of the Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for the second year in a row (2016 & 2017)! The mission of the Batavia Park District is to be committed to excellence by providing fun, safe and innovative open space and recreational opportunities that will enrich the quality of life for our residents. Nestled in the scenic Fox River Valley and just 45 miles west of Chicago, the Batavia Park District serves a thriving, growing community of 26,298 people strong. The Batavia Park District maintains and operates approximately 350 acres, compromised of 40 park sites.

JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Finance is responsible for all financial and accounting activities which include maintaining the District's financial systems, payroll systems, the organization and supervision of all financial policies and internal control procedures, coordination of the annual audit, preparation and monitoring of the Annual Operating Budget, debt management, investment of funds, purchasing and preparation of the annual tax levy. This position is responsible for an annual operating budget of $6.5 million with a total budget of $10 million. This position directly supervises the Payroll & Accounts Payable Coordinator. This position reports to the Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position serves as an asset to the Leadership Team by providing clear direction, forward thinking and stable leadership with sound financial practices.

  • Oversee an annual operating budget of $6.5 million with a total budget of $10 million.
  • Administer banking functions which include deposits, wire transfers, direct deposit, in-store credit accounts, employee purchasing cards and bank statement reconciliations.
  • Develops financial strategies to meet the overall vision and goals of the Batavia Park District.
  • Prepare annual tax levy, budget and Annual Operating Budget and budget and appropriation ordinance, Treasurer’s Report, prevailing wage ordinance and other financial documents required by law.
  • Directs and coordinates the development of the District’s Annual Operating Budget.
  • Administer debt management and issuance including determination of bond type, appropriate sizing and timing. 
  • Assist in the development of the District’s Capital Development Plan and long term capital and recreation program pricing financial models.
  • Oversee the District’s payroll operations, vendor database and time and attendance system (ADP).
  • Serve as the authorized agent for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).
  • Oversee the District’s document archive records management system. Coordinate the records disposal activities through the Illinois Secretary of State. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Public Administration or related field required; Master’s degree preferred and CPA highly desirable. A minimum of 5 years’ progressive work experience and supervisory experience required. Experience with fund accounting is mandatory. The ideal candidates will have the ability to communicate complex financial information clearly to residents and will model our core values: integrity, trust, respect, creativity, motivation, growth, clarity and teamwork. A history of leading cross-communication and collaboration are also necessary for success.

BENEFITS: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package including: Medical coverage (PPO or HMO), dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, pension/benefit plan (IMRF), paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick) and Park District facility and Program benefits. Work life balance is important at the Batavia Park District.

STARTING SALARY: $79,000 - $87,500 (depending on qualifications). In this role, you will be required to work Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week along with participation in some activities, meetings and events that may fall on occasional evenings and or weekends.  Attendance at Park Board Meetings 1x/month is required.

Location:

327 W. Wilson St.
Batavia, IL 60510
United States

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and online application at bataviaparks.org. Only online applications and qualified candidates will be considered for potential candidacy and contacted for potential interviews. Batavia Park District is an equal opportunity employer (and one of the best places to work)!


Finance Director | Glenview Park District
Posted on Jun 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

JOB SUMMARY: The Finance Director reports to the Deputy Executive Director and has district-wide responsibility for the administration, planning, organization, and supervision of all park district financial and accounting activities. Includes accounting & financial operations, reporting, investments & bonds, regulatory compliance, budget, and planning. Develops financial strategies to meet the goals of the park district. Oversees district-wide budget of $40 million. Supervisory responsibility for four full-time employees and other contractors as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Public Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred and CPA highly desired. At least 5 years’ progressive work experience and supervisory experience required. The best candidates will have a strong knowledge of governmental accounting, financial systems, internal controls & auditing, standard business practices, the ability to communicate complex financial information to a general audience, strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to perform financial analysis as well as make projections and sound recommendations. (Note: No residency requirement for employment.)

SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time, year-round supervisory level position. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, plus additional evening and weekend work as required. Target hiring range is $75,000 to $95,000 DOQ

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:  Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO  Prescription Coverage  Dental Coverage  Vision Reimbursement Program  Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)  Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)  Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)  457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan  ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts  Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time  Tuition Reimbursement  Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

 

Location:

1930 Prairie Street
Glenview, IL 60025
United States

How to apply:

APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at www.glenviewparks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page


Executive Administrative Assistant | Niles Park District
Posted on May 30, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

The Niles Park District is seeking a full time Executive Administrative Assistant.  The position is responsible for performing clerical and administrative duties to support the Executive Director, Finance Director, and the Park Board of Commissioners.  This is a full time job with a salary range of $55,000-$65,000 (DOQ) and offers an excellent benefit package.

Job Duties:

  • Performs all administrative and clerical duties for the Executive Director and the Board of Commissioners
  • Maintains the official ordinance and minutes of the District
  • Coordinates Commissioner election preparation
  • Assists the Finance Director with payroll and accounts payable processing
  • Prepares the annual tax exempt property list and statement of economic interest list, including memorandums to those on the list
  • Coordinates monthly Park Board packets and arranges delivery to the Commissioners
  • Coordinates training and travel bookings for staff and Commissioners
  • Prepares all Park District gift certificates requested by various organizations

Qualifications:

High School or G.E.D supplemented by studies in business office administration.  Minimum five years administrative experience with a minimum of three years of executive administrative work.  Thorough knowledge and previous experience pertaining to board meeting agenda preparation.  Must be proficient in MS office which includes word, excel, outlook, and power point.

Location:

6676 W. Howard
Niles, IL 60714
United States

How to apply:

E-mail resume with salary history to Tom Elenz,

tome@niles-parks.org

847-583-2722


Finance Manager | Prospect Heights Park District
Posted on May 29, 2018 and open until Jun 29, 2018.

Qualified candidates must have a degree, five years experience in fiscal management in the field of parks and recreation or municipal government and proficient in fund accounting.

Seeking motivated, dedicated individual with an eye for detail; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

General ledger maintenance including adjustments, unearned revenue and allocation of tax revenue; month-end closing of financial records including reconciling of bank statements; prepare and present monthly financial reports to board and staff; direct and coordinate annual budget process and monitor expenditures; coordinate annual financial audit; manage purchasing function; develop purchasing, receiving and inventory procedures; oversee accounts payable, payroll and accounts receivable functions; prepare and file annual ordinances; direct the maintenance of fixed asset records for all buildings and contents; develop long-term and short- term financial strategy, policies and procedures; manage cash flows requirements, inter-fund borrowing, investments, debt issuance and debt administration compliance; provide financial input to development and implementation of projects requiring issuance of bonds; make recommendations on bond sales, tax rates and debt service;

Complete job description avaiable upon request

This is a full time, exempt position with great benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, IMRF pension plan, awesome work environment, terrific community, supportive board and more!

Location:

110 West Camp McDonald Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
United States

How to apply:

Email cover letter and resume to Christina Ferraro ,Executive Director, Prospect Heights Park District cferraro@phparks.org


Payroll & Compensation Analyst | City of DeKalb
Posted on May 29, 2018

The City of DeKalb is seeking a Payroll and Compensation Analyst to administer all payroll processes in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the American Payroll Association (APA) regulations and ensures the City complies with related payroll and pension tax laws. This position prepares salary and benefit projections for the budget, audit and collective bargaining processes. The position is also responsible for other accounting administration such as bank and cash reconciliations and functions as the back up to the Accountant. This position works closely with the Human Resources Department to ensure accurate processing regarding wage deductions for health insurance, pensions and other benefits offered by the City.  

The position of Payroll and Compensation Analyst is assigned to the Finance Department. The Payroll and Compensation Analyst is a full-time non-exempt position under the direct supervision of the Assistant Finance Director. The position is required to work a minimum of forty hours per week. This position routinely handles highly sensitive and/or confidential information, including the City’s collective bargaining planning and strategy materials. The Payroll and Compensation Analyst is a member of the City’s collective bargaining team for all collective bargaining unit negotiations and will work closely with the Human Resources Director and the City’s labor counsel. This position will experience contact with internal staff members, elected officials and the general public.

The starting salary for the position will be $65,000 +/-  commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience.  The City of DeKalb provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits, life insurance coverage, HSA & flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Location:

200 South Fourth St.
DeKalb, IL 60115
United States

How to apply:

To view the full job description, hiring requirements and application  instructins, please click here.


IT Manager | Village of Lombard
Posted on May 21, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Lombard, IL (population of over 43,395) is seeking candidates for the position of Information Technology Manager. Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Information Technology (IT) Manager performs a variety of complex technical, administrative, and supervisory tasks in the development, configuration, installation, and maintenance of the Village’s networks and information systems. The IT Manager will supervise contracted employees and work with internal and external stakeholders to develop and encourage the best practices in local government administration. The IT Manager serves as the person responsible for information technology (IT) operations in the Village of Lombard intended to facilitate the Village’s continuous improvement and sets strategic direction and policy for technology while promoting commitment to expansion of customer service.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain a high level of communication with Village leadership, supervisors, and staff, working proactively to understand their needs and to align technology-related decisions with the organization’s goals.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of strategic planning, performance measurement, and process improvement.
  • Willingness to solicit and apply customer feedback (internal and external) in order to improve processes, products, and services.
  • Experience in working with internal leadership and managing a small staff, to include delegating tasks to subordinates, providing regular performance feedback, developing subordinates' skills and encouraging growth, conducting performance evaluations, and administering discipline when necessary.
  • Possess a strong understanding and knowledge of local government organization and public administration theories, principles, and practices, including personnel management and budget administration.
  • Creative problem solving capabilities to resolve issues and ensure efficiency.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from non-technical users.
  • Advanced Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of information technology as well as the activities, objectives and ideals of management information systems and programs; the technical aspects of automated systems design and computer operations.
  • Extensive experience in systems administration, implementing and supporting large-scale application and infrastructure systems, application developing, and end-user support.
  • Extensive experience working with Windows operating systems, computer networking, hardware and software troubleshooting, Microsoft Office Products, and database management.

 Minimum qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in computer science or business administration. At least five years of experience in a similar computer-related position (local government experience preferred). Minimum of three years supervisory experience. Valid driver’s license. Hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with 24-hour callout on emergency basis or rearrange hours as needed.

 Start Annual Salary: Range of $103,125-$145,200, with a starting expected range of $103,125 -$117,735 DOQ plus generous benefit package including health/dental insurance, IMRF, Life Insurance and other optional programs.

Location:

255 E Wilson Ave
Lombard, IL 60148
United States

How to apply:

Application Process: Interested and qualified candidates may complete an Application for Employment obtained online at www.villageoflombard.org or obtained in person at the Village Hall. Submit with a cover letter, resume and above referenced documentation. Open until filled. First review of applications will begin June 11, 2018.

 Mail to: Human Resources, Village of Lombard, 255 E Wilson Ave, Lombard, IL 60148.

Email to: hr@villageoflombard.org 


Superintendent of Finance and Human Resources | Lake Bluff Park District
Posted on May 21, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Description

Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Superintendent is responsible for providing financial and human resources guidance and support to part and full-time staff and board to ensure achievement of the strategic initiatives while maintaining financial sustainability and positive culture for employees. 

The Superintendent is responsible for the overall financial, business and human resources operations of the Park District.  The Superintendent will manage multiple projects such as employee market analysis, capital planning, debt and finalizing a financial sustainability plan.  The Superintendent will have a fantastic opportunity to maintaining an existing, efficient and high quality Human Resources area while assisting the Executive Director to analyze future organizational structure and needs.

The Park District has embarked on a Comprehensive Plan that has resulted in many approaches and opportunities to achieve financial sustainability objectives.  The position will be involved significantly in the future direction of the Park District. The ideal candidate must have the ability to problem solve and present current and future financial status professionally and concisely.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, and a minimum of five (5) years full-time related experience and a minimum of three (3) years administrative experience.  Preferred candidate has CPA designation and at least five years related experience in the management of fiscal operations in field of parks and recreation, municipal government, school districts, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training.

Compensation

Hiring range is $79,000 to $95,000.  Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.  Position includes an excellent benefit package.

Hours

Full-time, salaried position that requires some nights.  Must be able to attend day/night board meetings, leadership meetings, trainings and conferences.

Job Closes – Open Until Filled and applicant should be able to start by mid-July, 2018.

Location:

355 W. Washington Ave.
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
United States

How to apply:

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary history and why you are interested in the position to the following:

Ron Salski, Executive Director, rsalski@lakebluffparkdistrict.org 

355 W. Washington Avenue Lake Bluff, IL  60044


Chief Financial Officer | Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
Posted on May 10, 2018 and open until Jul 10, 2018.

Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA)

Chief Financial Officer 

IMEA is a wholesale electric supplier to 32 Illinois municipal electric systems with long-term contracts with its member utilities. Each of these communities owns and operates its own electric distribution system, with over half owning and operating local power generation plants.  IMEA provides service to members through a combination of joint power plant ownership and long-term power supply agreements, as well as related energy and operational services. IMEA also manages a wholesale natural gas agency, the Illinois Public Energy Agency that serves 12 municipal gas systems and 2 cooperatives in the state of Illinois.    IMEA also provides management services to the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association for 55 municipal utilities throughout the state as well. 

The three entities operate 24x7x365 and have a combined annual budget near $375 million from our state of the art facility in Springfield, Illinois. 

General Responsibilities 

  • The Chief Financial Officer reports directly to the President & CEO and is responsible for the management, staffing and administration of all accounting and finance functions within the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), Illinois Public Energy Agency (IPEA) and the Illinois Municipal Utility Association (IMUA). 

Specific Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Directly supervises the Senior Accountant, Accountant and the Director, Information Systems & Security (IS)
  • Manages the collection of revenues and payment of bills - calculates monthly billing for power sales to members and handles member contacts dealing with billings and related rates
  • Audits expenditures for payment approval and appropriate amounts
  • Develops and implement programs to fund the operating and capital requirements of the IMEA and IMUA
    • Directs the development of short-term financing as needed
    • Directs the preparation of supporting documents for long-term financing
    • Directs the preparation of all reports required by bond resolution
  • Develops and implement programs to effectively invest available cash resources within the constraints of the bond resolutions, investment policy, and tax regulations
  • Participates in the planning and development of IMEA’s power supply resources as needed
  • Communicates the financial status to CEO, boards of directors, members, financial institutions, and rating agencies as required
  • Prepares annual budgets and long-term financial plans and projections
  • Trains, manages, leads, and retains accounting, finance, and IS staff necessary to meet the goals of the IMEA, IPEA and IMUA
  • Directs the operation and maintenance of the general accounting system and property records system
  • Maintains, enforces and makes recommendations for the establishment or revision of all accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Directs the preparation and presentation of financial statements structure
  • Monitors federal and state tax changes or updates with tax authorities
  • Directs the internal audit activities performed by accounting personnel regarding IMEA and IPEA accounting matters and matters concerned with joint venture or partnership arrangements
  • Assists public accountants with annual financial audit 

Qualifications 

A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CPA preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience resulting in a demonstrated ability to perform the duties required.  Qualified candidates will also possess five years or more management experience with budgeting, cost and revenue responsibility along with an understanding of the accounting and finance functions of public utilities. 

This individual should possess advanced computer skills to include the ability to develop new applications in spreadsheets and data base software to develop specific applications.  Strong written and verbal communication skills are required for this position to express detailed financial concepts to a variety of audiences in reports and letters along with explaining complex financial concepts in presentations, speeches and/or informal meetings.  

In addition, IMEA seeks individuals that possess: 

  • Advanced analytical and mathematical skills
  • The ability to work independently, set priorities, and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • An adeptness to lead and work well in a team oriented environment
  • The capability to professionally handle confidential and personnel matters 

Send resume to: thall@imea.org 

IMEA offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including a 401(a) retirement plan and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location:

3400 Conifer Drive
Springfield, IL 62711
United States

How to apply:

Email resumes to thall@imea.org


Internal Auditor | Moraine Valley Community College
Posted on May 4, 2018

Enriching Campus Culture

Moraine Valley Community College is proud of our diversity and believes we all are enriched by our exposure to differing ideas, opinions and cultures. We provide an excellent education at an excellent value.

INTERNAL AUDITOR

The Internal Auditor is responsible for the independent appraisal of the accounting, financial, and other operations as a basis for determining the adequacy of the system of internal control and ascertaining compliance with established policies and procedures of the College. The Internal Auditor of the college exercises the necessary authority delegated by the President for the financial and operational auditing of all areas of the institution. The Internal Auditor is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.

Requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Certified Public Accountant (CPA); 5+ years experience in auditing; and must be PC literate. Salary: $85,720; Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am to 5:15 pm.

For more information about the role and to apply online, please visit https://jobs.morainevalley.edu/postings/1913

Moraine Valley is an EEO/A/F/D/V employer that values diversity and is committed to excellence..

Location:

Palos Hills, IL 60465
United States

How to apply:


Controller | Moraine Valley Community College
Posted on May 4, 2018

Enriching Campus Culture

Moraine Valley Community College is proud of our diversity and believes we all are enriched by our exposure to differing ideas, opinions and cultures. We provide an excellent education at an excellent value.

CONTROLLER

Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Financial and Business Affairs/College Treasurer, the Controller receives oral and written instructions. Performs a variety of very complex tasks related to directing and supervising the activities and operations of accounting, budgeting, grants and contracts, accounts payable, cash and fixed assets. The Controller is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.

The successful candidate we select must have a Bachelor's degree, knowledge of general accounting and auditing practices, proficiency with accounting systems both from an accounting and information systems perspective and demonstrated knowledge of cost and general fund accounting practices and procedures. Master's degree and/or CPA with over five years of responsible accounting and/or auditing experience preferably in public schools, colleges, local government or not-for-profit organization preferred.

Additionally, the Controller must be able to interact with department personnel and all levels of administrative staff, train/teach one-on-one or in groups, establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff members and the college community and have above average verbal, written communication, analytical and organization skills.

Salary: $98,400; Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am to 5:15 pm.

For more information about the role and to apply online, please visit https://jobs.morainevalley.edu/postings/2075

Moraine Valley is an EEO/A/F/D/V employer that values diversity and is committed to excellence.

Location:

Palos Hills, IL 60465
United States

How to apply:


Accounting Associate | Harper College
Posted on May 3, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

You’re good at what you do, and you know why it matters. Here is an opportunity to bring your expertise into a dynamic environment and increase the positive impact of your talent. Apply your skills and experience in a new way, and spread your enthusiasm for excellence at Harper College.

We welcome you to inspire others, contribute to your profession, and enjoy the complete educational experience, collegial setting, and advanced resources of Harper. Share more than your expertise. Share your passion for success.

POSITION TITLE: ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE

Job no: 493150

Work type: Full time

Location: Harper College Main Campus, Palatine, Illinois

Salary: $20.16 - $26.22 per hour

Position remains open until filled

Harper College is currently seeking applicants for the Accounting Associate position. The Accounting Associate is responsible for creating, recording, and analyzing financial data for assigned general ledger accounts involving the application of basic accounting principles. The successful candidate will review, investigate and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports as well as create and adhere to month end close for reporting of monthly accounting data to management. You will also update capital asset accounting quarterly and review and prepare data for annual financial audit.

 Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • At least two years accounting experience, preferably in government or fund accounting
  • Proficient in using an ERP accounting systems, calculators, spreadsheet and database software such as Excel and Access

 Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Location:

Palatine, IL 60067
United States

How to apply:

To learn more about this position and complete the required online application, visit us at:

http://jobs.harpercollege.edu/cw/en-us/job/493150?lApplicationSubSourceID=

 


FT Human Resources Manager | Fox Valley Park District
Posted on May 3, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Salary: Starting at $66,500/yr – Depending on Qualifications

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Personnel Administration, or closely related field is required. A minimum of five years experience in the coordination of human resource functions. Strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and provide own transportation.

Duties:  Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Director of Finance & Administration, the Human Resources Manager is primarily responsible for developing, maintaining and administering the Park District’s personnel policies and procedures. The position is also responsible for personnel recruitment, wage and benefit administration, employee orientation, job description development, compliance with FLSA, and coordination of training. This is an at-will position.

 

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management. Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of interconnected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Sharing the shores of the Fox River, our communities are united by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District … Where Fun Begins!

Location:

Cole Administration Center, 101 W. Illinois Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
United States

How to apply:

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website and include resume and cover letter.

http://fvpdjobs.fvpd.net/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

Contact: Diana Erickson - Senior Director of Finance & Administration

Phone: (630) 897-0516

Contact E-mail: derickson@fvpd.net

 

 


Director of Finance | Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Posted on May 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

For ten years in a row, our library has received a five-star rating, highest of Library Journal’s national public library ratings. We are one of the busiest public libraries in the United States, with over one million visitors and 2.1 million checkouts during 2017.

We strive to add value in our customers’ lives by:
√ partnering with them to develop skills they need to succeed in all stages of their lives;
√ helping local businesses and community agencies thrive;
√ inspiring understanding by creating occasions for the exchange of ideas, cultural experiences and discovery; and
√ offering opportunities in Arlington Heights for gathering, learning, contemplating, creating, and finding inspiration.

Check us out at www.ahml.info

Arlington Heights is the largest community along Chicago’s northwest suburban corridor, located 25 miles from downtown Chicago. The Metra Union Pacific Northwest train station is located just two blocks from the library, convenient for our employees who live in the city or anywhere along the Northwest line. 

The Director of Finance advises and collaborates with the executive director and library management team on strategic and tactical matters related to budgeting, planning and financial operations and is a key partner to the Village of Arlington Heights. With a village library structure, our executive director reports to an independent, elected board of library trustees. The Village of Arlington Heights collects and transfers to us semi-annual property tax assessments, which are the primary revenue source and for which our trustees approve an annual budget. The Village also manages all investments, government reporting and filings, and health insurance plans.

Our budgeted revenue for 2018 is $14.3M. The library has no debt. Our team includes 240 employees and 230 volunteers. 

Primary duties and responsibilities: 
• Project the library’s financial position and forecast short- and long-term financial plans. Lead the development of annual budget. Manage year-end closing and preparation of financial statements. Prepare and analyze monthly financial and headcount reports. Plan and ensure completion of annual audit. 

• Liaise with the Village of Arlington Heights Accounting department on financial matters as they arise. 

• Identify and implement operational improvements in budgeting, planning and financial operations. 

• Develop and update Finance policies and procedures as needed. Lead implementation of Finance policies/procedures across library. 

• Hire, train and manage performance of finance team staff to ensure delivery of services including purchase ordering, cash receipts processing, accounts payable, transfer of funds, payroll, monthly general ledger and bank account reconciliations and maintenance of asset/depreciation records. 

• Research, collect and analyze operational metrics to inform sound decisions about services and the progress of the library in achieving short- and long-term objectives.

• Manage the library’s participation in insurance plans. 

• Reports to executive director and works extensively with treasurer of Board of Library Trustees. As a member of the library management team, identifies issues, opportunities and solutions across the library.

• Successful candidates will embrace Our Culture. 

Qualifications: 
• Successful management and fiscal oversight experience, as well as experience in planning, budgeting and reporting of operational metrics. 

• Accounting experience that includes 5 years of supervising staff and accounting/financial operations. 

• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing standards and related statutory requirements for public organizations. Government accounting experience preferred. 

• High level of proficiency in Excel and in use of financial databases. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, advanced degree preferred. CPA designation preferred.

Hours and Scheduling: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week. 

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary range: $80,000 to $95,000, depending on qualifications

Benefits package includes four weeks of vacation, generous paid holidays, participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan, health & dental insurance, life insurance, and availability of Roth/457 savings plans. 

Candidates who apply by May 20 will be given priority for interviews. 

Location:

500 N. Dunton Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
United States

How to apply:

Apply online at http://www.ahml.info/job_post/director-finance

Candidates who apply by May 20 will be given priority for interviews.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit:
1) a letter of interest explaining how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position
2) a resume. Only electronic submissions will be considered.


Fiscal Manager of Workforce Development Division of the Office of Community Reinvestment | Kane County
Posted on Apr 26, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Manages Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) 5 accounting and financial management functions. Assures compliance with Federal reporting requirements, relevant OMB Circulars, policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), GAAP and GASB standards in order to deliver a clean A133 Audit opinion and minimal fiscal monitoring findings. Coordinates with Workforce Development administrators regarding fiscal issues; supervises fiscal staff; submits required reporting to granting agencies; assists in preparation of annual department and program budgets; generates cost allocation methodologies for payroll and cost pools; approves accounts payable; requests reimbursements from granting agencies; maintains and reconciles a detailed cash sub-ledger by grant; reconciles reimbursements; monitors compliance with obligation and expenditure requirements; prepares revenue and expenditure accruals; and performs account analysis and reconciliations. Manages grant and service provider closeout processes and timelines; prepares for and manages outside audit and fiscal monitoring activities; conducts sub-recipient monitoring; prepares monthly invoices for shared costs; conducts routine analysis and projections; maintains balance sheet for each grant; prepares and presents financial information to County Board committee and Workforce Development Board as needed; and serves as the County’s fiscal liaison to DCEO.

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field, and at least three years of experience in grant accounting. Supervisory experience is desirable, as well as experience with Tyler/New World Systems. A master’s degree and/or CPA is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate working knowledge of GAAP, GASB standards, Federal reporting standards and relevant OMB circulars.

Applicants will be preferred who are familiar with the policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, as well as those of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Trade Adjustment Assistance programs. This position is entirely federally funded and will end if such funding is no longer available.

Location:

719 S. Batavia Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
United States

How to apply:

Download application on www.countyofkane.org.

Submit cover letter/employment application/ current resume to:
County of Kane Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Building A Geneva, IL 60134

Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us


Director of Finance | City of Geneseo
Posted on Apr 26, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

The City is seeking a team-oriented professional with a successful financial or accounting track record based on collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. This person must have excellent management and interpersonal skills, as the Finance Director has five direct reports within the City’s structure. These positions include an Accounting Assistant, Utility Billing Administrator, Utility Billing Clerk, and two Utility Billing Assistants.

The Finance Director works closely with all Department Directors and reports to the City Administrator. As an integral part of the City’s leadership team, the Finance 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 Geneseo.

The essential functions of the position revolve around directing the overall financial operations of the City. This includes preparing financial statements, budgets, cash flow management, utility billing and collections oversight, and managing the annual audit process. The Finance Director recommends improvements to the budgeting process through education of department managers on the financial issues impacting department budgets. Preparing the annual budget, appropriation ordinances, tax levy ordinances, assisting with the annual City audit process, supervising the administration of payroll, accounts payable, and revenue collection are also key responsibilities of the Finance Director. The selected individual will also be expected to attend City Council meetings and various committee meetings to provide financial input.

Ideal candidates will be 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. Successful candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or a financially related field from an accredited institution. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification and/or MBA is preferred. Progressively responsible administrative management experience in accounting with five years in a finance management setting is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the City. Additional relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education. Public sector finance experience is preferred.

Location:

115 S. Oakwood Avenue
Geneseo, IL 61254
United States

How to apply:

To be considered for the position, candidates must submit their resume, cover letter, and application electronically, by mail, or in person.  The first review of applications will take place on May 4, 2018 but the position will remain posted until filled.

Email: employment@cityofgeneseo.com

Address: Geneseo City Hall Attn: Director of Finance Selection 115 S Oakwood Ave. Geneseo, IL 61254

Application Download: www.cityofgeneseo.com


Audit Manager - State & Local Government | Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
Posted on Apr 25, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

What You Will Do:
- Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements and act as a resource for engagement team members through application of extensive knowledge and experience.
- Identify accounting, financial statement, and reporting issues, based on professional guidelines including GAAP and the Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program.
- Provide recommendations for business and process improvements based upon knowledge gained relative to the client’s operations, processes, and business objectives.
- Proactively build relationships and communicate effectively with the client to provide superior client service.
- Participate in business development efforts to include working collaboratively with Senior Managers, Partners, and Marketing to target and build relationships with client prospects and acquire additional business.
- Manage, supervise, train and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching. Evaluate performance and participate in individual's performance appraisal process.
- Manage engagements and projects in order to achieve specific revenue and profit objectives through the management of the client's budget, invoicing for time incurred and collecting fees billed.
- Invest in professional development through active participation in training sessions and networking events both internally and externally.
- Opportunity to assist with recruiting activities to include campus recruiting along with referring experienced individuals to the firm and participating in the firm's Employee Referral Bonus Program.
- Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards.

Successful Candidates Will Have:
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Master’s Degree or other advanced degree desired.
- CPA required.
- Five (5) plus years of experience providing attest services in a professional services firm including two (2) plus years supervisory experience.
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and the Uniform Guidance.
- Demonstrated skills in the areas of communication, relationship building, personal development, collaboration, and problem solving along with initiative, adaptability and highly developed Microsoft Suite skills.
- Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship.

Location:

205 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume to Christina Boesler at Christina.Boesler@bakertilly.com.


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