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Current postings

Assistant Finance Director | Village of Clarendon Hills
Posted on Feb 27, 2017 and open until Mar 13, 2017.

The Village of Clarendon Hills, population 8,427, seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Finance Director. The Village is seeking an Assistant Finance Director who will be responsible for maintaining the Village’s financial records in a variety of areas in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The Assistant Finance Director oversees the Village’s accounting functions under the direction of the Finance Director, essential functions include maintaining the general ledger through preparing and entering journal entries, accounts receivable, accounts payable, utility billing and cash receipting. The Assistant Finance Director is also responsible for managing the payroll function (payroll is outsourced) and maintaining the Village’s benefit programs. This position also plays a significant role in the preparation of the annual budget and audit processes. An ideal candidate must possess effective skills in communicating with others and the ability to multi-task. This position requires strong analytical skills and sufficient knowledge of accounting practices and principles. A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, is required. Candidates are expected to have at least three years of accounting experience, with a preference for fund accounting and or municipal accounting experience. This is an exempt position, working 40 hours per week. Pay range is from $60,135 to $80,180 depending on qualifications. Benefits include participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, health insurance, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To view a complete job description, visit the Village’s website at


1 North Prospect Avenue
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514-1292
United States

How to apply:

To Apply
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Assistant to the Village Manager, Zach Creer at First consideration of resumes will be on March 13, 2017.

Financial Analyst | City of Des Plaines
Posted on Feb 24, 2017 and open until Mar 8, 2017.

The City of Des Plaines Finance Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Financial Analyst. This is a professional position responsible for the timely and accurate completion of a variety of tasks in functional areas of the Finance Department to which the position is assigned.

Examples of tasks in functional areas that Analysts perform include preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Capital Improvement Program and Budget, accounts receivable and accounts payable, monthly reconciliations, journal entries and financial analysis. The position works under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance and/or the Assistant City Manager/Finance Director and may supervise staff as assigned.

The minimum qualifications of the position include graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field. A minimum of between three to five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or finance of which two (2) years should be with a public sector organization. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

The salary range for this position is $66,813 - $86,856, dependent upon qualifications. This position comes with a generous City Benefits Package which includes health insurance, paid time off, defined benefit retirement system and more.


1420 Miner St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
United States

How to apply:

Interested parties may apply online through the City’s Website at

Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8th.

Accountant | City of Darien
Posted on Feb 23, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

General Responsibilities: The individual in this position will be responsible for preparation of journal entries, account analysis, bank reconciliations, payroll and preparation of financial statements including monthly Board reports and assisting the auditors in completing our Annual Financial Report (AFR). The position will also be responsible for payroll tax deposits and payroll tax returns including W-2’s and 1099’s. Please see the city of Darien Website for a full description


1702 Plainfield Rd.
Darien, IL 60561
United States

How to apply:

You may apply via email or regular mail to:
City of Darien
Attn: Paul Nosek
1702 Plainfield Rd.
Darien, Il. 60561

Treasurer - Part- Time | Village of Deer Park
Posted on Feb 20, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Deer Park is seeking a candidate for Treasurer. The ideal candidate must be a team player, multi-tasker and reliable. The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a closely related field.

Purpose of Position

The Treasurer serves as an appointed official who is responsible for planning and administrating the financial activities of the Village. This includes payroll and all financial records and transactions, in addition to the preparation of the annual audit and budget documents. The Treasurer is also involved in managing Village office staffing and daily activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepares and presents monthly reports to the Board of Trustees including; Investment Held, Revenue/Expenditure Statements for each fund, Accounts Payable, Manual check Register, Payroll Check Register, Monthly Budget Analysis, and special reports as requested by the Village President, Trustees or the Village Administrator.

• Prepares revenue and expenditure projections and other financing outcomes; analyzes monthly revenue and expenditure reports for adherence to budget.

• Coordinate preparation for the annual comprehensive audit including preparing the necessary journal entries, audit schedules, and statistical schedules for the annual financial report, ensuring that audit materials and overall audit are in proper order.

• Prepare and Coordinate Budget Process including coordinating meetings with Village Board, staff and consultants to obtain goals, objectives and related costs.

• Trustee of Special Service Area Funds includes reconciling bank statements, bi-annual debt service payments and verification of annual tax abatement.

• Attend all public meetings of the Board of Trustees.

• Invests and secures surplus Village Funds for safe and remunerative returns. Maintains bank securities to safeguard investments above FDIC limits. Acquires interest rate and terms from financial sources with desired level of liquidity terms, maturity dates and optimal yields. Invest funds promptly and ensures compliance with related State Statutes and regulations governing municipal finance.

• Administration and coordination of Human Resource functions including maintenance of employee and Official personnel records, 457 plan administration, preparation and transmit of quarterly and year-end payroll tax returns.

• Develop policies to establish procedures and practices regarding financial administration

• Establish and administer internal accounting and bookkeeping policies, procedures and controls for financial accounting in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles and applicable laws related to municipal finances.

• Oversees and financial software system and other IT functions.

• Performs special projects and other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent in experience and education. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and financial accounting software experience a plus. Location: 23680 W Cuba Road Deer Park, Il 60010


23680 W. Cuba Rd
Deer Park, IL 60010
United States

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Beth McAndrews, Village Administrator, at

Accountant | Village of Wilmette
Posted on Feb 17, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Village is accepting applications for a full-time Accountant. This position works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance. The Village oversees a $72 million budget.

General Responsibilities:
Position will be responsible for maintaining the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and prepare financial reports and provide analysis as needed to assist senior management in decision making. Essential duties include timely preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, payroll, utility billing and preparation of cash and investment schedules. This position will assist with annual audits, reconciliation and verification of bank accounts balances with the general ledger.

Position Requirements:
Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and one to three years of experience in municipal accounting field, or an equivalent combination of experience and training to perform the functions of the position; successful completion of Certificate in Public Accounting (CPA) is preferred.

Essential position requirements include working knowledge of governmental accounting theory, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Practices; ability to maintain efficient and effective financial systems and procedures; ability to prepare and analyze complex financial reports and interpret data to formulate conclusion; knowledge of internal control procedures and public finance and fiscal planning; working knowledge of payroll and accounts payable functions; ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; ability to prioritize, organize and complete required duties in a timely and accurate manner.  Candidate should be proficient in various business computer software packages, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Tyler Technologies’ MUNIS financial software and Crystal Reports. Individual must be able to communicate and coordinate with others effectively.

Starting Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $65,742 to $86,614 with a starting salary DOQ. The Village provides an excellent benefits package, including health insurance, dental and vision insurance, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).


1200 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091
United States

How to apply:

Selection Process:  Candidate should be prepared to take a written exam related to tasks that may be encountered on the job and undergo a thorough background investigation. Interested candidates should complete an employment application which may be downloaded from the Village’s website at and submit it along with a resume and cover letter electronically to Paper submissions will not be accepted.

The position will remain open until filled.

Director of Finance | Village of Huntley
Posted on Feb 17, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Huntley a home rule community (current estimated population 26,000+) located in southern McHenry County and northern Kane County is accepting applications for the full time position of Director of Finance. Huntley is a vibrant, growing community and is proud to have a stable economic environment. Fiscal responsibility and sound financial practices sustain Village operations and the services provided to the community. The Director of Finance must personify the Village’s values of friendliness, teamwork, public engagement, respect, integrity, professionalism, and innovation. The Village’s bond rating is AA+ with a stable outlook with the current Fiscal Year 2017 budget of $27.6 million.

The Village is seeking an experienced, innovative and dynamic professional to serve as Director of Finance. The Director of Finance also acts as Treasurer and reports to the Village Manager. The Director of Finance plans and administers the activities of the Finance Department which include responsibility for the Village’s financial planning, budgeting, accounting/auditing, debt management, tax levy, revenue administration, treasury management, payroll, utility billing, information technology, collections, risk management and purchasing. Direct reports include an Accounting Manager, IT Manager, Accountant, Finance Assistants and Office Assistants. The Finance Director is an integral part of the executive management team participating in capital planning, fiscal policy, collective bargaining and economic development. The current Director of 16 years will be retiring.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business, Finance, and Accounting is required.
• At least five years of leadership level financial management experience, at least three of which must be in a managerial capacity.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in accounting, business or public administration or CPA certification.
• Municipal or public sector financial management.
• Experience managing at a Department Head or Assistant Department Head level.

Salary is highly competitive with an excellent benefits package. The Village of Huntley is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.


10987 Main Street
Huntley, IL 60142
United States

How to apply:

Interested candidates are required to send a resume, salary history and five (5) work related references to:
David J. Johnson, Village Manager
Village of Huntley
10987 Main Street
Huntley, IL 60142

Superintendent of Finance, Personnel, & IT | Woodridge Park District
Posted on Feb 15, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

As a four time Illinois Distinguished & Accredited Agency Award recipient, the Woodridge Park District serves approximately 35,500 residents with 655 acres of parks and sites offering over 1,000 programs each year. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall administration and management of finance and accounting, human resources management and information technology systems management.

POSITION: This is a full time, exempt position with an exceptional benefit package that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, pension plan (IMRF) and much more.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field.
· Three years of satisfactory proven experience in governmental accounting with a thorough understanding of principles and practices of municipal fund accounting.
· Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or additional years of experience preferred.
· Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
· Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certified Public Officers Program Certification (CPFO) preferred.
· Advanced and thorough knowledge of computer/server operations including but not limited to expert proficiency in Microsoft Office, registration and financial accounting software programs. Experience in Incode, Timepro, and Class a plus.

RESPONSIBILITY: This position is a department head which oversees five staff members who support the finance, accounting, human resources, and information technology functions.
· Essential duties include to plan, organize, and control all general accounting and finance operations (including but not limited to: general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, program registration, investments, fixed assets, and tax reporting).
· Generate and analyze monthly financial statements.
· Prepare and manage annual budget including monthly monitoring and reporting in accordance with appropriation levels.
· Prepare, publish, and file annual Levy, Truth in Taxation, and Budget and Appropriation ordinances as well as all financial and business operations reports as required by law.
· Serve as the key liaison to external auditors and prepare work sheets and assist auditor in annual District and special audits.
· Prepare cost analysis, profit and loss statements, and special projects as assigned.
· Periodically review the District’s investment portfolio and recommend investment opportunities in accordance with District’s investment policies.
· Serve as the District’s “Disclosure Officer” responsible for enforcing the District’s debt issuance disclosures policy and procedures.
· Administer the employee retirement fund, deferred compensation program, credit union, health insurance carrier and property, liability, and worker’s compensation insurance carrier and ancillary employee benefits.
· Oversee the design, purchasing and maintenance of computer systems to include but not limited to network systems, hardware, and software related to financial accounting, timekeeping, program and facility registration, golf operations, internet access, interoffice communications, and office applications.

A complete job description is available upon request.

ATTRIBUTES: We are seeking a dedicated individual who is a self-starter with an eye for detail that strives for excellence; understands and executes strong financial controls and results; possess strong organizational skills; strong written & oral communication skills; skilled in time management; and able to problem solve in unexpected situations.

SALARY RANGE: $81,000-$123,000 depending on qualifications and experience.


2600 Center Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517
United States

How to apply:

Woodridge Park District
Connie Curry, Human Resource Generalist
2600 Center Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 353-3327 or

The application can be picked up at the Community Center at the address listed above or obtained from

Deputy Village Manager/Director of Finance | Village of Park Forest, Illinois
Posted on Feb 13, 2017 and open until Mar 13, 2017.

Park Forest, IL (pop. 21,975) Progressive, historic south suburban community known for its well managed municipal services and its focus on customer service. Park Forest is a home rule municipality located in both Cook and Will Counties, Illinois, approximately 30 miles south of Chicago. Park Forest is a full service municipality including public works, police, fire, community development, planning, economic development, finance, recreation and parks, health and a housing authority. The Village has an annual operating budget of $23 million, a total budget of $50 million and 170 full-time equivalent employees.

The Deputy Village Manager/Finance Director also serves as the Village Treasurer and is appointed by the Village Manager. The current Deputy Village Manager/Finance Director is retiring after 22 years of service to Park Forest. The Deputy Village Manager/Finance Director is an integral part of the executive management team participating in key decisions regarding strategic planning, economic development, capital planning and development, fiscal policy and collective bargaining. The Village Manager and executive team are extremely collaborative and value teamwork which has resulted in a high functioning, long tenured senior staff.

This position oversees 21 staff members including finance department functions, downtown operations and information technology. Direct reports include an Assistant Finance Director, IT Director, and a Downtown Operations Manager. The Finance Department also has an Accounting Manager and Accountant positions. The Deputy Village Manager/Finance Director has overall responsibility for budget development and administration, audit preparation, long and short term revenue and expenditure strategies, investments, purchasing, utility billing, information systems, pension benefits and all policies affecting the overall fiscal health of the Village.  

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, public policy, public administration, business, or a related field. A CPA and/or master’s degree in public policy, public administration, finance or business administration is a plus. Candidates must have five to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in executive-level financial administration with a portion of that experience in the public sector. The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, experienced executive with a proven track record in progressive fiscal management, with the ability to work closely with elected and appointed officials and department heads on the Village’s financial strategies and overall operations.

The Village of Park Forest offers a competitive benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The starting salary range is $100,000 - $125,000 +/- DOQ.

Residency is not required but the final candidate should live within a reasonable commuting distance.


350 Victory Dr.
Park Forest, IL 60466
United States

How to apply:

Candidates should apply at once but no later than March 13, 2017 with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 references to to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, GovHR USA , 630 Dundee Road #130 Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.

Associate Vice-President IL Institutional Sales/Investment Solutions | PMA Financial Network, Inc.
Posted on Feb 13, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The AVP IL Institutional Sales – Investment Solutions is accountable for all aspects of marketing strategies, prospecting new clients, and building a pipeline of new business opportunities for PMA Illinois. The position will be responsible for expanding market shares and revenue growth within Illinois. This position is responsible for all sales and marketing efforts for their assigned sectors as well as general PMA efforts. Knowing that all services that PMA provides are related, the AVP Institutional Sales is responsible for collaborating with other service delivery groups within PMA to position PMA for success in onboarding new client opportunities. The AVP Institutional Sales needs to have a working knowledge of the various services and solutions the firm can provide. Ultimately, the AVP Institutional Sales’ success will be measured on growth of new clients within their assigned state offices.

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.
Spearheads exceptional, long lasting client relationships to achieve new revenue and growth goals.
Steward of compliance, coordinates with company staff to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations and reports.
Assure alignment of PMA goals and objectives as they pertain to product and service delivery.
Set stage for business development plan and monitor progression of goals within the plan.
Monitor/coordinate all sales related activities.
Leverage relationships and knowledge of industry to mine for sales leads.
Market and integrate all PMA products and services to new clients.
Market as well as field inquiries on all PMA services in order to back up the frontline personnel.
Assist portfolio advisors and financial planning analysts with cross selling all PMA products and services.
Responsible for implementation for marketing initiatives.
Promote PMA as a full financial services provider through seminars, conferences, etc.
Contacts prospective customers to present information on available services such as cash management, financial projection, banking and investment services.
Assists in interpreting policies and practices.
Attends sales and trade meetings to develop new business prospects.
Makes presentations and demonstrates product and services to inform current clients and to attract new clients.
Develops and maintains long lasting productive relationships with customers.
Assists in the development and recommendation of plans for expansion of existing programs, operations and financial activities.
Participates in formulating and administering company policies and developing long range goals and objective.
Serves as member of management committees on special projects.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A,) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience helpful.
Preferred experience in Investment Management (Broker - Dealer –Advisor) Environment.

Regulatory Licensures: Series 7, 24, 50, 63


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

How to apply:

Human Resources and Payroll Specialist | Village of Hinsdale
Posted on Feb 9, 2017 and open until Mar 6, 2017.

POSITION: Human Resources and Payroll Specialist
DATE: February 9, 2017
DEPARTMENT: Finance/Administration
REPORTS TO: Assistant Finance Director and HR Manager
PAY GRADE: M101; $49,353-$71,759
FLSA STATUS: Exempt; confidential employee

Position Purpose
Responsible for payroll administration and human resources administrative support in the Finance and Administration departments. Supervision Exercised None.

Job Duties Essential Functions:
• Oversees and administers Village payroll system on a bi-weekly basis. Regularly audits Village payroll system. Ensures accurate payroll deductions. Maintains employee and retiree data in payroll system.
• Calculates and processes all wage adjustments.
• Tracks and processes all paid time off for employees per Village policy.
• Maintains annual payroll calendar.
• Liaison to the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) with regard to benefits administration. Processes monthly IMRF reports.
• Prepares and submits tax information, such as 941s, W2s and 1099s.
• Coordinates payment of insurance for retirees by working with post employment health plan provider, pension system administrator and/or billing retirees. Bills former employees who have elected to continue health care coverage.
• Assists in personnel related matters including employee recruitment and selection of sworn and non-sworn positions.
• Creates job postings and advertisements for position openings. Coordinates interviews with applicants. Schedules and conducts pre-employment reference checks and coordinates applicable pre-employment testing and/or post-offer physical and drug screens.
• Oversees the human resource benefits system. Ensures that system records are accurately recorded and cross-checked. Enters new hire information or other changes to employee benefits.
• Assists with open enrollment for medical, dental, vision, life, flex spending and other employee benefits.
• Ensures that human resource files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements and Village policies and procedures.
• Completes monthly and year-end personnel related reports.
• Responds accurately and timely to requests for information, including FOIA requests.
• Assists the Village’s collective bargaining negotiating team by researching issues, and preparing related communications.
• May serve as the Village Alternate Delegate to the Intergovernmental Risk Management Agency (IRMA) and assists in ensuring the proper implementation of roles, responsibilities, practices and procedures outlined in the Village's Safety program.
• May serve as the Village Alternate Delegate to the Intergovernmental Personnel Benefit Cooperative (IPBC) regarding the Village’s health and medical insurance benefits.
• Assists the Village’s wellness committee.
• Assists with FMLA and COBRA program implementation.
• Coordinates employee relations activities and events.
• Ensures compliance with legislation and regulations, including the Affordable Healthcare Act, OSHA and EEO.
• Assists with answering phones in the Finance Department and may be required to perform some customer service functions, as needed.
• Maintains and manages applicable clerical work as assigned.

Marginal Functions
• Assists with other Finance/Human Resource Department special projects.
• Other duties as assigned.

Environmental Factors
The work environment generally 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 20 pounds. The position requires prolonged periods of concentration. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Safety Functions
• Becomes familiar with and observes 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individual must have general knowledge and understanding of basic human resource reporting and recordkeeping functions including applicable federal, state and local employment-related laws and regulations and fundamental principles and practices of public personnel. Individual must have demonstrated ability to administer a payroll program for an entire organization. Ability to maintain mental focus in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment and to work over scheduled hours per week as needed. Must be a self-starter with the ability to exercise independent judgment and manage one’s time in an effective manner. The individual must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective relationships with fellow employees, other departments, management staff and the general public.

Position Requirements
• A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred. Some college is acceptable depending on qualifications and related work experience.
• A minimum of two years of full-time practical experience; municipal experience preferred.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to learn how to update the Village website.
• Previous experience with HRIS; ERP conversion experience preferred.
• Ability to use general office equipment.

This position participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Full benefits are included in this position, including medical, dental and vision insurance.


19 E Chicago Avenue
Hinsdale, IL 60521
United States

How to apply:

Process The deadline to apply is Monday, March 6. The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check.

The position is expected to be filled immediately upon conclusion of the interview process and after background checks are completed.

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: Visit for a job application.

The Village is an EOE employer.

Finance Director | City of Champaign
Posted on Feb 8, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The City of Champaign seeks an experienced, innovative, and dynamic professional to serve as the Finance Director. The City of Champaign, a vibrant and diverse micro-urban community located in east Central Illinois, is proud to have one of the most consistently stable economic environments in the state of Illinois. Fiscal responsibility and sound financial practices resulted in Champaign’s AAA bond rating, the only municipality outside of the Chicago metropolitan area to hold this distinction. The City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2016/2017 is $140.5 million.

Responsibilities of Position
The Finance Director plans and administers the activities of the Finance Department which includes responsibility for the City’s financial planning, budgeting, accounting/auditing, revenue administration, treasury management, payroll, collections, and purchasing activities. The Finance Director manages the City’s fiscal resources, recommends creative and efficient ways to meet an increasing demand for City services, and must personify the City values of Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, and Results.

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a closely related field.
• Five years of leadership level financial management experience in a comparably-sized municipality or organization, at least three of which must be in a managerial capacity.
• A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position will be considered.
• Must be bondable.
• Residency within the City of Champaign’s corporate limits is required within six months of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in accounting, business, or public administration, or certification as a Certified Public Accountant.
• Municipal or public sector financial management.
• Experience directing at a Department Head or Assistant Department Head level.

The annual starting salary range is $123,059 - $144,596, DOQ, plus an excellent benefits package.


102 N. Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820
United States

How to apply:

Review the position profile and application instructions at For full consideration, applications must be submitted no later than Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Finance Department - Office Support Supervisor | Village of Orland Park
Posted on Feb 7, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Join the Village of Orland Park’s award winning Finance Department in upholding the Village’s commitment to fiscal responsibility while promoting excellent customer service. The Finance Department seeks an Office Support Supervisor to manage the day-to day department office operations.

The Office Support Supervisor is responsible for managing the annual tax rebate program, bi-annual vehicle sticker sale and Metra parking permits. Responsibilities in managing these programs include recruiting, interviewing and selecting seasonal and/or temporary staff, scheduling, training, and evaluating staff, coordinating the program communications strategy, reviewing and modifying program applications, forms, postcard, vehicle stickers and commuter parking permits and overseeing the daily operations of the programs.

This position also oversees the balancing of cash receipts, including the preparation of the monthly bank reconciliations, and oversees the processing of invoices, statements, and collection of general Village accounts receivable.

On a regular basis this position will complete routine and complex supervisory, clerical, administrative, and technical work. The Office Support Supervisor will respond to and handle public complaints of a more technical nature either in person or over the phone; explain Village policies and answer questions related to Village fees, operations, and ordinances in accordance with established policies. Analyzes work processes and systems and applies technology as appropriate.

Responsibilities also include providing administrative assistance to the Finance Department, including written correspondence, receiving and routing telephone calls, compiling reports, composing routine written communications, upkeep of office equipment, and maintaining inventory of supplies for the department.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four year college or university is preferred. Three or more years related office management; accounting and/or supervisory experience is required. Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required along with the ability to learn various village specific systems. This position requires the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; the ability to write routine and complex reports and correspondence; and the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

This position also requires the ability to calculate basic and complex figures and amounts using a variety of mathematical concepts. Solid communication and leadership skills are also needed.

Annual salary in low $60,000 – low $70,000 depending on qualifications. This full-time position is eligible for the Village of Orland Park’s comprehensive employee benefits program which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and an employee wellness program.

Retirement benefits through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) are provided along with the option to participate in a 457(b) plan with options through Nationwide, ICMA-RC, Mass Mutual, or AXA Advisors are also available. The Village of Orland Park also provides for paid vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays.


14700 Ravinia Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462
United States

How to apply:

Interested candidates may download a resume and/or complete an online application by visiting our career portal at

Part-Time Front Desk Clerk - Finance Department | Village of Lemont
Posted on Jan 18, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Lemont is dedicated to promoting and preserving the character of the community and ensuring a high quality of life through professional public service provided in a friendly, consistent, and fiscally responsible manner, emphasizing the best interest of the community as a whole. The Village is currently looking for a part-time front desk clerk who can make a great first impression.

Description of Duties: The Front Desk Clerk is the first impression of the Village and is responsible for assisting customers in a professional and efficient manner. The successful applicant will answer and direct phone calls for the Village in a friendly and knowledgeable manner. In addition, the receptionist position will perform a variety of clerical duties which support various departments within the Village.

Essential Job Functions:
• Performs cashier functions for the collection of fines, utility bills, misc. payments, etc.
• Assists in handling and directing telephone calls and walk-in inquiries.
• Acts as the first contact person for resident assistance and complaints.
• Performs administrative duties for Finance, Community Development and Legal Department.
• Processes outgoing and incoming mail.
• Collects revenue and processes business license, contractor license, Metra parking permits, Downtown parking permits and building permits.
• Processes Village vehicle stickers, including but not limited to new resident verification, registration verification, and data entry.
• Assists in maintenance of financial records and files.
• Sets up utility customers for direct debit.

The right candidate will have the ability to actively listen to others to quickly gain an understanding of their needs, ask questions and probe others in order to obtain useful and accurate information. Attention to detail and good organization skills are also important.

Requirements: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with residents in a concise and clear manner. High School Degree required. Receptionist experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Suite software highly desirable. Adobe Acrobat knowledge a plus.

This is a part-time, non-exempt position consisting of 27.5 hours per week; 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Pay rate is $15.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on qualifications. The position does qualify for paid time off and IMRF benefits.


418 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
United States

How to apply:

If qualified and interested, please submit resume and application to Eileen Donahue, HR Manager at Village Hall. EOE

Accounting Position: Assistant to the Finance Director | Village of East Dundee
Posted on Jan 13, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Full-Time Accounting Position: Assistant to the Finance Director | Village of East Dundee - REPOSTED

The Village of East Dundee is seeking a candidate for an accounting position as the Assistant to the Finance Director. The ideal candidate must be a team player, multi-tasker, reliable and a person of discretion. The ideal candidate must have familiarity with government accounting, an understanding of financial policies, the ability to cross train throughout the department and demonstrate leadership skills. This position will require supervision of the accounting processes and finance personnel. The ideal candidate will work very closely with the Director fo Finance.

SUMMARY: Position requires the ability to perform, organize and coordinate the Accounting office activities including performing independent research on a variety of accounting functions. Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports, performs a variety of calculations using a broad array of automated programs to perform administrative details and liaison activities. This position demands a solid grasp of public accounting, administration, budget processes, auditing work, pension knowledge and statutes impacting on municipal finance. Develop recommendations to departmental procedures and processes. Perform routine and complex accounting, personnel payroll and benefit functions, official documentations organization, support and supervise Finance staff and their work under the direction of the Finance Director. Coordinate and perform multiple activities efficiently and within the parameters established by the Director of Finance.

QUALIFICATIONS: To function in this position the employee must have superior written and oral communication, organizational and accounting skills, and tact in dealing with sensitive information. The position demands abilities to work under pressure, while maintaining and supporting a proper work environment. Regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment. This position requires a pleasant, well organized, self motivated individual who has attention to detail and deadline completion. Professionalism in appearance and conduct is essential. Ability to work well with others in a team environment to accomplish certain tasks and projects is required. Must be able to work outside traditional work week and hours when necessary.

DUTIES: Essential Functions
1. Maintain the general ledger and subsidiary ledger through preparing, reviewing, calculating and posting journal entries.
2. Prepares updates, verifies accuracy, and distributes a variety of regular ledger reports such as budget status reports, trial balances, balance sheet and other reports as needed.
3. Reviews and posts investment transactions and allocates investments and interest earned to proper funds.
4. Reviews pension investment transactions and interest earned for accuracy with preparation of a variety of financial reports as needed.
5. Prepares bank reconciliation statements and follows up with the discrepancies as directed.
6. Coordinates the retention and destruction of reports, files as specified by state statutes.
7. Assists with the preparation of the annual audit through development of audit work papers, reviewing of audit drafts, and reconciliation of the audit to the general ledger.
8. Fixed Asset recording with assistance to all departments.
9. Developer Escrows, billing receiving and reconciling.
10. Process requisitions and purchase orders.
11. Assists in production and maintenance of employee files and reports.
12. Research of a variety of financial, personnel and official documentation procedures and processes.
13. Production and maintenance of reconciliations, spreadsheets and reports relating to financial and human resources and official documentation.
14. Organization, monitoring and reporting on Letters of Credit, Performance Bonds and Maintenance Bonds.
15. Assist with Budget and Audit as directed by the Director of Finance.
16. Assist and support with the functions of the Utility Billing Process.
17. Supervise the functions of Payroll, Accounts Payable, Utility Billing, Accounts Receivable and Cash Receipts.
18. Assist the Administration Department at the direction of the Finance Director.
19. Perform other functions within the scope of this position as directed by the Director of Finance.

Marginal Functions
1. Provide assistance as needed to complete projects as required by the Director of Finance.
2. Assist and support the functions of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll as needed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid Illinois Drivers License; pass a background examination that will include credit check along with passing medical and drug screenings.

COMPENSATION: Anticipated salary range from$59,000 to $70,000 DOQ

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelors level degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited four-year college or university and at least four years in accounting is a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.


120 Barrington Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118
United States

How to apply:

Please fill out application at Village of East Dundee's website, Send application, resume with salary history along with cover letter to

Director of Finance | City of Pekin
Posted on Jan 6, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The City of Pekin seeks innovative and experienced municipal professional to lead its Finance Department. Located 10 miles south of Peoria, Pekin is a progressive community of residential, commercial and industrial uses operating under a Council/Manager form of government. Pekin has a total budget of $40 million and 300+ employees.

The Director of Finance is appointed by and reports to the City Manager and is responsible for organizational direction and leadership of the Finance Department with a staff of 3 employees. The Director of Finance serves as a key advisor to the City Manager on fiscal policy matters, including accounting and financial reporting; budgeting, financial planning and financial forecasting; accounts receivable; purchasing and accounts payable; cash management and investing; debt management; preparation of tax levy; and other related functions.

Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, and at least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in governmental (preferably municipal) finance work. MPA/MBA with CPA certification a plus.

Salary range: $82,200 to $105,000 DOQ plus excellent benefit package.

Residency within 10 miles of the City of Pekin limits within 12 months of appointment.


111 S Capitol St
Pekin, IL 61554
United States

How to apply:

Send resume and completed application to
or mail to: City of Pekin, 111 S. Capitol St., Pekin, Il. 61554; attn: Sarah Newcomb.

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