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Finance & Customer Service Specialist | City of Highland park
Posted on Apr 19, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
Description of Primary Purpose
Responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial operations. Performs a variety of clerical, financial and public record keeping duties, including general information, collection and payment services to the public.
Finance and Customer Service Specialists may be assigned to any one of the main responsibilities and may be transferred between responsibilities.
- Utility Billing
- Accounts Payable
- Accounts Receivable (primary responsibility for this vacancy)
- Purchasing and Parking
- Other related duties as requested
Education: A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
Experience: 5 years of experience related to billing, collections, accounts payable, vendor maintenance and customer service. Experience which indicates the ability to multitask, increasing or changing responsibility, and technical ability functioning within a software suite is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Proficiencies: Knowledge of office administration and electronic bookkeeping procedures. Ability to use or operate Microsoft Office Suite and standard office equipment. Knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable and collections experience preferred. A high level of customer service, interpersonal and team building skills. Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills is also required. Attention to detail, accuracy and time management skills are necessary. The ability to learn quickly and apply basic policies is imperative.
1707 St. Johns Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035
How to apply:
Additional information, full description, and application available at:
Accounting Manager | DuPage County Health Department
Posted on Apr 17, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
The DuPage County Health Department is seeking a full-time Accounting Manager to join its Business Resources team.
- Supporting the development of financial and accounting relationships with external partners and/or agencies
- Representing the department with other entities to identify, address and resolve complex financial and accounting issues
- Serving as an internal accounting resource to support innovative and responsible practices to improve operations and results
- Recommending benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of individual service units and divisions
- Researching and recommending the implementation of internal accounting guidelines and procedures
- Performing general ledger and grant accounting functions, preparing monthly financial reports, maintaining a current cost control system and ensuring fund availability for bill payment and reconciling cash and investments
- Supporting development and maintenance of monthly revenue management and billing systems and reporting, preparing and reconciling monthly accounts receivable aging reports
- Assisting in budget preparation, completing and explaining budgetary calculations, and monitoring budget expenditures
- Advising on the use and source of unds and ensuring uniform accounting practices
- Providing appropriate leadership and direction to two (2) accountants and supporting training, promoting positive morale, creativity and teamwork
- Completion of a bachelor's degree in Accounting and seven to ten years of progressively responsible public sector accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. CPA preferred.
111 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
How to apply:
Interested applicants may submit a resume and completed application to:
Mailing Address: 111 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
Email Address: email@example.com
Fax: (630) 510-5481
Applications may be found online at www.dupagehealth.org
Accountant | City of Bloomington
Posted on Apr 15, 2019 and open until Apr 30, 2019.
Reports To: Chief Accountant
FLSA Status: Exempt
This position performs professional accounting work and is responsible for the maintenance of government and enterprise financial records. Work includes accurately recording the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the City and preparing financial statements and reports using manual and automated accounting systems. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief Accountant.
Participates in work related to City financial functions, including accounting, budget, auditing, cash management, debt management, investments, payroll, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and grant accounting and reporting
include the following. Other duties may be assigned. These examples may not include all of the tasks and/or knowledge which may be expected of the employee, nor do they cover all of the specific duties which may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Maintains confidentiality, performs duties in a professional manner, is punctual for work and has excellent attendance.
Work with a high degree of accuracy.
Maintains positive working interaction with co-workers, the various departments, City management and elected officials.
Exchanges written and verbal information with other City employees, outside agencies and citizens to discuss the legality of expenditures, explain governmental regulations, and to provide or obtain information related to budgetary considerations, financial reports, etc.
Appropriately applies accounting principles and practices to a computerized municipal accounting system to maintain accurate records of municipal accounts, audit, and fiscal control of financial transactions.
Ability to post general ledger transactions and perform bank reconciliations.
Assists in cash and investment accounting, providing support to all treasury functions.
Ability to perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities.
Assists in the production of weekly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc financial statements, reports, and analysis as requested.
Assists in the annual audit process; prepares audit related work-papers, trial balances and schedules.
Maintains information regarding all active grants, including a summary of revenues and expenditures and other pertinent information required for the Single Audit.
Assists in the implementation of accounting standards and pronouncements, as well as accounting policies and procedures.
Makes recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration is required; supplemented by four (4) years progressively responsible experience in accounting that provides a broad knowledge of finance, accounting standards, and automated financial systems. CPA and knowledge of governmental accounting a plus. Experience with governmental/non-profit accounting principles and procedures preferred. Applicant must have working knowledge of budgeting, cash flows, accounting methods, principles, practices, financial reporting, and experience with reconciliation and analysis.
2) General Skill Levels:
•And understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), operating and capital budget concepts.
• Budgeting, cash flows, accounting methods, principles, practices, financial reporting, and experience with reconciliation and analysis.
• Mathematical concepts including basic descriptive statistics.
• Personal computer and other office equipment and their use.
• Microsoft Office software applications for word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
• Applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and operating and capital budget concepts in everyday assignments.
• Analyzing information, creating accurate entries and records, preparing accurate reports in accepted formats.
• Accounting reconciliation and analysis.
• Organizing and maintaining detailed records.
• Communicating effectively in writing and verbally to other employees, City departments, the public, elected officials and other agencies.
• Using a modern automated financial management system effectively.
•Work independently under general supervision.
• Understand financial policies and procedures and ability to make responsible decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.
• Maintain confidentiality, be punctual for work and maintain excellent attendance.
• Analyze financial data and to prepare accurate reports in a timely fashion.
• Read, analyze and interpret professional reports and studies, technical procedures, professional guidelines and government regulations as appropriate to area of responsibility.
• Use basic arithmetic including basic descriptive statistics.
• Use a computer for composing, editing and producing documents, communicating with email, internet searches, etc.
• Exercise initiative and sound judgment and to react with discretion under varying conditions.
• Organize and maintain detailed records.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATES and LICENSES:
Certified Public Account (CPA) a plus.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment. Work may require traveling to other in town work locations. There are no extraordinary physical demands on this position
109 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
How to apply:
Please apply online at www.cityblm.org.
Seasonal Pre-professional Account Clerk | Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Posted on Apr 15, 2019 and open until Jun 15, 2019.
This position provides Accounting, clerical, and office support to the Finance department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Collect, and count monies from various functions. Deposit monies in bank. Process cash reciepts.
- Report and record receivables, perform computer system entries and balance ledgers.
- Process invoices, contracts and requisitions for payment, verify expense account coding, print purchase orders, maintain records and transfer of funds, process checks.
- Process utility bills and petty cash requests for payment.
- Work with employees and outside vendors to research and reconcile discrepancies.
- Maintain accurate audit support.
- Provide backup for payroll clerk as needed. Produce and update bi-weekly payroll using time keeping system and other payroll processing system.
- Perform other duties as required.
Education and Experience Required
Two (2) years experience in accounts payable/receivable or fiscal recordkeeping or equivalent combination of training, experience, and college course work. Must be over 18, and have a valid Driver's License.
Hours: June - mid September; 40 hours per week.
Knowledge of: Data processing operations as applied to fiscal recordkeeping, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains accounting software; MS Office wordprocessing, database, and spreadsheet software packages.
Skills in: Prioritizing tasks, setting up and making computations; locating and correcting errors; dealing effectively with employees and outside vendors; interpreting and applying written and verbal instructions.
3S580 Naperville Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60189
How to apply:
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Chair | Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Posted on Apr 10, 2019 and open until Jun 1, 2019.
(Norwalk, CT) The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation is seeking a Chair for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). This full-time opportunity will provide an individual with an appreciation for the Board's important mission to lead with inspiration, command respect and help create change in a consensus-driven organization.
The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) is the independent, private-sector organization with responsibility for the oversight, administration, and finances of its standard-setting Boards, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and their Advisory Councils.
Through its standard-setting boards, the organization establishes and improves financial accounting and reporting standards—known as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP—for public and private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and state and local governments in the United States. The FAF Board of Trustees selects and appoints the members of the FASB and the GASB and protects the independence and integrity of the standard-setting process. The FAF, FASB, and GASB are located in Norwalk, Connecticut.
- Leadership/External Focus - Act as the principal public spokesperson for the GASB across its full range of constituencies and ensure that stakeholders’ concerns and issues are heard and considered, which requires extensive travel.
- Forward Planning - Lead the overall strategic direction and activities of the GASB and provide the leadership to inspire teamwork where colleagues and staff excel in the achievement of the GASB’s mission.
- Strategic Partnership - Serve, along with the FAF President/CEO and FASB Chair, as a member of a leadership and stewardship team for the combined GASB, FASB and FAF organization, fostering a tone at the top of collaboration, communication, and commitment to excellence in the achievement of the organization’s mission. Build, maintain, and strengthen constructive relationships with all of the GASB’s extensive and varied stakeholders.
- Process Stewardship - Critically evaluate the processes by which the GASB conducts its work and oversee changes as necessary. Serve as one of seven active participants in the GASB process. Steer a diverse group of strong-minded individuals toward consensus. Manage in an orderly and constructive manner the process by which the Board develops and states its position on financial accounting and reporting issues. Address and balance a wide range of state and local governmental sensitivities.
Candidate Selection Criteria
- Experience with the national scope of state and local government financial accounting and reporting issues at a senior level (for example, CFO/finance director of a local government or comptroller or auditor of state government); public accountant at the senior partner level with substantive experience in audits of state/local government financial reports; senior investment leader with knowledge of and experience in municipal securities markets and related financial reporting; or a senior executive (such as a president or CEO) or senior board chair or member of a nationally recognized state/local government organization or a municipal markets regulatory body.
- Strong and current technical understanding of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles for state and local governments, with a CPA viewed as highly desirable.
- Experience or strong interest in standard setting or financial regulatory matters.
- Proven success interacting and influencing at the board level and collaborating and demonstrating neutrality, when needed, with senior-level professionals.
- Demonstrated thought leadership and intellectual capacity, curiosity, rigor and engagement.
- Experience presenting to large audiences of various constituencies.
- Proven success in attracting and retaining top talent and leading a talented and dedicated professional staff, providing appropriate direction to ensure the goals of the GASB and the FAF are achieved deliberately and in a timely manner.
- Experience leading and managing organizational change in a thoughtful, effective manner.
- Experience operating in a continuous improvement environment, assessing administrative structures and duties, with the ability to recommend and implement change where appropriate.
- Experience in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, constituencies and other interested parties, with the ability to have differences of opinion while retaining mutual respect.
Critical Competencies for Success
Commitment to the GASB’s Mission
Passion for the Board’s mission, appreciation for the importance of independent standard setting for state and local governmental accounting and reporting, concern for the public interest, understanding of the varying interests and perspectives of investors and other users of state and local government financial information (such as citizens, legislative and oversight bodies, taxpayers, and underwriters and analysts), as well as preparers and auditors of financial reports.
Technical Skills and Strategic Acumen
Strong knowledge and technical competency in state and local governmental accounting and reporting and an individual who can provide value-added analytical insight and perspectives by:
- Bringing a strong background of achievement and recognized stature in governmental finance or accounting.
- Being a highly intelligent, insightful, and rigorous thinker who can understand a broad range of accounting issues and think about both immediate and longer-term implications of standard setting, including post-implementation analysis.
- Being fact-based and data-driven, demonstrating the ability to analyze issues and offer sound practical judgment.
- Being capable of assessing the current financial environment and anticipating issues that may require GASB’s attention and focus.
Collaborative Leadership Skills
Being an inspiring and pragmatic leader who will command respect and help lead organizational change in a consensus-driven organization by:
- Considering varied viewpoints, weighing the evidence presented in an impartial fashion, and reaching well-reasoned and supportable decisions in a timely fashion.
- Effectively leading Board deliberations on technical accounting issues and building consensus to make progress on GASB’s technical goals.
- Being hands-on and engaged, proactively working with the FAF President/CEO, the FASB Chair, and other colleagues, by influencing and shaping agendas, to achieve successful outcomes.
- Understanding how to work effectively, lead and delegate, and build consensus when appropriate in an organization with diffuse and complex lines of authority.
- Possessing strong interpersonal skills that will help build positive working relationships, demonstrating professional respect and a calm demeanor.
- Understanding how to identify and develop leadership qualities in others, as part of the board and key staff succession strategy.
- Understanding situations that require a consensus building style vs. a command and control style.
- Being able to operate as a focal point or the “Face of the GASB,” with appropriate ambassadorial skills, for a high-profile organization, demonstrating natural authority.
An articulate communicator who will command respect and instill confidence by:
- Having an open, engaged, and inclusive style, possessing a point of view along with the appropriate level of diplomacy and discretion in private and public meetings, and in written materials.
- Being an active listener who improves mutual understanding and possesses an intuitive style to influence others.
- Interacting effectively and proactively with a senior and talented team and a range of interested third parties, such as state and local government organizations and groups, audit partners and others in accounting firms, regulators, legislative bodies and other standard-setting organizations.
- Appropriately advocate for and succinctly explain the need for certain standards that are being implemented or changed.
Other Personal Characteristics
- Strong values, integrity, and character.
- Being resilient and resourceful with a high energy level.
- Willing to commit to serve in the role for a single 7-year term.
The GASB Chair is the only full-time GASB member. FAF offices are located in Norwalk, Connecticut.
401 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06856
How to apply:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to indicate interest as soon as possible by contacting the recruiter, Heidi Voorhees, President of GovHRUSA at HVoorhees@govhrusa.com. Application materials, including resume, cover letter and contact information for five references should be submitted no later than June 1, 2019 to www.GovHRjobs.com. Tel. 847-380-3240
Part-Time Accountant | Village of Hinsdale
Posted on Apr 9, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
DATE: April 9, 2019
DEPARTMENT: Finance Department
REPORTS TO: Assistant Finance Director
PAY GRADE: Part-Time (Up to 29 hours per week)
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
STARTING SALARY: $29.00/hour +/-DOQ
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.
- 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 schedules for the 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.
The work environment includes an office setting. The noise level is usually quiet.
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.
The position is part-time and will work up to 29 hours per week. The schedule may be flexible.
- 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.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required (Bachelor’s in accounting preferred).
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.
This position participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Paid time off is available after one year of continuous employment.
- The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check.
- The position is open until filled. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.
19 E. Chicago Ave
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.villageofhinsdale.org/jobs for a job application. The Village is an EOE employer.
Accountant | Village of Mount Prospect
Posted on Apr 5, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
The Village of Mount Prospect is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accountant in the Finance Department. This full time position works under the direction of the Accounting Supervisor.
Job duties include maintaining general and subsidiary ledgers, bank reconciliations, compiling monthly financial reports and month end closings. Position also assists in the preparation of the annual budget and audit.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, working knowledge of accounting principles and practices, and three years of progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably in a government environment. CPA (or attainment within two (2) years from start date) is required. Candidates should possess knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and data analytic skills using Excel, have excellent organization skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail.
The Village of Mount Prospect offers an excellent benefits package with a beginning salary range of $62,500 - $67,500. Actual starting salary will depend upon individual qualifications of the successful candidate.
50 South Emerson Street
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
How to apply:
Please e-mail resume, cover letter and application to Lynn Jarog, Deputy Director of Finance, email@example.com. Application forms and a full job description are available for download at www.mountprospect.org/employment. This position will be open until it is filled. EOE.
Part-Time Human Resource Coordinator | Glen Ellyn Park District
Posted on Apr 4, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, multi-tasker, with ability to work well with others, who would be responsible for supporting various human resource related job functions throughout the park district, including assisting with bi-weekly payroll, assisting in the recruitment and training of employees, maintaining the park district’s employee policy manual and managing the overall employee benefit package of the park district.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide administrative support of the District’s overall human resource function, including special projects, variety of paperwork, recommending improvements, recruiting, and employee relation issues.
- Function as a backup to the Accounting Supervisor in their absence.
- Process background checks, driver abstracts, and other aspects of the employment and onboarding process.
- Conduct new hire orientations and trainings as assigned.
- Manage the employee performance evaluation process.
- Manage the District’s employment application process while also managing and maintaining job announcements throughout the park district including the District’s online application site.
- Assist in managing employee programs including but not limited to rewards, recognition, and apparel.
- Assist with the processing and distribution of W-2 & 1099 forms.
- Assist in the District’s annual audit process.
- Track employee hours worked for eligibility towards IMRF, employee insurance benefits, and program discount eligibility.
- Update and maintain the Personnel Policy Manual for both full-time and part-time employees.
- Suggest improvements for processes, and procedures to support the District’s human resources function.
- Assist with and support the risk management program of the Park District.
- Manage and maintain employee time-off accruals.
- Maintain mandated federal and state job-site postings.
- Maintain compliance with OSHA requirements.
- Assist the Finance Supervisor with payroll and accounts payable functions as needed.
The ideal candidate would have at least three (3) years of related human resource experience. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently, solve problems comprehensively, and perform in a fast-paced environment, detail oriented and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Proficiency in the use of computers and office machines is required. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. is required. Experience using Springbrook accounting software a plus, but not required. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation spelling and vocabulary. Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service, strong verbal skills, organizational skills, advanced planning and analytical ability. Capability to utilize initiative and sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize, organize and coordinate work activities.
Approximately 24-28 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible and can vary depending on the candidate and the park district's needs.
185 Spring Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
How to apply:
Interested candidates should apply online at:
https://www.applitrack.com/gepark/onlineapp/ You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. This position is eligible for a defined benefit pension plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Director of Finance | City of Wheaton, IL
Posted on Apr 1, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
The City of Wheaton is seeking a strategic and service oriented professional to join the finance team as the Assistant Director of Finance. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and assists in the administration, planning, and organization of the City’s financial and accounting activities. This position supervises the daily operations of the department including: payroll, accounts payable, cashiering, and utility billing.
Essential Job Functions:
- Assist the Director of Finance in the preparation of the Annual Budget, Capital Improvement Plan and Five-Year Financial Forecast.
- Coordinate and supervise the preparation and maintenance of accounting ledgers and reports; review the recording of financial accounting transactions; and review all accounting ledgers, financial records, bank statements, and monthly financial reports.
- Responsible for coordinating and completing the annual City audit and other various financial reports and filings.
- Assist in formulating and implementing goals and objectives for the Finance Department; prepare and update department policies and procedures.
- Manage liability insurance activities; receive and resolve claims reported to the City; maintain and track claims; and coordinate with departments on liability issues and procedures.
- Coordinate hiring of new employees along with the Human Resources department: provide training, counseling, and resolve personnel issues; and prepare and perform annual evaluations.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and other City departments.
- Demonstrate excellent listening, verbal, and written skills when communicating with co-workers, department heads and the public.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Financial Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field and three (3) years’ experience working in local government with at least one (1) year experience in a managerial position. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job, may be considered. CGFO or CPA are encouraged. Prior knowledge and experience with budgeting and financial reporting, accounting, auditing, and cash management are preferred. Qualified candidates will have advanced level word processing, spreadsheet and database software application skills and experience with financial and investment software applications.
Salary: Starting rate of pay is dependent upon qualifications. The City of Wheaton also offers a competitive benefit package including excellent health insurance plans, participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), and a comprehensive wellness program.
303 W Wesley St
Wheaton, IL 60187-0727
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The City of Wheaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Finance Director | McHenry County, IL
Posted on Mar 29, 2019 and open until Apr 29, 2019.
Assistant Finance Director, McHenry County, Illinois (pop. 309,000). Located in northeastern Illinois within a short drive from Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee, McHenry County is offering an exciting opportunity in one of Illinois’ premier places to live and work. McHenry County is recognized for its scenic beauty and outstanding recreational opportunities. The county seat, located in Woodstock, provides excellent cultural, recreational and educational amenities.
The Assistant Finance Director is a key part of the County’s financial team in a financially stable organization. The County maintains a AAA bond rating from Moody’s Investor Services, and has earned the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for several consecutive years.
The County is seeking a technically skilled and collaborative Assistant Finance Director to assist the Associate County Administrator in managing the finance division and a variety of financial activities. The County’s finance division, within the County Administrator’s Office, includes six employees and is responsible for accounting, budget development, financial reporting and investing. The County Administrator’s department develops and manages an overall County budget of about $216 million.
The County is seeking an ethical and experienced professional with strong technical and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate must have an inclusive managerial style, as well as clear, concise, and open communication skills.
The successful candidate will:
- Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment;
- Have a record of problem solving and decisiveness;
- Possess a passion for public service; and
- Have a desire to work collaboratively with members of the finance team and with other departments on the delivery of county services.
Candidates should also have:
- A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, business administration or related field; a Master’s degree and / or CPA is ideal;
- 3 – 5 years of experience in a government setting or demonstrable skills in governmental fund accounting;
- Experience with financial management/ERP systems;
- Supervisory experience.
The starting salary range is $90,000 – 100,000+/- DOQ. A competitive benefit package including membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund is offered.
2200 N. Seminary Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098
How to apply:
Candidates should apply on line by April 29, 2019 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240. McHenry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Finance Supervisor | Lombard Park District
Posted on Mar 20, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
ABOUT US: The Lombard Park District is governed by an elected board and staffed with over 450 dedicated employees. The mission of the Lombard Park District is to provide recreation opportunities for people to enjoy life. The District won the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association in 2009. In 2014, the District became an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency through the Illinois Association of Park Districts and Illinois Park and Recreation Association. In 2016, the District received accreditation from Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies. These awards provide recognition to the District for providing exceptional services to the community of Lombard.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a comparable combination of accounting coursework and governmental fund accounting experience. Must be proficient in cash handling, governmental accounting, Microsoft Excel, and working knowledge of MSI and VSI is preferred. Two to three years of Park District Finance experience a plus.
JOB SUMMARY: The Finance supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily accounting and computer operations of the Park District and providing assistance to the Director of Finance and Personnel.
- Responsible for cash daily reconciliation for the golf course, pool, and athletic center.
- Acts as the District’s computer system coordinator it conjunction with outsourced IT; contacts software and hardware vendors when necessary.
- Prepares monthly board financials and distributes all month and year-end financial reports.
- Prepares monthly bank reconciliation.
- Assists Director of Finance and Personnel with journal entries, research, and schedules required for annual audit.
This is a full time exempt position. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Some Saturdays may be required during summer.
Target hiring range is $52,000 to $58,000.
Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
227 W PARKSIDE AVE
LOMBARD, IL 60148
How to apply:
Visit us at www.lombardparks.com - click on "home tab" select "job opportunities"
Please include Cover Letter and Resume
Intern | City of Wood Dale
Posted on Mar 19, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
The City of Wood Dale (population 13,770) is seeking an intern within the Finance Department. This position will assist with a wide range of duties, including interacting directly with the public via the City front desk and telephone, selling vehicle stickers, handling money and balancing funds, providing assistance to the other positions within the department, and performing other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment. The successful candidate must also be trustworthy and possess a high level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility.
The successful candidate must have a high school diploma, valid driver’s license, and be working towards a college degree. Classwork in accounting, finance, business, and/or a related field is preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software quickly are required.
The salary for this position is $12.00 per hour. The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; additional hours are possible based upon need.
404 N Wood Dale Rd
Wood Dale, IL 60191
How to apply:
This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin April 5, 2019. Applications are available on the City website and at City Hall. Interested candidates should download and complete an application and submit this along with a resume and cover letter via email to email@example.com or in person.
The City of Wood Dale is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Finance Manager | Village of Itasca
Posted on Mar 13, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
Village of Itasca is looking for the right combination of talent to lead its Finance Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the full time Finance Manager position. This position is responsible for all aspects of administration, planning and supervising the operations and employees of the Finance Department including, but not limited to, accounting, fixed assets, budget preparation, annual audit, grant reporting, payroll, utility billing, accounts payable and receivables, collection, disbursement and investment of all Village funds, debt management, preparation of annual tax levy, labor contract analysis, all financial reporting and anything else asssigned by the Village Administrator and/or Village Board. The Finance Manager may attend Village Board, Committee of the Whole, staff meetings, most of which are evening meetings. Reports to the Village Administrator.
The Finance Manager position requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and collaborate with department heads, supervisors, staff members, elected officials, and the general public. Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and administrative policies governing municipal finance practice and procedure, as well as municipal budgeting and data processing systems used in municipal government is required. Additionally, the successful candidate should be able to plan, organize and manage comprehensive financial programs and reporting for presentation to the Village Board, staff and the public. Ability to supervise, monitor and evaluate Finance staff members and contractors is also needed.
This position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, public administration or a closely related field. Master's degree or certificatin as a certified public accountant prefered. This position also requires 3 to 5 years directly relevant experience in government finance. Local government and supervisory experience preferred.
Excellent benefits and compensation of $85,000/year +/- DOQ.
550 W. Irving Park Rd
Itasca, IL 60143
How to apply:
First review of applications will take place on Monday, March 25, 2019.
To be considered, submit your cover letter, resume and employment application to Joana Ardelean, HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Employment applications can be downloaded from the Village website: http://itasca.com/jobs.aspx, where you can also locate a more detailed job description.
Any offer of employment will be conditional upon completion of a background check and pre-employment medical screenings.
Village of Itasca is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Part Time Seasoned Finance Director | Village of Itasca
Posted on Mar 13, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
Village of Itasca is looking for the right combination of talent to lead its Finance Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the part-time seasoned Finance Director position. This position is responsible primarily for all aspects of administration, planning, and directing the operations of the Finance department, including, but not limited to, fixed assets, budget preparation, annual audit, grant reporting, collection, disbursement, and investment of all Village funds, debt management, preparation of annual tax levy, labor contract analysis, all financial reporting and anything else assigned by the Village Administrator and/or Village Board. The Finance Director attends occasional boards and commission meetings at night when necessary. This position reports to the CAO/Village Administrator.
The Finance Director position requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and collaborate with other department heads, supervisors, staff members, elected officials, and the general public. Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and administrative policies governing municipal finance practice and procedure, as well as municipal budgeting and data processing systems used in municipal government is required. Additionally, the successful candidate should be able to plan, organize and direct comprehensive financial programs and reporting for presentation to the Village Board, staff and the public. Ability to assess needs, perform fiscal planning, target available resources and implement effective programs is also required.
The position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, public administration or a closely related field. Master's degree or certification as a certified public accountant prefered. This position also requires a minimum of 7 years of directly relevant experience in a Finance Director role with a local government entity.
Compensation is $55/hour +/-DOQ. This position is not IMRF or health insurance eligible.
550 W. Irving Park Rd
Itasca, IL 60143
How to apply:
First review of applications will take place Monday, March 25th. To be considered, submit your cover letter, resume and employment application to Joana Ardelean, HR Manager at email@example.com as soon as possible. Employment applications can be downloaded from the Village website: http://itasca.com/jobs.aspx, where you can also locate a more detailed job description.
Any offer of employment is conditional upon completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Village of Itasca is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Full-time Payroll Clerk | Fox Valley Park District
Posted on Mar 4, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Location: Cole Center Administration Building
Hours: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm
Salary: Starting pay – Depends on Qualifications
Qualifications: High School degree or GED required with some college course work preferred. At least three years of previous payroll processing experience required. Knowledge of pension and section 125 reporting and processing preferred. Proficient computer skills using MS Office with the ability to learn and understand financial applications and/or systems. Knowledge of MUNIS and/or Kronos a plus. Attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability are essential. Strong general math skills required. Must have excellent organization and time management skills. Possess effective communication skills in both written and verbal formats. Ability to provide quality customer service to both internal and external customers. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation. Spanish speaking a plus.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance, the Payroll Clerk is responsible for administering the Park District’s payroll process. The position is also responsible for entering and maintaining personnel data in both the payroll and time keeping systems, compliance with FLSA, processing federal and state tax deposits, running various reports for internal and external use and assisting with administration of employee benefits. This is an at-will position.
101 W. Illinois Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
How to apply:
To apply please complete an online employment application on ur website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Contact: Lisa Santoria, HR Manager
For a copy of the IGFOA W-9 Form, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.