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Current postings


Accounting Coordinator - Part-Time | Wood Dale Park District
Posted on Apr 26, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION: The Wood Dale Park District is looking for a dynamic, detail-minded individual for the part-time position of Accounting Coordinator. This position offers a flexible work schedule of 24 to 28 hours per week, is eligible for the Park District’s retirement plan (IMRF) and has the potential to be considered for reclassification to a permanent, full-time position in the future. The Accounting Coordinator is an integral part of the Finance & Administration team and is directly responsible for the routine day-to-day and complex accounting and reporting functions.

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Maintains accounting system and records including cash receipts, disbursements, adjustments and other items as needed.
• Records data from point-of-sale systems (Active.net, Golf Now) to the general ledger, resolving any discrepancies.
• Reconciles bank and investment accounts and verifies balances agree to the general ledger.
• Prepares monthly cash and financial reports for Board of Commissioners and staff. Informs supervisor of any issues requiring attention. • Supports the various departments throughout the District by educating and informing staff on financial matters relative to managing their budgets and expenses.
• Prepares monthly sales tax returns for filing.
• Assists in all annual financial activities including the Annual Audit, Annual Budget, Tax Levy, Budget and Appropriations Ordinance, Treasurer’s Report, and W2 and 1099 preparation.
• Submits annual unclaimed property report and maintains District’s records in accordance with proper records retention laws.
• Manages renewal of District operating licenses (liquor licenses, bingo licenses, etc.).
• Assists in developing fund-raising initiates.
• Serves as backup to Administrative & Financial Assistant for payroll and accounts payable functions during absences or emergencies.
• Assist supervisor and team with special projects as required.

The Wood Dale Park District serves a diverse population of over 13,500 residents and operates a Recreation Center, Aquatic Center, Golf Course & Clubhouse with a restaurant and numerous parks with varying amenities. This position reports to the Director of Finance & Administration and has no direct supervision of other staff.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field with a minimum of one to three years of related accounting experience. Governmental accounting experience is strongly preferred. Experience in Human Resources and payroll is also recommended and preferred. Applicants should be proficient in working with Excel. Familiarity with Incode, Active.net, and Golf Now is a plus. CPR/AED/First Aid certification is required within three months of hire.

Location:

111 E. Foster Avenue
Wood Dale, IL 60191
United States

How to apply:

Applicants should send their documentation (marked “Personal & Confidential”) by May 12th, 2017 to: Accounting Coordinator Search c/o Terri Svec, Director of Finance & Administration, Wood Dale Park District, 111 E. Foster Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191. Documentation may also be e-mailed to: tsvec@wdparks.org.


Project Manager/Data Analyst | Gurnee Park District
Posted on Apr 25, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Gurnee Park District, a municipal governing agency, provides parks, recreation facilities and programs for its residents. We are a nationwide leader in our field, and strive to be the premier provider of community-driven and innovative park and recreation experiences. Our mission, “promoting fun and preserving nature”, is at the heart of all of our programs and services.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager/Data Analyst to join our team! This addition to staff will help us further develop our processes, procedures and in essence, run the overall day-to-day operations of the Gurnee Park District in a more effective manner.  Duties include (but are not limited to) as follows:
• Supports District operations by analyzing and interpreting complex or ambiguous data, and using independent judgment in order to develop recommendations, providing detailed program and data analysis, drafting reports and presentations for senior management and the Park District Board, work with department heads to review their specific needs related to data gathering and statistical reporting. Assists in thought-provoking conversations to help the department to improve and/or adjust as necessary.
• Leads a variety of special projects including identifying team members, budget needs, project time and ensuring timely completion.
• Responsible for implementing and maintaining a dashboard (scorecard) for the District.
• Research innovative ideas inside as well as outside the park and recreation industry and analyzes the applicability to the District and ease of implementation.
• Responsible for overseeing Sites USA demographic data software and making suggestions based on demographic changes.
• Assist the Executive Director in the management of Park District’s short-term and long-term plans and ensures they remain updated and relevant. Also assist the Executive Director in the day to day operations of the Park District.
• Maintain Board Relations by preparing monthly Board packets, attending Board meetings, staying current on Open Meetings Act, managing communications with Board of Park Commissioners, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience - A minimum of five years’ experience working in a related position.
• Education - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required.
• Skills - Excellent strategic, operational, analytical, problem solving and technical skills. Must be proficient in MS Office, especially Excel. Must have excellent time management skills to manage multiple projects at any given time. Advanced planning skills and good written and oral communication skills are necessary. Possess the ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships. Ability to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm and to solve problems and produce accurate work in a timely fashion.
• Certifications - Project management experience and/or Certification desirable. Valid driver’s license. Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) within three months of employment.

At the Gurnee Park District we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and fun working environment! Hiring salary range is $50,000-$55,000.

As part of our efforts to provide a safe working environment we maintain a drug free workplace and employees are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background investigations.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – EOE.

Location:

4374 Old Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031
United States

How to apply:

If qualified and interested, please submit cover letter and resume through: https://www.applitrack.com/gurneepd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Administration


Budget Analyst | City of Naperville
Posted on Apr 24, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The City of Naperville is looking for a Financial Professional to provide high-level data analysis and reporting, and provide departmental and citywide project support.

Salary: $47,414.37 – 61,139.53 commensurate with relevant experience. 

Duties
Some of the responsibilities will include:
• Collaborate with departments to develop and analyze the organization's annual operating budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and prepare budget documents and supporting data for the submittal of the annual operating budget and the CIP
• Analyze historical spending trends and future program requirements. Determine methodology to show total cost of City services; make recommendation on service delivery based upon the city-wide strategic plan
• Develop recommendations for funding requests to others in the organization, City Council, and the public
• Provide management, oversight, and reporting on city grant funds
• Monitor, track, and report organizational spending to ensure that it is within budget
• Analyze financial and other data, including revenue, expenditure, and employment reports
• Perform research and data analysis and prepares summary reports in support of department programs, projects and initiatives
• Analyzes data and work processes through the use of technology including Geographic Information System (GIS) and work order and financial databases.
• Assist in developing and implementing new and revised policies and procedures, to improve administrative and budgetary operations
• Analyze proposed programs and processes to determine feasibility, develop solutions, and create alternatives

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Political Science, Finance or a related field
• Master's degree preferred
• One to two years of experience in a related field
• Experience with Grant management preferred

Location:

400 S. Eagle St.
Naperville, IL 60540
United States

How to apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/napervilleil


Accounting Specialist - Part Time | Plainfield Park District
Posted on Apr 20, 2017 and open until May 19, 2017.

The Plainfield Park District is seeking a Part Time Accounting Specialist I to join the District's finance department. Primary duties include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and records management.

The District is seeking an individual with 1-3 years experience in accounts payable and with a working knowledge of automated accounting systems. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, paid holidays, and IMRF pension plan.

Flexible daytime hours; approximately 25 hours per week. $15-$17 per hour.

EOE.

Location:

23729 W. Ottawa Street
Plainfield, IL 60544
United States

How to apply:

Apply online at www.applitrack.com/plainfieldparkdistrict/onlineapp/


Part-time Principal Account Clerk - Payroll Finance Department | Village of Addison
Posted on Apr 19, 2017 and open until May 4, 2017.

Summary of Position and Duties: The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, FLSA non-exempt, part-time position of Principal Account Clerk in the Finance Department. The position works approximately 29 hours a week. The days the employee will be expected to work on a weekly basis are at the discretion of the Director of Finance or her designee. The employee will be expected to be flexible on a weekly basis.

The primary duties of this position involve the processing of all Village Payrolls and related reporting both internal and external, and may include work in the area of accounts receivable, accounts payable and water billing, as assigned by the employee’s supervisor.

Examples of the primary duties of the Part-time Principal Account Clerk include, but are not limited to:
• Payroll: includes maintenance of all payroll records, including W-4’s, and preparation of payroll checks, including data entry, for all Village employees and police pension recipients including direct deposit processing. Prepares reports for Federal Government, IRS, State and other payroll related entities, etc. including payroll related deductions, deposits, payments and reporting via mail, telephone or internet. This also includes quarterly and annual tax reporting including W-2’s and 1099’s. Maintain time-sheets and tax related information.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNT CLERKS MAY BE ASSIGNED ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING DUTIES ON A PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY BASIS BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS:
• Types a variety of material including correspondence, records, reports, forms, cards, folders and other material from a variety of sources; checks work for accuracy of typing; assures correctness of spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Composes basic correspondence. Types standardized reports and statements including data entry utilizing Microsoft Office software.
• Establishes new filing units and maintains control of items out of file; tickler, suspense and follow-up files, consisting of correspondence, records, reports, and other materials; prepares, codes and files various memoranda, invoices, applications and other communications.
• Performs general office duties, answers telephones, greets visitors, fulfills requests for information, directs telephone calls and messages to appropriate personnel; meets customers and handles their inquires or problems for solutions; gives basic information of a non-technical nature concerning departmental procedures, rules and regulations. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
• Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
• Use computer to enter data into various computer programs and sub-systems as determined by each accounting function that includes, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and water billing.
• Operate the computer to run various array of forms such as checks, water bills, check registers, W2's, 1099's, financial reports and statements as needed.
• Utilize various electronic means, including the internet, to download and upload required information.
• Request information from or provide information to other departments as needed.
• Count and reconcile monies collected and received on a daily basis; prepares daily deposit to the bank.
• Provide assistance/coverage to front collections counter or switchboard when needed.
• Provide additional support to Finance Director and 2 Assistant Finance Directors, as needed, including copying reports, FOIA requests and special projects.
• Performs duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual and expected to report any hazards and observed infractions immediately to the supervisor; may serve on departmental safety committee; makes certain that staff in the division are also performing duties in accordance with all Department/division SOP/safety manual regulations and policies.

The following show illustrative examples of the duties in each function. The duties may be shared by multiple employees combining parts of different functions on a permanent or temporary bases based on operational needs.
• Accounts Receivable: includes invoicing, processing and maintenance of business license applications and records, liquor licenses, create and track invoices for Village services, follow-up on delinquent invoices including transfer to collection agency when needed, process payment files for water billing via internet downloads, process returned payments including letters and follow-up. Attend Administrative Adjudication Hearings to collect and process payments. Prepare receipts for monthly remittance payments (cell towers, rental agreements, etc.).
• Accounts Payable: includes review of requisitions and bills for compliance with procedures and practices. Enter bills and prepare disbursements either by check or electronically. Create reports for Board review and check registers. Follow up with vendors and other departments when questions arise. Request and track W-9’s from vendors, prepare 1099’s annually, assist with credit applications. Scan invoices as needed. Water Billing: includes processing new customers with use of Red Flag Identity procedures, monthly consumption, billing, past dues, maintenance of accounts, research of inconsistencies, final bill scheduling and processing. It also includes assisting citizens with questions and problems concerning their water accounts in person, on the phone or via internet/email. Bill processing includes use of manual and internet sources for reads and bill printing/mailing via the internet in addition to maintaining auto debit files. Maintaining property and meter information on the I-Tron website is also included. Works with the Public Works Department to locate and correct problems with water meters and consumption inquiries. Works with water meter readers to obtain reads, schedule finals and process limited amount of work orders.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:
• Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D Equivalent.
• Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable.
• Ability to work any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
• Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.
• Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
• Be flexible in the days of week the employee can work.
• Possess four (4) years of general payroll processing experience, preferably in a governmental payroll/accounting setting.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information and documents.

Beneficial, But Not Required, Qualifications Include:
• Possess working experience and knowledge processing payroll for a local public sector organization such as a municipality, park district, police and/or fire protection district, etc.

Physical Skills and Abilities Required: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel the computer keyboard and mouse. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch to reach lower level file drawers. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push, pull and/or move boxes of files or paper up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. May be required to work over-time as necessary in order to accomplish work tasks. The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled. The employee must perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.

Work Environment Factors: Ability to work under generally safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to occasionally moderate. Ability to recognize and prepare to work safely within the constraints of potential hazards.

Salary: The starting hourly rate for all positions is $25.39. The employee will work 29 hours per week, plus any required overtime.

Required test and screenings: The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

Location:

1 Friendship Plaza
Addison, IL 60101
United States

How to apply:

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION 
Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded from the Village’s website at www.addisonadvantage.org. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to Donald Pinson, Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at One Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, May 4, 2017. Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one (1) application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Village of Addison website: www.Addisonadvantage.org, Division of Human Resources Section, to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS: Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.


Finance Director | Village of Skokie
Posted on Apr 18, 2017 and open until May 12, 2017.

As a trusted advisor to the Village Manager, serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Village and is responsible for planning, directing, managing and overseeing the activities and operations of the Village’s complex and comprehensive financial affairs including, but not limited to: accounting, financial planning & reporting, tax administration, investments, cash flow management and public safety pensions.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.

Hiring salary range: $113,437 - $144,778.

To learn more about the Village of Skokie and this exciting career opportunity, including job responsibilities and requirements, you can view the Finance Director recruitment brochure on the Employment Opportunities page at www.skokie.org by clicking on the Finance Director position link.

Location:

5127 Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a Letter of Interest, Resumé, and five professional references by May 12, 2017 to: Village of Skokie, Personnel Dept., 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077 or by email to: human.resources@skokie.org.

Questions should be addressed to human.resources@skokie.org. The Village of Skokie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Finance Director | Village of Lake Bluff
Posted on Apr 18, 2017 and open until May 26, 2017.

Lake Bluff, IL (pop. 5,722) Beautiful, progressive, home rule lake front community with a Aaa bond rating seeks public finance professionals with exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in public finance to serve as the Village’s next Finance Director. The current Director is retiring after 24 years of service to the Village. The Village of Lake Bluff overlooks Lake Michigan as the northern-most point of Chicago’s North Shore. Weaving together small-town, New England charm with easy access to Sunrise Beach, parks, recreation trails, and a host of family-centered experiences. Its culture is buoyed by lively, forward-thinking residents, a sensible and broad-minded government, a thriving commercial historic district (ca. 1895) with a burgeoning commercial corridor and great schools. It’s North Shore Life, Lake Bluff Style. Lake Bluff’s unique character, Americana charm, amenities, and lakeside location have been recognized nationally as well as locally by Chicago Magazine as one of the Top 20 Great Towns and Neighborhoods.

An efficient team of 35 full-time staff (15 law enforcement professionals) provides high-quality, in-house services (Administration, Community Development, Fire (volunteer), Finance, Public Works and Police); and oversees both shared and privatized (Engineering, Legal, IT Support, certain Public Works Functions) local government services as well.

Please note the following additional information:
• The Village of Lake Bluff is on a May 1 to April 30 fiscal year. The Village undertakes a biennial budget process with an annual budget of $14 million. The Village regularly receives GFOA recognition for its budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
• The Village’s Finance Department is comprised of four employees: the Director, an assistant finance director and two clerks. The department is responsible for all traditional finance duties including budget preparation, annual audit, monthly financial reports, accounts payable/accounts receivable, payroll, benefits administration, water billing and oversight of the information technology function (IT is provided through a consortium). The Village has nearly completed the installation of an Enterprise Resource Planning system.
• The Director participates in the collective bargaining process with the Village’s three unions and is expected to work closely with the other departments on budget and finance issues as well as develop revenue and expense forecasts. The Director is a key staff person for the Village’s Board of Trustees and Finance Committee, and provides a financial report to the Board monthly.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public policy, 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 at least seven years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal accounting/finance or closely related field.

Starting salary range is $135,000 - $150,000 +/- DOQ.

Location:

40 E. Center Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
United States

How to apply:

Send cover letter and résumé with contact information for five professional references at once but not later than May 26, 2017 to Heidi Voorhees and Kathleen Rush, GovHRUSA, at http://www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment. Tel: 847-380-3240.


Superintendent of Finance and Administrative Business Services | Winnetka Park District
Posted on Apr 18, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Winnetka Park District is seeking a Superintendent of Finance and Administrative Business Services. Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Park District, this position is expected to provide a high level of pro-active and progressive leadership in planning, implementing, directing and monitoring the financial functions of the agency. In addition, the position oversees and manages the staff team responsible for; HR/ personnel, and (IT) information technology operations and related functions of the Park District.

Qualifications: The successful candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting, Public Administration or Business Administration from an accredited university. Master’s Degree and/or CPA is desirable. Three years or more full-time managerial or administrative experience supervising financial operations of a similar size and scope organization or business entity is required. Direct supervisory experience in one or more related phases information technology/systems management and personnel management is desired.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):
• Establish and maintain agency accounting and reporting systems pursuant to Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) rules and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) standards.
• Supervise, plan and coordinate fiscal and financial operations for the district. Develop and implement procedures pertaining to accounting systems and make recommendations to the Director or the District Board concerning fiscal policies.
• Understand, implement and recommend improvements to the Districts primary fiscal software system (Tyler systems) for accounting and financial reporting purposes.
• Ensure the complete and accurate preparation and maintenance of all financial records and reports.
• Manage and review all banking functions to ensure that the assets of the district are properly safeguarded.
• Manage and review all accounting functions; including accounts receivable and payable; and systems to ensure that all transactions are properly recorded in the district’s general ledger and financial records.
• Direct and coordinate the district’s annual budget and planning process. Review all budgetary plans, monitor all expenditures to plan and prepare all financial forecasts as requested by the Director and Park District Board.
• Perform long-range planning relating to the operation and expansion of facilities; develop the fiscal planning required for the implementation of the five year capital program; provide financial input to the development and implementation of projects requiring the issuance of bonds.
• Perform internal audit functions with special emphasis on cash receipts, reports and control of all programs and facilities.
• Coordinate the annual audit of the District. Implement any and all changes that relate to audit.
• Manage purchasing functions of the District. Review, monitor and suggest changes to the District Purchasing Policy as needed.
• Responsible for the investment of all available cash balances of the District, which will be made within the Districts Investment Policy and conforms to the guidelines established in the Illinois State Statutes.
• Provide clear, strong communication and/or reports (oral, written and visual) to the staff and/or Board members relative to budget and other financial areas of importance.
• Lead, supervise and evaluate the performance of the Business services function and Departmental staff, including; recommend changes in responsibility, job duties, positions and compensation
• In conjunction with the IT Administrator, oversee the planning and implementation of the Districts (IT) Information technology management system. Review and evaluate all requests for new computer equipment and software systems; arrange for system maintenance, repair and expansion, and staff training.
• In conjunction with the HR Administrator; oversee the personnel and Human resource function of the agency.

This is a Full-Time Exempt position. The Winnetka Park District offers a competitive compensation with a salary Range of $91,058 - $136,000 based on qualifications & experience. This agency offers a benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.

The Winnetka Park District serves over 14,500 residents and operates the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and driving range, Skokie Playfield Complex, Winnetka Ice Arena, Winnetka Platform Tennis, the Green Bay Trail, a boat launch, three swimming beaches and a dog beach, and numerous park sites. Recreation programs include athletics, outdoor nature programs, one-day workshops, day camps, birthday party service and special events.

Location:

540 Hibbard Road
Winnetka, IL 60093
United States

How to apply:

http://www.winpark.org/about-us/jobs/


Finance Manager | Skokie Public Library
Posted on Apr 11, 2017 and open until May 8, 2017.

Are you an experienced accountant and finance manager interested in working for an award-winning public library? Do you work well with minimal supervision, communicate well with others, and possess excellent organization skills and an attention to detail? Bring your experience and expertise to Skokie Public Library as its next finance manager.

The finance manager will work under the supervision of the library director and alongside other administrative staff, including an accounts payable and purchasing clerk. The ideal candidate will have successful work experience managing the financial operations of a public library or similar public, tax-supported agency. Major areas of responsibility include supervising bi-weekly payroll, monitoring daily cash flow and fund balance, generating monthly financial reports, and managing the year-end closing. Other responsibilities include working with the director to project the library's financial position and developing short-term and long-term plans. Excellent communication skills, the ability to remain positive and flexible, knowledge of relevant laws related to public library finances, and a demonstrated proficiency with Sage 50 or similar accounting software and Paylocity or similar payroll system are highly desired for this position.

If you are interested in applying, please be sure to read our strategic plan for 2016-2019 and our organizational culture statement to make sure both resonate with you. Learn more about our award-winning library.

We seek those who share our passion for serving the people of Skokie. We strive to reflect our community through our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Quality benefits play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their families, and this is why Skokie Public Library offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage to eligible employees. We also have a great paid time off plan and a generous retirement plan. Starting salary of $59,211 - $74,013 dependent on qualifications. 

Location:

5215 Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

How to apply:

Please provide a cover letter with your resume or application online.  To read the full job description or to apply visit http://jobs.skokielibrary.info


Business Services Coordinator - FT | New Lenox Community Park District
Posted on Apr 11, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Under the direction of the Business Services Supervisors, the Business Services Coordinator will be responsible for providing general office support; including the compilation and preparation of documentation, data entry and filing, in order to aid the department in reaching its goals and objectives.

Qualifications: Demonstrates general knowledge of basic accounting, personnel and computer skills.

Location:

701 W. Haven Ave.
New Lenox, IL 60451
United States

How to apply:

Visit our website at www.newlenoxparks.org • Employment Opportunities at the bottom of the page


Accountant | Town of Cicero
Posted on Apr 10, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Town of Cicero is accepting applications for a degreed accountant for either a full- or part-time position. This position works under the supervision of the chief Financial Officer who oversees an annual budget of $185 million.

General Responsibilities:
Position will be responsible for assisting in maintaining the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, for preparing various financial reports, and for providing specific analyses when needed. Essential duties include the timely reconciliation of the Town's various bank accounts on a monthly basis and the identification of discrepancies where noted. This position will assist with annual audits, reconciliation and verification of bank account balances with the general ledger, and on-going analyses of revenue and expenditure variances compared to budget.

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.

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 conclusions; 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 I 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. Knowledge of Tyler Technologies financial software (New World Systems) a definite plus.

Salary
The Town will consider both full-time and part-time applicants. The Town provides an excellent benefits package and a salary commensurate with proven knowledge and experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, section 457 deferred compensation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

Location:

4949 W. Cermak Rd
Cicero, IL 60804
United States

How to apply:

Selection Process: Interested candidate should submit an electronic resume with experiences, education and three professional references to the Town's Chief Financial Officer at dschultz@thetownofcicero.com

Candidate should be prepared to undergo a thorough background investigation and drug screen prior to employment.


Finance Director | Village of Westchester
Posted on Apr 5, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Westchester, IL (population 16,718) is a diverse and professionally-managed non-home rule municipality located approximately 14 miles west of Chicago in Cook County. We are seeking a qualified Finance Director to complement its management team. The successful candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customer service, have high ethical standards, have a strong attention to detail and accuracy and be able to communicate effectively.

This position requires a degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited university; and four to eight years of progressively responsible work in government accounting and reporting. Good opportunity for an Assistant Finance Director looking to advance to a Finance Director. Must have the ability to learn and use management information systems at an advanced level, and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).

Responsibilities of this position include: oversees a staff of four full-time employees in the finance and administration department in customer service, general ledger accounting and reconciliation, payroll, utility billing, cash receipts, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Coordinates the Village’s annual independent audit. Directs the preparation of all required analysis, documentation, and disclosures supporting the Village’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Directs the monthly and quarterly financial report preparation. Maintains the financial accounting system. Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget. Establishes and maintains cash controls. Manages investments. Monitors Department spending. Responsible for preparation of the annual tax levy. Responsible for preparation of the annual treasurer’s report and related filings. Works on special projects as assigned. Responsible for ensuring courteous and efficient service to Village residents and staff.

This position reports to the Village Manager and applicant must have the ability to work independently, exercising good judgment and initiative. This position is classified as a full-time, exempt position. Position will remain open until filled and we will expedite hiring for the right candidate.

Salary range is $89,600 - $95,275 DOQ. Excellent benefits package.

Location:

10300 w Roosevelt Rd
Westchester, IL 60154
United States

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume, salary history, and three (3) professional references to Janet Matthys, Village Manager, 10300 W Roosevelt Road, Westchester, IL 60154 or electronically to jmatthys@westchester-il.org. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Post-offer drug test and background check is required. The Village of Westchester is an equal opportunity employer.


Payroll Coordinator | Village of Wheeling
Posted on Mar 30, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Wheeling seeks applicants for the position of full-time Payroll Coordinator to administer and coordinate all payroll functions and to assist in a variety of financial functions.

The Payroll Coordinator prepares bi-weekly and monthly payrolls for all village employees; maintains master payroll file records and assures the confidentiality of all payroll-related information; keeps current with all payroll administration tax laws and regulations and properly administers changes to employee records according to guidelines; prepares periodic reports including, but not limited to taxes, deferred compensation, police and fire pension contributions and compensated absences and other special reports.  Work requires financial analysis or interpretation, good knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping procedures; State and Federal statutes, regulations, policies and specialized payroll recordkeeping.   The position reports to the Assistant Finance Director and works with employees, retirees, outside vendors, and the general public.

A strong customer/citizen service orientation is a must with the ability to interact positively with others.  Requires associates degree or 2 years of college coursework in accounting and 3 to 5 years of experience in payroll, bookkeeping or accounting including some experience with automated payroll processing. An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.

Starting salary range is $58K - $82K + excellent benefits.

Location:

2 Community Blvd
Wheeling, IL 60090
United States

How to apply:

For additional information and application, visit the Village’s website at www.wheelingil.gov. Send application, resume plus cover letter to the Assistant Village Manager, Village of Wheeling, 2 Community Boulevard, Wheeling, IL 60090, email hr@wheelingil.gov, or fax at (847) 459-7008.

Position is open until filled. EOE


Finance Director | Jefferson County, WI
Posted on Mar 29, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment of candidates and selection process for the next Finance Director for Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

About the Community Jefferson County (pop. 83,686)
Ideally situated between the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee and Madison in south-central Wisconsin, Jefferson County offers a pleasant mix of urban and rural life. With easy access via the I-94 and I-90 highway system, the County is characterized by rich agricultural areas, thriving family-oriented communities, diversified manufacturing and highly valued natural resource features.

About the Position – Duties and Requirements
Position responsibilities include managing and oversight of the County’s overall financial operations. This includes developing internal systems and processes in keeping with financial best practices and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements; preparing the preliminary Comprehensive Annual Finance Report (CAFR); serving as financial advisor to the County Board, County Administrator and other departments; and long range financial planning and forecasting. The Finance Director will manage the County financial software program and supervise four employees in the Finance Department.

The County is seeking candidates who are critical thinkers, self-motivated, and resourceful. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Public Administration or related field (Master's Degree preferred) with five to seven years financial management experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. CPA or Certified Government Manager designation are a plus. Candidates must possess some local government experience either directly, or indirectly through private sector financial firm.

Compensation and Benefits
The County offers a salary range of $77,168 -$99,236, with appointment salary DOQ. The County is prepared to offer the upper portion of the range for the right candidate. The County offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, health insurance including medical and dental (also available to dependents), life insurance at 3X salary, flexible spending account and voluntary participation in a deferred compensation program. The County offers paid vacation, holidays and sick time. 


For Questions Contact:
Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at (224) 261-8366 or mearl@govhrusa.com
Terri Palm, Human Resources Director, Jefferson County at 920-674-7102 or terrip@jeffersoncountywi.gov

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location:

311 S. Center Avenue
Jefferson, WI 53549
United States

How to apply:

Candidates should apply online immediately with a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references. First review of candidates shall occur on April 17, 2017. http://jeffersoncountyapps.jeffersoncountywi.gov/jc/public/jchome.php?page_id=2044


Business Services Coordinator - PT | New Lenox Community Park District
Posted on Mar 24, 2017

Under the direction of the Business Services Supervisors, the Business Services Coordinator will be responsible for providing general office support; including the compilation and preparation of documentation, data entry and filing, in order to aid the department in reaching its goals and objectives.

Qualifications: Demonstrates general knowledge of basic accounting, personnel and computer skills.

Location:

701 W. Haven Avenue
New Lenox, IL 60451
United States

How to apply:

Visit our website at www.newlenoxparks.org
• Employment Opportunities at the bottom of the page
• Choose Business Services on the left-hand side under Vacancies
• In the upper right-hand corner hit Apply
• Complete the application
• Hit “Submit”.


Portfolio Advisor | PMA Financial Network
Posted on Mar 22, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Summary
The Portfolio Advisor serves as the primary investment relationship with clients. The relationship with clients is maintained through the delivery of PMA services including cash flow, bond proceeds management, and execution of investment products.

Essential Functions

  • Consistently demonstrates exceptional internal and external service with clients, along with the core values: Integrity, Commitment and Performance.
  • Provide ongoing relationship servicing with clients to maintain goodwill and gain additional business.
  • Responds promptly to customer inquiries and requests regarding account.
  • Maintains client database regarding authorized signors, account maintenance and agenda.
  • Promotes and cross-sells other establishment products and services as appropriate to customer requirements.
  • Analyzes client’s financial status, compiles data and develops timely and accurate cash flow based on data received from client.
  • Prepares and submits cash flow report to client.
  • Contacts clients regarding maturities, cash flow review and reinvestments.
  • Monitors investment purchases and trade processing.
  • Conduct pre-issuance planning, paperwork and bid request for bond proceed management of bond proceeds.
  • Prepare initial bond proceeds management report, print reports/confirms for client bidder and review with and submit to client.
  • Update, submit and review updated bond proceeds management report with client.
  • Prepare, submit and review monthly reconciliation reports with client.
  • Prepare, submit and review final bond proceeds management binder and opinion with client.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) degree from four-year college or university in accounting or finance; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred experience in Investment Management (Broker-Dealer–Advisor) Environment

Location:

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

How to apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=PMAF5&ccId=62437794_4475&type=MP&lang=en_US


Staff Accountant | Park District of Highland Park
Posted on Mar 21, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Park District of Highland Park is accepting applications for a full-time Staff Accountant. The award-winning district was founded in 1909 and is in the city of Highland Park, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. Serving a population of 30,000, the district offers over 3,000 programs annually. To support these programs the districts maintains more than 650 acres of land in 44 parks, and operates 10 facilities.

POSITION: Coordinating with the Senior Accountant and the Director of Finance to properly process and record accounting and payroll records.
• Responsible for daily scheduled payments within the registration system and weekly interface with financial software.
• Prepare invoices and daily deposits.
• Assist with month close, bank reconciliations, audit and budget preparation.
• Oversee credit card intermediary, reconciling differences. Research and process charge backs and NSF checks.
• Coordinate daily interoffice mail pickup, oversee armored car service for facilitates.
• Responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing and reporting, including maintaining the payroll records.
• Maintain mapping and interface to accounting system.
• Coordinate payroll distribution.
• Assist staff with questions pertaining to payroll processing.

Complete job description is available upon request

QUALIFICATION: Successful applicant must possess two to three years’ experience in municipal accounting field with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent from four-year College or Technical School; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Mircosoft Office products, Incode, Rectrac 3.1 Registration and Enterprise eTime, a plus.

COMPENSATION: The salary range for this position is $40,000-$43,000, DOQ. Included is an excellent benefit package; health insurance, dental and vision insurance, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), along with PTO.

Location:

636 Ridge Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
United States

How to apply:

Position open until filled with first review of resumes April 17.

Interested candidates are required to send a resume, salary history and three (3) work-related references to: Annette Curtis, Director of Finance 636 Ridge Road Highland Park, IL 60035. Equal Opportunity Employer


Finance Director | City of Prospect Heights
Posted on Mar 17, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

The City of Prospect Heights, a non-home rule community (population 16,500) located in northern Cook County, is accepting resumes for the full-time position of Finance Director. The Director must represent the City’s values of customer service, integrity, transparency, teamwork, professionalism and problem solving.

Responsibilities of Position: The Finance Director plans and administers the activities of the Finance Department which include budgeting, capital planning, accounting/auditing, financial planning/forecasting, TIF and debt management, tax levy, revenue administration, treasury management, payroll, utility billing, collections/payables, investments, Police Pension Fund administration, and associated responsibilities.

The Finance Director is an integral part of the City’s management team, participating in capital budgeting, long-term financial planning, collective bargaining, economic development and other strategic tasks. The Director is responsible for communicating financial information to Council members and the public in an understandable manner through oral, written and visual presentations.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, financial management, business or public administration or closely related field. At least six years of professional accounting/financial management experience with five years progressive management/leadership experience.

Desirable Qualifications: Certification as a public accountant Municipal or public sector financial management Managerial experience at Department Director or Assistant Department Director level.

The annual starting salary range is $110,000-$130,000 DOQ, plus excellent benefits.

Location:

8 N. Elmhurst Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
United States

How to apply:

Position open until filled with first review of resumes April 11. Interested candidates are required to send a resume, salary history and five (5) work-related references to: Joe Wade, City Administrator City of Prospect Heights 8 N. Elmhurst Road Prospect Heights, IL 60070 847-398-6070 ext. 202 Or, e-mail to jwade@prospect-heights.org Equal Opportunity Employer


Finance Director | City of Champaign
Posted on Mar 17, 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. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion.

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.

Location:

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

How to apply:

Learn more and consider joining our team! Review the position profile and application instructions at champaignil.gov/FinanceDirector.


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