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Budget Officer/Financial Services Manager | City of Champaign
Posted on Jan 19, 2018 and open until Feb 4, 2018.

The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as Budget Officer in the Finance Department. The City is also currently accepting applications for the position of Staff Accountant. Visit champaignil.gov/jobs for details. Applicants who meet the requirements for either position are encouraged to apply for either or both positions.

Responsibilities of Position
This position assists the Finance Director in the administration of the financial activities of the City by managing specific financial planning and budgeting functions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination and preparation of the annual budget, financial forecast, annual tax levy, and financial statements, management of disbursement systems, analysis of projected revenues and expenditures, preparation of written reports to council, making presentations to council, and management of a staff of three.

Required Qualifications
• A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Experience in Financial or Accounting Management showing a thorough knowledge of theory, principles and practices related to governmental finance or to a variety of finance transactions and problems.
• Experience managing complex automated financial management systems.
• Supervisory experience
• Excellent oral and written communications skills Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree
• CPA
• Experience with governmental accounting or finance.
• Experience with budgeting and/or purchasing

Drug screening and criminal background check will be required.

The annual starting salary range is $83,993 - $95,561, DOQ, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.

The City’s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion.

Location:

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

How to apply:

Applications, including cover letter and resume, must be submitted online to champaignil.gov/jobs no later than Sunday, February 4, 2018.


Staff Accountant | City of Champaign
Posted on Jan 19, 2018 and open until Feb 4, 2018.

The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a Staff Accountant in the Finance Department. The City is also currently accepting applications for the position of Budget Officer. Visit champaignil.gov/jobs for details. Applicants who meet the requirements for either position are encouraged to apply for either or both positions.

Responsibilities of Position
Responsibilities for the Staff Accountant include performing accounting, financial reporting and annual audit preparation tasks in coordination with Finance Department management staff; performing debt administration tasks; developing debt and pension budgets; reviewing general ledger accounts; writing operating procedures; and completing special projects related to complex financial issues.

Required Qualifications
• A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field.
• Minimum of two years of accounting experience.
• An equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
• Experience working with complex automated financial management systems and spreadsheet applications.
• Knowledge of accounting standards, analytical procedures and methodology
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals with varying levels of financial knowledge and at varying organizational levels.

Preferred Qualifications
• Prior governmental experience.
• Prior audit work experience.
• CPA and/or Master’s Degree in a related field.

Drug screening and criminal background check will be required.

The annual starting salary range is $62,580 - $71,243, DOQ, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.

The City’s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion.

Location:

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

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online to champaignil.gov/jobs no later than Sunday, February 4, 2018.


Payroll Accounting Specialist | City of Des Plaines
Posted on Jan 18, 2018 and open until Feb 2, 2018.

The City has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual, interested in working in a fast- paced environment. The City has a full-time vacancy for the position of Payroll Accounting Specialist in the Finance Department. This position performs a variety of administrative and technical work associated with the accurate administration of the City's bi-weekly payroll function, salary compensation structure and certain employee benefits. Works under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
• Prepares and issues paychecks; answers compensation and payroll-related questions from employees; reviews compensation and payroll information and corrects errors to ensure accuracy; coordinates actions and decisions with third party administrators and consultants.
• Prepares and issues third party vendor disbursement checks and ACH files related to bi-weekly payroll processing.
• Calculates and records changes in compensation and payroll; such as salary increases, hours worked, leave taken, taxes and other withholdings or legally mandated wage assignments, insurance and retirement program contributions, union dues, and separation payouts.
• Recommends new and/or revised policies and procedures as it relates to payroll processing to maximize operational efficiencies.
• Prepares, analyzes and processes quarterly tax filings for federal, state and unemployment taxes; compiles and generates W-2’s in accordance with prescribed federal and state government procedures.
• Prepares annual retirement health savings (RHS) plan eligibility spreadsheet and calculates annual payments.
• Prepares compensated absences, worker's compensation and other compensation reports related to the annual financial audit.
• Coordinates all necessary information related to the State and Federal audits as needed.
• Maintains ERP system data related to employee payroll records and position control based on approved annual budget. Maintains personnel salary data due to changes in compensation and benefits; examines employee payroll records to answer inquiries and provide information to authorized persons.
• Prepares regular personnel summary / employee census reports, and periodic financial, statistical or operational reports as requested.
• Assists the preparation and development of the City's annual budget by developing salary spreadsheets for the City's union and non-union personnel, ensures presentation and maintenance of approved salary schedules.
• Attends conferences, meetings, and other training opportunities to keep abreast of current trends in the profession.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in finance, accounting, public administration, or a related field; three years of progressively responsible experience in financial analysis and compensation administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Working knowledge of payroll and other employee compensation programs, working knowledge of the principles and practices of public personnel administration; working knowledge of employee pension benefit programs; working knowledge of financial and personnel software systems; working knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances related to personnel administration.
• Skill in operating the listed tools and equipment.
• Ability to accurately administer essential duties and responsibilities; ability to conduct necessary research and complete reports; ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, applicants, labor unions, City officials, third party administrator, and the general public; ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information; ability to understand and follow instruction; to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

EQUIPMENT USED
Requires frequent use or personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, and financial/personnel-database programs; telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and automotive vehicle.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is predominantly performed in an office setting where the noise level is usually quiet.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.desplaines.org no later than 2/2/18 by 5:00pm

The City of Des Plaines is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Location:

1420 Miner St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
United States

How to apply:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.desplaines.org no later than 2/2/18 by 5:00pm.


Senior Accountant | The Village of Elk Grove
Posted on Jan 10, 2018 and open until Feb 5, 2018.

The Senior Accountant assists the Department Head and Assistant Finance Director with ensuring proper financial accounting and disclosure of all Village financial transactions. This position provides staff assistance and detailed research, identifying and analyzing data and other projects as required, in a professional and confidential manner.

The position is under the direction of the Assistant Finance Director.

The Senior Accountant helps maintain, examine and reconcile the general ledger and all supporting records, documents, and financial data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and established legal and budgetary requirements. The position may research authoritative literature and recommend proper accounting and financial reporting treatment of Village transactions. Examples of typical assignments include, but not limited to:
• Compiles detailed accounting reports for various Federal and State agencies.
 Serves as backup for preparing payroll, pension, accounts payable, and miscellaneous distributions.
 Assists in coordination of month end, fiscal, and calendar year end processes.
 Prepares schedules for the annual financial audit and works closely with the Village’s independent auditors and Assistant Finance Director.

Education, Experience and Training:
Position requires a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in accounting or closely related field and three or more years of progressively responsible experience. Proficiency in software applications, databases, spreadsheets and word processing required (experience with Executime and Munis accounting software a plus). Certified Public Accountant a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of governmental accounting standards and practice; considerable knowledge of governmental regulations pertaining to accounting and payroll practices; knowledge of banking practices; knowledge of the application and uses of data processing as they apply to accounting and auditing standards.

The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form is required. The position has contact with the Department Heads and various supervisory and non-supervisory personnel from all departments.

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week

COMPENSATION: $62,621.00 to $88,289.24 Annually

OPENING DATE: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

CLOSING DATE: Monday, February 5th, 2018 or Until Filled

To Apply, candidates must visit www.elkgrove.org, go to Open Jobs on top of the home page, and select the Senior Accountant position to complete an employment application by 5:00 PM on Monday, February 5th, 2018. Attach your cover letter, resume and references, as indicated.

All other inquiries should be directed to the Office of Human Resources: 901 Wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007. E-mail: humanresources@elkgrove.org Tel: 847-357-4020.

Location:

901 Wellington Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
United States

How to apply:

To Apply, candidates must visit www.elkgrove.org, go to Open Jobs on top of the home page, and select the Senior Accountant position. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Monday, February 5th, 2018. Attach your cover letter, resume and references, as indicated.


Superintendent of Finance and Human Resources | Lake Bluff Park District
Posted on Jan 8, 2018 and open until Jan 26, 2018.

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

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

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

Location:

355 West Washington Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
United States

How to apply:

www.lakebluffparks.org/employment


Comptroller/Director of Finance | City of North Chicago
Posted on Dec 10, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

Under the direction of the Mayor and Chief of Staff, this position serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the City; responsible for directing fiscal accounting, payroll administration, accounts payable, revenue collection and all accounting functions of the City. The Comptroller has frequent contact with City employees; regular contact with vendors; and occasional contact with the general public and outside agencies.

The Comptroller job responsibilities include:
-Supervises all staff in department, including evaluation and discipline when necessary;
-Advises Mayor and Elected Officials regarding fiscal and budgeting policies;
-Consults with and guides Department Heads on fiscal and budgeting matters and related polices, ordinances and laws;
-Prepares annual budget, appropriation ordinance, tax levy ordinances and other related fiscal ordinances;
-Develops Capital Improvement Bond program and presents to Mayor and Elected Officials;
-Prepares necessary information and documents for sales of bonds; -Directs accounting of all City fund accounts in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices;
-Assists with annual City audit, provides necessary information to City's auditing firm;
-Directly supervises daily administration of payroll, accounts payable and revenue collection.
-Establish and maintain positive working relationship with colleagues, subordinates and general public.

Qualifications:
-MBA Preferred and CPA;
-Requires progressive responsible administrative and management experience in accounting, with five (5) years in a municipal finance management setting;
-Requires thorough knowledge of municipal accounting and finance practices; state and local financial laws and procedures.

The City of North Chicago is an equal opportunity employer.

Location:

1850 LEWIS AVE
NORTH CHICAGO, IL 60064
United States

How to apply:

Applicants can submit an application on the City of North Chicago's website at: www.northchicago.org, under Employment Center or submit resume to elibla@northchicago.org.


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