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

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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

 Minimum qualifications:

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

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


255 E Wilson Ave
Lombard, IL 60148
United States

How to apply:

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

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

Email to: 

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


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

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

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


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.


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


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

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


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

How to apply:

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

Ron Salski, Executive Director, 

355 W. Washington Avenue Lake Bluff, IL  60044

Director of Finance | Deerfield Park District
Posted on May 14, 2018 and will remain open until filled.


  • Supervises, plans, and coordinates fiscal and financial operations of the park district.
  • Ensures the preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports.
  • Directs and coordinates the annual budgetary planning process.
  • Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget.
  • Develops financial forecasts.
  • Manages purchasing functions for the district.
  • Develops purchasing, receiving, and inventory procedures.
  • Manages the insurance portfolio for liability, property, workers’ compensation and related coverages.
  • Coordinates employee health insurance with the Village of Deerfield.
  • Executes and implements personnel and payroll policies and procedures.
  • Supervises record keeping for payroll and personnel requirement.
  • Prepares and maintains Deerfield Park District Foundation financial records
  • Attends all meetings of the Park District Board and financial planning meetings.
  • Performs long range financial planning relating to the operation and expansion of facilities and sites.
  • Develops fiscal planning required for implementation of the yearly capital improvement plans.
  • Prepares and files the annual tax levy, budget and appropriation ordinance, and produces annual treasurer’s report.
  • Invests available funds in interest producing instruments allowable within the state statues and district policies.
  • Prepares and provides financial information and records required for annual financial audit.
  • Files copies of audit as required.
  • Represents the district at local government and community meetings as assigned.
  • Maintains an active and participating membership in state and national park and recreation associations.
  • Directs the maintenance of fixed asset records for all applicable district facilities and contents.
  • Plans and coordinates loss control, risk management, and safety related activities within the district.
  • Directs the planning and implementation of the park district’s data processing system and all related information technology needs.
  • Supervises Manager of Finance and Human Resources and IT Manager.
  • Serves as FOIA officer for the district.

Salary: 105,000-129,000 Based on qualifications and experience


Minimum of eight years of full-time experience in a related field with at least five years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in finance, business administration, accounting or another related field is required. Master’s degree, CPA and CPRP/CPRE are all preferred. Experience with RecTrac 3.1, and Tyler Technologies Accounting Software (Incode 10) strongly desired.

This is an exempt full-time position. The district offers a benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan(s), IMRF pension, vacation, holidays, and sick time.

The Deerfield Park District serves over 18,000 residents and operates numerous parks and facilities that include the Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield Golf Club, Patty Turner Center, Jewett Park Community Center, and Deerspring and Mitchell Park outdoor aquatic facilities. The Deerfield Park District employs 47 full-time employees and over 500 part-time and seasonal employees with an annual operating budget of $15 million.

The recruitment effort is being performed to replace a retiring Director of Finance. The park district expects the new Director of Finance to start in mid to late November to have an approximate 30-45 day overlap with the current Director.


836 Jewett Park Drive
Deerfield, IL 60044
United States

How to apply:

Resumes May Be Sent To: or complete an application at

Accounting Manager | Lake County Forest Preserve District
Posted on May 10, 2018 and open until Jun 8, 2018.


The Accounting Manager is responsible for the management of the full accounting cycle: general ledger accounting, A/P, A/R, month end, and year-end audit in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Provides high-level financial analysis to help management improve operational performance. Supervises full-time staff.


Maintains the General ledger through Journal Entries, performs the month-end closing and year-end closing processes.  Oversees account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and correct coding in an accurate, complete, and timely manner. Coordinates annual audit and works closely with the District’s outside auditors to review annual financial information and record year-end journal entries including GASB34 entries. Prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Prepares monthly financial analysis and provides high-level financial analysis to help management improve operational performance. Processes IMRF, unemployment, Federal and State Tax remittances, and quarterly payroll taxes. Assists in the preparation of the District Annual Budget and implementation of District Budget Policies. Prepares grant reporting and coordinates annual single audit. Implements GASB pronouncements. Manages accounting software modules and system interfaces including updates and upgrades. Manages inventory software for central supply warehouse. Oversees Preservation Foundation accounting, reporting and annual audit. Manages Merchant Services including point of sale terminals and transaction review, booking and discrepancy resolution. Participates in setting strategic direction for the organization and advancing the execution of strategic goals. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations.


Bachelor's Degree with concentration in Accounting or Finance. Eight years of accounting experience including two years supervisory experience. Working knowledge of Fund accounting preferred. Ability to collect, compile and analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions and translating observations and results into clear, concise reports. Ability to effectively present facts and recommendations both verbally and in writing to all levels of employees and the general public. Good analytical skills, problem solving ability and judgment to resolve, organize and manage programs and issues. Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ability to provide direction, supervision and mentoring to staff. Ability to use computers to prepare financial statements. Must possess valid Driver’s license.


1899 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL 60084
United States

How to apply:

Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Friday, June 8, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


Chief Financial Officer | Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
Posted on May 10, 2018 and open until Jun 8, 2018.

Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA)

Chief Financial Officer 

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

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

General Responsibilities 

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

Specific Responsibilities and Duties 

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


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

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

In addition, IMEA seeks individuals that possess: 

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

Send resume to: 

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


3400 Conifer Drive
Springfield, IL 62711
United States

How to apply:

Email resumes to

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

Enriching Campus Culture

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


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

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

For more information about the role and to apply online, please visit

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


Palos Hills, IL 60465
United States

How to apply:

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

Enriching Campus Culture

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


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

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

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

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

For more information about the role and to apply online, please visit

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


Palos Hills, IL 60465
United States

How to apply:

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

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

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


Job no: 493150

Work type: Full time

Location: Harper College Main Campus, Palatine, Illinois

Salary: $20.16 - $26.22 per hour

Position remains open until filled

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

 Requirements include:

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

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



Palatine, IL 60067
United States

How to apply:

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


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

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

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

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

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


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


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

How to apply:

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

Contact: Diana Erickson - Senior Director of Finance & Administration

Phone: (630) 897-0516

Contact E-mail:



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

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

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

Check us out at

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

• Manage the library’s participation in insurance plans. 

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

• Successful candidates will embrace Our Culture. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

How to apply:

Apply online at

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

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

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

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

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

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


719 S. Batavia Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
United States

How to apply:

Download application on

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


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

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

The Finance Director works closely with all Department Directors and reports to the City Administrator. As an integral part of the City’s leadership team, the Finance Director participates in key decisions regarding capital planning, long and short-term revenue and expenditure strategies, budget development and administration, and all policies affecting the overall fiscal health for the City of Geneseo.

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

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


115 S. Oakwood Avenue
Geneseo, IL 61254
United States

How to apply:

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


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

Application Download:

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

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

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


205 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume to Christina Boesler at

Contract Manager | Lake County, IL| Public Works
Posted on Apr 24, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Contract Compliance? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Contract Manager
Location: Libertyville, IL
Salary: $64,757-$83,635

Job Summary: This position is responsible for performing complex work related to the delivery of wholesale & retail water and sewer services, and its billing processes.

Becoming a Contract Manager in the Public Works Department would allow you to have direct involvement with administering various municipal contracts and intergovernmental agreements to assure that wholesale and retail services, data, payments and receipts are rendered in accordance with agreement terms, rate ordinances and internal controls procedures.

Your day will consist of liaising with local government and internal staff to acquire, validate, track, and analyze water & sewer utilization, connections/permits, and cost/pricing data for completeness and accuracy; authorizing and supervising the utility invoicing, accounts payables and cash receipts transactions; preparing periodic reports for distribution to internal and external Executive level staff; and co-administering the Retail Water Sewer Billing Software system along with the Billing Supervisor. The position will also perform contract validations or site reviews, when required, for vendor accounts, municipal contracts, manage; and assist in developing the annual operating budget.

You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

To be successful in this role you should have a bachelor’s degree with course work in finance, business or public administration and three to five years of progressively responsible experience in purchasing, including contract administration; knowledge of business practices related to finance, budgeting, governing public procurement, and structure and organization of County government. Individuals should have a working knowledge of accounting principles and practices; possess the ability to effectively problem solve, handle sensitive/confidential information, and be able to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.  Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department, you will be working for, visit Public Works.   To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.  If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website


650 W Winchester Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048
United States

How to apply:   
Applications will be accepted until filled.   

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. 

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Accountant | Village of Vernon Hills
Posted on Apr 18, 2018 and open until May 31, 2018.

VERNON HILLS, IL (Population 26,328) is seeking an Accountant. Vernon Hills is a Aaa rated community with 104 Full-Time employees and a $31.8 million operating budget. The Village provides Police services, including a multi-jurisdictional dispatch center; Public Works services including street, landscape, building and equipment maintenance; Community Development; Golf Course and Athletic Complex operations; and special events.

The Finance Department has four full-time employees and one part-time employee and is responsible for the financial, information technology, risk management and human resources operations of the Village. Duties will primarily include, but not be limited to, independently managing, maintaining, and coordinating numerous revenue programs of the Village including, but not limited to the food and beverage tax program, hotel/motel tax program, and communication tower rental program. This position is also responsible for maintaining the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, preparing financial reports, and providing analysis as needed to assist management in decision making. This position will assist with annual audits and reconciliation of the general ledger.

Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. A minimum of one to three (1-3) years of experience in governmental finance is strongly preferred. Candidates should possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and familiarization with accounting and financial management concepts, advanced understanding of Microsoft Office applications, strong organizational and customer service skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Munis or a similar governmental financial system preferred. Successful candidates must be team-oriented and have a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.

The Village of Vernon Hills offers an excellent benefits package with a hiring salary range of $59,000 to $65,994. Actual starting salary will depend on qualifications.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and background investigation.



290 Evergreen Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
United States

How to apply:

To apply send a resume and a completed application to Nikki Larson: by 5:00 pm on May 31, 2018. Resume and application review will begin immediately. The application is available at

Finance Manager | Palatine Public Library District
Posted on Apr 9, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Palatine Public Library District has an opening for an experienced, resourceful, and team-oriented Finance Manager. Responsibilities include maintaining accounting and purchasing procedures including cash management and disbursements. As a member of the Library’s Management Team, the Finance Manager participates in strategic planning and policy development. The Finance Manager serves as the financial liaison to Management and the District Board of Trustees. Please visit for a complete job description.

Qualifications include:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent.
• Minimum 3 years related business experience preferably in a public sector or not-for-profit environment, with 1 year supervisory experience.
• Proficiency in use of current personal computer technologies, e.g. Internet applications, word processors, spreadsheet applications, QuickBooks, on-line payroll systems, and desktop publishing software.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws as reflected in library policy preferred.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently organize work.

The ideal candidate will have a welcoming attitude, a playful spirit, and a desire to go above and beyond to serve our diverse community.

Starting Salary: $57,525 - $59,000 annually (Depends on Qualifications)

Benefits include four weeks vacation; sick time of one day per month; 7½ paid holidays per year; participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; and Health, Life, Vision and Dental Insurance programs.


700 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067
United States

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and completed employment application to

Employment applications are available online at

Budget/Operations Analyst | Lake County Government
Posted on Apr 2, 2018 and will remain open until filled.

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.  Do you have a background in maintaining a balanced budget? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Budget/Operations Analyst
Location: Waukegan, IL
Salary: $56,840 - $83,634

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting in the development and monitoring of various departmental budgets.  Becoming a Budget Operations Analyst would allow you to be involved with finance administrators, department directors, and program staff within local government, ranging from justice and planning to health and community service departments. Your day will consist of examining department budget submissions for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, reviewing reports and accounting records to ensure allocated funds have been spent as specified; exploring funding and service alternatives; and conducting research and studies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of policies and practices.  You will have endless opportunities to make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public or business administration and at least two years of experience. Individuals should be familiar with local government and budget preparation, analysis and administration; possess the ability to effectively problem solve; and be able to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.  Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance & Administrative Services. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location:
Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Position Type:
Tracking Code: FAS.31056.8060

Applications will be accepted:
Until filled


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