Accountant | Village of Chatham

Posted on Jan 19, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Chatham, Illinois is seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual to join the Finance Department as an Accountant.

The Accountant is responsible for performing the accounts payable function, maintaining and posting entries to the general ledger, fixed asset management and completing monthly reconciliations.  The position would also assist in the preparation of the annual budget, provide support with the annual audit process and assist in the preparation of various financial reports. This position reports to the Chief Fiscal Officer

The candidate’s education and experience shall include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting  and at least one year preferably two or more years of work experience in accounting.  Experience in municipal government a plus.  The successful candidate should  possess the ability to organize, maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees and the public, perform required duties with accuracy, persistence, integrity, and tact as well as be able to work independently,  exercising good judgement and initiative.  Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.  Knowledge of Springbrook Finance and Administration software a plus.

The Village of Chatham offers an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation time, paid holidays and sick days.  

Village of Chatham

Location

117 E. Mulberry Street
ChathamIL  62629
United States

How to apply

The position will remain open until filled. The first review of resumes will occur on February 8, 2021. Please e-mail application, resume and cover letter to pmccarthy@chathamil.gov.  The application can be found on the Village’s website at https://www.chathamil.net/service/employment-opportunities

Village of Chatham
Accountant
Chatham, IL
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