Senior Accountant | Glenview Park District

Posted on Jun 2, 2022 and will remain open until filled.

JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District:

Senior Accountant

“Recreate” a better life with a career in the field of Parks & Recreation!

ABOUT US:The Glenview Park District is an independent local government agency that provides beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Glenview, IL and beyond. Major facilities include a 170,000 sq. ft. community center, three aquatic centers, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant, a 9-hole golf course with platform tennis, a tennis club, an ice center, a 1920s dairy farm, an 1850s nature/history center, and newly renovated administrative offices. The District has over 100 full time employees, 300 year-around part time employees and another 500 summer / temporary employees.


JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Accountant is responsible for verifying, recording and analyzing general ledger entries, maintaining the fixed asset reporting system, and preparing reconciliations and financial reports, as well as all accounting for the Glenview Park Foundation. This position also has oversight of the accounts payable function and other accounting and record keeping functions as assigned. Serves as backup for the Finance Director.


QUALIFICATIONS:Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, will consider significant and material experience in lieu of formal education. At least 5 years of relevant work experience, public sector experience preferred. The best candidates will have significant knowledge of accounting practices, government accounting strongly preferred, and procedures and experience working with various accounting software and programs.


SCHEDULING & PAY:This is a full-time, salaried position. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, plus additional evening and weekend work as required. Target hiring range is $65,000 to $80,000 DOQ (depending on qualifications). Sign-on Bonus available upon hire!


BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

  • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)
  • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)
  • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan
  • ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits



Glenview Park District


1930 Prairie Street
GlenviewIL  60025
United States

How to apply

APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at  – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled


If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Glenview Park District
Senior Accountant
Glenview, IL

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