Part-time Fiscal Clerk | City of Wilmington

Posted on Oct 8, 2020 and will remain open until filled.

Under general supervision, the Fiscal Assistant will perform a wide variety of clerical accounting duties, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, the preparation, processing, and maintenance of financial and accounting transactions, documents and records, and a variety of other tasks in support of the assigned area of responsibility; and perform related duties, as required.

This person will experience frequent interaction with residents, developers, vendors and contractors. This position does not require the exercise of supervisory authority.

Essential Functions

  • Research, collect, and compile information from various sources for a variety of accounting areas; assist with interpreting and analyzing data and preparing technical records, reports, and summaries.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities, as assigned.
  • Maintain a variety of hard copy and/or electronic documents and records.
  • Provide assistance to co-workers, as well as to management and directors.
  • Comply with all District safety rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in Recording and Making Various Electronic Payments
  • Assist in Preparing and Collecting Certain Billing
  • Assist in Accounts Receivables
  • Assist in Reconciling Daily Cash
  • Assist in Posting Journal Entries
  • Assist in Payroll
  • Assist in Accounts Payable
  • Assist in Utility Billing
  • Special Projects as Assigned by Finance Director

Position Qualifications

  • A high level of customer service, interpersonal, and team building skills
  • Effective verbal, written, and listening communication skills
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping, finance and accounting principles and procedures
  • Strong computer knowledge, including the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Minimum of one year of experience in the accounting field
  • Possession of a High School Diploma
  • 1-2 years of general accounting experience desired
  • Experience in government a plus


The position is part-time, between 16-24 hrs. per week.  Schedule is flexible.  The starting rate for this position is $17.03/hr.  Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The selected individual will be required to pass a background check and drug screen. Position is open until filled. The City of Wilmington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Wilmington


1165 S. Water Street
WilmingtonIL  60481
United States

How to apply

Apply online by emailing a completed application obtained from the City's website or emailing a resume and cover letter to 


by mail at:

City of Wilmington 

Attn: Matt Hoffman

1165 S Water Street 

Wilmington, IL 60481

City of Wilmington
Part-time Fiscal Clerk
Wilmington, IL

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