Senior Finance Clerk | Village of Tinley Park

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

Position Summary: The Village of Tinley Park (population approx. 57,000) seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Senior Finance Clerk in our Finance Department. Under the general supervision, the Senior Finance Clerk performs routine clerical, bookkeeping, accounting, and administrative work in administering the accounts payable function of the Village. This position also responds to and interacts with residents, employees, and/or others within and outside the organization in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to entering invoices for accounts payable and assisting with various Finance Department needs/tasks as assigned (i.e.: entry level accounting duties and special projects), reconciling petty cash, performing daily balancing of cash register drawers and coordinating daily deposits. This position assists the public in completing various forms such as applications, notary, and other documentation relevant to the department; and handles a variety of transactions, to include maintaining cash drawer; processing sales receipts of cash, checks, or credit cards and responds to requests and complaints.

In addition, this position will order supplies; manage physical inventories, stock office supplies, and work with vendors to schedule repairs/maintenance on equipment. Assisting finance staff and other Village departments as needed is also a part of this position.

Minimum Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required along with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in accounts payable/account receivable or related financial work. A strong financial/mathematical aptitude and knowledge of modern governmental accounting theory, principles and practices are also required.
The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills. Along with the ability to effectively communicate with, present information to, and respond to questions from Village officials and management, other government agencies, vendors, contractors, and the general public on routine matters and take complaints for others to follow up on.

Strong attention to detail, organization skills and the ability to meet deadlines are needed. Individual must have the ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel in addition to financial software. Must be able to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive data and/or advisory data and information such as timesheets, balance sheets, reconciliations, spreadsheets, audits, accounting manuals, financial statements, technical operating manuals, procedures, and guidelines.

Compensation & Benefits: The salary range for this position is $22.51 – $25.16 per hour depending on qualifications. In addition, the Village offers a generous benefit package including health, dental and vision benefits, employer-paid life insurance and other ancillary benefit options. Retirement benefits through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) are provided along with the option to participate in a 457(b) deferred compensation plan. The Village of Tinley Park also provides for paid vacation, personal days, and paid Village holidays.

Residency Requirement: All employees in this position are required to reside within thirty (30) miles from any border of Tinley Park, within twelve (12) months of employment date. Residency in Indiana in not permitted. No relocation expenses provided or reimbursed.

Posting Date: October 13, 2021

Posting Close Date: Until Filled

Village of Tinley Park


16250 Oak Park Ave
Tinley ParkIL  60477
United States

How to apply

Application Process: Interested candidates may visit the employment section at to apply.

*An application can be found under the ‘Human Resources’ Department tab, Employment Opportunities*
Questions should be directed via email to:

Village of Tinley Park
Senior Finance Clerk
Tinley Park, IL

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