Treasurer | Village of Tinley Park

Posted on Oct 22, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

The Village of Tinley Park (population approx. 56,000) is a vibrant, progressive community located in the fast-growing Interstate 80 corridor in southwest suburban Chicago. As the 14th-largest city in Metropolitan Chicago boasting a residential population of 56,000 residents and nearly 1,000 businesses, this exceptional community possesses everything from a fun and lively Downtown district to flourishing residential neighborhoods to thriving corporate, commercial and entertainment centers, all tied together under Tinley Park’s Life Amplified brand. Tinley Park is proud of its excellent community, which enjoys a low crime rate with a first-rate police department that makes residents feel safe, and our award-winning Finance and Fire departments are the envy of surrounding communities. Tinley Park is a Village on the move, with many new developments in the works that are sure to shape our future for years to come.

We have an exciting opportunity for a local government finance executive to serve as the Treasurer for the Village of Tinley Park. The Treasurer will serve to implement policy objectives of the Village Board and provide strategic leadership to drive Village-wide initiatives that continually enhance the strong financial strength of the Village. Under the general direction of the Village Manager and Village Board, the Treasurer administers, directs, and controls municipal fiscal and accounting operations, ensuring the proper recording of financial transactions, adequate safeguarding and investment of funds, and timely production of financial statements and reports. This is a professional position with direct supervisory responsibility for all fiscal operations including the development and continuous administration of the Village’s budget process, accounting system, payroll, and annual audit.

The Treasurer will function as treasurer for both the Village and the Police Pension Fund maintaining accounting and financial standards and reporting requirements as required by State and Federal agencies as well as researching and advising the Police Pension Board on both short and long-term investments. This position will be responsible for financial planning and monitoring for the Village including preparation and deployment of the annual budget, long-term financial planning, annual appropriations, tax levy ordinances, oversee the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and attainment of professional recognition from GFOA.

The Treasurer will direct and supervise Village accounting operations to include the interrelated work activities related to the recording and disbursement of cash receipts and expenditures, set department policy and accounting procedures within authorized parameters, standardize procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and provide direction to staff as needed to comply with department standards. Oversee the administration of cash management for the Village including investing, debt administration, and bank relations, act as the Village purchasing officer reviewing all agreements, contracts, deeds, easements, and other documents arising from departmental operations for compliance to the insurance, hold harmless, and indemnification standards. Establish and maintain internal control procedures and assures that State and National standard accounting procedures are practiced, assist external auditing agents in the review of municipal financial records, and demonstrate compliance and response to a variety of audits. In addition, this position oversees the central financial information system of the Village.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible managerial experience in the field of Public Finance. Considerable experience in municipal financial management in Illinois is preferred. Certified Public Accountant designation is required.

Our ideal candidate will be a career financial professional with executive level local government experience and extensive knowledge of fiscal administration principles and practices of municipal accounting, including treasury management, GAAP accounting, budget administration, purchasing, and reporting. They will be a team player, collaborate, and a creative problem solver with a passion for excellence, be financially savvy, have a strong work ethic, ability to exercise excellent judgement to make independent decisions, and a proven ability to work effectively across the organization. They will have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate at all levels and the ability to deliver public presentations.

Compensation & Benefits: The salary for this position commensurate with experience, plus 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.

Village of Tinley Park

Location

16250 Oak Park Ave
Tinley ParkIL  60477
United States

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration for this position and submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references at www.tinleypark.org. Candidates must specify salary requirements at time of application.

Village of Tinley Park
Treasurer
Tinley Park, IL
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