City of St. Charles

The City of St. Charles is currently seeking a detail-oriented Accounting Specialist to join our Finance Department. We provide a supportive work environment that encourages learning and professional development.

Job Description

Responsible for a variety of accounting tasks, including reconciling and/or maintaining records essential to accurate account billing, daily cash deposit processing, select general ledger account balancing and other general accounting functions which aid and support the department. Responsibilities also include:

  • Accounts Payable vendor management to include creating, updating and maintaining vendor records in ERP system, and tracking minority vendor information for reporting purposes
  • Maintaining current certificates of insurance and other required vendor forms
  • Provide regular backup and support to Utility Billing including the processing of utility payments and responding to customer inquiries
  • Process and journalize locally imposed fines and tax receipts
  • Provide regular backup and support to prepare daily cash deposit, scanning of all checks received, and ensuring all cash receipts are entered into the general ledger and treasury management system
  • Maintain grant reimbursement records and receipts
  • Performs general accounting and other functions in support of the Finance Department’s needs


  • High School diploma or equivalent requires, with an Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Two years of experience in an accounting/finance environment, government experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to provide superior customer service
  • Intermediate skills with Word, Excel, and Outlook (Evare, DACRA, CFA skills a plus).
  • If selected, successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen are required.

Salary and Benefits – The pay range is $30.27 – $42.37 with starting pay commensurate with experience. Competitive package of benefits to include medical, dental, prescription, vision, wellness incentives, life insurance, retirement pension plan with Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, other retirement savings options, opportunities for professional development and much more!

Complete the online employment application. Resumes should be uploaded in the online application system. If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4446.

The City of St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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