Appointed by and reporting to the Village Manager, the Finance Director and department staff are responsible for accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, cash management and investments, cashiering, utility billing, accounts payable, and payroll processing. The Director currently has four direct reports within the Finance Department, an Accounting Specialist, and three Fiscal Assistants. The next Director must sustain the Department’s reputation for high integrity, excellent customer service, and team dedicated culture within the department and with other departments.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, public policy, business, or related field.
- Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in public or private accounting or finance, ideally with three (3) years of management/supervisory responsibility, preferably in local government.
- Strong accounting skills desired. Master’s Degree, CPFO or CPA designation, or knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to is preferred.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, strategic planning abilities, and a demonstrated proficiency and enthusiasm for working closely with elected and appointed officials.
Compensation and Benefits
The anticipated starting salary is $125,000 – $135,000 +/- DOQ. A comprehensive benefits package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance, and optional 457 plan participation. The Village also offers paid vacation, holidays and sick leave. The Village does not have a residency requirement.
This recruitment will remain Open until filled. Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with a resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references. Confidential inquiries may be directed to Maureen Barry, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at 224-380-3240, x116.
Posted:Jun 30, 2022
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