Village of Elk Grove

Beyond Business Friendly

VILLAGE OF ELK GROVE VILLAGE

JOB POSTING

DEPUTY FINANCE DIRECTOR – FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Elk Grove Village, Illinois (pop. 33,127), a strategically located, progressive community home to the largest consolidated business park in North America, is seeking an innovative, visionary leader with hands-on experience as our next Deputy Director of Finance.  Elk Grove Village is located in Cook and DuPage Counties adjacent to O’Hare International Airport and is home to approximately 3,400 businesses in its 6-square-mile Business Park.

The Finance Department is dedicated to providing residents and businesses with exceptional government financial management. The Finance Department is responsible for the fiscal oversight and financial management of the Village. Specifically, this includes cash management and investments, risk management, budgeting, and debt administration. Primary responsibilities consist of revenue collection and disbursement of funds. The position is under the general direction of the Director of Finance and will work closely with all members of the Finance Department. This is a management-exempt position within the Village’s merit pay plan. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Municipal or public sector financial management experience, with an understanding of fund accounting.
  • Master’s degree with major coursework in Accounting.
  • CPA designation, or knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to these.
  • At least three (3) years of supervisory experience.
  • Exceptional customer service skills servicing internal and external customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides an exceptional level of customer service to promote and maintain a positive Village image for the department and fosters pride, integrity, and professionalism in the workplace and community without compromising the ethics and responsibilities of the Department or the Village.
  • Ensures matters and requests are dealt with expeditiously and in a courteous manner.
  •  Seeks an innovative, visionary leader with hands-on experience.
  • Models, mentors, and leads staff to develop innovative methods.
  • Reconciles accounting, banking, and automatic meter reading software to ensure consistent and accurate recording of transactions.
  • Exemplifies exceptional communication skills to interact with Village officials, employees, outside agencies, and customers.
  • Responds to customers by providing swift and effective resolution to issues as they arise.
  • Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department and acts as the Finance Director in their absence.
  • Participates in developing and implementing Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.
  • Stays abreast of ongoing legislation and accounting standards as they relate to department functions and implements direct changes in the Department as needed.

Education, Experience, and Training: A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible financial administration.

Licenses and Certifications: A Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 Hours / Week           STARTING WAGE: $117,705.12 – $156,940.16 (DOQ)

OPENING DATE:    March 27, 2024                CLOSING DATE: April 12, 2024

Additional Benefits: Elk Grove offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, this position qualifies for an Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension.

To Apply: Please visit our website: elkgrove.org to fill out the online application. Attach your resume, cover letter, and references as indicated.

All other inquiries should be directed to the Office of Human Resources

901 Wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007

Email: humanresources@elkgrove.org

Tel: 847-357-4020

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@elkgrove.org