The Village of Wheeling is seeking applicants for the position of Accountant, which has the potential for a progressive career path within the Finance Department. This position performs month-end closing procedures and prepares the required year-end audit schedules, a prerequisite to the financial statements. The position also functions as a backup to Payroll, Utility Billing, and Accounts Payable, is responsible for maintaining the fiscal records and system of the Village, and performs other special projects as needed.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, preferably with at least two (2) years of accounting experience. Governmental accounting experience is desired but not required, and the Village may accept any combination of relevant education and experience that would allow a candidate to perform the position’s responsibilities successfully.
Starting salary of $74,509, salary range of $74,509 – $105,036.
The Village offers a generous benefits package, including an Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension, vacation, personal, holiday, and sick time, and the ability to purchase up to five (5) days paid time off after one year of employment. Medical, dental, life insurance and medical/dependent flex plans are also included.
The position is open until filled.
The Village of Wheeling is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
To apply for this job please visit il-wheeling.civicplushrms.com.