Qualified candidates must have a degree, five years financial management experience in the field of parks and recreation or municipal government and proficient in fund accounting.
RESPONSIBILITIES: General ledger maintenance including adjustments, unearned revenue and allocation of tax revenue; month-end closing of financial records including reconciling of bank statements; Prepare and present monthly financial reports to the Executive Director and the District Board of Park Commissioners; Direct and coordinate the annual budget process and monitor expenditures; Coordinate the annual financial audit; Manage purchasing functions; Develop purchasing, receiving and inventory procedures; Oversee the accounts payable, payroll, and accounts receivable functions of the District; Prepare and file annual ordinances; Direct the maintenance of fixed asset records for all buildings and contents; Develop and recommend long-term financial strategy, policies and procedures; Manage the District’s cash flow requirements, inter-fund borrowing, investments, debt issuance, and debt administration compliance; Provide financial input to the development and implementation of projects requiring the issuance of bonds; Make recommendations on bond sales, tax rates, and debt service. A complete job description is available upon request.
This is a full time, exempt position with a great benefit package that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, IMRF, awesome work environment, terrific community, supportive board of commissioners and more.
Successful candidate will be a dedicated individual who is motivated and has an eye for detail that strives for excellence; strong oral and written communication skills; strong organizational, time management and problem-solve solving skills.
EMAIL COVER LETTER & RESUME TO: Christina Ferraro, CPRP, Executive Director , Prospect Heights Park District email@example.com