Staff Accountant (Full-Time) Are you an accounting professional seeking a full-time work schedule and a variety of responsibilities? Our Staff Accountant role is an integral position within the Finance Department at the Deerfield Park District. It will allow you the opportunity to showcase and implement your accounting knowledge and work within a fun, mission-based organization. The role requires an energetic, collaborative individual who has an eye for detail and enjoys making a positive impact on all park district departments. Applicants looking to work in a unique environment where you can make a daily difference in people’s lives should apply!
Who we are? The Deerfield Park District was formed in 1951 with a mission to provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living, and improve memorable experiences. The Park District has over 25 parks and facilities including the Deerfield Golf Club, Sachs Recreation Center, Patty Turner Center, Jewett Park Community Center, Mitchell Pool and Deerspring Pool. The Park District employs an average of 300 staff with over 500 seasonally. The District has a credit rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service and is an IAPD/IPRA Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency. For additional information visit us at www.deerfieldparks.org.
What is the opportunity? Under the leadership of the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant is responsible for agency support in the areas of accounting, finance, banking, budgeting, payroll, financial analysis, and other related areas. The major emphasis of this position will be assisting with the daily operations of the Finance Department. The position has growth potential into a supervisor role.
Key responsibilities include: • Processes bi-weekly payroll including earnings/deduction changes and expense reimbursements. • Prepares bi-weekly payroll reports. • Reviews and approves quarterly payroll tax reports. • Maintains the human resources information system (HRIS) and serves as point of contact for system administration and reporting. • Research and resolve payroll, payroll tax and other payroll accounting related matters. • Process and record payroll related deductions and remittances including health insurance, FSA, retirement program, pension, and life insurance. • Process annual payroll related forms and records including: W-2, 1094-C, 1095-C, sick time payouts, and wellness program payouts. • Complete annual workers compensation audit. • Responsible for daily and monthly accounting reconciliation of revenue and cash receipts for all Park District facilities. Updates the daily cash receipts spreadsheet. Performs semi-monthly revenue import into the accounting system. Performs monthly earned income process in the registration system. • Research and manage patron household balances (receivables and credit balances) and reporting in the registration system. Direct contact and patron interaction as it relates to balances. • Tracks program and facility refunds due patrons and processes checks and credit card refunds. • Processes various monthly credit card and ACH transactions. • Performs cash audits (petty cash, cash drawers, etc.) at Park District facilities. • Maintains a thorough understanding of general ledger, payroll, and revenue codes. • Maintain mapping and interface between payroll and accounting systems. • Assist with the month end close process including journal entries, account reconciliations and preparation of financial reports. • Audits and reconciles balance sheet accounts monthly. • Assist with internal control procedures throughout the Park District. • Prepares monthly Board of Commissioner reports in conjunction with the Director of Finance. • Records miscellaneous cash receipts into the registration software, prepares deposits and processes corresponding journal entries. • Responsible for the Deerfield Park Foundation accounting: record and deposit incoming cash, record journal entries, prepare Board reports. • Lead agency compliance with the Records Retention Act. • Responsible for unclaimed property - reviews stale dated checks and contacts payees for re-issue of checks. • Assists Director of Finance in daily, monthly, and annual financial projects, including budget preparation and the annual audit. • Develops and implements programs to train staff in proper procedures affecting the Finance Department.
What qualifications are needed? • A bachelor’s degree in accounting • Minimum five years of related experience. • Knowledge of general ledger, cash receipts processing, payroll processing, HR processes, bank reconciliation, and accounts payable. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel. Knowledge or ability to learn in-house software applications (e.g., Incode accounting, RecTrac registration, Paycor HRIS).
Scheduling, pay and benefits
The Staff Accountant is a full-time exempt position working 40 hours per week. Target hiring range is $55,000 to $60,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, IMRF pension, paid time off, wellness incentive program, and discounts on Park District programs. The schedule is Monday through Friday approximately 8:00 to 5:00.
Position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
Job Title: Parks Department Mechanic Department: Parks Supervisor: Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds Classification: Full Time-Non Exempt-Hourly
The Mechanic worker is responsible for performing a variety of Mechanical duties to maintain and/or repair properties and equipment. Mechanic is responsible for performing the duties outlined in this analysis. Work performed at a moderate, constant pace, but may vary slightly depending on the demands of the job required. Mechanic must be able to work independently and assess priorities. Must be able to adapt to Park District policies and procedures to each work situation.
High school graduate or equivalent, minimum 3 years experience as a mechanic, and at least two years experience in small engine and vehicle maintenance and repair. A valid Illinois State Drivers License Class C is required, Class A preferred. Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Repair trouble shoot and maintain all types of Parks Department equipment, i.e. small engines, diesel engine, vehicles etc. Sharpen mower blades. Paint equipment and body repairs. Inspect all installations, repairs and maintenance performed by dealers and specialty shops. Prepares and maintains service records on all equipment. Inspects all new equipment to insure established standards. Responsible for maintaining adequate inventories of all supplies, and the security of those supplies. Must be able to supervise seasonal employees as assigned when the supervisor is not available. Assist seasonal with equipment necessary to do the job. Maintain adequate inventories of all supplies and the security of those supplies. Recommends ordering supplies as necessary. The worker must have some insight as to what task will be next, so they can make sure the proper supplies can be ready for use. Must be able to weld and fabricate. Must be able to diagnose hydraulic and electrical problems. Must have ability to institute a preventive maintenance program. The worker must be able to organize records and prepare safety records. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance. Paid Vacation/Sick Leave/ I.M.R.F. Pension Starting Range based on experience- $24.89 - $26.44.
The facility systems technician is responsible for general building maintenance and repair at all district facilities. The Facility Systems Technician performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of Park District property and equipment. The Facility Systems Technician reports to the Superintendent of Parks and Planning. This is a full-time hourly non-exempt position. Regular work hours are Monday-Friday 6:30 am – 3:00 pm. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to amend work hours to include evenings or additional days during the week, including some holidays.
Must be at least 18 years of age and high school graduate or equivalent. Prior experience in parks maintenance or related field preferred. Must have a valid class C Illinois Driver’s License, or obtain within 6 months of hire. Individual must complete and pass a pre-placement physical examination and drug screening administered by an Oak Lawn Park District selected facility.
Prior experience and knowledge of semi-skilled carpentry, painting, dry-wall, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, welding, concrete and other related maintenance skills is preferred. Experience and ability in operating a variety of vehicles and equipment including: trailers, tractors, riding mowers, utility vehicles, backhoe, skid steer, wood chipper, air compressor, trencher, chainsaws, landscape equipment, power tools preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and public. Must be able to read, write and speak English.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Performs playground repairs. • Performs rough carpentry work in the alteration, repair, maintenance, and construction of buildings and equipment. • Performs general building maintenance including but not limited to painting, hardware repair, and preventative HVAC, electrical, and plumbing work. • Performs irrigation system repair and maintenance. • Supervises some seasonal staff. • Safely operates mowers, tractors, trucks, equipment, and trailers. • Removes snow from parking lots, sidewalks, and throughout Park District as needed. • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment: checking oil & fuel levels, greasing, cleaning, and inspections. • Submits daily reports of work performed.
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Must be able to think critically and offer solutions as problems arise. • Must be able to work both unsupervised and closely with co-workers. • Must be able to work well with the general public.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS • Worker must be able to work outdoors and on occasion in weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, snow and rain). • Indoor environmental conditions will include lighting and temperature.
COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • The ability to read wiring schematics. • The ability to troubleshoot mechanical systems. • The ability to supervise the work of others. • The ability to carry out work assignments with little or no supervision. • The ability to read, write, and organize materials. • Must be able to follow directions - oral and written.
Oak Lawn Park District offers full-time employees the following benefits: • Health, vision, dental • Basic life and AD&D • IMRF pension participation • Vacation, sick, and PTO • 14 paid holidays annually • Employee Assistance Program • Voluntary: credit union, supplemental life
ABOUT US: The Glenview Park District is an independent local government agency that provides beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Glenview, IL and beyond. Major facilities include a 170,000 sq. ft. community center, three aquatic centers, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant, a 9-hole golf course with platform tennis, a tennis club, an ice center, a 1920s dairy farm, an 1850s nature/history center, and newly renovated administrative offices. The District has over 100 full time employees, 300 year-around part time employees and another 500 summer / temporary employees.
JOB SUMMARY: Assists the Director of Information Technology with hands on network and server implementation and maintenance, general application support, and day to day operations of the IT Department. Performs advanced help desk duties, acts as a resource for general application support conducted by support staff, and performs general network and system administration on an ongoing basis.
• Perform network administration including firewall, router, and switch maintenance and support.
• Perform server administration including physical and virtual server maintenance and support.
• Perform application administration including updating user information and security.
• Administer Cisco Call Manager and related infrastructure.
• Administer Windows Server/Active Directory and related infrastructure.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates are preferred to have a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field from an accredited college or university. Will consider relevant work experience of at least six years in lieu of Information Systems degree. Five years’ relevant technical experience in a business environment. Experience with VMWare, Active Directory & Windows Server, and Cisco Call Manager highly recommended. Experience with Microsoft Exchange, Palo Alto, and Vermont Systems Rectrac recommended. Valid Illinois Driver’s License required.
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time, salaried position. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, plus additional evening and weekend work as required. Target hiring range is $60,000 to $72,000 DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
• Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO
• Prescription Coverage
• Dental Coverage
• Vision Coverage
• Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)
• Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)
• Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)
• 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan
• ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts
• Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits
Visit us at www.glenviewparks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
FOR MORE INFORMATION
If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position overview: The Superintendent of Recreation is the Recreation Department head and is responsible for the administrative planning, organization, and supervision of a wide scope of recreation programming and special projects of the park district. The Superintendent will oversee and manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Recreation, Aquatics and Marketing functions of the Park District. The Superintendent will contribute to the master plan, community needs assessments, comprehensive plan, and capital repair and replacement schedule. The Superintendent will supervise a staff of full and part-time employees. The Superintendent will represent the Executive Director when required. The Superintendent is an integral part of the district’s collaborative administrative team.
The FULL JOB DESCRIPTION is available at www.hfparks.com.
***Interested candidates should fill out an online application AND send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 4, 2021. Candidates should apply as soon as possible, as interviews will begin before May 4, 2021. However, the position will remain open until the ideal candidate is hired.