DESCRIPTION: The Park District of La Grange serves a three-square mile area almost contiguous with the boundaries of the beautiful west suburban Village of La Grange. The park district maintains 78.5 acres of parkland at 11 locations and offers over 1,500 recreation programs annually for its more than 15,000 residents. The agency’s operating budget is approximately $6 million, with 18 full-time and approximately 80 part-time and seasonal employees.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Finance and Human Resources is responsible for the overall administration and management of finance and accounting, human resources, as well as the agency’s Information Technology (IT) third-party vendor. This position is a department head which oversees two Full Time staff, who support the finance, accounting, human resources, information technology functions and administrative services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Include to plan, organize, and control all general accounting and finance operations (including but not limited to general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, program registration, investments, capital assets, and payroll tax reporting). Generate and analyze monthly financial statements. Prepare and manage annual budget including monthly monitoring and reporting in accordance with appropriation levels. Prepare, publish, and file annual Levy, Truth in Taxation, and Budget and Appropriation ordinances as well as all financial and business operations reports as required by law. Serve as the key liaison to external auditors and prepare work sheets and assist auditor in annual District and special audits. Periodically review the agency’s investment portfolio and recommend investment opportunities in accordance with District’s investment policies. Serve as the District’s “Disclosure Officer” responsible for enforcing the agency’s debt issuance disclosures policy and procedures. Maintain accurate employment and personnel records including the IMRF pension records. Oversee the insurance program and annual open enrollment. Provide guidance in matters related to disability and leave. This department head will assist in the coordination of the agency’s Information Technology (IT) resources through internal oversight and partnerships with third-party IT providers regarding network systems, hardware, and software related to financial accounting, timekeeping, program and facility registration, golf operations, telephone system, internet access, interoffice communications, and office applications.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field. • Eight years of satisfactory experience with at least four years of supervisory experience in governmental accounting with a thorough understanding of principles and practices of municipal fund accounting.
PREFEERED ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES: • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) • Government Finance Officers Association certification • Proven human resources experience
We offer a generous benefit package: • Medical, dental, and vision coverage • Life Insurance (basic and voluntary) • Pension defined contribution plan (IMRF) • Short and long-term disability • 457 Defined contribution plan • Paid holidays and vacation time • Facility discounts & usage benefits
The Park District of La Grange is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. First review of applicants will be July 11, 2022, and daily thereafter. Projected start date September 1, 2022. Please visit pdlg.org to review the full job description.
The Assistant Customer Services Manager is a leadership position requiring the ability to train and advocate on behalf of Registration Staff. This position assists in assessing, implementing, and managing the Park District registration function with emphasis on managing affiliate billing and events. The right individual for this role provides excellent customer service, creates accurate reports, and works collaboratively with facility and program staff to serve customers. Preferred experience with VSI for registration, cash register and account receivable and ability to learn new systems and products for time and attendance. Competence in Microsoft office and Office 365 is essential.
Qualifications include: High School diploma and Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and strong supervision skills. Candidates must posses a valid Illinois Class D driver's license, successfully complete a criminal background check and attain within 6 months of employment and maintain a valid CPR/AED certification.
Join Palatine Park District and Live the Parks and Rec Life! To Apply: https://il-palatineparks.civicplushrms.com/careers/
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In partnership with the community, we enrich lives by providing meaningful experiences through programs, parks and facilities.
The Finance is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Finance. The compensation has a starting salary of $63,360. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, professional training opportunities, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days. The work schedule is primarily Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm with working evenings and weekends based on business needs. (e.g. attend various board meetings)
The Finance Manager position manages the day-to-day accounting, budgeting and cash management functions of the District.
Responsible for the operation of all accounting systems and records including, but not limited to, cash receipts, expenditures, investments,
purchasing, inventory, assets, payroll, and other procedures necessary to the efficient operation of the District.
Assists in the development and maintenance of financial reporting systems to insure integrity of finances based on sound accounting procedures and controls.
The Park District of Oak Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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Our Mission: In partnership with the community, we enrich lives by providing meaningful experiences through programs, parks and facilities.
The Risk Manager is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management. The compensation has a starting salary of $58,406.40. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, professional training opportunities, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days. The work schedule is primarily Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm with working evenings and weekends based on business needs.
This position is responsible for planning, directing ,and implementing activities related to risk management, safety, training and development.
The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Glenview Park District, Illinois (pop.4 55,976) The Glenview Park District is seeking a collaborative finance professional with proven leadership skills for its next Finance Director. 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 included 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, and 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.
With a FY 2022-2023 budget of approximately $40 million, the Glenview Park District is one of the largest, most unique and inviting park districts in Illinois. The District’s property covers over 861 acres which includes 12 major facilities, 27 parks, 13 field houses and miles of walking trails. The Glenview Park District manages and preserves the community’s most precious lands, possessing both natural and cultural significance.
About the Position The Finance Director reports to the Deputy Executive Director and has district-wide responsibility for the administration, planning, organization, and supervision of all park district financial and accounting activities. Responsibilities include accounting & financial operations, reporting, investments & bonds, regulatory compliance, budget and planning. The position develops financial strategies to meet the goals of the park district and oversees a district-wide budget (currently approximately $40 million). The Finance Director has supervisory responsibility for four (4) full-time and one (1) part-time employee, and other contractors as needed. The role is interesting and dynamic, involving everything from participation in restaurant operations to buying draft horses. The Park District is active in promoting DEI efforts and offers a supportive environment for all staff members.
Position Requirements • Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Public Administration, or related field. • Master’s degree and/or CPA or equivalent experience are desired • Minimum five (5) years’ progressive work experience and supervisory experience are required
Ideal candidate will have: • Strong knowledge of accounting (preferably governmental/fund), financial systems, internal controls & auditing, standard business practices • Ability to communicate complex financial information to a general audience • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to perform financial analysis as well as make projections and recommendations • Note: No residency requirement for employment
Compensation and Benefits The anticipated starting salary range is $115,000 - $125,000 +/- DOQ, with the range maximum at $152,000. A comprehensive benefits package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance, 457 deferred compensation plan, and flex spending. The District also offers paid vacation, holiday and sick leave, along with tuition reimbursement and a variety of District recreational benefits. Partial remote work schedule options may be available.
Selection Process Apply online immediately at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) professional references to the attention of Maureen Barry, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 225, Northbrook, Illinois 60062. This position is open until filled with first review of resumes to begin July 15, 2022. Questions may be directed to Maureen Barry at 847-380-3240 ext 116.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.