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 $40,000-$50,000 annually, commensurate with qualifications

Springfield Park District


Department: Finance

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Reporting Authority: Director of Finance & Administration

Classification: Exempt – Non Union

Salary Range: $40,000-50,000 annually, commensurate with education/experience

Position Summary:

Manages the following agency-wide functions:

Accounts Payable

System administration of accounting software (MS Dynamics©)

Accounting and reporting cycles

Internal controls

Property management and control

Assist Director of Finance in managing various finance functions as needed

Other duties as assigned

Specific Responsibilities:

Responsible for journalizing summary payroll data and reconciling payroll related accruals. Responsible for monthly reconciliation of accounts, real-time monitoring and reporting on operating and capital budget variances, identifying differences and presenting alternative funding options where applicable. Compile budget data, forecasting expenditures and provide reports as needed to executive management team. Work closely with departmental supervisors/budget managers and provide procurement management and assistance as requested/needed. Provide statement of claims and other financial reports to executive staff and the Board of Trustees on a monthly basis. Act as Park District Liaison with Springfield Parks Foundation finance function. Troubleshoot problems with vendors and related disbursements. Create/update ad hoc reports as needed or requested. Function as system administrator over general ledger/accounts payable software package. Provide assistance to staff in administering and applying District policies and procedures. Qualifications Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Demonstrated aptitude in procurement, accounts payable and reporting. Aptitude with accounting software and with utilizing Microsoft Office©Suite, especially Excel©. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in accounting, finance or business disciplines. One to three years of experience in an accounting position, with some supervisory experience preferred. Experience in Public Accounting preferred but not required. General Requirements:

Must be able to read and write and have good command of the English language. Good oral and written communication skills. Physical capabilities – squat, bend and move as necessary for the job. Must be able to perform advanced mathematics. Must have high proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite©. Must possess valid Illinois Driver’s License. Must possess professional phone skills and work well with the public. Must present a neat and professional appearance. Responsible to follow policies and procedures outlined in Springfield Park District employee manual. Must live in Sangamon County, in the State of Illinois or must be willing to move to Sangamon County in the State of Illinois within the first 6 months of acceptance of a position with the Springfield Park District. The Springfield Park District is committed to the provisions of Equal Employment Opportunities and Affirmative Action to its applicants regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, age sex, marital or veterans’ status, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.

Revised June 2018

To apply, follow or paste this link:

 Springfield Park District


Stephen Flesch
217-544-1751, x1003

 Closing Date

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