Job Summary Under the supervision of the Senior Accountant, the Associate Accountant shall complete the day-to-day accounts payable and purchasing functions as detailed below, process all non-payroll related payments, assist with budget preparation and inquiries, provide input regarding district purchasing policies as well as other general financial functions; and be mindful of the best interests of the Palatine Park District, fellow employees, and patrons; participate with the Finance Department as a team member to assist and improve the overall services to the community. This position will also supervise the part-time finance assistant.
Education and Experience
•Bachelor Degree in Accounting preferred. Experience in government and/or fund accounting preferred with a minimum of three years applicable experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
•Strong attention to detail and problem solving abilities.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and Word and financial software.
•Ability to effectively execute multiple tasks and responsibilities with proper prioritization. •Willingness to be flexible and be a team player and must fit the culture of the park district.
•The ability to communicate clearly, both orally and written, along with good time management, and good organizational skills are essential. •CPR/AED Certification within six months of hire. •Valid Illinois Driver’s License. •A successful criminal background check.
Please apply at Please apply at jobs.palatineparks.org.