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Finance Director

Job Description:

The Village of Carpentersville is actively recruiting for a new Finance Director. This full-time position is appointed by the Village Manager and oversees the operations of the Village’s Finance Department. The Finance Director is a key member of the Village Manager’s management team and advises the Village President and Board of Trustees, as well as the Manager and Department Heads on major programs including general accounting, budget development, financial reporting, and investment management. This position is responsible for the development of long and short term financial planning and revenue projections, the daily functions of the Finance Department, oversight of the annual audit and drafting of the Village’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and the preservation of Village assets and sound accounting control of Village finances.
The ideal candidate should possess exceptional communication skills and demonstrated success in leading a cooperative work section of a similarly sized, full service community. The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of municipal finances, accounting practices and procedures, as well as knowledge of national and state laws relating to the administration of local government finance.
To be qualified for the position, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting or in business with a major in accounting; master’s degree or equivalent knowledge based on experience in public or business administration, with an emphasis in accounting, fiscal management, or closely related field; a minimum of seven years’ fiscal administration and supervisory experience in a municipality and in public accounting; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
The Village of Carpentersville offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) system. Salary dependent on qualifications. Position is open until filled.

Job Compensation

Dependent on Qualifications

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and employment application (found at electronically to or by mail:

Human Resources Department
1200 L.W. Besinger Drive
Carpentersville, IL 60110

The Village of Carpentersville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

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