Employment Opportunities

Finance Director, Village of Westchester 

The Village of Westchester, IL (population 16,718) is a diverse and professionally-managednon-home rule municipality located approximately14 miles west of Chicago in Cook County. We are seeking a qualified FinanceDirector to complement its management team.  

Thesuccessful candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customerservice, have high ethical standards, have a strong attention to detail andaccuracy and be able to communicate effectively. This position requires a degree in Accounting or related field from anaccredited university;and four to eight years of progressively responsible work in governmentaccounting and reporting. Good opportunity for an Assistant Finance Directorlooking to advance to a Finance Director.  Must have the ability tolearn and use management information systems at an advanced level, and beproficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).

Responsibilitiesof this position include: oversees a staff of four full and part-time employeesin the finance and administration department in customer service, generalledger accounting and reconciliation, payroll, utility billing, cash receipts,accounts receivable and accounts payable.  Coordinates the Village’sannual independent audit.  Directs the preparation of all requiredanalysis, documentation, and disclosures supporting the Village’s ComprehensiveAnnual Financial Report. Directs the monthly and quarterly financial reportpreparation.  Maintains the financial accounting system.  Coordinatesthe preparation of the annual budget.   Establishes and maintainscash controls. Manages investments. Monitors Department spending. Responsible for preparation of the annualtax levy. Responsible for preparation of the annual treasurer’s report andrelated filings. Works on specialprojects as assigned.  Responsible for ensuring courteous and efficientservice to Village residents and staff.   
This position reports to the Village Managerand applicant must have the ability to work independently, exercising goodjudgment and initiative.  This positionis classified as a full-time, exempt position. Position will remain open until filled and we will expedite hiring forthe right candidate. Salaryis DOQ (estimated $100,000/yr +-). Excellent benefits package.  

Qualifiedcandidates should send cover letter, resume, salary history, and three (3) professionalreferences by May 27, 2018 to David Plyman, Village Manager, 10300 W RooseveltRoad, Westchester, IL 60154 or electronically to dplyman@westchester-il.org. Electronicsubmissions are preferred. Post-offerdrug test and background check is required. The Village of Westchester is an equalopportunity employer.