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Lake County, Real Estate Tax and Investment Manager

General Description: Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation, an excellent benefit package and career growth opportunities? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.

In this position, you will track investments for Lake County funds in accordance with the Treasurer’s investment policy and the Illinois Public Funds Investment Act. The person in this role will be responsible for tracking the county’s various bank accounts and ensuring that funds are available for disbursement, when needed, while estimating cash deposits and required disbursements to ensure sufficient funds; tracking collateral; supervising all property tax refunds; journaling receipts, and researching property tax payment issues. This role will supervise up to four direct reports.

Essential Functions: Responsible for cash management, investment management, some tax collection duties, along with various fiscal functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and reconciling general ledger transactions

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
* Ten years of experience with financial accounting and government Finance
* Working knowledge of auditing procedures for internal control
* Experience using Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), tax collection system, specifically iasWorld and investment tracking software (Sympro), preferred.

Supplemental Information:
Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


18 N. County Street Room 102
Waukegan, IL 60085



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