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Village of Channahon, Accounting Clerk

The Village of Channahon, IL is a home-rule community located within Will and Grundy Counties.  The Village is seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual to join the Finance Department as an accounting clerk. This is an additional position in the department and expands the number of accounting clerk positions to three. The ideal candidate must possess high ethical standards and excellent customer service skills, be an effective communicator, and have a strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Job duties include calculating, verifying, posting, reviewing, analyzing and balancing a variety of financial transactions for various aspects of the Village’s accounting system including the utility billing system.  The candidate would be expected to work within clearly established accounting systems and procedures and to exercise independent judgment to document and record financial transactions.  The candidate should possess the ability to organize, to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees and the public, to perform required duties with initiative, good judgment, accuracy, persistence, integrity, tact, confidentiality and courtesy.  Duties would include, but are not limited to, utility billing, making and returning resident phone calls, cash receipts, accounts payable, processing payroll, and other various areas of accounting.

This position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field or a minimum of two years’ experience in an accounting clerical position, preferably in governmental accounting.

The starting salary for this collective bargaining position is $44,705 plus an excellent benefits package including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension plan.  The position reports directly to the Finance Director and works closely with the Accountant and other Village employees.

Applications and job descriptions are available on our website at  and at the Village of Channahon Administrative offices, located at 24555 S. Navajo Drive, Channahon, IL 60410.  Completed applications are required and should be directed to the Human Resource Manager at  Position open until filled.  EOE / ADA employer.




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