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Village of Mount Prospect, Finance Intern

The Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois, population 56,852 is located along Metra’s Union Pacific Northwest Line, 22 miles from downtown Chicago and five miles north of O’Hare International Airport. The Finance Department is seeking to hire an intern for a temporary employment assignment.


General Responsibilities: Assist with accounts payable processing. Assist with accounting functions including but not limited to helping to create the annual budget book, capital asset planning and audit work. Perform customer service tasks in front office as needed. Help with a review and update of finance department website pages and help come up with finance social media content. Ensure strict confidentiality of office records and customer information. Visit for a full copy of the job description.


Pay Rate$15-18 per hour, dependent on qualifications.


Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or equivalent, must be enrolled in college, university, or other accredited continuing education with an emphasis in business or accounting. We would be willing to accept an equivalent combination of education and experience.


This position is flexible based on your schedule and hours may vary depending on departmental needs but generally between 10-30 hours per week. Finance department is open Monday through Friday from 8:30a.m to 5 p.m.  The number of hours worked will not exceed 999 in a year.


To Apply:  Please submit an electronic cover letter and resume to Jennifer Fitzgerald, Deputy Director of Finance, at Position open until filled.


The Village of Mount Prospect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all. People of diverse backgrounds, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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