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Village of Northbrook, Senior Clerk

The Village of Northbrook, Illinois (population 35,222), is a thriving, progressive community strategically located 25 miles north of Chicago. Home to several corporate headquarters, an upscale mall, a charming downtown, and several public transit resources, Northbrook is a prosperous village with a small-town feel. A family-oriented community, residents enjoy a variety of events and recreational opportunities, parks and natural areas, dining and retail choices, and high quality municipal services. Northbrook has a diverse blend of rich history and strong civic-minded leadership, making it a wonderful place to live, work, and play.

The Village of Northbrook’s Finance Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Clerk. Under the direction of the Deputy CFO, this full-time position is responsible for performing various finance and administrative tasks in the accounts payable and other finance functions of the Village. Responsibilities include but are not limited to approving and entering invoices and payments for accounts payable, reconciling bank accounts and assisting with the month-end close process, relieving main cashier/switchboard, and various seasonal/special projects. This position will interact extensively with other co-workers, vendors and customers to provide customer service and resolve issues.

Minimum requirements include High School diploma or GED and two years of accounts payable or other financial experience, preferably in a municipal setting. Associate’s degree in Accounting or related field is preferred.  A combination of education and experience will be considered.  This position requires strong attention to detail, excellent analytical problem-solving, customer-service and communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel.

Starting salary is $55,000 +/- depending on experience and qualifications. The Village also offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes pension (IMRF), health & dental Insurance, life insurance and generous leave benefits.  Required work hours include Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position should email their resume, cover letter and application form to: with “Senior Clerk” in the subject field or mail to Village of Northbrook, Human Resources, 1225 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062.  Applications are available on the Northbrook website at Position will be open until filled.



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