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Village of Riverside, Accounting Manager

Come grow with us in Riverside, “the Village in the Forest!”

Do you have knowledge of accounting and have experience with budget administration? Are you ready to work cooperatively and coordinate with employees in other departments? If you communicate clearly verbally and in writing, have solid working knowledge of Excel and Word and exercise sound judgment in solving accounting issues, the Accounting Manager role could be the next great step in your career.

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Located approximately 11 miles from downtown Chicago, the Village of Riverside is a National Historic Landmark Community designed by visionary landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. We have a highly-collaborative workplace that values employee contributions and ideas that improve Village processes and customer service. The Village is committed to supporting our employees and affording them opportunities to learn and expand their professional skills. The Village provides paid trainings and professional organization memberships that are relevant to the position and career path of the employee.

Learn more about our wonderful village at https://www.riverside.il.us/GetToKnowRiverside

The Accounting Manager maintains the general ledger, performs monthly bank reconciliations along with other reconciliations, coordinates the annual audit and prepares year-end accruals, maintains fixed assets and subsidiary ledger records, keeps numerous revenue schedules, generates monthly financial reports, assists with budget preparation and grant reports/applications. The Accounting Manager supports the Utility Billing and Accounts Payable Fiscal Assistants and the Finance Management Analyst and serves as a backup for payroll functions and Treasury Management.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required with 2-4 years of accounting experience desired. Supervisory experience a plus. This position’s salary range is $67,474- $100,552.59 with excellent benefits.

You will receive 2 personal days, 12 holidays, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 10 days of vacation annually. Full-time employees have their choice of HMO or PPO medical coverage, dental, and an optional vision coverage plan. The Village pays 80% of the insurance premium, with the remainder paid by the employee. Employees are also enrolled in a Life Insurance and AD&D policy providing $50,000 in coverage, paid entirely by the Village. Full-time employees are required to participate in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), a defined pension plan. Employees are also given the option to participate in the following: participation in the IMRF Voluntary Additional Contribution (VAC) fund, MissionSquare (457 plan), supplemental life insurance, and flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care. The Village also offers a Retirement Health Savings Plan through MissionSquare.

Application review begins on May 17, 2024, apply today! Application can be completed on our website at www.riverside.il.us/Jobs. You may submit your cover letter, resume, application and three work related references by e-mail to Management Analyst Ian Splitt at isplitt@riverside.il.us.

The Village of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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