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Accountant

Job posted on July 10, 2019

Contact Information

Organization: The Village of Algonquin

Contact Person: Human Resources

Address:
2200 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, Illinois 60102

Phone Number: FAX: 847-658-4564

Email: HR@algonquin.org

Website: https://www.algonquin.org/

Job Description

Seeking applicants for the position of Accountant for the General Services Administration Department. General Duties: In this role you will be performing a variety of accounting functions, such as processing cash receipts, preparing journal entries, bank reconciliations, assisting with month-end and year-end closing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, utility billing, and general ledger systems, annual audit related duties, preparing a variety of financial reports, assisting in maintaining accurate financial records, assisting in daily cash receipts processing, cash management, investment tracking for all treasury functions, providing accounting direction and guidance to other Village departments for related grant requirements, and performing related accounting tasks as assigned. In addition, you will research and implement the latest accounting standards, GASB pronouncements, Village policies and procedures, as well as, accounting system modifications. Must be able to maintain financial security by monitoring and adhering to internal controls. Requirements: Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent. Three years of governmental fund accounting experience and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) desired, but not required. MUNIS enterprise resource planning software experience a plus. Skills: Must have strong organization skills, the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy/attention to detail, knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines, proficiency using spreadsheets and other financial software tools, and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, is key in this position. Must ensure best in class customer service is provided to both internal and external customers. TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete and submit a Village of Algonquin employment application, along with a resume. Applications can be downloaded from the Village's website at the link listed above. Completed applications can be submitted to the address listed above. *No phone calls please.
Application Deadline: July 26, 2019

 

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