Application Deadline: Open until filled (First review of resumes will be August 5, 2019)
Starting Wage: $104,134.78 – $145,788.86 Annually Starting salary and terms of employment are negotiable.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Most Tuesday evenings for City Council meetings
Characteristics of the Job Directs, administers, and coordinates the activities of the Finance Department in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the City Administrator by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.
Requirements Training and Experience Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in business administration or finance and five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in municipal finance; or equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of acceptable practices and standards in accounting, auditing, budgeting, investment management and debt financing; thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations that impact the work performed and supervised.
Exceptional skill in public, employee and labor relations, and in maintaining effective working relationships, skill in developing innovative solutions, making persuasive business presentations, supervising employees and administering labor agreements.
Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of information and situations encountered in the course of employment; read, analyze and interpret complex documents; respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints; write clear and concise specialized reports and business correspondence; effectively present information and respond to questions on complex and controversial topics to a variety of audiences; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret an extensive variety of financial, legal and technical materials; deal with several abstract and concrete variables in an assortment of formats.
Licenses and Certifications Valid Illinois driver’s license or equivalent
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, frequently is required to sit, occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
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