Lincolnshire- Accountant

Lincolnshire, IL (population 7,500) Are you interested in a challenging position and working alongside a creative and innovative team? The Village of Lincolnshire seeks a professional with exceptional “hands on” accounting skills for the position of Accountant. This position is responsible for day-to-day accounting functions of the Village. The Accountant reports directly to the Finance Director and requires knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles. The Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of assigned and self-initiated tasks including: accounts payable, payroll processing, general ledger maintenance, bank reconciliations, utility billing, and preparing financial statements. Successful candidates must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills; a collaborative work style; a strong customer service/public relations orientation; ability to exercise sound judgment; initiative; and discretion. Candidate must possess an Associate’s Degree with major emphasis or coursework in Accounting or Finance and at least three years’ experience. Human resources knowledge/experience a plus. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite.Lincolnshire, IL (population 7,500) Are you interested in a challenging position and working alongside a creative and innovative team? The Village of Lincolnshire seeks a professional with exceptional “hands on” accounting skills for the position of Accountant. This position is responsible for day-to-day accounting functions of the Village. The Accountant reports directly to the Finance Director and requires knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles. The Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of assigned and self-initiated tasks including: accounts payable, payroll processing, general ledger maintenance, bank reconciliations, utility billing, and preparing financial statements. Successful candidates must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills; a collaborative work style; a strong customer service/public relations orientation; ability to exercise sound judgment; initiative; and discretion. Candidate must possess an Associate’s Degree with major emphasis or coursework in Accounting or Finance and at least three years’ experience. Human resources knowledge/experience a plus. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite.

Salary Range: Starting salary $62,000 +/- depending on qualifications, experience, and professional achievements.

Agency Contact: Please send cover letter, resume, salary history and three (3) work related references to Leslie Cole, Village of Lincolnshire, 1 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

(EOE)Deadline: January 29, 2021Website: www.lincolnshireil.gov