$70,000 – 90,000 depending on qualifications. IMRF eligible and excellent benefits package.
4 Year Degree
Village of Lake Barrington, Village Accountant
The Village of Lake Barrington is seeking a Village Accountant. The Village Accountant shall serve the residents of the Village by assisting the Village Administrator in performing in a timely and professional manner, a variety of professional accounting duties associated with preparing, maintain, analyzing, verifying, calculating, posting, reconciling, and balancing complex financial transactions, statements, records and reports.
Maintain the accuracy of the Village’s general and fund ledger and assist in preparation of the Village budget, annual audit, and year-end closing activities.
Review, adjust and maintain the general ledger, including accounts payable, payroll, and revenue, journal entries, and maintain accounts for several individual Village funds, including the Motor Fuel Tax Fund, and reconcile depository accounts for Motor Fuel Tax Fund.
Substantiate, process, and deposit all monies coming into the Village, including all tax revenues, payments for license, permits, fines, bank transfers, and other obligations due to the Village, balance daily receipts, and prepare information for and make deposits, including credit card receipts.
Substantiate and process all invoices for payment, resolve problems with vendors, enter accounts payable information, prepare accounts payable reports/warrants for the Village Board approval, and prepare and mail checks for payment of accounts payable.
Prepare and process payroll information, including data relative to taxes, Social Security, and other deductions, and prepare paychecks, earning statement, monthly, quarterly, and annual State and Federal payroll reports. Provide necessary information to the Treasurer for filing of the reports.
Prepare requisite compensation information for Village staff and ensure information is posted on the Village’s website in accordance with Compensation Disclosure – Public Act 97-0609.
Invoice developers and petitioners for reimbursable expenses, and invoice businesses and residents for false security system alarms.
Assist Village Treasurer with the preparation of the Village’s annual Appropriation Ordinance, annual tax levy ordinance, and annual Treasurer’s Report.
Participate in the development of, and monitoring of expenses in relation to the Village’s annual budget and the Appropriation Ordinance.
Monitor cash flow, advise the Village Treasurer and Village Administrator of funds available for investment and reinvestment.
Report monthly bank balances. Monitor and keep track of Fund Balance and the percentage of Fund Balance on a monthly basis for the Village Treasurer.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field.
A minimum of two years of accounting work experience including knowledge of accounting principles and techniques.
A combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential job functions.
Lake Barrington, IL (5,100), a home rule community located in the southwest corner of Lake County, approximately 40 miles northwest of the Chicago Loop, is seeking candidates for the position of Village Accountant.
Lake Barrington is a community of beautiful neighborhoods, with excellent schools, community services, and recreational offerings. With over 860 acres of Forest Preserves and open green space as well as walking and bike trails, Lake Barrington offers residents the opportunity to fully enjoy nature. The Village operates under the Board/Administrator form of government with a President and six Trustees elected at large on a non-partisan basis for 4-year overlapping terms. The Village provides public safety, public works, building and zoning, garbage/yard waste, general administration and financial services to its residents through staff and by contractual arrangement either with other public entities or through private sector consultants and businesses