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Job Description

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of professional, administrative, and managerial duties related to planning, directing, organizing, and controlling the functions of the Fiscal Division.
This position will ensure delivery of assigned duties and program services in accordance with the Agency Vision, Mission, and Values and applicable program contracts, manuals, and guidelines.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs the fiscal team and delegates assignments; reviews performance and makes decision affecting job retention, advancement, and discipline; participates in the recruitment and selection of division staff; develops and conducts staff training; determines work procedures, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations; issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness and conformance to policies and procedures; monitors staff customer service efforts and generally directs staff activities to achieve effective internal and external stakeholder relations.
  • Coordinates the development and preparation of the annual budget; coordinates budget development process with various RPC divisions; forecasts revenue and expenditures; provides governing body and division heads with information and recommendations for efficient fiscal administration; recommends rules, regulations, policies and procedures and implements the same upon approval; assures RPC fiscal activities conform to statutory and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Manages RPC cash flow processes; tracks and monitors cash balances; prepares budget adjustments as required; maintains accounts; performs general and grant budget analyses related to revenues, expenditures, grant ending balances, etc. performs various monthly tasks, i.e., processing budget adjustments and modifications, financial statements, grant reimbursement requests, monthly reporting required by grantor funding agencies.
  • Coordinates annual external audit; directs and coordinates year-end closing functions; prepares single audit data; prepares annual financial reports and historical reports; serves as internal auditor; examines and verifies the accuracy of all reports, vouchers and accounts including federal and state funding grant accounts; monitoring billing and collection procedures; and assures compliance with established budgets.
  • Directs and manages financial and accounting activities related to grants awarded to the RPC; assures proper and timely reporting of grant fund utilization; assures compliance with grant regulations; coordinates timely requests for grant disbursements and reimbursements; oversees financial administration of special grant funds or accounts.
  • Directs and manages purchasing and requisition systems; monitors revenues and expenditures and apprises management of revenue shortfalls, expenditure overruns, and non-compliance situations; accounts for the proper administration of purchase orders, requisitions, vouchers, and contracts.
  • Directs RPC-wide procurement practices; assures proper competitive pricing and bidding for contracts, services, and purchases; oversees the ongoing education and training of RPC staff related to procurement policy, practices, and procedures.
  • Oversees accounts payable and receivable processes; plans, organizes and supervises the process for receiving and disbursing RPC finances as well as maintain complete and accurate records of all financial transactions; creates accounts and sub-accounts as needed to monitor fund allocations and disbursements; monitors and reviews fund balances; directs or delegates the preparation of grant billings and various other charges to external agencies.
  • Oversees and directs the management of payroll processing and accounting; assures all payroll actions are supported by proper documentation and authorization, monitors the creation of various payroll reports and reviews for quality and accuracy.
  • Directs the management of RPC assets; ensures that all equipment and assets are properly identified and assigned to proper divisions; assures integrity of asset accountability by performing periodic asset audits and directs the maintenance of records as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in business or public administration, finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience related to the above duties; three years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity,


  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

The complete job description may be viewed at
Schedule:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F (Flexibility is necessary to support the goals of the organization.)
Worksite:  1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, Illinois and Home Office
Status: Full-Time/37.5 Hours per week
Starting Wage:  $85,000 - $110,000
Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!
Applicants may apply at: 
CCRPC is EEO/AA/ADA employer.

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Who We Are

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission logoThe Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an intergovernmental membership organization that provides a variety of programming in the areas of regional, environmental and transportation planning; economic, community, and workforce development; social services; early childhood education; and technical assistance in East Central Illinois. As a multi-faceted government agency, the Commission administers over 100 federal and state grants and contracts with an annual operating budget of $25 million and a staff of over 230 professionals housed in 12 locations serving over 30,000 clients annually.

In 2016, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission reached a 50-year milestone in promoting, planning, and facilitating improvements to the health, safety, welfare, education, economic conditions, environment, and development within our region. We are proud of our many achievements over the past 50 years and look forward to continuing to develop collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of our region.

Formed in 1966, the Regional Planning Commission has spent 50 years cultivating partnerships and alliances that range from the federal government to local boards, councils, and committees. The Commission works collaboratively with stakeholders to address community issues, create and advance comprehensive plans and strategies, and provide quality services to the citizens of our region.

As the Regional Planning Commission looks to the future, we will continue to seek new opportunities to expand and impact our community beyond the current measures of success. As we explore these opportunities, our work may take shape in new and exciting ways, beyond what has been the norm in terms of our service area and approach to programming. We will approach the future with innovative practices and solutions that will enable us to better serve community needs and support sustainability for future growth. The Regional Planning Commission recently rebranded itself to represent what the next 50 years of services will bring. Our new tagline provides the context for our daily efforts: PEOPLE.POSSIBILITIES

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1776 E. Washington Street

Urbana, IL


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