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Accounting Clerk/ Sanitary Sewer Account Management
Status: Non-exempt, paid hourly
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Reports To: Township Administrator
Location: Northfield Township Government Office, 2550 Waukegan Road, Suite 100, Glenview, IL 60025
The accounting clerk performs various clerical and routine accounting tasks, including posting entries, verifying and reconciling input to the Township’s accounting firm, processing payments, and/or assisting in preparation of billings and other financial reports. Responds to inquiries and contacts vendors to resolve a variety of problems. Performs general office administrative duties in a team environment focusing on providing exceptional service to all Township residents.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Finance & Bookkeeping Duties:
Manage bank deposits for all township accounts
Monthly credit card reconciliations
Provide budgetary support
Assist with preparing monthly financial statements
Record, distribute and reconcile Food Pantry gift cards, both purchased and donated
Process and mail for payment all invoices for various Township accounts
Process matching grants for Food Pantry
Replenish and reconcile Township petty cash
Document and reconcile monthly tax distributions per tax levies
Check preparation and bank exception report and approval of Positive Pay transactions
Process stock donations
Assist accounting firm in audit preparation
Sanitary Sewer Accounting Duties:
Oversee the billing and mailing of the Township’s 2000 privatized customers on an annual, semi-annual and/or quarterly basis
Process and reconcile all sanitary sewer payments
Maintain Munibilling database
Manage and document liens
Oversee collection of sewer accounts that are in arrears
Provide telephone, email and in-person support for all Township services and referrals to other agencies as needed
Provide Illinois Notary services
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to converse knowledgeably and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Provide outstanding customer service, in-person, over the phone and via email
Ability to operate in a team setting with a positive and energetic attitude
Possess general office skills, ability to establish and meet office production goals and effectively utilize time with minimal oversight
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or bookkeeping AND
Three to five years’ experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, data entry and experience with financial accounting software.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a large percentage of the day
Occasionally move about inside the office and food pantry to access file cabinets and office equipment
Operate a computer and other office equipment, such as copy machine, postage machine and computer printer
Occasionally move 30-pound containers around various parts of the office or food pantry
Northfield Township is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Our work includes safety net services such as general/emergency assistance, an award-winning food pantry, and access to social services funded in part by the township. Our office also registers voters, provides passport and notary services and the Township Assessor's department provides assistance with property taxation issues. The Township Road District maintains roads an in unincorporated areas and operates a robust recycling program.
Northfield Township Government Office
2550 Waukegan RoadGlenview, IL
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