Opportunity at a Glance
Join the Village of Orland Park’s award winning Finance Department in upholding the Village’s commitment to fiscal responsibility while promoting excellent customer service. The Finance Department seeks a Part-Time Financial Analyst to prepare and analyze financial information and perform a variety of standard and complex technical accounting, finance, and administrative assignments.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting the Finance Director and Assistant Finance Director with special projects as assigned; assisting with the preparation of annual audit schedules and annual budget worksheets, presentations and published budget documents and assisting in the development and update of financial policies and procedures.
This position manages the accounts receivable process for miscellaneous amounts due to the Village of Orland Park; manages the Village’s participation in the Illinois Debt Recovery Program; prepares special surveys, census financial reports, and annual unclaimed property report; prepares monthly and quarterly budget to actual reports distributed to the Village Board and/or various Village departments; prepares monthly activity reports for various Village departments and commissions; prepares the monthly sales tax filing.
This position also provides back up support to other Finance positions as needed, prepares bi-weekly Board/Committee items in Legistar, tracks Committee items to ensure that they move to the Board agenda once approved at the Committee level and performs other tasks and/or duties as assigned. This position is part time and requires approximately 29 hours a week. Regular and consistent attendance is required for this position.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required. At least two years of municipal finance/accounting experience is preferred. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel proficiency is mandatory.
The ability to calculate basic and complex figures and amounts using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is necessary. The ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations is also desired.
Strong analytical abilities are required. Ability to maintain confidential information and work as a team with department members is required. Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines is required.