Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in accounting, finance, payroll, human resources, procurement, safety and office administration? If so, this position could very well be for you:
Position: Director of Finance and Administration Location: Libertyville, Illinois Salary: $98,525 - $128,597 Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
The person selected for this position will have fiscal oversight of the Division of Transportation (Division), which includes construction, engineering, planning and maintenance of county highways, and the maintenance of the county fleet. The ideal candidate must demonstrate expertise in financial leadership and can lead a diverse funded organization. The Division has seven different accounting funds. The Division has an operating budget of $21,000,000 and an annual capital budget of $65,000,000. This position is responsible for the 5-Year Capital Plan revenue projections. This is a sweet, challenging and rewarding position.
In addition, this position has the responsibility for the development and administration of directing the Division’s accounting and audit functions, budgets, procurement, personnel policies and procedures, risk management and safety programs, and preparation of the Division’s committee agenda resolutions requiring approval by the County Board. This position has five direct reports with indirect oversight of the Division’s 127 full-time employees and 22 part-time employees. This position reports to the County Engineer. Work is performed in accordance with the guidelines and policies established by the County Board, and the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee.
To be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or formal education in Accounting, Business Administration or Public Administration from an accredited school, eight years of progressively responsible experience in government or business finance, accounting practices, human resources and procurement. This position requires proficiency in the Microsoft Suite and the ability to work within financial ERP systems, with Oracle experience preferred.
Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.
Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Lake County Government
Lake County is a large, complex organization consisting of more than 30 departments and divisions
that provide services including law enforcement, water and sewerage treatment, public health,
criminal justice, transportation, public works, land use planning, building inspections, and emergency
management. The county has 2,679 employees, a $503 million budget and is governed by a 21 member elected Board.