Homewood seeks finance clerk applicants

Full-tme Finance Clerk

2 part-time Finance Clerks

Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. 

The Finance Department The Village of Homewood is a well-managed and well-governed community that provides effective, efficient and timely municipal services to its residents, stakeholders and customers. The Village also provides a well-resourced and stable place of employment for its employees.

The Finance Clerk position is a perfect “entry-level” position designed to provide critical administrative and backup support to the activities and operations of the customer service area within the Finance Department.

The position will support activities including water billing, business licenses, vehicle licenses, accounts payable and liens. The position also provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Finance Department. The Finance Clerk is expected to demonstrate customer service excellence and high quality productivity and efficiency in the customer service area of the Finance Department.

The position also supports some basic financial and accounting functions of the Finance Department including those financial processes and systems associated with the water fund.

The Finance Department is looking for a motivated and personable professional with two to four years of experience in a customer service based, interactive front office environment. The candidate should have experience in serving and engaging the general public, customers and/or stakeholders. An Associate’s Degree is preferred but not required. Candidates may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applicants must have excellent cognitive skills, along with well-established verbal and written communication and customer service skills. Successful candidates must also be wellversed in utilizing various office-type software including MS Office Suite and other database management and/or enterprise software.

The starting salary for the full-time position is $41,114.71. The starting pay for the part-time positions is $15.57 per hour. The Village’s excellent employee benefits package includes medical insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension participation, ICMA-RC retirement plans, paid sick, vacation, and holiday time. Only emailed packets (cover letter, Village application, and resume) will be accepted. To apply, combine submittal documents and email a “single PDF file” to Napoleon Haney, Assistant Village Manager [email protected] by Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. The application and job description for the full-time position can be downloaded by going to the job webpage. The application and job description for the part-time positions can be downloaded here.

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