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City Accountant

Acting as Assistant to the Finance Director, this person will assist with planning and organizing the activities of the dept. Duties to include payroll processing, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. This position assists in the preparation of the annual budget, prepares and maintains financial reports and budgetary controls, prepares various financial records and audits, and prepares and presents related reports to the Finance Director, Mayor and City Council. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field, or an equivalent of education and experience, advanced Excel skills, and a minimum of one year of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting, budgeting or financial control. Knowledge of governmental accounting, auditing and budgeting principles and practices, and payroll processing experience strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have a high level of communication, organizational, project management and leadership skills. Must be able to demonstrate courtesy and excellent communication skills with elected officials, city employees and residents. Application deadline is January 5, 2015. Please email resumes to the City HR Manager at .


The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer. 

Applications available on home page under Quick Links - Forms

Please address resumes to:
Human Resources Manager
City of Freeport
524 W Stephenson St., Suite 322 C
Freeport, IL 61032
Fax: 815-599-5872
Email: dmilliman


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Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203