CLOSED – Job Opening – Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant

Jonesboro, IL

Company Description

Union County Courthouse

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE: Provide information, primarily financial in nature, about all government activities that will assist commissioners, department heads, and other users in making educated financial and economic decisions about the County’s future. Oversee filings including annual and quarterly reports, forms, and correspondence by ensuring accuracy of data presented.


Prepare financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information as needed for pro forma statements and budgets, reviewing data for accuracy; reconcile accounts; assist other employees with resolution of accounting issues/questions.

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including special projects and compiling a variety of special reports.

Help to establish and maintain systems and controls which verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the County’s effectiveness, compliance, and efficiency.

Respond to Treasurer as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial needs.

Communicate with co-workers, commissioners, department heads, citizens, and others in a courteous and professional manner.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.

Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.



Bachelor Degree in Accounting.

Minimum of 2 years accounting experience.



Knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, tax laws, and reporting requirements (strong general ledger, accounts receivable, and banking working knowledge).

Ability to communicate (orally and in writing) in a professional manner when dealing with employees and organizational contacts.

Competent computer skills required in order to perform essential functions listed above (spreadsheet proficient).

Additional Information

Send letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Union County Treasurer

Attn: Fund Accountant Opening

309 West Market Street

Room 123

Jonesboro, IL 62952

Union County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

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