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The City of Darien is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Darien Job Opening - Staff Accountant

The City of Darien (population 23,860) is seeking a Staff Accountant to report to the Assistant City Administrator.

General Responsibilities:
The individual in this position will be responsible for preparation of journal entries, account analysis, bank reconciliations, payroll and preparation of financial statements including monthly Board reports and assisting the auditors in completing our Annual Financial Report (AFR). The position will also be responsible for payroll tax deposits and payroll tax returns including W-2's and 1099's.

Position Requirements:
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in accounting with two to four years' experience in governmental accounting preferred. The successful candidate should be able to use Microsoft Excel and Word and familiarity with accounting software. Experience with Sage Software, which is utilized by the City for its accounting, payroll and Human Resources systems is helpful. The candidate should be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally across all levels of employees from Administrative to Directors and Elected Officials.

Starting Salary:
The salary range for this position is $50,725 - $68,479 with starting salary DOQ. The City provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Application period:
Open until filled


City of Darien Job Opening - Administrative Secretary ll - Police Dept.

The City of Darien is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Secretary II for the Police Department.

The successful candidate will be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and possess excellent writing skills. Strong communication skills, a dynamic personality, and innovative thinking are needed to interact with the public and provide quality customer service to our residents. Duties include but are not limited to; scheduling shifts, organizing departmental activities, providing support to the Chief of Police and Deputy Chief of Police, writing and assembling community newsletters, writing departmental memorandums, coordinating and assembling meeting materials and providing executive communications to department employees.

The salary range for this position is $41,442-55,947 with an excellent benefits package. Applications will be accepted at Darien City Hall, 1702 Plainfield Road, until the position is filled. The City of Darien is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






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