Director of Finance / Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
Lake County
Location of position: 
Waukegan, IL
$160,000 – $175,000
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 26, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Job Description: 

Lake County, IL (pop. 703,462) located in northeastern Illinois along the shore of Lake Michigan, 30 miles north of Chicago, seeks a progressive local government finance executive with proven leadership skills as candidates for its next Director of Finance/CFO.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration, or related field, with an MPA/MBA or CPA desired. Position further requires ten years’ experience of which eight years is progressively responsible experience in government budget, finance and accounting activities. Candidates must also have excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with professional staff throughout the county organization. Starting salary range is negotiable but in the hiring range of $160,000 – $175,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Candidates should apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references at once to to the attention of Heidi Voorhees President GovHR USA, LLC, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL  60062 Tel:  847-380-3240. 

Resume review will begin immediately, interviews expected to occur beginning of May,2018, but the position will remain open until filled.