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Date:  Mar 16, 2023

La Salle, IL, US, 61301-1216

Job Requisition ID:  18634

Agency :  Department of Veterans' Affairs 
Posting ID: REQ 18634

Opening Date: 03/16/2023

Closing Date/Time: 03/30/2023 
Salary:   $4,982 - $7,369/monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   LaSalle  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position. Transfers must be submitted in order to be considered for transfer with contractual rights.


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Position Overview

The Accountant Supervisor position is located at our Illinois Veterans' Home. This unique opportunity offers an exceptional benefit package to include health insurance, including eye care and dental, deferred compensation, life insurance and retirement.  If you desire to become a valued member of a hard-working and respected team and up for a challenge or a change in your career, please take this opportunity to apply for this rewarding and gratifying position.  

Job Responsibilities

1. Independently performs complex accounting work for the Veterans’ Home facility

2. Establishes and appropriates budgetary control accounts for the Veterans’ Home facility expenditures

3. Serves as working supervisor

4. Generates documents, summaries and reports for Federal Veterans' Administration Costs, Comptroller's Uniform Statewide Accounting System, Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, and other miscellaneous reports as requested

5. Establishes and appropriates encumbrances/obligations against allotments to ensure that sufficient funds are available

6. Determines accounting and fiscal systems, procedures and methods utilized and recommends changes to accounting and related reporting procedures

7. Attends staff meetings

8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

1. Knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years college, with courses in business administration and accounting

2. Two (2) years of professional experience in accounting, external auditing, budgetary planning and control or public accounting

Preferred Qualifications

1. Four (4) years of experience working with accounting and auditing theory, principles, methods, and procedures
2. Four (4) years of experience developing, installing, and evaluating new and revised methods, procedures, and performance standards
3. Four (4) years of experience supervising a staff of subordinates engaged in general accounting, budgeting, or external auditing activities

Conditions of Employment

1. Must pass a background check

2. Must complete a drug screen and pre-employment physical

3. Must meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance

4. Overtime is a condition of employment, and you may be required to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime

Work Hours:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm  
Work Location: 1015 Oconor Ave La Salle, IL 61301-1216  

Vetersans' Home at LaSalle

Fiscal Department
Agency Contact:
Diane Spiegel


Job Family:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  


This position does not contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).


About Agency

At the  Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, we are mission-focused on efforts to empower veterans and their families to thrive in the State of Illinois.  We do this by assisting veterans in navigating the system of federal, state and local resources and benefits; providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes and partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.

IDVA genuinely values and celebrates the differences amongst our veterans and the agency is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where our veteran residents know that they are appreciated, respected and valued.   Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion(DEI), we will continue to establish and uhold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender and religious oppression.

A career with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity for individuals. Working together, we create partnerships and experiences that engage and inspire our fellow co-workers and the veterans and their family members that we serve every day.  Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other beneift time off; tuition reimbursement; and pr-tax benefit programs.   The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.   The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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