Bradley, IL (pop. 15,282). Live, work, play, and grow with Bradley! Situated just 50 miles south of Chicago in Kankakee County, Bradley is ripe for growth. The Village has steadily emerged as a primary shopping hub for the region and includes many well-known retail businesses, supermarkets, and countless dining establishments. Easy transportation access is provided via US Interstate #57. Travel options to Chicago and northern suburbs include the Metra Electric Line, which is accessible via a short drive to the University Park station. Travel time to and from Midway Airport and Chicago’s downtown metro area is just 70 minutes. Given the relative affordability of homes in the Village (the median home value is $139,000), Bradley is attractive to first-time home buyers, with the median age of the population at 36.
The Village operates as a non-home rule entity and consists of a Mayor and six at-large Trustees. The day-to-day operations are managed by a Village Administrator who oversees an organization of 86 full-time employees and over 35 part-time/seasonal staff in six Departments: Administration, Building Standards, Fire, Police, IT, and Public Works. The Village enjoys a strong AA- bond rating from Standard and Poor’s and operates on a May 1 fiscal year. The FY 2024 budget is just over $40M across all funds, with a General Fund of approximately $22M.
The Village is seeking a finance professional with strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and preferred experience in public finance to serve as the Assistant Finance Director. The successful candidate will report to the Finance Director and will be considered a primary candidate to replace him upon his retirement from the Village in the near-term future. The position will perform a variety of complex professional and administrative tasks, assisting the Director in developing, planning, organizing, overseeing, and managing the Village's Finance Department.
The successful candidate will have:
The starting salary for the position is +/- $85,000 and will be commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience. The Village of Bradley provides a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance and retirement benefits through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Village of Bradley also provides paid vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays. Flexible work schedules and remote work opportunities are available on a limited basis.
Apply online immediately at www.GovHRjobs.com with a resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references. Position is open until filled with the first review of applications on December 1, 2023. Confidential inquiries may be directed to Maureen Barry, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at 847-380-3240, x116.
The Village of Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.