OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Chief Fiscal Officer
BUREAU SERVED: Fiscal Affairs
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Chief Fiscal Officer is responsible for the administration and oversight of the fiscal, planning, budgetary, and accounting operations of the Office.
The Chief Fiscal Officer conducts budgetary and statistical evaluations and analyses, and prepares complex and technical financial reports as required by senior management. Duties include, but are not limited to preparation of the Office’s annual budget request to the Illinois General Assembly, monitoring appropriation and cash levels among the Office’s accounts and working with other senior staff to help manage the financial impact of new projects and initiatives.
The Chief Fiscal Officer also supervises the professional, technical and clerical staff engaged in accounting, budgetary and statistical work in the Fiscal Affairs Division.
The Chief Fiscal Officer is responsible for ensuring that the Office maintains a proper system of records. Additionally, the Chief Fiscal Officer serves as the Chairman of the Attorney General’s Travel Control Board and is a member of the Office’s Procurement Policy, Compliance and Monitoring Board.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration or a related field, along with five years of progressively responsible professional and supervisory experience in governmental accounting or budgeting (preferably at the state level) or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A master’s degree and/or professional certification in related fields are preferred. The ability to effectively use available software applications, including Microsoft Excel, is critical. Attendance, professionalism, integrity, and the ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees, as well as with other agencies and institutions are essential to this position.
Hours of Work: 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Monday Friday)
Application Procedure: Send resume with cover letter to:
Office of the Attorney General
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.