Business Manager | Flossmoor Public Library

Posted on Apr 25, 2022

Join the Flossmoor Public Library's Administrative Team. An enjoyable place to work with great benefits and competitive pay.

General Summary: This full-time exempt position is responsible for managing Library financials, investments, audits, insurance, benefits, HR responsibilities, payroll, accounts payable and building operations. Supervises the maintenance employee. Assists Library Director in various administrative tasks as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages all financial, investment and accounting operations including audit functions.
  • Works with Director to maintain budget and plan for future needs.
  • Manages relationships with administrative vendors such as auditors, banks and investment houses.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations and reports in generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Handles all aspects of payroll and accounts payable/receivable responsibilities.
  • Administers employee benefits including coordinating health care plans, IMRF, life, etc.
  • Responsible for general ledger accuracy, reporting of revenues & expenditures.
  • In-house HR liaison – updates policies as needed; maintains personal handbook, makes procedure and/or policy adjustments as state or national requirements dictate
  • Supervisor of maintenance employee; Oversees building maintenance, copiers
  • Assures proper record retention and disposal
  • Is a member of the administrative team
  • Works closely with Library director
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications for appointment:

  • Bachelor's degree with multiple course work in accounting/business
  • Three years public accounting experience; familiarity with principles of payroll and software, general ledger maintenance and software (preferable BS&A software), employee benefits, employment and HR laws
  • Demonstrated computer skills especially with Microsoft Office, Excel and Word
  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must
  • Ability to exercise judgment/discretion when dealing with public/staff
  • Available to work evening and weekends as schedule requires
  • Ability to work independently and handle numerous tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Commitment to public service


$47,957 - $ 71,932


Flossmoor Public Library
1000 Sterling Ave.
Flossmoor, IL 60422
United States

How to apply

Send employment application, resume and cover letter to: Attn: Jamie Paicely.

Apply by May 20, 2022.

No phone calls please. Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

An Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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