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When is the last time you woke up in the morning and were actually excited to go to work? How about the last time you could actually say you love what you do and the people you work with? If you can imagine yourself working for a company where you can finally feel like you belong to a real team, then this may just be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

Illinois Educators Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Credit Unions serve members who have something in common, such as an employer. We are proud to serve our members with a variety of competitive products and services and the unique “World Class” treatment they so richly deserve. If you desire working for a company that truly embraces people, from the members who call our Credit Union their own, to the smiling team members in our front line and those passionately supporting our mission behind the scenes, then we have something in common. Which means you could be the next Superstar to join our winning team!

We love to give our employees the recognition they deserve. Besides a lucrative means to earning a living, we have an extensive bonus program to offer you – not only to celebrate your accomplishments, but to acknowledge the hard work and dedication you give each day. Much of your time and commitment is spent at your job, wouldn’t it be nice to be rewarded for adulting from time to time?

In addition to low-cost healthcare, free vision and dental benefits, we offer a competitive 401K retirement plan, short and long term disability and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a generous paid time off plan. We truly care about your health and well-being and want you to enjoy a great life style!

We also have frequent company-paid lunches and breakfasts, monthly potlucks, regular fun events including bowling, baseball games, and cook outs! We like to start Monday mornings off right, so we set aside time to get together as a team and prepare for the week with a fresh outlook. We also love Fridays so much, we all come to work sporting our jeans and share popcorn with our members. Talk about a great family thing we have going!

We hope you are as excited as we are to announce a new opening within our growing company! Illinois Educators Credit Union is looking to hire a Controller who will be responsible for being the Computing Mastermind for our thriving company. As much as we strive to satisfy our members' financial well-being and maintain the positive welfare of our hardworking staff, this can hardly be possible without ensuring that we are solvent. As Controller, you will be there to support our growth and longevity by bringing to the table all of your Rockstar accounting skills.
Your daily work day may look something like this:
  • As the numbers guru, you will use your expert computing skills to make sure that transaction records and general ledger figures balance out
  • Use your logic and analytical skills to prepare systematic reviews and practical reporting of our income statements, balance sheets, and investments to make sense of our finances as well as stay on top of our monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting mandates
  • Be the eye on internal controls and financial operations to maintain efficiency and equability
  • Keep our paper trails on point and work closely with auditors to ensure that compliancy standards are up to par
  • Assist with staying on top of our annual budget by reviewing expenditures for accuracy and make recommendations suitable to helping improve profitability and cost management
  • Be the go to person for guidance on generally accepted accounting principles and competitive standards as well as proper functionality within the accounting department
  • Ensure that invoices are legitimate and clear of discrepancies while making sure that the bills are paid so we can keep the lights on
  • Advise on potential road blocks or red flags, such as resource utilization and assumptions underlying budget forecasts
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs for each individual area and recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to key functions of business and finance
  • Monitor investments to ensure optimum returns and seek out alternative options as deemed appropriate
  • Maintain a positive working environment that operates at optimum effectiveness and efficiency
So, do you have what it takes to join our fun-loving family?
All we ask is that you bring your fine analytical skills, courteous, tactful, and meticulous spirit, ambitious demeanor, go-getter attitude, and aspiration for giving the best you have to give, and we will provide you with everything else you need to lead the successful career you've been anticipating.
The perfect candidate will have at least two to five years of banking/credit union experience and completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. An MBA or CPA is desired.
Please contact Kirk Considine with Express Employment Professionals at 217-467-2929 for immediate consideration.


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