Finance Manager - Administration

Job Type: Full-time, 12 months, 256 days, 7.5 hours/day

Start Date: July 1, 2020

Position Description

The Finance Manager is assigned to the Administration Department and is under the direct supervision of the Regional Director. The Finance Manager has the responsibility to provide sound fiscal management in the operation of all financial matters, including the development and management of the budget, accounting and reporting, and the supervision of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and purchasing.

Job Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or other appropriate discipline is required. A minimum of five years of experience in school finance or school business management (or equivalent training and experience from which comparable skills and knowledge are required) preferred.

Position Location

Sycamore, IL Office


Based upon experience and qualifications

Contact Information

Jon Malone, regional Director
Northwestern Illinois Association
245 W. Exchange Street, Suite 4
Sycamore, IL 60178
(779) 222 2554

Application Process and Deadline
  1. Completion of NIA online application
  2. Formal Letter of Application, Resume, List of References

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2020

General Information

The Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA) is a regional special education cooperative comprised of seventy-two school districts located in the ten northwestern counties of Illinois. The primary mission of the NIA is to provide special education services to children with low incidence impairments (hearing, vision and orthopedic/multiple disabilities).

The NIA region has been divided into three sub-regions for more effective planning and service delivery. The NIA maintains its administrative office in Sycamore with satellite offices located in each of the NIA sub-regions. Within the region there are fourteen special education districts or cooperatives, and twenty nonpublic agencies with which NIA personnel work closely in the provision of special education services.

The Northwestern Illinois Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find us in Northwestern Illinois

4 Office Locations

  • Sycamore
  • Rockford
  • St. Charles
  • Sterling

5 Hearing Clinic Locations

  • Aurora
  • St. Charles
  • South Beloit
  • Rockford
  • Sterling