Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
  • - Stewardship and Governance Team
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • starting at $36,828.05
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Rich full-time employee benefits offered including excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid retirement; paid time off; paid holidays; etc.



Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library

If you are a creative and curious person who enjoys working in an organization that focuses on providing delightful experiences, then we encourage you to join our team. Our mission is to cultivate curiosity by creating wonder, which is what we strive to do each and every day. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves. 

EVPL Administration
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47713

Finding its home in the heart of Evansville, EVPL Central provides information, resources, and support to the city's dynamic downtown residential, cultural, and business communities as well as to Vanderburgh County at large. Distinguished by its landmark Evansville Kiwanis Clock, the 145,000 square foot facility offers extended hours and a wide variety of amenities that include meeting and study spaces, the beautifully appointed Indiana Room, and a U.S. Passport facility. EVPL Central is dedicated to providing our community with the resources it needs. We are proud to offer WiFi, public computer access, printers, and more. 


Full-time Finance Generalist

Hours: Full-time; 40 hours per week; M - F; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All employees must be available to work all public service hours; including evenings, weekends, and Sunday.

 Full-time Employee Benefits

 Start Date: April 1, 2021


My Work

I am an organizational accountability partner. I engage across the library system to align our work with standard financial and accounting policies, procedures and practices, as well as statutory internal control requirements. I ensure employees, contractors, and other government agencies are paid on a timely basis and in efficient manner in accordance with the regulations and laws governing the library. I will be an experienced and knowledgeable analyst when reconciling bank statements, general ledgers and tax filings and will increase efficiency and effectiveness by improving processes, recommending tools and developing systems. I will effectively manage the payroll function, maintaining organized and accurate records and reports to ensure compliance with government filings, tax laws and regulations. I must consistently continue my education to stay in compliance with changing laws and regulations to aid the library's success. I ensure the highest level of accuracy in the recording and reporting of all financial transactions including compliance with rules regulations and laws governing my work. I am a steward of the organizational and public trust. I adhere to professional and ethical standards in all my work.

My Role in a Learning Organization

I know that to a library user I am the library, whether I am on the job, riding a bus, or checking out at the grocery store.  I have a positive mental attitude and enthusiastic role for the work I do.  I display initiative to delight a customer with extraordinary customer service. I communicate with library users, colleagues, community members in an effective, enthusiastic and respectful manner.  I am honest and act with integrity and respect.  I have a team role and work collaboratively with colleagues and other teams. I strive to have good organizational skills and work well under pressure. I am dependable and hardworking. I have a career development role and am a curious learner and am willing to learn and develop new skills. I have an innovator and continuous improvement role and strive to make practical suggestions for workplace improvments.  I am self-motivated, persistent, and intuitive about the work I do. 

What I Need to Know to Be Successful

I need to have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, or related field with considerable experience working with fund accounting. I may be a preferred candidate if I have a Fundamental Payroll Certification or Certified Payroll Professional.

I will have thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Fund Accounting guidelines and laws.

I will be a critical thinker with a keen eye for detail, with exceptional organizational, analytical and communication skills. I will possess supurb detective and creative problemā€solving skills, while maintaining sound judgement and governance in a position of trust. I will be adaptable, accepting, and receptive to and handle change well.

I need reliable and timely transportation to and from work.

What I Need to Know About the Physical Requirements

My work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Shhh is a four-letter word.  It is not in our vocabulary!

EVPL is an equal opportunity employer.

We conduct background checks as part of our pre-employement screening process and follow all EEOC and FCRA regulations regarding the use of criminal records in the hiring process.

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