Barrington, Illinois 60010
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Department is the first point of contact for those who call the Village’s main phone line (847) 304-3400 or walk into Village Hall. Financial Services is responsible for utility billing (water, sewer, and refuse collection services), receiving all payments for Village services, and issuing parking permits for commuter and employer/employee parking lots.
Financial Services is also primarily responsible for providing support services to the Village Board, Village Manager, and other Departments of the Village. These services include accounting, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing management, and investment of the Village’s financial assets. Financial Services is also responsible for preparing the annual operating budget and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The Director of Financial Services also serves as the Village Treasurer and therefore also functions as the Treasurer for the Village’s Police and Fire pension funds.
Awards & Achievements:
Barrington’s Bond Rating: AA+ (S&P) / Aa1 (Moody's)
Received Certificate of Achievement for Financial Reporting from GFOA for more than 30 years
Received Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from GFOA for more than 10 years
The Director of Financial Services is Jason Hayden who began working for the Village in June of 2009. Jason also worked for the Village from November, 2001 to May, 2005 and during the interim period was the Finance Director for another municipality. Prior to working for Barrington in 2001, Jason worked for the City of Rockford as a Financial Analyst. Jason holds two Masters degrees, one in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University and one in Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. Jason directs the Department and focuses on the budget process and various presentations and analyses for the Village Manager and Elected Officials.
The Assistant Director of Financial Services is Allison Chmelik who has worked for the Village since July, 2002. Allison began her employment with the Village as Chief Accountant and was promoted to Assistant Department Director in 2008. Allison is a resident of Barrington and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in Accounting. Allison is responsible for the audit process and managing the day to day accounting activities. She works closely with the Director on managing personnel, the budget process, and various presentations and analyses.
Shelley Henn is the Financial Services Coordinator and has worked for the Village since June, 2015. Shelley has a Bachelor’s degree and is primarily responsible for the payroll process but contributes significantly to the audit process and various accounting projects and processes.
Rose Powell is an Accounting Assistant and has worked for the Village since May, 2000. Rose is primarily responsible for the Accounts Payable process and she also works with the Director and Assistant Director on various projects. Rose is also one of the primary customer service representatives and answers questions from residents and businesses by phone or in person.
Jessica Tapia is an Accounting Assistant who has worked for the Village since August, 2018. Jessica has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and is primarily responsible for Accounts Receivable and various accounting projects.
Sally Moss is a part-time Accounting Assistant who has worked for the Village since May, 1989. Sally is primarily responsible for Utility Billing and is also one of the customer service representatives.