This position will serve as the Payroll and Accounts Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Clinton County and will provide coordination and administrative direction and management for all assigned Association Financial Operations. This position is responsible for tracking and monitoring the day-to-day functions of assigned work within the Finance Department including, but not limited: handling general record keeping, such as preparing vouchers, billing tasks, maintaining grant and contract budgets, working to input Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable data in accounting software; office organization (i.e. filing, copying and preparing worksheets for billings); cash receipts; and bank statements. This position will coordinate small projects as well as perform routine data collection, compilation or basic statistical data computations. This position will work with administrative, program and management staff to prepare grant billings and other Association invoices. This position will work closely with the SBN Finance Lead to ensure that functional area best practice recommendations are implemented in accordance with established timeframes. This position will reach out to SBN Finance Lead for assistance and troubleshooting, as needed. This position will assist with other finance duties as assigned.
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All applicants must apply by close of day on April 30, 2018 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.
All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Liz Revette, Association Operations Coordinator at 518-561-7450 with questions.
This position is a part-time non-exempt position - 50% FTE, 20 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $20.00. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.
Associate's Degree or Equivalent Education (High School Diploma/GED and one (1) year transferrable functional experience).
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Knowledge of financial operations as well as grant/proposal procedures.
Familiarity with accounting software.
Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain detailed records and reports.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to initiate, organize and implement established goals.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of varying ages and socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with co-workers, customers, volunteers and community leaders.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality when required.
Direction - 15%
Assist with planning for delegated and assigned administrative functions of the Association.
Assist in the development of budgets.
Assist in the development of Association financial guidelines, procedures and policies.
Set priorities in the finance department in order to meet deadlines that are consistent with established policies and procedures.
Management - 20%
Track and monitor financial data entry on a monthly cycle using the accounting package ACCPAC.
Monitor assigned grant billings and budget worksheets.
Monitor Accounts Receivable invoices and deposits, including oversight of Accounts Receivable aging reports.
Monitor Accounts Payable, including check writing process, under the oversight of the Association Executive Director.
Monitor assigned monthly invoicing, budgeting and record keeping of grants and contracts.
Manage position responsibilities and ensure all position responsibilities are completed within established time frames and in accordance with established policies, procedures and best practices.
Coordination/Operation - 60%
Maintain financial data entry on a monthly cycle using the accounting package ACCPAC.
Prepare and maintain assigned grant billings and budget worksheets.
Maintain grant and contract billings as assigned.
Perform office duties to assist the finance department with copies, filing and recordkeeping.
Maintain Accounts Receivable invoices and deposits.
Process the bank statement on ACCPAC.
Maintain Accounts Payable to include, but not limited to: checking for proper approvals, backup processes, audit information required before checks are written and perform the check writing process.
Maintain assigned monthly invoicing, budgeting and recordkeeping on grants and contracts.
Maintain and audit petty cash and process bank deposits.
Collect revenues and payments of invoices and expense receipts.
Perform other finance duties, as assigned, to support the work and objectives of the finance department.
Effectively maintain professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts.
This position may require the transport of Association materials/resources.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Clinton County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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Association Finance Coordinator
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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