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TRC - Finance - Senior Accountant

200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #3154
Monday, June 20, 2022
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.



To assist the Controller in all required processes of accounting, reporting and financial operating activities including, but not limited to, the allocation of revenue and expense across separately reported programs, timely processing of Accounts Payable and tracking/ reporting statistical data. To maintain systematic records of financial transactions for the HUD and Property Holding Corporations. To support the Assistant Director of Finance in the planning, forecasting and analysis of annual and long-term future budgets. To assist in the development and analysis of program-specific business plans. Supervise Accounts Payable staff, as assigned.


Must possess a firm understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Knowledge of or ability to learn and utilize accounting system and its associated modules. Excellent Excel skills. Ability to work under general direction in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of individuals at all levels throughout the organization. Reliability, flexibility and willingness and ability to work non-traditional hours as needed or assigned. Must be detail-oriented, well-organized and demonstrate ability to complete assigned duties within specified time frames. Physical condition or reasonable accommodation(s) commensurate with the demands of the job.


Senior Accountant I - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related field, plus two (2) years of comparable experience.

Senior Accountant II - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related field, plus four (4) years of comparable experience.

IDENTIFIED KEY COMPETENCIES: Dealing with Ambiguity, Business Acumen, Comfort Around Higher Management, Timely Decision Making, Being Organizationally Savvy, Process Management, Making Complex Decisions, Communicating Effectively and Managing Diverse Relationships.



Responsible for the administrative supervision of assigned staff, including but not limited to:

1.Hiring, firing, discipline, performance evaluation, in-service education, training, development and support, and ensuring that there is an adequate number of staff to fulfill assigned responsibilities.

2.Conducting regularly scheduled staff meetings.

3.Ensuring the competency and professionalism of assigned staff.

4.Ensuring that all services provided by the department adhere to federal and state laws and regulations governing personnel administration and policy and procedure.


1.Prepare and issue a completed set of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for HUD and Property Holding Corporations.

2.Completion of assigned bank and account reconciliations.

3.Input required journal entries.

4.Assist the Director of Fiscal Services and Controller with the agency yearend financial close.

5.Assist the Controller in the preparation of major cost reports, both retrospectively and prospectively.

6.Assist in the administrative coverage in the absence of the Assistant Direct in Budgeting/ Allocations, Controller and/or Accounts Payable staff.

7.Coordinate the collection of relevant financial and statistical information required for the preparation of monthly General Ledger and Financial Statements.

8.Assist Assistant Director of Finance in the planning, forecasting, and preparation of annual and long-term operating budgets including the following duties:

a. Development of financial goals both annual and long-term

b. Variance analysis from prior and current year to future year(s)

c. Statistical projections for the budget year(s)

d. Project revenues and anticipated trend increases

e. Summarize existing and additional staff

f. Itemize expenses defined by department

g. Development of a Capital Budget

9.Assist program managers and directors in collaboration with Controller and Assistant Director of Finance in the development of program-specific business plans:

a. Prepare and evaluate current plans

b. Analyze financial performance and formulate contingency plans as fluctuations from goals occur

c. Identify key performance factors and maintain statistical/graphical reports as necessary

d. Prepare financial analysis and projections for prospective plans

e. Report all information and status to the Chief Financial Officer

10.Prepare monthly analysis of agency budget vs. actual revenues, expenses, and net-operating results with graphical summaries.

11.Complete annual state fuel tax refund return and related journal entries.

12.Complete annual escheatment of unclaimed funds to appropriate states.

13.Complete annual 1099 submission.

14.Assist Accounts Payable staff in general ledger account selection, research of cash disbursement three-way-match, adequately accounting for invoices and invoice discrepancies and ensuring Agency Cash Disbursement policy is strictly followed.

15.All other related duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Fiscal Services.


1.Commitment to Mission: Supports the Mission, Vision, Beliefs, policies, philosophies and outcomes of The Resource Center.

2.Support for The Resource Center and Community: Involvement in organizations and activities which reflect and/or support The Resource Center mission/beliefs for purposes of creating public awareness, fund-raising, staff support and community involvement, including participation in The Resource Center-sponsored events and membership.

3.Professionalism: Conducts oneself in an ethical, courteous, respectful and professional manner; promotes good working relationships with other departments, peers, The Resource Center staff members, family members and individuals we support. Maintains confidentiality.

4.Corporate Compliance: Promotes and understands The Resource Center’s policy on corporate compliance to ensure a culture within the Organization that promotes prevention, detection and resolution of challenges.

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

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  • Job Family TRC - Active - PFL/DBL Eligible
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA