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0905 - Finance - Cost Accountant 2

200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #329
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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.

COST ACCOUNTANT FUNCTION: In collaboration with assigned Assistant Director and Director, provides leadership and support to ensure assigned areas of responsibility are Mission Focused, maximize operating performance, and adhere to sound business and quality practices. Ensures a healthy work culture and positively represents the organization at all times. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: COST ACCOUNTANT I: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business or related field and two (2) years accounting/bookkeeping experience; OR Associates degree in Accounting, Business or related field and four (4) years of accounting/bookkeeping experience, including a minimum of two (2) years experience in The Resource Center Finance Department. COST ACCOUNTANT II: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business or related field and three (3) years accounting/bookkeeping experience. OR Associates degree in Accounting, Business or related field and five (5) years of accounting/bookkeeping experience, including a minimum of three (3) years experience in The Resource Center Finance Department, one (1) year of which included successful performance as a Cost Accountant I and demonstrated attainment of required competencies as evidenced by an annual evaluation score of meeting expectations or better. IDENTIFIED KEY COMPETENCIES: Courage, Operating Skills, Organizational Positioning Skills, Personal and Interpersonal Skills and Strategic Skills. DUTIES SPECIFIC DUTIES: Refer to Appendix. LEADERSHIP EXPECTATIONS: 1. Commitment to Mission: Supports the Mission, Vision, Beliefs, policies, philosophies and outcomes of The Resource Center. 2. Professionalism: Conducts oneself in an ethical, courteous, respectful and professional manner; promotes good working relationships with other departments, peers, TRC staff members, family members and individuals we support. Maintains confidentiality. 3. Corporate Compliance: Promotes and understands TRC’s policy on corporate compliance to ensure a culture within the Organization that promotes prevention, detection and resolution of issues. Revision Date: 05/31/2019 Finance THE RESOURCE CENTER FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Cost Accountant I - Grade 14 Cost Accountant II - Grade 16 PTO/CAT: Schedule 3 __________________________________________________ COST ACCOUNTANT II: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business or related field and three (3) years accounting/bookkeeping experience. OR Associates degree in Accounting, Business or related field and five (5) years of accounting/bookkeeping experience, including a minimum of three (3) years experience in The Resource Center Finance Department, one (1) year of which included successful performance as a Cost Accountant I and demonstrated attainment of required competencies as evidenced by an annual evaluation score of meeting expectations or better.

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
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA