Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Accounting Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/1/2021 1:11 PM)
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Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


The Accounting Specialist-B will provide accounting support, primarily for invoicing/billing and accounts payable, to the Finance Department. 


This position is in Syracuse, NY and position is conducted on-site.


Essential Functions and responsibilities include; 

  • Processing medical billing using Millin Pro software, including working with appropriate staff to resolve billing issues and collect outstanding payments.
  •  Assisting Accountant in preparing Foster Care billing by preparing supporting documentation.
  • Working on other billings for the Agency, as needed. 
  • Maintaining and reconciling health insurance and pension reports and working with agency staff to resolve differences.
  • Maintaining cash receipt logs, including coding and data entry within accounts receivable software.
  • Communication with Program Directors regarding various financial transactions and various requests.
  • Processing accounts payable for various programs (preparing, reviewing, and obtaining appropriate authorizations).
  • Performing various accounting activities, including but not limited to preparation of bank deposits and data entry.
  • Assisting with design and/or implementation of electronic work-flows. 
  • Assisting with various accounting projects, as assigned.


Associate’s Degree preferred in Accounting or related field. HS Diploma/GED with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience required. Relevant experience includes working in the field of financial accounting in a business, not-for-profit or governmental environment.


Skills/Abilities:  Able and willing to multi-task and embrace change. Approachable and customer-service oriented. Exercise sound judgement/discretion. Self-motivated and highly attentive to detail. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook and Word. Basic understanding of accounting software/systems. Effective oral and written communication skills.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, the elimination of poverty and injustice; and helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 



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