Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Accounting Associate - Full Time

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2022 9:23 AM)
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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 Associate will perform support services for the accounting department staff. Data entry, accounts payable, and basic book keepting. Process and maintain accounts payable/billings and accounting transactions in accordance with Agency standards and procedures. Maintain payable files. Complete specific accounting projects as assigned. Assist with bank deposits. Maintain satisfactory working relationships with vendors and/or funding sources. Backup specific duties of the account payable function. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures. 


Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: HS Diploma with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required. Associate's degree preferred in Accounting or related field. Relevant experience includes working in the field of accounts payable processing in a business, non-for-profit, or governmental environment.


Licenses/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Driver’s License, N.Y.S. Central Registry clearance.


Skills/Abilities: Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel and Word. Ability to operate office equipment. Excellent oral and written communication skills, high attention to detail, problem solving skills.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to work in an office environment. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment including machines.


Required Trainings: VIRTUS, Corporate Compliance, Core Updates.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; 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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