Finance Clerk

Compensation
PayScale
Location
905 Monroe Ave
Rochester, NY 14620
Employment Type
Minimum Education
High School/GED Degree
Minimum Experience
None

The Finance Clerk is responsible for various administrative tasks. Responsibilities include keeping financial records, preparing bills for entry into accounting software and delivering high-quality customer service to Center for Youth employees.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
• Manage monthly inventory balances (gift cards, bus passes etc.).
• Monthly petty cash reconciliation
• Assist with matching and researching invoices
• Assist with gathering back-up documentation for billing and submissions
• Assist in the preparation of monthly grant invoicing, gathering back-up support for billing and voucher submissions
• Maintain master files and electronic filing systems
• Create and work within financial spreadsheets to track expenses such as mileage, and inventory, etc..
• Assist with compliance requirements
• Verify financial and other data and report status of accounts and discrepancies
• Communicate with vendors, customers and colleagues
• Other duties as assigned by Director of Finance

EMPLOYMENT GUIDELINES / QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates degree in Accounting or Business Administration OR in process of earning degree or at least 3 years of accounting office experience.
• Strong mathematical aptitude required
• Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and financial transactions
• Excellent attention to detail required
• Ability to solve problems
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Self-starter with strong desire to learn
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Familiarity with GAAP
• Strong PC skills utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook software
• Must have access to a vehicle and telephone.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier. Must also have the following automobile insurance: $100,000 per person/$300,000 per incident Bodily Injury and $50,000 Property Damage.

CULTURAL COMPETENCY:
The Center delivers programs and services to youth and families across Monroe County who represent many racial, cultural and geographic groups. The Center ensures understanding and values differences in people of diverse cultures, ethnic origins, sexual orientations, disabilities and beliefs. All staff are required to attend cultural competency workshops and trainings and to continually enhance their own understanding of cultural diversity. The Center Performance Appraisal, administered annually, provides an opportunity for staff to evaluate how they are integrating culturally competent practices into everyday work.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must be able to operate computer and peripherals several hours per day.

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