Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


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Current Openings  02/15/2018

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

This position will serve as the Payroll and Accounts Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Cortland County and will provide coordination and administrative direction and management for all assigned Association Financial Operations. This position is responsible for tracking and monitoring the day-to-day functions of assigned work within the Finance Department including, but not limited: handling general record keeping, such as preparing payment forms, billing tasks, maintaining grant and contract budgets, working to input Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable data in accounting software; office organization (i.e. filing, copying and preparing worksheets for billings); cash receipts; and bank statements. This position will coordinate small projects as well as perform routine data collection, compilation or basic statistical data computations. This position will work with administrative, program and management staff to prepare grant billings and other Association invoices. This position will work closely with the SBN Finance Leads to ensure that functional area best practice recommendations are implemented in accordance with established timeframes. This position will reach out to SBN Finance Leads for assistance and troubleshooting, as needed. This position will assist with other finance duties as assigned. This position will work under the oversight and direction of the Association Executive Director and will act as the backup support for office operations as needed. This position includes multi-county responsibilities.

All applicants must apply by close of day on February 28, 2018 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.

All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.

Please contact Barb Henza, Association HR Representative at 607-391-2660 with questions.


This position is a full-time non-exempt position. The hourly rate for this position is $17.00 per hour. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education (High School Diploma/GED and 1 year transferrable functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position (three (3) to five (5) years).
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV, criminal and credit background checks).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with accounting, bookkeeping and financial operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and to secure confidential information and materials appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and relate to co-workers, advisors, community agencies, professional leaders and clientele of varying ages, socio-economic and cultural diversities.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn updates and new financial systems, procedures and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize standard computer technologies.
  • More information is provided on the application process use the link provided to review and apply


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cortland County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.


Barbara Henza
Finance & Consumer Educator; Marketing/Human Resources
607-391-2660 x407

Last updated February 15, 2018