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TRC - Finance - Director Program - Financial Admin

200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #5059
Monday, May 8, 2023
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.

FUNCTION: To place, develop, implement and manage sound fiscal systems for the Agency’s operations and its affiliated corporations. To administer, direct and coordinate inter-departmental policies and procedures and outside relationships to ensure sound and stable management of all Agency’s fiscal operations and activities.


DIRECTION AND PLANNINGIn conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), is responsible for:

  1. Serving as staff liaison to the Finance Board Advisory Committee in conjunction with CFO. Provide for a system of regular : communication to this Committee through meetings, minutes, memoranda and presents and interprets financial reports and analyses as requested by the Chief Financial Officer and/or the Executive Director.

  2. Planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of Agency capital and operating budgets and cash flow requirements.

  3. Implement and enforce internal control systems for the safeguarding of all of the Agency’s assets. Develop and maintain a continuous internal auditing function. Report the findings of internal control violations or shortcomings to the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, and the Corporate Compliance Committee.

  4. Keep the CFO apprised of all financial issues and systems.


  1. Install and supervise all fiscal systems. Maintain adequate documentation and audit trails of all grants, contracts and leases.

  2. Collaborate with Senior Management to accommodate specific department and overall agency fiscal reporting needs and requirements.

  3. Direct the timely preparation of all financial statements and Internal management costing reports.

  4. Ensure the preparation and filing of all funding and regulatory expenditure reports and assure compliance with mandated fiscal regulations issued by duly constituted governmental agencies.

  5. Oversee the preparation of filing of governmental tax returns.

  1. Take and cost all physical inventories.

  1. Act on behalf of the Agency as the liaison with independent auditors, regulatory auditors and representatives, bankers and financial or investment advisers.

  2. Manage the cash and working capital needs of the Agency by adhering to sound cash management practices regarding billing and collection of receivables, payment of invoices and selected bank account transfers and investments.

  3. Review and approve all Agency contracts, workshop subcontracts, and prime manufacturing sales contracts.

  1. Review and approve for payment all checks, promissory notes and other negotiable instruments. Approve all operational, capital asset and real property expenditures.

  1. Provide ongoing evaluation of the financial impact of staff benefit program and prepare analyses and recommendations to the CFO

  2. Assist in the development and preparation of business plans

  1. Initiate, prepare and issue standard practices related to accounting and administrative procedures and collaborates in the coordination of business support systems including purchasing, property management, office methods, required documentation and procedures.

  1. Represent the Agency in public speaking engagements and promote the Agency’s mission and image with the community at large.

  2. Conduct special projects or activities and assume other related duties as needed or assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be detail-oriented and possess the ability to work well under pressure and meet time-sensitive deadlines; Ability to deal effectively with staff and management of all levels both within and outside of the organization; Ability to supervise the work of others; Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; Excellent analytical skills and the ability to collect, interpret and synthesize data; Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, finance, and business office practices and procedures; Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws as they apply to finance, accounting, billing, and payroll functions; Reliability, adaptability and flexibility; Ability to carry out a wide variety of tasks in a comprehensive, accurate and thorough fashion; Must possess initiative and good judgment and abide by principles of confidentiality in carrying out assigned responsibilities; Working knowledge of computerized Billing, Payroll, Inventory, and Financial information systems and/or personal computer software; Physical condition commensurate with demands of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree and (3) three years of experience; OR Bachelors degree and (5) five years of experience. Experience must be management level in a setting comparable in scope and complexity to TRC.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified public accountant.

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 - Active - PFL/DBL Eligible
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  • 200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA