Finance Supervisor

Location: East Meadow, NY.

Number of Positions: 1

Position Summary:

This position will serve as the Finance Supervisor for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau 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 vouchers, 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 also coordinate work of the department and will provide supervision to assigned employees.

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.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate all budgets.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and audit financial and statistical records which are accurate.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing in English, and to understand and effectively carry out standard programs and instructions.
  • Commitment to learn Acumatica accounting software.
  • Ability to set goals, initiate, plan, and organize work.
  • Must be able to ensure confidentiality of information relating to financial and sensitive personnel matters.
  • Ability to gather consolidates and analyze facts and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines—and work as a team player.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of the Association in order to accomplish planned Association objectives.
  • Ability to work with members of Association team to accomplish objectives.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, sound professional judgment and attention to detail in order to accomplish Association’s financial goals.
  • Ability to maintain a positive public image of CCE mission when dealing with all stakeholders.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively in a team effort on a day-to-day basis. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in computer operations of the Windows operating system, one or more major double-entry accounting software programs, and spreadsheet software.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Excel or equivalent spreadsheet software, other MS Office products and web-based applications.
  • Experience in budget preparation and management, accounts receivable/payable tracking, expense/revenue tracking, cash flow tracking, reconciliation, reporting, compliance, financial statement preparation.


This position is a part-time, non-exempt position, 52.5% FTE, 21 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $31.25 - $36.00, commensurate with experience. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, NYS retirement, vacation and sick leave.

Pay Rate Type: Hourly


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on April 30, 2024 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Click here to Apply.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Contact Human Resources at with questions.

Sponsorship for employment visa status is not available for this position. 

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at:

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Last updated March 15, 2024