Job Application - Cortland County Community Action Program

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Transactional Accountant

Position: Transactional Accountant

Department: Administration

Reports to: Fiscal Director

Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Schedule: Monday through Friday 8am-4pm; 37.5 hours per week

Starting Wage: $18.00 per hour


Job Function: Analyzes, classifies, records, and verifies numerical data for use in maintaining fiscal records by performing the following duties in a timely fashion as applicable to each essential duty and responsibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Accounts Payable:
    • Verify and enter all vendor invoices to be paid, using the Agency's Purchase Order and Accounts Payable system.
    • Review and verify invoices and check requests.
    • Process out of town travel requests and notify Fiscal and Program Directors when final travel voucher is not received.
    • Prepare and perform check runs.
    • Record electronic payments.
    • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
    • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues.
    • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.
    • Provide supporting documentation for audits.
    • Maintain vendor files, timely filing of vendor transactions
    • Verify that all Purchase Orders are complete and coded correctly.
    • Monitor and communicate to Fiscal and Program Directors purchase orders not received in 60 days.
    • Responsible for maintaining the Accounts Payable Subsidiary Ledger. Prepares quarterly and monthly reports pertaining to Accounts Payable.


  • Accounts Receivable
    • Enter and verify all invoices due to the Agency in the Accounts Receivable system using supporting documentation.
    • Generate and send out invoices as required.
    • Research and resolve payment discrepancies.
    • Prepares and makes bank deposits, at a minimum once weekly
    • Investigate and resolve customer queries
    • Generate age analysis reports
    • Provide supporting documentation for audits.
    • Responsible for maintaining the Accounts Receivable Subsidiary Ledger. Prepares quarterly and monthly reports pertaining to Accounts Receivable. 


  • Payroll:
    • Enter timecard information into payroll system for CDS program staff
    • Provide supporting documentation for payroll audits.


  • Medicaid Billing
    • Input Medicaid worksheets into certified Medicaid website and Managed Care sites.
    • Provide supporting documentation for Medicaid audits.


Qualifications and Requirements:  Associates degree preferred, or one year certificate from college or technical school; plus one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   

CAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make reasonable accommodations for qualified candidates in adherence of the Americans with Disabilities Act and New York Human Rights Act.