Finance Associate

Oswego, New York
Sep 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Oswego Alumni Association, Inc., located at SUNY Oswego, invites applications for a full time, Finance Associate. While this position is located on the campus of SUNY Oswego, this is an Oswego Alumni Association, Inc. position, NOT a New York State position.

Date Posted: September 25, 2017

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  In addition, the Oswego Alumni Association, Inc. offers an excellent benefit package.

Date of Appointment:  Immediate

Job Description:

The Finance Associate, reporting directly to the Associate Director, is responsible for processing all cash receipts and cash disbursements for both the Oswego College Foundation, Inc., and the Oswego Alumni Association, Inc., and will also have responsibility for processing bi-weekly payroll and various other supporting finance department tasks within both the Oswego College Foundation and Oswego Alumni Association. Will work closely with our Advancement Services Department as they process donor gift receipts. The Finance Associate is the daily contact with the various departments and programs on the SUNY Oswego campus for which the College Foundation holds and manages philanthropic gifts. Responsible for problem solving in a deadline based atmosphere, and for clerical duties as requested,    the Finance Associate will also work very closely with the Director of Finance.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Experience with non-for-profit general ledger accounting software systems or related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or three years professional experience
  • Experience processing payroll
  • Experience processing credit card payments
  • Data entry and customer service experience
  • Experience with iModules and/or Banner
  • Strong analytical thinking, multi-tasking and time management skills

In addition, this position will be expected to demonstrate interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of Alumni, students and colleagues.

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

If you have any questions about the position, please email:

Kimberly Waters, Search Committee Chair


Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Although the position will be on campus at SUNY Oswego, the appointment will be made through the Oswego Alumni Association, Inc., an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim, SUNY status, or criminal conviction.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to Lisa Potter at 315-312-5485.

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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at   

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