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CITEC is hiring an Accounting/Office Manager.


If you have a positive, can-do attitude, and are adept at identifying creative solutions to obstacles; if you are energized when juggling multiple balls, and find even mundane tasks satisfying because you know they are critical to the organization's success; if you have knack for strengthening processes to improve quality and efficiency; and you are obsessed with maintaining accurate records and presenting the data, you may be a perfect fit for CITEC's open Accounting/Office Manager position.


CITEC Business Solutions is hiring an Accounting/Office Manager to provide critical accounting, administrative, IT, and HR leadership and support at our Potsdam office.



The Accounting/Office Manager reports directly to the Executive Director, oversees an office assistant, and works closely with CITEC staff, contractors, clients, and partners.



  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile all accounting transactions, e.g., general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare financial statements, budgets, and reports as scheduled
  • Analyze and summarize financial information
  • Review and optimize accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in standards setting, the forecast process, and goal setting
  • Support annual financial audits
  • Lead month-end and year-end close processes
  • Develop and document processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls


Office Management

  • Plan, assign, and review Office Assistant's work


Human Resource

  • Manage on-boarding of new staff
  • Payroll responsibilities with a contract payroll services company


Information Technology

  • Purchase and maintain computers, software, communications and other office equipment, and database organization and management with assistance from contract providers as needed
  • Maintain hardware inventory
  • Provide day-to-day IT support


Other duties as they arise.



  • 5 years previous accounting/office manager experience or an associate degree in a business field with 3 years accounting/office manager experience, or a BS in a business field with one year accounting/office manager experience
  • Strong communications, interpersonal, and coaching skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, especially Excel, QuickBooks, and online CRM experience (like Salesforce)
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Previous experience in supervision and contract management
  • Previous experience in maintaining and troubleshooting computer hardware and software



  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Flexible vacation policy and paid holidays
  • Medical insurance, life insurance and disability benefits
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • A great working environment with fun and talented co-workers


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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Anticipated start date: August 15, 2017.


CITEC Business Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.


CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization driven by a mission to help the small- and medium-sized enterprises in northern New York to thrive. The depth of our consulting team's expertise and an unbeatable nationwide network of resources will deliver the impacts your business needs to grow strategically, improve profitability, and create the competitive advantages you need.

We have proven results. Our clients are surveyed by an independent third party upon project completion and have reported amazing impacts to their businesses because of our assistance. On average, working with CITEC provides a return of $71 for every $1 of project cost.


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    Box 8561 Clarkson University
    Potsdam, New York 13699-8561