Chief Financial Officer in Jamestown, NY

County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) Posted: 2024-04-23

Jamestown, NY 14701

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Salary Range: $90,000-$140,000/year

As part of a planned succession, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA), an economic development organization, seeks a Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to the CEO, the successful CFO candidate will have oversight and management responsibilities for the functional areas of finance, operations, and portfolio management.

A partial list of responsibilities include:
• Oversee, direct, and maintain the accounting system
• Oversee the cash management function
• Assure adherence to internal controls and financial procedures
• Participate in long-term business and financial planning
• Budget preparation and financial management of CCIDA and its affiliates
• Direct, interpret and assure compliance with Federal and State laws/regulations including Uniform Guidance, Public Authorities
Accountability Act and NYS General Municipal Law
• Ensure that CCIDA meets fiduciary responsibilities relating to PILOTs (Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes)
• Coordinate all outside organizational audits; manage regulatory audits/reviews
• Ensure attainment of the financial plan, contract authorization, policy development/implementation, and regulatory compliance
• Direct management and operations of core portfolio categories
• In conjunction with the CEO, Board Chair, and project managers, ensure proper processes are followed for projects from collection of applications through project closing
• Manage loan funds for CCIDA and its affiliates
• Provide leadership and direct involvement in the grant process, including identifying opportunities
• HR management and oversight

Must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, and preferably a Master’s degree, along with public accounting experience; and five (5) years of management experience in a setting
comparable in scope to CCIDA. A CPA is preferred.

Other key competencies and qualities include:
• Strong leadership and communication skills
• Preparation of financial statements
• Loan/grant processing
• Governmental accounting
• Experience with bonds and PILOTs
• State and Federal reporting
• Ability to work collegially as part of a high-performing team

Compensation Range:

Location: Jamestown, NY

Interested applicants may apply by sending a cover letter and resumé to: Richard Koerner, Human Resources Representative at direct apply.


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