Job Opportunities at the ECIDA

Senior Accountant

The Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) is seeking a Senior Accountant. The ECIDA is a public benefit corporation created to promote and assist private sector industrial/business development, thereby advancing job opportunities and economic well-being for the people of Erie County. Tax incentives, loans, venture capital and real estate development assistance are offered to qualified businesses who invest in the community within the borders of Erie County.  

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the day-to-day accounting and financial functions, including financial reporting, project accounting and other financial matters for multiple companies. In addition, this position will occasionally provide financial analysis to senior management and Board members, and may engage in special projects on an ad-hoc basis. The position reports to the Controller.

  • Key Requirements and Competencies:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, including forecasting and budgeting
  • Accounting experience in a not-for-profit or government organization strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Governmental Accounting Standards/PAAA preferred
  • Passion for the mission of the ECIDA
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; comfort presenting to large groups a plus
  • Self-motivated
  • Time management
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail orientation
  • Quality focused
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus

Qualified applicants can may submit their resume and cover letter to Jenna Regan, Senior Search Consultant with Performance Management Partners, Inc.:


To inquire about job opportunities at the ECIDA, please send your resume to Pat Smith, ECIDA human resources coordinator.

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