Nov. 25, 2015:  

Jefferson Community College offices will close Wednesday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. and will re-open Monday, November 30 at 9:00 a.m. in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Current Openings

This page was updated on November 12, 2015


Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System has an immediate opening for a full-time Accountant.  

The Accountant reviews daily accounting reports; prepares daily cash analysis; maintains monthly analysis of accounts, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, student accounts; and provides other financial and budget analyses as necessary.

Detailed Job Description

Required: Bachelor’s degree with concentration in finance, accounting, business administration or a related area, and a minimum of three years professional accounting/auditing experience. 

Preferred: Experience in government and/or education fund accounting and auditing; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel; and familiarity with complex integrated accounting systems, which include A/R, A/P, purchasing, fixed assets and student information systems, such as Banner.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent accounting, budgeting, analytical and communication skills; working knowledge of spreadsheet applications; commitment to team approach and ability to work effectively with a diverse population.

To Apply: Send resume, letter of application, unofficial transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references, and a completed JCC employment application via email to or by mail to:

Human Resources
Department #20
Jefferson Community College
1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, NY 13601-1897

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, completed applications must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, December 4, 2015. Finalists will be responsible for interview related expenses. 



JCC is an Affirmative Action/EEO institution.