Gerard Place

Assistant to the COO

Gerard Place

Buffalo New York

Salary: Neg Per Hour


  • Provide administrative support to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), including finance, legal, grants management, human resources, IT, property and general operations assistance.
  • Manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information, including company records, contracts and financial data.
  • General bookkeeping in QuickBooks including entering bills, bank reconciliation, and running reports.
  • Assist with grants management including report deadlines, submission and tracking.
  • Work closely with property manager to assist with general operations.
  • Manage property files including leases and income certifications for housing program clients.
  • Assist with recruiting, onboarding, training, employee engagement and professional development.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field or associate degree with equivalent experience.
  • Computer literacy with the ability to learn new software applications quickly.
  • Proficient in using Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Calendar) and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software and Salesforce a plus.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and professionalism.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Job Overview

Posted Date: 13 Feb 2024

Location: Buffalo New York

Salary: Neg Per Hour

Apply By: 28 Feb 2024

Company Information

Gerard Place first opened its doors in 2000, the culmination of the work of twelve Congregations of Women Religious in the Diocese of Buffalo. The congregations created and sponsored Gerard Place on the grounds of the former St. Gerard’s Parish, located in the Bailey-Delavan neighborhood of Buffalo. Gerard Place is dedicated to improving the lives of people striving to break the cycle of poverty in their lives. Gerard Place provides housing for homeless single parents and their families and empowers those parents through education, employment, vocational training, life skills classes and counseling.

Name: Gerard Place


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