Overview

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining, verifying, and reconciling financial transactions, statements, records and reports; assists in the preparation of the annual audit and year end closing; and assists with the development and maintenance of reporting system structure and associated processes and internal controls.

 

Duties:

Transactional

  1. Review daily financial statements for posting errors.
  2. Perform daily and monthly account reconciliations with the use of Blackline software, verify accuracy of data.
  3. Responsible for calculating and maintaining adequate accruals for FDIC premiums, real estate and personal property taxes, audit and compliance fees.
  4. Monitor prepaid accounts for proper amortization periods and recording.
  5. Maintain the fixed asset and associated depreciation schedules on FAS Software System.
  6. Perform month end close duties as follows: review loan origination fees for proper recording, REIT entries, incentive and commission accruals, 401k accrual, LRA accretion, and BOLI income
  7. Prepare monthly & quarterly servicing asset estimates and calculations (Mortgage & Ag)
  8. Record activity for affiliate entities on a quarterly basis
  9. Manage month-end close process.
  10. Responsible for adding new general ledger accounts to the core system and updating all financial reports to incorporate addition.
  11. Owner of Blackline reconciliation/task software – continue to optimize for departmental use
  12. Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

 

Tax Reporting

  1. Review and ensure proper filing of all sales and use tax filings
  2. Compile requested information for any state/federal tax audits.
  3. Review the preparation of personal property tax returns.
  4. Compile real estate and personal property tax assessments and ensure that all are processed and paid timely.
  5. Gather necessary information for property tax assessment reviews completed by a third party.

 

Financial Reporting

  1. Prepare and provide requested documentation for external and internal audit firms and examiners.
  2. Accurately prepare assigned financial statement footnotes.

 

Internal Controls

  1. Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

 

Other

  1. Perform such other accounting, financial tasks as may be required from time to time.

 

Relationships/Qualifications:

  1. Responsible to the Controller for the fulfillment of duties assigned
  2. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required, and 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in the financial services industry preferred
  3. Preference will be given to candidates possessing Certified Public Accountant designation or Certified Management Accountant designation
  4. Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required
  5. Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles
  6. Strong analytical and accounting skills
  7. Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office, with specific proficiency in Excel
  8. Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty
  10. The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work product

 

Working Conditions:

  1. Normal office environment
  2. Extended viewing of computer screens
  3. Repetitive hand and arm movement
  4. May need to travel as needed to branch locations for meetings to other organizations to assist with due diligence

Tagged as: EARLY CAREER, MID LEVEL