Objective of Position: Prepares and submits regulatory reports. Assists in maintaining the Bank’s general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts, including preparing and posting adjusting journal entries throughout the month and closing journal entries as part of the month end close. Prepares daily and monthly reconciliations of various general ledger accounts through interpretation and analysis of underlying financial data.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares schedules to support regulatory reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve Bank and Federal Home Loan Bank that include, but are not limited to, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, annual reports on Form 10-K, the quarterly Call Report, FR Y-9C, FR Y-9LP, FR Y-8 and Qualified Collateral Reports.
Prepares and analyzes financial statements on a monthly basis, including income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.
Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and bank procedures.
Documents business transactions.
Supervises assigned staff positions on a day-to-day basis.
Prepares and posts general ledger journal entries to Prologue, the accounting software.
Interprets and analyzes financial information posted to general ledger accounts.
Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. Includes month end expense analysis.
Researches balance sheet items and income/expense fluctuations utilizing various systems and information sources.
Effectively communicates with other bank departments in order to obtain necessary information to accurately resolve open items on a timely basis.
Executes ad hoc projects as assigned by manager.
Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
3-5 years of prior experience in an Accounting managerial role
Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly MS Excel, MS Word, and Access Databases
Familiarity with Prologue, Fiserv Signature and Call Reporter Premier is advantageous
Ability to work well under deadlines
This position interacts with several different areas of the Bank on a daily basis and requires a high level of organization, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ideal candidate should enjoy working in a team environment, and have an interest in learning the financial reporting processes of a $3.3 billion financial institution.
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