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Senior Accountant

Company: Wings Financial Credit Union
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Play key role in completing monthly, quarterly, and annual close in an accurate and timely manner.Manage the accounting process for purchased loan and certificate pools.Coordinate and manage accounting for investments, including but not limited to:Managing daily cash position, and ensuring funds are available as needed for investing.Daily journal entries for Investment purchase, sale and cash management.Monthly accruals for interest, market value and premium/discount amortization.Reconcile subsidiary investment ledgers, bank accounts and investment general ledgers.Interact with internal portfolio manager and outside investment professionals.Design, create and prepare investment reports that track activity and performance.Complete complex general ledger and bank reconciliations.Prepare and review monthly foundation and property management financials.Reconcile subsidiary and complex accounting general ledgers.Prepare and file Federal Reserve reporting requirements.Execute complex projects vital to changes in accounting requirements and goals.Play a key role in the process of selling mortgages.Coordinate with supervisor and managers on usability and enhancements to investment and ALCO reporting.Provide back up support and guidance to accounting and credit union staff regarding general ledger, member and posting issues, including serving as a resource to staff on Excel and other applicable systems.Work collaboratively and develop successful partnerships with staff across all departments and branches.Assist with both internal/external audits by preparing schedules, researching data, clarifying inquiries, and providing explanations.Create and update procedures on tasks related to accounting and job responsibilities.Identify and implement changes to processes that increase accuracy and efficiency and/or increase income and decrease expenses.Look for opportunities to further education and skills to meet needs as business demands change.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required.5-7 years progressive accounting experience required.Detailed knowledge of GAAP, accounting standards, corporate policies and procedures regarding accounting.Advanced knowledge of general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required, and SQL experience preferred.Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all credit union employees.High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.Ability to prioritize, manage time, and maintain professionalism under pressure.Strong team player with willingness to assist.Self-starter, quick learner, and ability to multi-task on a regular basis.Ability to work in fast past environment while meeting critical deadlines.Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Wings Financial Credit Union, St. Paul , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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