AVP of Accounting/Controller

Post Date: 12/27/11

Close Date: 2/27/12

Functional Area: Finance Department: Accounting Reports to: CFO Employee Type: FT
FLSA Status: Exempt
To provide hands on leadership to the accounting and e-services team for a $570 million credit union. The position is responsible for the maintenance and development of a strong internal control environment, monthly financial reports, and preparation for the annual audited financial. In addition, provides financial analysis support to the management team, including actual vs. budget, year over year analysis, and product line profitability. Responsible for managing the general ledger, accounts payable and other day to day accounting functions.
Lead the business: we are seeking a leader that can communicate a compelling and inspired vision or sense of purpose and makes the vision clear and shareable by everyone. The right leader should be able to motivate, inspire and encourage their team to perform well. They are focused on leading through change and adversity with ease. And they are always able to make that tough call when needed and effectively influence the actions and opinions of others.
Lead the People: Our ideal candidate will foster development of others by providing a supportive environment for professional growth and enhancing performance. They should enable individuals to grow and succeed by providing timely feedback, coaching effectively, rewarding hard work and sometimes taking risks. They are focused on long term development of others and take on a mentoring role.
Strategic Thinking: Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated that they can balance short and long term goals while developing and inspiring commitment to a vision of success. They support, promote, and ensure that work is aligned to the company’s overall mission, vision and values.
Ideal candidate must have BA in Accounting, a CPA preferred, with at least five to seven years senior accounting experience incorporating analysis and problem solving skills within a medium size organization, with a heavy emphasis on accounting rather than finance. Three years of supervisory experience required.  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should visit www.smcu.com for more information. More current job opportunities can be found here http://www.smcu.com/home/about/employment

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