Accounting Specialist

Performs tasks necessary to balance and update general and subsidiary accounts, maintain and reconcile daily cash accounts, and manage other accounting related duties, prepares various accounting reports as needed and will train for back up for other Accounting duties when needed.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Performs tasks necessary to balance and update general ledger and subsidiary accounts, maintain and reconcile daily cash accounts, and manage other accounting related duties.  Prepares various accounting reports as needed.
  2. Reconcile general ledger accounts (over 200). 
  3. Review Fed reports daily to ensure that all amounts passing through the Federal Reserve are in balance with the Credit Union general ledger accounts.
  4. Review clearing and suspense accounts daily to ensure they are in balance.
  5. Review and analyze financial data (month-end reports) in order to prepare reports detailing results of research conducted.
  6. Prepare daily cash flow report.
  7. Cross-train in other accounting functions (i.e. ACH-Automatic Clearing House, Share Drafts, Accounts Payable, and Plastics).
  8. Maintain a high level of confidentiality relative to any information received directly, or indirectly, at all times.
  9. Work independently and as a team member while making recommendations and using sound judgment.
  10. Attend work-related classes, courses and seminars and pursue a program of self-development.
  11. Contribute to effective department and credit union operations by performing other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

(Education)

Successful completion of college-level accounting course(s).  Equivalent work experience may be substituted.  A minimum of two years credit union experience or related financial field, preferred.

(Skills)

  1. Proficiency in written and oral communication skills.
  2. Ability to prioritize work assignments and complete them in a timely manner.
  3. A high level of accuracy and attention to details.
  4. Proficient in excel preferred and a working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word programs.
  5. Must present a professional, friendly and business-like manner and appearance.
  6. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of basic accounting principles.
  8. Applied knowledge of on-line computer systems.
  9. Ability to operate a variety of office equipment (10-key adding machine,  personal computer, word processing and spread sheets)
  10. Ability to function as a team member.
  11. Demonstrate good judgment, initiative and tact in dealing with supervisors, staff and members.    

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in an office environment and is generally sedentary. May require kneeling, light lifting (up to 50 lb) and carrying, pulling, pushing, reaching, walking, and extended periods of sitting, occasional bending and/or reaching for supplies.  Continuous use of hands in repetitive tasks such as simple grasping, twisting or turning of wrists; finger dexterity to perform various clerical duties such as typing and maintaining files.  Continuous speaking and hearing for interactions with members and co-workers. Work may be performed in a setting with frequent distractions and interruptions.  Continuous clarity of vision at 20 inches or less for normal processing of transactions.  
Continued alertness, precision and concentration to ensure accurateness of transactions.  Frequent performance of basic numeric calculations as well as reading, writing, comparing and analyzing.  Frequent use of judgment, reasoning, and patience in executing multiple projects concurrently.  Continuous problem solving.

NOTE:

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

If you feel you meet the above qualifications, please respond to this ad by visiting the TLC website, www.tlcfcu.org for link to fill out an application and send resume or email application and resume to lmasterson@tlcfcu.org.

Posted in NWCUA.