Credit Union:
Cutting Edge Federal Credit Union

Region: Milwaukie, OR

Type: Staff

Contact: Brady Howe
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (866) 653-4392

Closing: 8/30/2019

Job Description:

Not-for-profit means you profit!

There’s a Revolution underway. A Movement towards a different way of banking. It puts people ahead of profits. It means we’ll spend more time with you. We’ll be flexible, fair, and responsive. We’ll take care of business like we’ve been doing since 1953.

We know bold ideas can change the world. This is for everyone who believes there has to be a better way. Be a part of our Revolution.

Cutting Edge Federal Credit Union operates on the belief that being a not-for-profit financial cooperative means that our members profit by giving them higher rates on savings, lower rates on loans, and a wide range of services at little or no cost, to help them reach their financial goals and achieve overall financial wellness at any stage of life. As a designated Community Development Financial Institution, we empower our staff with resources and training that align our social mission with satisfying our members’ unique and varied financial needs.

Everyone who works at Cutting Edge plays an important role in developing our communities, whether you’re on the front lines working directly with members or in the back office making sure that everything is running smoothly. We are seeking to employ individuals who want more out of their job than just a paycheck – consider joining our team if you want to be part of a Movement towards community well being and prosperity through financial health and inclusion. Join our Revolution!

The Accounting Specialist performs a variety of duties assigned by the CEO to assist in daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting functions. These functions include daily general ledger balancing, accounts payable, and other duties as assigned. An ideal candidate does not need to know everything about financial institution accounting, but must be willing to earnestly apply their knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to learn the specifics of credit union accounting.

Education/Experience Required:

Associates degree or equivalent in accounting or similar field, or two to four years of experience in the accounting field. Knowledge and demonstrated application of GAAP.  Demonstrated attention to detail and documentation. The ability to prioritize effectively and efficiently.  Ability to work independently and as a team member. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, including both verbal and written communication. The ability to do multiple tasks and projects at the same time, and the flexibility to make immediate and unscheduled task changes. An understanding of the absolute necessity of complete accuracy in accounting functions. Ability to learn and work comfortably with web-based programs, software, and other information technologies. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word programs preferred. Experience with Symitar preferred. Must be bondable.

Additional Comments:

Full job description available upon request.