Providence Federal Credit Union
Contact: Shirley Cate
Phone: (503) 215-6090
The Accounting Specialist performs a variety tasks necessary to balance and update general ledger and subsidiary accounts, maintains and reconciles daily cash accounts, and manages other accounting related duties. Responsibilities include preparing various accounting reports, performing a variety of support duties to the accounting functions.
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
Knowledge of credit union accounting and compliance processes
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff, management.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with staff, management, and the public
Ability to exercise sound judgment, effectively problem solve and make decisions
Ability to work effectively in a team and independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete duties on time
Enters data into the accounting systems and generates reports daily. Prepares various financial, regulatory, and special reports on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis as requested by management.
Reviews, reconciles, prepares, pays, and files all accounts payable for the credit union.
Research and resolve discrepancies. Prepares and enters daily and monthly general ledger transactions including investment activity and schedules.
Analyzes and reconciles general ledger for various accounts as assigned.
Reviews and analyzes financial data. Generates a variety of reports and statements as requested by management.
Prepares financial statements and reports according to department and regulatory guidelines.
Posts and reconciles the subsidiary records for the accrued income from investment accounts, including investment dividend postings daily.
Researches and adjusts all open items, cash imbalances, and variances as needed.
Set-ups and runs all prepaid and fixed asset items at least monthly and as needed.
Assist NCUA with their examinations and provides information necessary to complete the examinations as necessary.
Works with Internal and External Auditors gathering information as requested.
Attends meeting, classes, and conferences to maintain current knowledge of industry practices and job related responsibilities.
Associate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.
Two years of financial institution experience will be accepted in lieu of the degree.
Three years of work experience in a financial institution
Experience using PC with Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook