Accountant - Full Time

Job Description

 

The Accountant performs intermediate level accounting functions such as account reconciliation, data processing and reporting and system administration.  Responsible for preparation of specialized financial and capital reports and responding to branch inquiries.  Specific responsibilities will include daily cash management, monthly bank and balance sheet reconciliation, maintenance of recurring journal entries, review and preparation of non-recurring journal entries and accounting for capital assets and expenditures.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Reconcile daily distribution reports received from the branches/camps of the association with the bank deposits reported by the bank(s).
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for operating, payroll and individual branch accounts on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Serve as accounting resource for association and branch supervisors and administrative staff.
  • Prepare account reconciliations for specific balance sheet and fixed asset accounts.
  • Maintain and post recurring journal entries.
  • Complete monthly sales tax reporting for Minnesota and Wisconsin operations.
  • Communicate bank draft and credit card returns to branches on a routine basis.
  • Update and maintain fixed asset database for all capital expenditures.
  • Provide W-9, exemption certificates, and credit letters per vendor request.

 

Relationships:

This position reports to the Assistant Controller who reports to the Controller. The incumbent has no direct supervisory responsibilities. The position interacts as a resource for branches and association departments.

Requirements

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field and 1 year of related experience; OR 5 years of equivalent applicable work experience
  • Computer and PC proficiency and experience with computerized accounting systems and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently
  

Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to work on a computer for extended periods of time.

 

Additional Notes:

  • This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from the Assistant Controller, Controller and Chief Financial Officer or their representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the branch or Association.