Accountant

Dec. 15, 2017 - Jan. 30, 2018
Location:Arvada, CO
Type:Full Time
Department:Sooper Credit Union
Description:To support the financial management and operations of the credit union through the maintenance of accounting records and reports within the guidelines of GAAP, NCUA, Federal and State Regulations. To participate in reporting a set of monthly financial statements that are provided in both an accurate and timely manner. To provide full-performance support in the delivery of all accounting efforts. To ensure accounting records are consistently maintained and with the utmost accuracy.
Duties:Perform all essential functions within the Accounting/Back Office Support department timely and accurately. These functions include, but are not limited to:
 Analyze and maintain third party reports and reconciliations.
 Analyze and maintain credit union cash accounts and reconciliations.
 Analyze and maintain fixed assets and prepaid registers and reconciliations.
 Preform daily, weekly, and monthly journal entries for account records ensuring accuracy.
 Reconcile and maintain assigned general ledger account reconcile daily, weekly and/or monthly as directed ensuring accuracy.
 Reconcile finance discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account and general ledger information, noting or clearing any discrepancies.

Provides assistance and problem solving for accounting department employees while keeping the Director of Finance informed.

Suggest and assists in implementing procedural changes to increase efficiency and/or quality of processes and service.

Provides quality service to staff members in all departments and to outside sources in a timely manner to resolve problems.

Maintain SCU knowledge and skills to able to respond to account and member needs when necessary

Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:Experience: Two years to five years of similar or related experience.

Education: (1) A two year college degree or (2) Completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school or (3) Completion of a specialized and extensive in-house training or apprenticeship program.

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.

Other Skills: Proficiency with PC and applicable software, MS Word, SCU Data Processing System. Must have intermediate to advance skills with MS Excel. Proficiency in the use of financial systems, databases and related computer applications.

Must understand financial statements and general ledger accounts, as well as an understanding of GAAP and FASB.

Must be able to comply with rules, regulations and laws as applicable to all functions of the accounting department and Sooper Credit Union, including NCUA rules and regulations.

Must have analytical, financial modeling and reporting skills, with strong communication skills in listening, writing and speaking.

Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to use a computer for a minimum of 8 hours per day

Must have the ability to sit at a desk for a minimum of 8 hours per day

Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

Work Environment: Must have the ability to work in a team environment and work flexible hours.

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