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Senior Accountant Georgia

Company: Georgia's Own Credit Union
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals dedicated to service, we invite you to apply online today. SUMMARY The Senior Accountant is responsible for accurate and timely completion of assigned journal entries, reporting, and reconciling for a wide variety of organic and purchased loans, including participations. This individual is regarded as a subject matter expert in Fixed Assets and accounting for a wide variety of loan products that are of high-volume serviced by a 3rd party servicers. Also expected to leverage their knowledge to train others, analyze data, resolve issues/outages and makes recommendations for process improvements.RESPONSIBILITIES Accurately prepare and key operational, monthly, and corrective journal entries. Scan entry and obtain approval according to established procedures. Gather data, analyze, and accurately prepare assigned monthly reports by established deadline. Accurately prepare assigned balance sheet reconciliations by established weekly/monthly deadlines. Act as backup to the Accounting Manager to post team's journal entries. Properly account for monthly settlements from 3rd party loan servicers that includes retrieving & analyzing servicer remittance reports for accuracy, preparing monthly journal entries, and completion of other miscellaneous reporting. Accurately implement the integration of new 3rd party relationships and new loan purchases at the direction of the Accounting Manager. Assist with developing processes and procedures to be implemented into monthly operations. Prepare monthly Past Due reporting for all purchased and participated loans serviced by a 3rd party and ensure all reporting balances with the associated general ledger accounts. Act as the Fixed Asset subject matter expert. Coordinate and assist with maintaining the fixed asset system and processes including new asset loading, adjustments, disposals, running monthly depreciation/amortization and participate in periodic inventory and true-up activities. Assist and play a key role in filing annual personal property tax returns accurately and by established deadlines. Provide accurate/timely fixed asset data for adhoc and annual reporting. Coordinate and assist with the real estate and property tax payments to be accurate and filed by the established deadline to avoid penalties. Serve as backup to the Accounting Manager for reviewing and posting AP batches. Assist with organizational and departmental projects/initiatives as requested. Maintain current procedures for all role functions. Ensure a minimum of one other Accounting team member is cross-trained in all role functions. Maintain a thorough knowledge of policies and procedures and trends in the credit union industry. PROFESSIONAL AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred. 5-7 years related work experience (financial reporting, bank reconcilement, fixed assets and/or accounts payable), preferably within a financial institution. Equivalent work experience in lieu of a degree will be considered. Experience with high-volume non-organic loan payment processing and reporting. Experience with Fiserv Prologue or other related GL banking systems preferred. OTHER JOB QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of financial institution finance and/or operational areas. Proficient in MS Office and able to quickly learn various operational and finance related systems; must have strong/advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Must be detail oriented with ability to understand, analyze, and complete reporting requirements. Self-motivation and strong work ethic combine with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and proven ability to meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. All employees must be able to communicate face to face or through technology with or without reasonable accommodation. Employee will be in an office environment (well-lighted, heated and air-conditioned) typically stationed at a desk or table. Employee will be asked to sit and stand for various increments of time, and to lift/push up 10 lbs. Clerical office duties on various forms of technology are required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. All positions that have lending responsibilities must comply with all requirements under the SAFE ACT, as well as the union's policies and procedures related to the SAFE ACT. This includes an obligation on the employee's part to ensure that NMLA registration pertaining to the SAFE ACT is kept current. The employee must notify the credit union within 30 days of any changes that need to be reflected on the NMLS Registry. Georgia's Own Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with obligations under federal law, every company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance women, minorities, disabled veterans, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

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