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Job Title: Accounting Manager
Reports To: CFO
FLSA Status: Exempt Revision Date: 6/2016
Oversee and direct the activities of the Accounting staff, and prepare financial statements with supporting schedules to assist management in decision-making. The position involves supervision over general accounting, property accounting, internal auditing, cost accounting, and budgetary activities.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS/ACTIVITIES
1.Development, analysis, and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the credit union.
2.Responsible for evaluating the performance of personnel in the department. This individual recommends training requirements, has the duty to keep the staff at the highest level of skill necessary to meet the credit union’s needs and objectives, and may recommend that personnel be hired or removed from the department.
3.Maintains the company's system of accounts and keeps books and records on all company transactions and assets.
4.Prepares reports that outline the company's financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings.
5.Assist in the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and reports variances.
6.Furnishes internal reports, revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient, and furnishes external reports as necessary.
7.Responsible for fixed-asset management system. Determines depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advises management on desirable operational adjustments.
8.Familiar with various tasks and responsibilities of other accounting positions, (i.e. account payable, ACH & wires, checks clearings, etc.) Will also perform as back up to these duties as needed.
9.Familiar with all applicable GAAP and regulatory rules and regulations governing financial institutions.
10. Responsible for maintaining investment program and subsidiary ledgers. Maintain safekeeping records and pledged securities processes.
11.Conduct special accounting studies, analyses and special projects as requested by management.
No direct requirements.
Prepares and balances all assigned activities on a daily basis. Records kept are accurate and well documented for internal/external audit purposes. Must have the ability to collect data, analyze the data, and come up with effective solutions. Maintains a professional attitude toward accounting and upholds a professional appearance while interacting within the credit union.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with a minimum of two years experience. Must have experience with general ledger accounting, managing fixed assets and investments, strong analysis skills, intermediate to advanced Excel skills and balancing corporate bank statements. Prefer prior Credit Union or Financial Industry accounting experience. Related work experience may substitute for education or may consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret complex data, and understand detailed instructions. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.