Accountant I

Job Title

Accountant I

Job Description

Job Function
Assists with month-end and year-end close process, accounts payable, bank reconciliations and assist with postings to the general ledger.

Job Responsibilities
• Inputs and uploads daily/monthly journal entries and updates checklists for end of month reconciliations.
• Completes bank reconciliations timely and accurately.
• Verifies, posts and reconciles general ledger transactions.
• Reviews and processes employee expense reports for compliance and documentation.
• Supports day to day, month-end and year-end close process.
• Maintains files as needed in the Accounting Department.
• Assist other team members with projects/tasks as needed.
• Ensures that own work is in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and guidelines.
• Performs such other accounting, financial or administrative tasks as may be required.

Skills and Abilities
• Must possess knowledge of standard office equipment including computer, ten key adding machine, typewriter, fax machine, scanner and copy machine.
• Must possess knowledge of computers and computer operations MS Office software.
• Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
• Must possess good organizational skills.
• Must possess ability to perform detailed tasks with accuracy.

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements
• Ability to work under stress and meet deadlines.
• Ability to operate a keyboard if required performing the essential job functions.
• Ability to read and interpret a document.
• Ability to travel if required to perform the essential job functions.
• Ability to lift/move/carry approximately 20 pounds if required to perform the essential job functions. If the employee is unable to lift/move/carry this weight and can be accommodated without causing the department an “undue hardship” then the employee must be accommodated; hence, omitting lifting as a physical requirement.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or business school required.
• 1 to 3 years previous banking experience preferred, but not required.