Our Accounting department is looking for an Accounting Associate II to join their team. The Accounting Associate II is responsible for completing assigned accounting tasks in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. Tasks may include reconciliations, researching/resolving settlement disputes, preparing and posting journal entries to the appropriate general ledger accounts, transmitting disbursement files and researching/resolving outstanding reconciling items. Prepares timely and accurate internal and external regulatory reports and filings. Analyzes reports, identifies, researches issues and makes recommendations for resolution.
Accounting Associate II Duties & Responsibilities
Completes the reconcilement of assigned general ledger accounts within deadlines, Researches and identifies details regarding outstanding entries. Resolves outstanding reconciling items within expected deadlines to ensure accurate financial reporting and minimal loss to SCCU. Assists Accounting Associate I with reconciliations as needed.
Balances more complex accounts such as Fixed Assets, Loan Pass through Fees (i.e. appraisal fees) and ACH Settlements.Consults with other departments/branches on out of balance conditions and assists them in resolving it.
Prepares and processes periodic and ad-hoc financial transactions and posts them to the appropriate general ledger accounts on a timely basis.
Actively participates in annual and periodic audits by responding to auditors questions and requests for reports/supporting documentation.
Trains other Accounting Associates I and II, as requested by management, to ensure consistent and uniform understanding of job function.
Reviews reasonableness of the assigned general ledger accounts, prior to close, and makes necessary corrections to ensure the accuracy of monthly financial statements.
Completes monthly/weekly updates to various financial systems modules, such as Fixed Assets, the Investments or AP modules.
Assists in the preparation of complex regulatory reports as assigned (i.e. FRB 2900, NCUA 5300 Call report, Credit Card Certification Report)
Provides training and instruction, as needed, to other departments regarding correct general ledger postings or transactions, forms completion or compliance requirements.
Actively participates in business line project teams involving systems that create financial transactions to ensure proper posting and recording of financial data. Consults with software vendors regarding financial systems interfaces as needed.
Proposes enhancements to work methods or procedures in order to improve process efficiency and/or the quality of results.
Remains current in all aspects of Bank Secrecy Act, Money Laundering and OFAC compliance.
Provides support for the department by reviewing and resolving work-related problems and completing other accounting functions as needed.
Our competitive benefit package below is available the first of the month following the date of hire!
Accounting Associate II Benefits -
Comprehensive Medical and Dental benefits with significant SCCU contribution
Optional Vision coverage
Limited Purpose and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Savings Account with SCCU matching contribution
Long Term and Short Term Disability coverage
SCCU Paid Term Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with 24/7 referral service
Paid Time Off
401(K) Pre-Tax Savings Plan with SCCU matching 100% of the first 5% of employee contributions
Educational Assistance Program
Accounting Associate II Financial Benefits
Loan Discounts-Mortgage, 2nd Mortgage, Auto, Motorcycle, Boat etc.
GAP coverage at half price
Fixed low rate credit card
Identify Protection at no cost
Accounting Associate II Qualifications
Associates degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience required.Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance preferred.
1 to 3 years prior experience in accounting.Associates degree in Accounting/Finance may be considered toward part of this requirement.
Aptitude for mathematics and able to analyze, compare and interpret facts and figures quickly and independently.
Ability to interpret basic accounting principles and apply them to complex financial transactions.
Ability to create and maintain complex Excel spreadsheets independently. Knowledge of Access preferred by not required.
Ability to analyze complex situations, apply functional principles, and develop solutions.
Ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple job tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrated experience with accounting software and systems.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to carry out detailed written and oral instructions.
Accounting Associate II Hours
Space Coast Credit Union