We're here to help people in communities throughout Northern California build financially healthy lives. We do this by being attentive and partnering with our members to understand what is financially best for them. We thrive on change, and we put people first. If you're looking to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of others, we look forward to hearing from you.
About Patelco Credit Union
Patelco is a not-for-profit credit union, serving the financial needs and aspirations of more than 300,000 members. What we earn, we return to our members in savings from lower loan rates, fewer fees, and personalized service that focuses on transparency, simplicity, and trust. Our mission remains the same as when we started in 1936, to provide products, services, education and expertise that will empower our members to rise up and achieve financial freedom.
In this role, responsibilities will include, but not limited to: own and lead the Credit Union's regulatory call reporting process. Participate in providing relevant and timely financial information for the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) and Department of Business Oversight (DBO), and senior management reporting. Produce the bank's financial reports in accordance with U.S. GAAP, NCUA/DBO regulations, and other relevant requirements. Support technical accounting research as necessary. Support compliance with internal control requirements by developing, maintaining, and testing documentation and processes around financial reporting controls.
The successful candidate will have the ability to perform complex tasks requiring advanced professional experience, knowledge and competency in accounting principles and practices. They will possess the ability to utilize discretion and judgment on assignments that are varied, diverse and difficult in nature. Possess the ability to embrace, and meet, the changing needs of the department.
Own and manage the preparation and filing of the Credit Union's regulatory Call Report and other regulatory reports and ensure their consistency with the financial statements. Research and implement new regulatory reporting guidance, including new reporting requirements as the credit union grows in size.
Work with the Credit Union's independent and internal auditors and examiners in their quarterly and annual reviews and audits, coordinating accounting related inquiries and requests.
Own and manage the 'Prepared by Client' listings requested by external auditors.
Assist with research and help provide technical guidance/draft memos on accounting transactions, new accounting guidance and new regulatory guidance.
Work with our business partners to ensure accurate accounting for complex transactions such as hedging and derivatives and reverse repos
If needed, assist in re-engineering existing processes to improve efficiencies and enhance controls in financial reporting.
Act as the Accounting project liaison for all internal projects which impact the Accounting department. Provide guidance to our business partners to ensure projects incorporate correct accounting, including the impact to the general ledger. Assist with mapping of GL accounts as part of the project implementation.
Build strong working relationships with other business partners throughout the organization.
Perform ad hoc projects as requested.
Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance required
Five - six years of accounting experience is required
Certified Public Accountant required
Knowledge of Call Reporting requirements for NCUA and DBO is a plus
Strong and demonstrated understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Financial institution experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to balance speed and accuracy in a fast paced work environment
Ability to apply critical thinking
Ability to meet deadlines
Advanced computer skills: Excel, MS Windows and MS Office
Working knowledge of Prologue general ledger and Blackline a plus
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to present financial information to senior management in a succinct and understandable method
Discretion and judgment required in dealing with changing and new situations
Ability to be well organized, team-player and motivated
Flexible with working long hours when needed
Located at Pleasanton Headquarters
Patelco Credit Union is an EO Employer - M/ F/ Veteran/ Disability
Patelco Credit Union