Staff Accountant

SUMMARY

Maintains the credit union’s accounting records and reports. Prepares trial balance and F& S statement, reconciles bank statements, and performs other related duties. Adheres to all related generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), tax and regulatory laws, rules, and regulations to adequately and accurately reflect the financial position of the Credit Union at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: 

Supervises various accounting functions, including but not limited to general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, maintenance, and storage of proper financial records.

Summarizes details in separate ledgers or computer files and transfers data to general ledger.

Reconciles and balances all general ledger.

Compiles and prepares all daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports .Prepares all regulatory filings including quarterly Call Reports and tax reporting, in addition to other reports that may be requested by various regulatory agencies.

Process all documents associated with the investment portfolio.

Prepare required documents for the monthly ALCO/Board packets.

Prepares, compiles, processes, and completes according to policy and procedures benefit requests, bond claims, collections duties, wires, extended warranty, back-up withholding, IRA reporting, cash management, Reg D reporting and dormant account management and reporting.

Ensure that the Controller and President are kept fully informed on the conditions and operations of the Accounting Department and of all important factors influencing them.

Oversees and directs MasterCard Program and card management, ACH originations, ATM, Debit, ALM program, budgeting, tax, accounting, audit, and insurance activities.

Cross sell all credit union products and services.

Attend all staff meetings as directed.

Support other departments as directed. 

Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Ability to prioritize projects to meet deadlines. Must have a solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or any other related field preferred; two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Expert-level knowledge and experience of working with spreadsheets is crucial. Excellent understanding of accounting rules and procedures including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Experience with accounting and financial software and should stay up to date with current trends.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to communicate complex data in a clear way. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, Board/Credit Union Officials, clients, members, auditors, and examiners.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situation.  Financial math skills will include margin analysis, algebra, Duration and NEV.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and type for extended periods of time.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Administrative Policy:

This position is an exempt position.


Reports to: President/CEO

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

To apply, download our online application and upon completion, print it and the Credit Report Authorization and Disclosure forms, sign all and mail to:

SwRCFCU
Attn: Human Resources
7215 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78251

Or fax to 210-684-0670, Attn: Human Resources.