Accounting Specialist I
Company: GreenState Credit Union
Location: North Liberty
Posted on: April 10, 2021
GreenState Credit UnionAccounting Specialist IUS-IA-North
LibertyJob ID: 2021-2726Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings:
1Category: AccountingGreenState Credit UnionOverviewThis position
is responsible for the accurate, timely, and efficient completion
of various accounting duties and responsibilities on a daily basis.
Staff in this role have a wide range of knowledge of all daily
accounting duties and are experienced in identifying and resolving
routine issues. This role acts as a leader, resource and backup for
the Accounting Processor roles, assisting as needed to accomplish
the daily department workload. This role's focus is on accurate and
efficient processing of all duties while providing excellent
service to internal staff and occasional members. Pay range for
this hourly position is $21.03 - $31.55 with a progressive benefit
package. ResponsibilitiesPerforms essential duties and
responsibilities in the following areas which may include, but are
not limited to those listed and are subject to change: 1. Adheres
to the Credit Union's core values and Service Standards in carrying
out GreenState's mission and vision.2. Demonstrates a positive
member service (internal and external) focus at all times. 3.
Demonstrates teamwork in all interactions with coworkers and in the
completion of all duties and responsibilities.4. Ensures
confidentiality of member information.5. Supports a diverse and
inclusive work environment.6. Plays a vital role in enriching the
community by participating in community service organizations
and/or Credit Union sponsored events, on an annual basis. GL and
Account Reconciliation7. Responsible for monitoring and reconciling
credit union clearing (GL and DDA accounts), suspense and exception
general ledgers.8. Reconciles the credit union's daily cash
letter.9. Ensures the share and loan detail totals equal the
related gl accounts.10. Reconciles correspondent bank accounts on a
daily and monthly basis (i.e. FRB, PCBB, FHLB, US Bank).11.
Properly tracks and reconciles amusement park tickets (i.e.
Adventureland, Lost Island).12. Responsible for research and
follow-up of all outstanding reconciliation items to ensure items
are resolved in a timely manner. Accounts Payable13. Monitors
Accounts Payable email box and Accounts Payable folder to ensure
timely processing of invoices.14. Reviews all invoices for
appropriate approval(s) prior to processing.15. Accurately enters
invoice information into Banktel for final approval, including
properly coding of fixed assets and prepaids.16. Schedules payment
of invoices according to cash discount potential and payment
terms.17. Reconciles vendor statements; researches and corrects
discrepancies.18. Ensures vendor credit memos are processed in a
timely manner.19. Prepares and processes payment batch files by
check (i.e. avidpay, manual), globalV credit card and ACH.20.
Processes donation and contribution check requests.21. Assists
vendors and other departments with questions regarding status of
invoices. Wire Transfers22. Monitors correspondent bank balances
(i.e. FRB, NCB) and originates wire transfers, as needed.23.
Processes and initiates posting of incoming member wire
transfers.24. Processes outgoing wire transfers; domestic, foreign
(treasury management only) and correspondent bank.25. Ensures all
wire transfers have been OFAC checked by Fraud prior to processing.
Other Departmental Processes26. Processes FRB check adjustments.27.
Orders all cash for the institution (branch and ATM) from the
Federal Reserve, on a weekly basis.28. Ensures timely completion
and reporting of the regulatory FR2900 report.29. Responsible for
the accurate transmission of check file(s) to the Federal
Reserve.30. Provides support and assistance to Credit Union staff,
members and other financial institutions for all functions
processed by Accounting through timely attention to requests (i.e.
phone, email, mail).31. Assists branches/departments with
problem-solving, balancing and other issues related to end of night
processes.32. Performs any other temporary or permanent duties as
assigned. Resource and Innovation33. Acts as a leader and resource
for Accounting Processors by assisting with the completion of daily
duties and routine troubleshooting.34. Identifies opportunities for
efficiency and/or effectiveness improvements, including looking for
opportunities to reduce human errors.Qualifications1. 2-year
Accounting degree or one to three years of financial institution or
other related work experience.2. Previous experience with Accounts
Payable processing preferred.3. High school diploma or the
equivalent (i.e.: GED).4. A solid understanding of general ledgers
(i.e. debits, credits).5. High level of accuracy and attention to
detail.6. Strong problem-solving skills.7. Ability to perform basic
math calculations.8. Proficiency with related computer
applications, spreadsheets, word processors and database
applications.9. Ability to prioritize and organize work
efficiently, to handle large volumes of work.10. Positive attitude,
team first focus with an emphasis on providing outstanding member
service in addressing a wide variety of staff questions and
concerns.11. Be actively involved and a strong team player within
the department, with the ability to cross-train in a variety of
tasks.12. Ability to develop and maintain effective working
relationships with co-workers and outside vendors.13.
Self-motivated with the ability to work with limited direct
supervision while maintaining focus on detail-oriented projects.14.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.15. Good oral
communication skills, interpersonal skills, telephone and email
manners and etiquette.16. Reports to work punctually, works all
scheduled hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business
demand.17. Must be Bondable.Reporting RelationshipReports to the
Vice President / Accounting Operations.Supervisory
ResponsibilitiesThis position is not responsible for the
supervision of other employees.Equal Opportunity Employment
StatementGreenState Credit Union is an EEO/AA Employer.
M/F/Veteran/Disability. We strongly encourage minorities, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities to apply for openings with the
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