Job accountant in Baton Rouge, LA at Neighbors Federal Credit Union

Job Details

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Company Neighbors Federal Credit Union
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Baton Rouge, LA
Industry Banking & Lending
Sector Financial Services
Salary 58196 - 44881 USD per ANNUAL
Job Location Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for maintaining and reconciling the general ledger accounts, preparing journal entries, and assisting with month-end and year-end close process. Process wire transfers and prepare monthly reconciliation reports. Maintain a working knowledge of all services and operations of the credit union. Ensures accurate and timely recording of the credit union’s financial information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Represent the credit union to members in a courteous, professional manner. Provide prompt, efficient and accurate service in processing transactions.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and reconcile general ledger accounts as assigned.
  • Provide information and prepare monthly reconciliation reports.
  • Responsible for paying IRA federal withholding taxes on a daily basis to the IRS. Responsible for paying IRA state withholding taxes on a monthly basis to the State of Louisiana. Prepares general ledger reconciliation of these transactions.
  • Responsible for balancing and reconciling official checks and money orders issued daily. Makes sure wire is submitted to MoneyGram International and the file transmissions are received by MoneyGram. Monitor and process Money Gram Positive Pay items to determine payment decisions.
  • Responsible for balancing and reconciling Coin Counter Machines. Perform daily general ledger entries for coin settlements.
  • Perform outgoing wires and western union transfers on a daily basis. Pull incoming wires daily from our corporate accounts and post to the member’s account. Download daily wire report from Catalyst Corporate FCU showing wires received and sent each business day.
  • Daily Network Manager ATM general ledger entries (Cash Withdrawals and Cash Deposits).
  • Daily Network Manager global suspense general ledger entries for ITM tellers.
  • Responsible for monthly payment and submission of credit disability, credit life, and debt protection premiums to CUNA Mutual Group.
  • Responsible for processing office supply orders for the credit union.
  • Assist other departments with research as needed.
  • Perform member transactions for the other accounting staff when outages are found as a segregation of duties.
  • Perform stop payments and voids on official checks and money orders.
  • Backup daily functions of other Accounting staff when they are not in the office or need assistance with research.
  • Attend training sessions as required.
  • Create and maintain procedures for desk duties.
  • Maintain and coordinate storage of accounting records.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all aspects of DNA and Prologue systems.
  • Maintain knowledge of and comply with the Bank Secrecy Act as it relates to this position.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to count and deal with numbers and details effectively.
  • Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels, orally, in writing, or by phone.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate orally, in writing, and by phone.
  • Ability to deal with members effectively (friendliness, tact and diplomacy).
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and basic accounting principles.
  • Ability to learn, apply and communicate knowledge of credit union products and services.
  • Ability to input and retrieve data from computer.
  • Ability to use a calculator.
  • Ability to type accurately.
  • Ability to use and learn office machines (i.e., copier, fax, terminals).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
College degree in accounting, finance, or business administration required. One to two years’ experience in an accounting function within a credit union or other financial institution preferred.

Salary: DOE
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: VP Accounting
Location: Perkins Branch

Job Location

Baton Rouge, LA

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