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Staff Accountant

Company: MutualOne Bank
Location: Framingham
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Summary / ObjectiveThe Staff Accountant is responsible for providing a wide range of accounting support by using knowledge of accounting and financial institutions to perform daily responsibilities and communicate effectively with team members. This individual is responsible for proficiency in various accounting softwares to process transactions in all accounting modules (accounts payable, general ledger, investments and fixed assets). The Staff Accountant will also use a variety of software applications to prepare both internal and regulatory reports for the department and to gather information for reconcilements and any necessary research.Experience & Education Requirements:Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Accounting/FinanceTwo or more years of accounting experience is preferredBackground and general knowledge of accounting principlesHigh-intermediate to advanced in excel spreadsheets and other Microsoft Office productsEssential Job Functions:Provides accounting support to the departmentReviews, analyzes, and processes accounting transactions of moderate complexity, while adhering to GAAP accounting, and communicating issues to supervisorUses critical thinking skills to work through assigned tasks while retaining good judgement of when to escalate an issue or problemReconciles various general ledger accounts and ensures that all outstanding items are resolved within a reasonable length of time, not to exceed 30 days without explanationCreates and posts general ledger entriesPerforms accounts payable functions and manages related record keepingProcesses and reconciles fixed asset activity and is responsible for analyzing month end depreciation expenses for reasonablenessAssists in tax & regulatory reportingAssists in the processing and reconciling of investment activityPrepares disbursements, maintains financial records for and creates reports for the Charitable FoundationFunctions in accordance with established Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and regulatory standards for financial institutionsPerforms the cost accounting for COCCAssists with the record storage and retrieval coordinator for the departmentShares responsibility for reconciling the Federal Reserve Bank account daily and escalates any outstanding issues to supervisorIs able to work under time-sensitive deadlines in a fast paced, challenging environment with multiple and competing prioritiesAssists in the preparation of data for pledging collateral with the Federal Reserve Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of BostonRequired knowledge, skills & abilities:Good understanding of accounting systems and the ability to learn moreEffective written and verbal communication skillsHigh-intermediate to advanced excel skills and a strong knowledge of Microsoft OfficeAccuracy and attention to detailAbility to apply critical thinking and problem solving skillsAbility to determine work priorities and meet schedules and deadlinesSuccessful completion of in-house training programs or other approved training programsCompliance with BSA regulations as appropriate to the positionPhysical Demands and Work Environment:Ability to use standard equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiersRequires manual dexterity and sitting for longer periods of timeMust be able to work schedules that meet the needs of the Bank, which may include early morning, evening and /or weekend hoursOther DutiesThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. It is expected that from time to time other duties, both related and unrelated to the above, may be assigned and therefore, required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.MutualOne Bank offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with Bank match, paid vacation, paid holidays, group term life insurance, long term disability & short term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and an employee assistance program. Salary range $46,970 -69,433.MutualOne Bank provides equal employment opportunities to all employees regarding race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics or status as a protected veteran.Required SkillsRequired Experience

Keywords: MutualOne Bank, Framingham , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Framingham, Massachusetts

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