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Accounting Specialist

Company: Lafayette Federal Credit Union
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Full-time Welcome to Lafayette Federal Credit Union Careers! We are excited you have decided to browse our current career opportunities. Teamwork and a sense of community make Lafayette Federal Credit Union a great place to work. Each person is valued for his or her unique set of skills. Our culture is about inclusion, diversity, high performance, and new opportunities. We share a common devotion to community, participating in charity events throughout each year. Professional development, training, and certification is a priority for our employees. We also provide employees with a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. What makes LFCU cutting-edge? We are recognized in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Report as one of the Top 100 performing credit unions in 2021 for the second year in a row, securing the #12 spot out of over 1,700 qualified credit unions nationwide. Our organization is growing and we are seeking top-notch individuals to provide support to our members. Our goal is to become the premier financial partner for every one of our members and our LFCU member support team is a critical component in achieving that success. We are currently seeking an Accounting Specialist to join our Accounting team! You will be a great fit and a perfect candidate if: You are very detail oriented You possess a strong technical skill set You have a strong work ethic You value personal and professional integrity If you do, then Lafayette Federal Credit Union is the place for you! Requirements About the Position: In the role of Accounting Specialist, under general supervision, you will assist in the maintenance of the credit union's accounting records and reports, ensuring that they comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and credit union accounting practices as well as perform general ledger posting and reconciliation and prepares analysis of operations for management. This position will also be cross-trained and will perform duties related to the daily processing. The Accounting Specialist will: Process, post and reconcile accounts to the general ledger for accounts receivable, cash receipts, accounts payable, reimbursements, cash disbursements and payroll Manage the vendor database and performs the daily accounts payable function Process and reconcile daily official check settlement, stop payments and requests for check copies and reconcile the corresponding GL account Maintain all assigned accounts such that they are always in balance and current within 30 days Review open invoice reports; follow-up with a schedule of payments or adjustments Serve as backup support in processing Share branching, FX Wire, monthly consumer loan reconciliation Support the M/C reconciliation process Assist in internal and external audits Process tax levies and garnishments to include communication with members and legal counsel Be responsible for understanding and complying in an accurate and timely basis with all Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering/OFAC requirements that pertain to your position at LFCU and as directed by management and/or the SVP of Risk Management Performs other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager, PVP of Accounting and/or the CFO Qualified candidates will have: A positive credit standing Experience: One to three years of similar or related experience Education: College degree (BS or BA in a relevant field) Working knowledge of MS Office applications including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and other applications Interpersonal Skills: Professionalism, both visually and behaviorally Ability to meet deadlines while prioritizing a changing workload Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities becomes necessary. Must have the ability to interact with people and focus on details and follow-up on times sensitive material Physical Requirements and Work Environment: This position requires manual dexterity, the ability to lift files and open cabinets This position requires bending, stooping or standing as necessary This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Office environment with job duties conducted via telephone, face to face meetings, and on the computer The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It's not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this job. Lafayette Federal Credit Union is committed to the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, and members. As such, we will require that all newly hired members of our team be COVID vaccinated (including the booster if eligible) two weeks prior to their first day of work. *Lafayette Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer *EOE/AA/DISABILITY/VETERAN Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Lafayette Federal Credit Union, Rockville , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Rockville, Maryland

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