Accountant II, General Accounting

Location
Alexandria , Virginia
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Closes
Sep 26, 2017
Ref
5006
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Summary

PenFed is hiring an Accountant II, General Accounting in Alexandria, VA  .  The primary purpose of this job  under general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for moderately complex accounting activities related to maintenance of General Accounting areas and the General Ledger accounts and analysis of related activities resulting in managerial reports and financial statements.  In addition, the incumbent assists in the implementation of automated financial systems and the development of accounting requirements for General Accounting impact of new products and services- particularly in the areas of branch and cash on hand accounts.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned.

Reconcile General Accounting activity for assigned accounts, researching discrepancies and preparing correcting journal entries to the General Accounting.  Prepare monthly balance sheet and income schedules as part of the financial statement monthly closing process Analyze assigned accounts to prepare monthly accrual entries, as needed or assigned. Provide recommendations for improving current balancing and reconciling procedures Assist the operations staff when necessary to facilitate accurate reporting of daily operational information to Accounting Assist in activity reporting as needed or requested Assist in departmental projects as required including special studies and analyses. Maintain and update periodic procedures and processes. Assists in preparing other assigned monthly GL reconciliations and review schedules.  

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a related field is required and/or accounting/General Accounting certifications or direct General Accounting experience in an automated scenario. Minimum of two (2) years’ of experience in accounting and General Accounting activities is required.  

Supervisory Responsibility

This position may or not supervise employees.  

Licenses and Certifications

CPA or CPA candidate preferred  

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.

 

Travel

Ability to travel to various worksites is required.

About Us

Founded in 1935, and still growing, we began as the War Department Federal Credit Union.  Today, PenFed is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.5 million members and over $21 billion in assets.  We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as on military bases in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. 

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.

PenFed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

PenFed will maintain and observe personnel policies which will prohibit discrimination or harassment against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability and all other statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment.  PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.