Accountant II, General Accounting
Accountant II, General AccountingCityAlexandriaState/TerritoryVirginiaAdded to system5/3/17 7:36 PMApply NowAccountant II, General AccountingSummaryPenFed 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 FunctionsReasonable 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 processAnalyze assigned accounts to prepare monthly accrual entries, as needed or assigned.Provide recommendations for improving current balancing and reconciling proceduresAssist the operations staff when necessary to facilitate accurate reporting of daily operational information to AccountingAssist in activity reporting as needed or requestedAssist 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 ExperienceEquivalent 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 ResponsibilityThis position may or not supervise employees. Licenses and CertificationsCPA or CPA candidate preferred Work EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise. Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to meet the following physical demands:Physical DemandNoneSeldomOccasionallyFrequentlyReading XWriting XSitting XStanding X Walking X Bending, Stretching or Reaching X Driving X Talking on the phone, person-to-person & in group XHearing on the phone, person-to-person & in group XVision for near, mid-range, far, peripheral, depth and color XUse of computer XUse of telephone XUse of office equipment XPushing/pulling/lifting/ carrying from 5 to 50 lbs. X TravelAbility to travel to various worksites is required.About UsFounded 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.