Staff Accountant

Employer
First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
The Staff Accountant - Funding and Reconciliations at FGMC will work closely with the Assistant Controller and be responsible for ensuring that the Funding Activities are accounted for in a timely and accurate manner and that the accounting is done in compliance with applicable policies and regulations. This position is characterized by a high degree of working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and utilizing that knowledge in the daily processing, monitoring and control of the accounting and finance loan related activities. Key Job Functions: Accounts and records daily loan funding entries. Acts as a backup to an accountant handling daily loan sale entries. Works with the various operations groups to ensure funding activities are correctly captured. Prepares general ledger journal entries and reclassifications when necessary. Performs monthly reconciliation of various assets and liability accounts in a timely manner. Assists with accounting department projects as needed. Other duties as assigned. This position is not eligible for telecommuting. Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance 1 to 3 years of experience in Accounting and/ or Finance Mortgage banking experience is preferred Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures Experience with internal control activities and financial management workflow processes Strong knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Proficient in Excel. Advanced knowledge is a plus Excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills High degree of accuracy and attention to detail Ability to learn quickly and apply concepts to different related areas of work Ability to recognize and analyze problems, and develop solutions

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