Accounting Specialist I

Employer
Apple Federal Credit Union
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jan 26, 2022
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Ref
333434434
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Why Join Apple? Named 2021 Washington Post Top WorkplaceNamed 2021 Best-In-State Credit Union and Best Credit Union in Northern Virginia by ForbesNamed a 2020 Best Credit Union to work for by the Credit Union JournalState-of-the-art facilities Headquarters FacilityCompetitive Compensation package (5% 401 k Match / Pension Plan/ Tuition Reimbursement)Internal Career Development opportunitiesDiverse, friendly work environment, progressive management staff20 branches in Northern Virginia with easy commuting distanceJob Duties:Under general supervision, but following established policies and procedures, assists with the preparation of management financial reports and day-to-day operations of Accounting Department. Receives, sorts, scans, and proofs accounting documents, posts totals to the general ledger, performs arithmetic calculations, reviews internal records, and reconciles accounts, and performs other related duties. Responds to questions and/or provides information upon request from members and staff. Processes requests/transactions, as appropriate. Assists members and potential members in understanding and utilizing credit union products and services.Responsibilities:Assists with a variety of accounting functions of the credit union and helps maintain the general ledger.Performs reconciliation duties for a variety of general ledgers accounts, to be assigned by the Accounting Manager.Performs modifications to records in the general ledger module within Symitar.Responsible for auditing general ledger postings, filing and reconciliation of other accounting staff.Researches, responds to, and resolves member and staff questions.Provides support and responds to requests during audits and examinations.Performs backup duties and provides cross-functional support for other accounting team members.Remains cognizant of and adheres to credit union policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager of Accounting.Qualifications-all required unless otherwise noted:Associates degree with relevant accounting coursework requiredAt least one year of general accounting experience required.Experience in a financial institution highly desired.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Excellent math ability.Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.PC proficient including spreadsheets and Microsoft Word.Ability to function in a financial institution environment.The ability to lift 25lbs and utilize standard office equipment including, but not limited to, PC, fax, copier, telephone, etc.Hours: TBDLocation: Headquarters-Fairfax, Virginia Apple Federal Credit Union values, encourages, and implements diversity in the workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, Apple Federal Credit Union does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by law. All selected candidates will be subject to credit and background checks to determine employment eligibility.