Accounting Operations Senior Staff

This position performs reconciliations for the 3 Commercial Loan portfolio's, and reporting functions (quality and financial). Research and identify unusual general ledger activity and or balances and communicate items to responsible parties for resolution. May perform other accounting duties assigned and assist with month end close out. Works with minimal guidance. Participate on projects/special assignments as needed. Maintain functional procedures for assigned tasks. Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop and implement process improvements. Identify variances/exceptions with the various tools provided to ensure resolution with our business partners. Awareness of Corporate Accounting Recon Control and Corporate Accounting policies.
  • Reconcile and General Ledger and DDA (demand deposit accounts) accounts for the Leasing, ABLD (asset based lending), and Commercial Loan portfolios in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure all reconciliations processes are done for the day and the pending issues are properly carried forward with adequate escalation, follow-up and completed subsequently as per timelines including following reconciliation procedures and adding messages to aged exceptions on reconciliations as deemed necessary
  • Understand the importance of the Corporate Accounting and Corporate Accounting Reconciliation Control policies and its impact to our GL/DDA accounts
  • Work with/respond to our Commercial business partners for resolution of outstanding general ledger and DDA transactions
  • Train new incoming colleagues and peers on key functions.
  • Prepare specialized reports as required
  • Minimize financial risk to the bank
  • Be an effective team player
  • Work on special projects as assigned
  • Requires knowledge and skills gained through formal training or considerable work experience
  • Works within established procedures with a moderate degree of supervision
  • Requires established skills to perform a range of day-to-day activities
  • Understands how the assigned duties relate to others in the team and how the team integrates with other teams
  • Solves routine problems without supervisory approval, evaluates and selects solutions from established options
  • Has no supervisory responsibilities, manages own workload
  • Impacts own team through the accuracy and quality of work follows procedures and receives regular supervision
  • Uses Communication skills to exchange information
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principals
  • 3-5 years, Reconciliation experience preferrred. .
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel
  • Preferred knowledge of bank applications such as CMOD, Webview, Oracle General Ledger, Checkfree, mainframe
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to perform in deadline driven environment
  • Ability to suggest and/or implement change, process improvements
  • Knowledge of Commercial Loan Accounting, Lease Accounting, and/or Asset Based Lending preferred
  • Experience with AFSVision preferred
  • Ability to perform in deadline driven environment
Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:
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  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required
Hours & Work Schedule
Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8-5

Why Work with Us
At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Citizens Bank and Citizens Securities, Inc. to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.
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