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Junior Accountant- Reconciliations

Apple Bank

This is a Contract position in Solon, OH posted September 27, 2021.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION : The Junior Accountant
– Reconcilliations is responsible for the processing of daily operational work within Apple Bank’s Accounting Department in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Bank policies/procedures, with a particular focus on preparing bank reconciliations, preparing/posting general ledger entries, processing third-party return checks, and posting incoming wires to customer accounts.

The successful candidate should be analytical, detail-oriented and have strong communication skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Prepare and post general ledger entries.

 Reconcile various GL accounts (daily, weekly, & monthly) by gathering statements and balancing information.

 Process checks returned by other banks and notify branches/departments that are involved.

 Troubleshoot reconciliation differences and communicate with all parties involved (branches, vendors, etc.); correct errors by posting adjusting journal entries.

 Manual post to customer bank accounts.

 Scan critical documents for record retention.

 Maintain spreadsheets and prepare activity logs as needed for department.

 Support monthly end closing process.

 Act as backup to department team members regarding various responsibilities (A/R, A/P, etc.).

 Secure financial information; safeguard customer information.

 Assist with other accounting projects as assigned by management.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.

 1-3 years progressive experience in Accounting or Finance, preferably at a financial institution.

 Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

 Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, including Excel & Word.

 Strong communication skills (verbal written).

 Excellent interpersonal skills.

 Excellent analytic skills required.

 Must be detail-oriented, with superior organizational skills  Ability to multi-task and manage tight deadlines.

 Must be a team player.

 Self-motivated, with high initiative and able to work with minimal supervision.

Apple Bank offers Medical/Dental, 401k and Tuition Reimbursement to full time employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status, or any other Federal or State legally-protected classes.