Accountant

Location US-NY-Long Island City
Category
Accounting/Finance

Why join this team

Join this team if you are an accountant with an inquisitive mind and collaborates with peers to continuously enhance and improve current processes and internal controls. You will analyze, record, review, and report on financial transactions.  Ensure accurate financial reporting by reviewing transactions with eye to internal controls.  Assist in audit requests and prepare ad-hoc reporting as required. 

 

This position is expected to be hybrid. 

 

NYC Salary Range - $75,840 - $90,000 annually; compensation is commensurate to geographic location.

What you'll do

  • Regardless of seniority or role, uphold UNFCU’s mission, core values, and guiding principles by providing an exceptional service experience to colleagues and members alike through consistent demonstration of our service excellence behaviors
  • Support specific accounting processes from end to end for concepts like Fixed Assets, Lease Accounting, etc.
  • Assist with preparing monthly reporting packages
  • Assist with daily investment accounting data flows. trade recording, and cash payment reconciliation
  • Help analyze and improve internal processes
  • Prepare journal entries as required, and ensure documentation of accounting records
  • Update the credit union’s Accounting Procedures Manual as required/requested
  • Assist NCUA examiners, CPA auditors and internal auditors during periodic examinations and audits.
  • Be knowledgeable in reconciliation concepts and perform periodic reconciliation as assigned
  • Be an integral part of the internal controls of the organization through identification and evaluation of transactions

What we're seeking

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 3-5 years accounting experience in banking or financial services
  • Experienced in fixed assets, loan accounting, preparing and proofreading financial and analytical reports
  • Knowledgeable in common accounting concepts such as fixed assets, prepaid expenses, consolidations, amortization and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including exceptional Excel skills
  • Ability to improve workflows and data validation
  • Knowledge of internal control best practices and reconciliation
  • Ability to think critically and identify, research, and solve problems independently
  • Strong in analysis skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

What makes you stand out

  • Understanding of Banking/Credit Union business lines, products and support functions
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Able to multi-task in a fast paced environment

Who we are

UNFCU is a global not-for-profit financial institution that serves the UN community. We are committed to providing peace of mind to our members and colleagues and strive to achieve service excellence in all that we do. The best part of UNFCU is the people. Those that choose to work with us often find personal fulfillment, professional growth and a purposeful culture. 

 

UNFCU is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. UNFCU prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by country, federal, state or local laws.

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