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Accounting Specialist

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Accounting Specialist

Seneca Falls, NY

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts and correspondent cash.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Originate and verify incoming/outgoing wires, prepare the wire log.
  • Prepare and analyze the institutions Cash Position daily.
  • Order the cash for the institution on a weekly basis.
  • Manage the Control log, which includes tracking of all reconciliations due and generating notices when they become past due.
  • Prepare journal entries, analyses, account reconciliations and assist with monthly close processes.
  • Provide assistance and prepare weekly/monthly reports in a timely manner.
  • Manage the institutions fixed asset inventory.
  • Maintain all prepaid accounts.
  • Report, reconcile and monitor backup withholdings for reasonableness and prepare required form 945 to government on annual basis.
  • Respond to information requests and assist with audits as needed.
  • Perform general office support such as scanning and other administrative tasks.
  • Back up to the Accounts Payable Specialist as needed.
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner and exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization inside and outside the work environment.
  • Works effectively as a team member with other members of Management and Department staff.
  • Responsible for compliance with regulations including but not limited to Anti-Money Laundering, U.S. PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC, Fraud Protection, Security Procedures and Privacy and Confidentiality requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Education: A minimum of a two-year degree with an emphasis in Accounting is preferred.

  • Experience Required: At least one year of related experience.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a basic understanding of accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite productivity tools.
  • Possess the ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must exhibit a willingness to accept responsibilities in a professional manner.
  • Must be detail oriented.

 

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