Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Accountant


Accountant - 15-0016

PSECU is a high-tech progressive $4+ billion financial institution that is seeking an Accountant to provide various specialized accounting services.

Benefits: We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a great work environment. Along with excellent medical and retirement programs and a generous leave package, our workplace offers tuition reimbursement. Must be bondable and creditworthy.

Employee Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am -4pm

Starting salary: $46,957/year, commensurate with experience

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES - Essential for this position:  
  1. Responsible for the establishment and ongoing maintenance of an effective system of internal control within the scope of assigned job responsibilities.
  2. Responsible for all fixed asset accounting including processing fixed asset acquisitions, dispositions and transfers.  Monthly, prepares a batch of depreciation.  Monthly, balances depreciation expense and subsidiary records to general ledger accounts.
  3. Responsible for all foreclosure accounting including processing property acquisitions, dispositions and expenses.
  4. Daily, releases timecards and expense reports in accounting software.  Scrutinizes all employee expense reports for policy compliance and appropriate documentation, approval, and general ledger accounts.  Communicates with employees concerning reports and does journal entries as necessary.  Releases expense report batches for payment.  Does necessary set-up so expense reports can be paid by ACH.  Monthly, sees that applicable employees are reimbursed for internet charges.
  5. Scrutinizes applicable incoming disbursement requests for errors and takes necessary steps to correct.  Codes the appropriate general ledger account numbers on applicable disbursement requests.  Obtains appropriate approvals.
  6. Responsible for updating the Maintenance of Furniture and Equipment allocation group so that Diebold invoices and credits are allocated to the proper ATMs.  Responsible for keeping Accounting co-workers informed of ATM additions and deletions.  Balances Prepaid ATM Maintenance, Receivable from Diebold, Payable to Diebold, and Receivable from Brinks to the general ledger.
  7. Prepares month-end adjusting entries for prepaids and accruals, member insurance, and PFS.
  8. Acts as a back up to the Accounting Services Manager.
  9. Approves confidential invoices.
  10. Prepares consolidated balance sheet and income statement.     
  11. Adds, changes, and deletes general ledger accounts in accounting software.
  12. Sets up general ledger accounts, comments, and translations as assigned.
  13. Prints inactive reports.  From the inactive report, creates a file of letters for the mailroom to print and a file to be imported to the state electronic form.
  14.  Daily, reviews the General Ledger Exception Report and the Transfer Clearing account on the GL Transaction Register for any outstanding amount.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding amount, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain it is resolved.
  15. Biweekly, balances employee payroll and pension.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding item, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain that it is resolved.  Updates employee list.
  16. Responsible for accounts payable month-end close.  Balances Accounts Payable Checking Account.  Balances Aged Invoice Report to Accounts Payable - Vendors and Accounts Payable - ACH.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding amount, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain it is resolved.
  17. Monthly, balances Inventory Trial Balance to Prepaid Supplies and Forms.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding amount, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain it is resolved.
  18. Monthly, balances unvouchered Receipts Report to AP Accrual - PO System Invoices.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding amount, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain it is resolved.  Reviews old unvouchered receipts and requests to have them returned, if appropriate.
  19. Monthly, balances off-site inventories to the Inventory Trial Balance.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding amount, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain it is resolved.
  20. Monthly, reviews corporate Visa purchasing card statements and board/committee member corporate Visa card statements for appropriate documentation.  Prepares a batch for the charges on these cards.  Monthly, reviews reports of all corporate Visa returns and late fees.
  21. Monthly, prepares a batch to write off old outstanding items in cash and data control accounts.  Maintains a ledger of items that have been written off.  Provides Over/Short general ledger account history to the counters; handles any questions and requests any necessary corrections.
  22. Monthly, prepares a batch using accounting software for healthcare expenses.
  23. Monthly, sees that e-center rent is automatically paid.
  24. Monthly, reconciles the principal balance shown on the reports provided by FNMA to the general ledger.  Analyzes and researches each outstanding item, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain that it is resolved.
  25. Monthly, reviews settlement accounts.  Analyzes each outstanding item, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain that it is resolved.
  26. Monthly, balances Flexible Spending settlement account to ADP reports.  Analyzes each outstanding item, determines how it should be resolved and makes certain that it is resolved.
  27. Monthly, balances various accounts to the general ledger, including Receivable from Vendors.
  28. Monthly, transfers accounts payable and escrow checks to unpresented.
  29. Monthly, credits members for unpresented checks; sends letters to members.
  30. Quarterly, responsible for calculating the appropriate amounts to prepare the journal voucher for the DOE LaRS report.  Does the appropriate transactions and assembles the appropriate documentation.
  31. Quarterly, prepares parking lot tax returns.
  32. Responsible for review of work assignments and related assignments of other employees to determine where automation could provide greater efficiency.
  33. Prepares and keeps up-to-date detailed written procedures for work assignments.
  34. Responsible for keeping work area organized and in good working order.
  35. Responsible to dress in a professional manner.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES - Essential for all PSECU Management: 
  1. Knowledge - Maintain required knowledge, skills and abilities in assigned area of expertise, including the laws, standards, fundamentals, methods, procedures, and techniques required for job.  Maintain up-to-date knowledge of PSECU’s Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, processes, related business processes, and the business world outside PSECU.  Maintain knowledge PSECU’s goals, culture, philosophy, products and services, bylaws, policies, and internal practices.
  2. Workflow Management - Manage time effectively; meet deadlines; and produce quality work requiring little or no review.  Manage high volume of work assignments.
  3. Judgment - Exercise good judgment and appropriate decision making within scope of job. 
  4. Communication - Effectively communicate with audience appropriate content and detail both verbally and in writing.
  5. Relationship Management - Maintain strong and effective interpersonal skills and effective working relationships with all stakeholders, both internal and external. Demonstrate PSECUs Operating Principles of PRIDE (Partnership, Reliability, Improvement, Dedication, and Ethics).
  6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  7. Maintain regular and consistent attendance as required for acceptable performance and accountabilities of this position.
  8. Maintain confidentiality, in particular with credit union account information, as well as other information designated as confidential.
  9. Responsible for the establishment and ongoing maintenance of an effective system of internal control within the scope of assigned job responsibilities.
  10. Must be bondable and meet creditworthiness standards.
  11. Notify Human Resources in writing if convicted of a misdemeanor or felony involving dishonesty, breach of trust or violation of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Code (17 Pa. S. C. A. 101 et seq.) during the course of employment with PSECU.

MINIMUM / PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 

Minimum Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and two years’ experience in Accounting and related systems, or any equivalent combination of experience and education.

Testing: Additional testing may be required for this position. Human Resources will contact you if necessary.


Go to www.psecu.com/careers for additional information and on-line application.


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