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Senior Accounting Analyst

Company: Heartland Bank and Trust Company
Location: Normal
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe accounting division within accounting administration covers a broad range of functions including accounting operations, reconciliations, general ledger, budgeting and forecasting, bank insurance, profitability and income taxes. Senior Accounting Analyst is responsible for the functions listed either primarily or through supervision of Accounting Analyst III, Accounting Analyst II and or Accounting Analyst I. The successful candidate should possess substantial knowledge of bank accounting principles and controls with strong analytical and communication skills. Senior Accounting Analyst would have direct reports noted and would be relied upon to demonstrate initiative, to complete work in a timely and efficient manner, and be able to suggest improvements in processes related to all functions listed.Essential Job Functions Include but are not limited to:

  • General Ledger maintenance, account reconciliation, internal accounting controls, business unit analysis, financials statement component analysis, variance analysis, profitability measurement, budgeting and forecasting, taxes and insurance.
  • Respond to requests for assistance with internal, external and regulatory audits.
  • Have basic knowledge of bank regulatory accounting, GAAP accounting in the banking industry and relevant tax regulation.
  • Position may include secondary responsibility for the accounts payable and fixed asset systems.Core Essential Job Requirements:
    • All employees must be able to interact in a friendly and courteous manner with customers and coworkers in order to foster a positive environment of mutual trust and respect
    • Maintain confidentiality of all customer and employee information
    • Demonstrate attention to detail and produce accurate, high quality work
    • Produce an amount of work that meets or exceeds job expectations
    • Fully utilize tools, training, and resources provided to maximize potential
    • Demonstrate technical literacy through the efficient and effective use of the applications and technologies required for the role
    • Demonstrate digital skills through the efficient and effective use of digital technologies and the Internet, to access, manage, and share information. Abilities include, but are not limited to, using a browser, search engines, online forms, audio, microphone, and camera functions on a PC or laptop.
    • Accept feedback and redirection politely and professionally
    • Assist other departments as needed
    • Demonstrate regular attendance and punctuality
    • Positively represent and promote Heartland Bank within the community
    • Strong communication skillsOther Job Requirements
      • Familiarity with the Core Processing System, and in particular, the General Ledger application
      • Familiarity with GAAP and banking industry accounting practices
      • Familiarity with bank regulations related to financial filing requirements
      • Familiarity with Banktel accounts payable systemDigital SkillsDemonstrate the efficient and effective use of digital productivity tools, from basic to advanced, commensurate with specific job requirements, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Skype, dual monitors, chat, and screen sharing, and take precautions against viruses. Interest and ability to learn new applicationsEducation and Experience Requirements
        • Bachelor's Degree in Business preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
        • Eight years experience in Financial Accounting preferredPhysical Requirements
          • Regularly: sitting, talking, hearing, vision - close, peripheral, depth, ability to adjust focus
          • Frequently: reaching with arms and hands
          • Occasionally: standing, walking, climbing and/or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, feeling/touching, lifting objects up to 30 poundsHeartland Bank and Trust Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.

Keywords: Heartland Bank and Trust Company, Normal , Senior Accounting Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Normal, Illinois

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