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Career Opportunity: Corporate Accounting Analyst/Senior Analyst

Job Title
Corporate Accounting Analyst/Senior Analyst
Organization
Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA
Location
Louisville, Kentucky
Department
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Category
Accounting
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

At Farm Credit Mid-America, we believe people are our strongest asset. We are consistently looking to hire individuals from a wide range of experience and capabilities who have a desire to serve. Currently, we have over 1,100 employees across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

 

Provides accounting services to internal and external customers primarily in the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, the Corporate Credit Card Program, Fixed Assets, Tax, Leasing, General Ledger and Account Reconciliations.  The person in this position resolves as well as identifies a wide variety of accounting and system issues, escalating to the Director of Accounting Operations when necessary.  Organizes and prioritizes work to meet processing deadlines. 

 

The Accounting Analyst/Sr. Analyst is also responsible for training staff (Louisville and retail office), monitoring team output, and assisting with the completion of tasks and workload distribution between team members in partnership with the Director. Attends advanced training courses to prepare self and build competency in serving as a backup for the Director.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (On a rotating basis or as needed for separation of duties):

  • Provide quality service and support to external and internal customers by answering questions, researching problems, and providing solutions from sources including: email, phone and internal software systems.
  • Process Association invoices and employee expense reports. Track unpaid invoices, code expenses and obtain authorized signatures. Perform vendor maintenance.
  • Administer Corporate Credit Card program through issuance, limit changes, cancellation and monitoring for potential fraudulent transactions.
  • Maintain IRS reportable transaction database and make adjusting journal entries to loan and Accounts Payable vendor accounts as needed. 
  • Produce tax statements to vendors and customers and complete IRS reporting requirements.
  • Reconcile general ledger and tax reporting databases to sub-ledger systems.
  • Submit and approve correcting entries to the General Ledger and sub-ledger systems daily.
  • Post Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable entries to sub-ledger systems.
  • Record monthly accrual, deferral and amortization journal entries to the General Ledger.
  • Monitor for fraud prevention and compliance by analyzing reports and reconcilements; verifying proper approval/authorizations for outgoing wires and ACH disbursement setups for leases.
  • Maintain Fixed Asset system and property tax records.
  • Acquire, develop and maintain expertise in Association systems, policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with development teams and business partners to complete user acceptance testing (UAT) for Association and district accounting software.
  • Lead and/or participate on special project teams as well as work cross functionally to identify and implement efficiency gains for the Association and the team including updating processes and workflows.
  • Facilitate team meetings and train Specialists.
  • Analyze and identify issues for targeted team discussion and training.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain Accounting Operations procedures and Association manual sections.
  • Lead monthly/quarterly reconcilement review with management.
  • Maintain accounting reports (ex. Report Manager).
  • Analyze new general ledger accounts for proper reconcilement and review procedures; monitor, document, and report changes that could impact financials through research, balancing, and reconciliation of various general ledger accounts.
  • Process remittances and other transactions for lease
  • Perform lease servicing actions and reconciliation of related accounts based on analysis of accounting requests by preparing accounting entries involving complex calculations and transactions.
  • Responsible for the review of documentation and classification of all new, renewed, and amended leases for appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Audit completed lease servicing actions and reconciliations by other team members for accuracy and completeness
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Knowledge of:  Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), procedures and applications; loan servicing; loan accounting systems, lease accounting, lease accounting system, programs and procedures; computer software.

 

Skills in:  Strong organizational skills and the ability to plan, prioritize and schedule work within defined timeframes and follow up accordingly. Strong attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines. Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate business-related information professionally. Use critical thinking skills and process knowledge to analyze, evaluate and solve complex problems. Position requires strong computer skills including working knowledge of desktop office software demonstrated competency in Excel.

 

Ability to:  Work independently and in a team environment, work with speed and accuracy, maintain confidentiality, display a positive attitude and willingness to learn, adhere to all regulatory and departmental procedures and policies.  Make independent judgments on managing and prioritizing workload as well as utilizing problem solving skills to make sound decisions quickly.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

  1. Associate’s Degree or equivalent classroom hours plus four years of experience in accounting, banking or financially related customer support while using a variety of business software, demonstrating strong skills in Word and Excel and proficiency in PowerPoint; one to two years of Association experience desired or
  2. Bachelor’s Degree plus two to three years of experience in accounting, banking or financially related customer support using a variety of business software, demonstrating strong skills in Word and Excel and proficiency in PowerPoint; one to two years of Association experience desired.

     

     

 

 

 

Farm Credit Mid-America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.