• Staff Accountant- San Diego

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Overview

    General Summary


    Working closely with AVP, Assistant Controller to provide accounting support to include General Ledger Accounting, Account Reconciliations; and, Accounting and Regulatory Reporting.


    Principal Accountabilities (80%)


    • Assists in the preparation of financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system, core system and departments.
    • Reconciles various general ledger and external accounts daily and prepares necessary clearing general ledger entries.
    • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
    • Reconciles work by analyzing, researching and verifying GL information and comparing system reports to balances.
    • Completes monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
    • Manages monthly reconciliation processes.
    • Handles weekly regulatory reporting, by balancing, reviewing, analyzing, and transmitting Reg. D/FR2900 report to the Federal Reserve Bank.


    Secondary Accountabilities (20%)


    • Provides backup to co-workers in the department to cover out of office situations.
    • Works on special projects as assigned.
    • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommends changes.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
    • Implements continuous process improvements that streamline processes and increase accuracies.
    • Complies with BSA requirements as commensurate with position.


    Position Requirement and Qualifications




    Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.  Excellent attention to detail.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Great analysis and problem-solving skills in addition to being able to multi-task several duties.  Self-starter with great organizational skills.  Excellent PC and computer skills to be able to operate applicable software, applications and programs, including Excel, Word and Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent.


    Knowledge, Education, Certifications, Licenses: 

    Intermediate knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Word, with a basic understanding of Access databases.  Working knowledge of general ledger reconciliations and research; journal entries; accounting rules, regulations, policies, procedures that is reflective of the financial services industry; and, various operating systems, including Prologue, OSI, Optima, and automated accounting systems or equivalent.  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a similar field is preferred. 



    Requires a minimum of one to two years of experience at the level of a Staff Accountant or equivalent to include education and/or certifications.  Preferred experience in the credit union or banking industry.


    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

    Work is performed in a general office environment.  This position does not require significant physical efforts.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Refer to the Safety & Health Policy found in North Island Credit Union’s Employee Handbook & Resource Guide.


    The information contained in this job description is not exhaustive of all the duties and responsibilities associated with the job and does not alter or modify the at-will employment relationship that exists between North Island Credit Union and the employee.  Additionally, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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