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Accounting and Reporting Officer

Location: Lexington, SC

This is an intermediate level accounting/treasury position.  The position supports the Finance department management in overseeing and maintaining the administrative and analytical duties of the bank’s investment portfolio.  Responsible for performing a variety of intermediate level accounting and regulatory reporting duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Regulatory reporting preparation (FR 2900, FR 2644, FR Y-9SP, Call report)
  • General ledger reconciliation preparation/review.
  • In consultation with the finance and reporting manager and controller, maintain daily cash at specified levels.Responsible for monitoring, borrowing and transferring funds to maintain positive balances in all accounts.Prepare daily cash position worksheet.
  • Research and resolve general ledger unposted items and application balancing errors.
  • Create and maintain files for each Bank-purchased investments.
  • Record sales and purchases of investments, and securities deliveries and/or transfers.
  • Post interest and principal payments on investments receivables.
  • Post accrued interest, amortization and accretion, and balance spreadsheet monthly.
  • Maintain and monitor Bank pledges of investments for advances, public funds, and repurchase agreements.
  • Reconcile statements from safekeeping agents on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare all investment schedules for 10-Q and 10-K.Prepare other schedules as requested by management.
  • Assist Controller with mortgage accounting and reporting.
  • Write and generate H360 reports.
  • Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, or at least 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of bank investment practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
  • Intermediate to advanced problem-solving and analytical skills.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.