Southland Credit Union

  • Accounting Manager

    Job Location US-CA-Los Alamitos
    Regular Full-Time
  • Role

    Manage the daily operations of the Accounting Department while overseeing a staff of five (5) employees. Assist, perform

    and maintain the Credit Union's Accounting functions, help with the coordination and process of payroll and support the Senior Accountant with FRB reconciliations.  Candidates must possess over five (5) years or more of Accounting Managerial experience.  Applicants without prior or current Accounting Managerial experience need not apply!   

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supervise and assist staff with problems; and allocates staff resources as needed to maintain scheduled completion dates.
    • Train, directs and evaluates associate performance for assigned staff within the department;        
    • Provide backup to Senior Accountant and become fully trained on all daily tasks/functions:   GL Month End Closing.
    • Balance general ledgers and assigned G/L accounts, post miscellaneous/adjusting entries for month end closing, etc., to fulfill this role in the Senior Accountant’s absence.                                                         
    • Provide backup to Director of Accounting on GL Month End Closing. Assist Monthly - Balance general ledgers and assigned G/L accounts. Post miscellaneous/adjusting entries for month end closing. Prepare monthly reports.            
    • Provide backup to Accounting staff, and provide assistance with financial analyst tasks as needed.        
    • Support Senior Accountant with processing of FRB reconciliations and bank accounts as needed.   
    • Payroll processing, including time sheet coordination, adjustments, input, process transmission, and review, distribution, analyze and balance all payroll source reports, including journal entries, recap, and benefit allocation (i.e. 401(k) spreadsheet) and wire transfer thereof, and secure filing of all.
    • Prepare, post, and distribute 3rd party checks, manual checks, and payroll fees.            
    • Prepare and process appropriate legal reports, such as the Department of Labor Report, 
    • Worker's Comp, etc. Assist in audits.
    • Monthly - Reconcile associate benefit GLs, such as Health, other Insurances, Section 125, etc.  
    • Balance general ledgers and assigned G/L accounts. Balance Payroll account.   
    • Coordinate with HR to maintain integrity of payroll system. Work with HR to ensure updates to payroll modules correspond to changes in the HR, Time and Attendance and any other payroll system related applications.                                                                                                                         
    • Provide back-up of other payroll accounting functions as assigned; other miscellaneous
    • Accounting duties as assigned.



    Knowledge and Skills

    • Experience: five or more years of experience in Accounting. Credit Union experience or financial institution experience required.
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree or completion of a specialized course in Accounting.
    • Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy andtact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.
    • Other Skills: Basic accounting knowledge and efficiency in the full payroll processing cycle. PC proficient experience using Symitar, Excel, Outlook, and MS Word.



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