Southland Credit Union

  • Senior Accountant

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

    To assist in maintaining the Credit Union's accounting functions, and clearly communicate levels of exposure to Accounting Assistant Manager and Director of Accounting accordingly. Main responsibility is processing of Federal Reserve Banking reconciliations and bank accounts, assigned accounting duties, backup of Accounting staff and Accounting Assistant Manager.  Applicants MUST have a strong understanding of credit union processes, Applicants with only banking and/or finance experience will not be considered for this position!

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    • Reconcile all FRB and Bank Accounts.
    • Daily/Weekly - process Daily Deposit and Loan Detail Report. Maintain check received and remote/mobile deposit spreadsheets.         
    • Reconcile all real estate, SBA, MBL Multi Family, FHLB G/L                                                        
    • Reconcile all loan participation G/L                                                                                                    
    • Monthly - Balance general ledgers and assigned G/L accounts. Post miscellaneous entries for month end closing. Prepare monthly reports.  
    • Provide backup to Accounting Manager. Balance general ledgers and assigned G/L accounts                   
    • Provide backup to Accounting staff, and provide assistance with financial analyst tasks as needed.                                                                                                                                                


    Knowledge and Skills

    • Experience: Five years to ten years as a Senior or Staff Accountant or of similar or related experience.
    • 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 and tact. 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:
      1. Functional with spreadsheets and word processing software. Thorough and advance understanding of accounting principles and procedures.
      2. Complete Familiarity and experience in utilizing the Symitar system, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Outlook.


    This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

    Southland Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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