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Accounting Specialist

Company: Trustco Bank
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Accounting SpecialistReports to: Vice President of AccountingFLSA Status: Non-ExemptSalary Grade: NE14Supervisory Responsibility: NoSUMMARY:The Accounting Specialist is responsible for providing accounting support to accounting supervisors and other management within the department. Keys daily worksheets to the general ledger system, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts payable duties, and assists accounting personnel.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor and/or Trustco Bank's Board of Directors.Perform the processing of accounts payable transactions, including coding and entering all vendor and expense invoices to ensure that all expenses are paid accurately and in accordance with Accounting policies and procedures. Track and analyze non-performing loans on a monthly basis. Provide management with detailed monthly reporting for each non-performing loan.Perform daily reconciliations of bank and general ledger accounts. Research and resolve outstanding items in a timely manner.Review daily teller statement reports. Research any issues on the teller statement reports and assist branch personnel in resolving outstanding issues and differences in a timely manner.Provide internal customer support to branches and all other departments of the bank by answering questions and working to respond to information requests. Assist with filing and photocopying to help maintain accurate, complete and organized records within the Accounting department.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Associates degree in Accounting.Effective verbal and written communication skills.Well organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and work to time sensitive deadlines.Ability to work well independently and in groups.Working knowledge with Microsoft Office Programs; Excel and Word.PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in Accounting.POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS:This is a full-time position. Office hours Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.TRAVEL:No travel required.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace; bilingual skills a plus. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information, including but not limited to company policies and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This is largely sedentary role, requiring use of typical office equipment such as a computer, laptop and phone.Ability to communicate both in person and/or by telephone.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.For the most part, ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional equipment as found in a typical office / retail environment.OTHER DUTIES:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:Trustco Bank is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Trustco Bank to take affirmative action in affording equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.This includes, but is not limited to, the following:Hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion or promotionRecruitment, advertising or solicitation for employmentTreatment during employmentRates of pay or other forms of compensationSelection for training, including apprenticeshipLayoff or terminationIt is the policy of Trustco Bank to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and any legislation on Equal Employment Opportunity.EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Trustco Bank, Schenectady , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Schenectady, New York

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