• Senior Accountant

    Posted: 03/20/2022

    GCS Credit Union has spent more than 80 years taking care of the financial needs of our neighbors and, when you join our team, you get to take part in the magic.  Whether it is  helping someone purchase their first home or finding ways to lower their debt, we make dreams come true.  Why wouldn’t you want to be part of that?

    At GCS Credit Union, we live by the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”  and we work hard to take care of our members and each other.  We offer employees a generous benefits package which includes medical insurance at a very low cost, free dental insurance for you and your family, free vision insurance, long term and short term disability insurance at no cost to you, free life insurance with an option for you to buy additional coverage for you and/or your family and a 401(k) plan with a generous contribution from the Credit Union.  We provide 11 paid holidays as well as paid vacation time. Are you ready to join our team?

    If you are interested in doing meaningful work in accounting, with the opportunity to mentor others in your field, we have the job for you!

    Our Senior Accountant performs a variety of accounting duties including GL reconciliation, preparation of financial reports and board reports, review of journal entries and the mentoring of fellow accounting employees.

    Major Duties & Responsibilities

    • Performs month-end duties which includes month-end journal entries, reviewing journal entries made by other employees and reconciling the general ledger, prior to closing the accounting month, ensuring reasonableness and accuracy of accounts.  Prepares the monthly board report.
    • Assists in the daily supervision of the accounting department which includes directing the employees, answering questions and offering training while also looking for ways to improve efficiency within the department. 
    • Approves Accounts Payable check and/or other methods of payment.
    • Maintains and books investment related entries and reconciliations.
    • Provides quality service to members and other Credit Union employees and promote the same from the accounting department. 
    • Works with other managers to develop and implement policies and procedures that affect the accounting department. 
    • Ensures the Credit Union is following proper record retention policies and recommends changes.

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • 2- 4 years of accounting experience and a 2 year college degree or 7 years of experience in lieu of education. 
    • Experience working for a financial institution is a plus.
    • 1 – 3 years of supervisory experience preferred.
    • Self-motivated with an attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and yet effectively with others
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate financial data.