At a glance
Location: US-NY-New York
Posted: 5/29/2021
Closing: 6/28/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Employment Type: Full-Time Employee
Experience: Not Specified
Junior Accountant
Apple Bank
Job description

Job Title: Junior Accountant 

Location: 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Junior Accountant is responsible for the processing of daily operational work within Apple Bank's 
Accounting Department in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Bank policies/procedures, with a particular focus on preparing bank reconciliations, preparing/posting general ledger entries, processing third-party return checks, and posting incoming wires to customex accounts. The successful candidate should be anal tical, detail-oriented and have stron communication skills. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•    Prepare and post general ledger entries.
•    Reconcile various GL accounts (daily, weekly, & monthly) by gathering statements and balancing information.
•    Process checks returned by other banks and notify branches/ departments that are involved.
•    Troubleshoot reconciliation differences and communicate with all parties involved (branches, vendors, etc.); correct errors by posting adjusting journal entries,
•    Manual post to customer bank accounts.
•    Scan critical documents for record retention,
•    Maintain spreadsheets and prepare activity logs as needed for department.
•    Support monthly end closing process.
•    Act as backup to department team members regarding various responsibilities (A/R, A/P, etc.).
•    Secure financial information; safeguard customer information.
•    Assist with other accountin ro'ects as assi 1ed b mana ement.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•    Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.
•    1-3 years progressive experience in Accounting or Finance, preferably at a financial institution.
•    Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
•    Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, including Excel & Word.
•    Strong communication skills (verbal + written).
•    Excellent interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent analytic skills required.
•    Jvlust be detail-oriented, with superior organizational skills
•    Ability to multi-task and manage tight deadlines.
•    Must be a team player.
•    Self-motivated, with hi h initiative and able to work with minimal su erv1s1on,

• Demonstrated ability to adapt to frequent changes due to delays or unexpected events.

• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written + verbal)

• Display strong work ethic and high integrity.

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