Staff Accountant in Walnut Creek, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2142329

Staff Accountant
Walnut Creek
Financial Institution

Our client, an East Bay based financial firm, is looking for a contract Staff Accountant. In this role, you, the candidate, will prepare the Monthly Financial Statement for the Bank, compile data, analyze variances, and balance the GL. You will assist in the preparation of the Bank's Annual Report Financial Statements and associated disclosures. You will record, maintain, and reconcile the Bank's fixed asset accounts, prepaid assets, and various liability accounts.

What you will do:
* Records, maintains, and reconciles the Bank's fixed asset accounts, including real estate, computers, and office equipment. Records the assets, depreciation rates, and taxes. Maintains files, and assists during audits. Using accounting guidelines, reconciles assets, makes monthly accruals, deposes of assets, and sets up new fixed assets.
* Prepares and analyzes the weekly FR 2900 report for reserve requirements. Submits the FR2900 to the FRB after manager's review.
* Prepares specific quarterly Call Report schedules from a variety of sources.
* Records, maintains, and reconciles assigned securities portfolios, such as: muni bond portfolio, MBS, and US agencies portfolios. Adds purchased securities, interest earned, closes accounts that mature.

Who you are:
* Strong knowledge of accounting guidelines, principles, practices, and procedures (GAAP).
* Working Knowledge of banking fiduciary regulatory requirements (RAAP).
* Thorough knowledge of financial calculation methodologies, including depreciation, interest, recording of assets and liabilities. * Knowledge of tax principles and practices.
* Strong computer skills, such as excel, access or other database program.
* Banking experience a plus.

Certifications, Licensing, Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:
* One to two years related experience and/or training; or Bachelor's degree or a related university certificate program; or equivalent combination of education and experience that includes two years of professional accounting work experience.

About Nelson:

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