Post Date: 10/04/2019
Close Date: 11/29/2019
We have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Controller.
We Are Passionate Advocates. We love what we do.
At Advantis, we're passionate advocates for our members' financial success. Our tagline With us you can! reflects our passion for helping our members succeed - and we are just as committed to helping our employees succeed. You’ll find opportunities for personal growth, meaningful work, and proud recognition of accomplishments. We work with passion and purpose, and empower our employees to do the right thing.
If you want to work for a values-driven organization that believes that a great member experience starts with a great employee experience, you'll love working at Advantis.
Our vision - to be the best financial institution our members can chose and the best place our employees have ever worked. That means you get a different kind of career experience. The Advantis experience includes opportunities for personal growth, meaningful work, and proud recognition of accomplishments.
The Assistant Controller is responsible for assisting in the oversight of general accounting functions and internal controls for the organization. Responsibilities include management of direct reports in the areas of accounts payable, fixed assets,general ledger certifications, and other technical accounting projects as needed. This position requires a strong understanding of GAAP and regulatory requirements, including a strong knowledge of the Credit Union industry. Additionally, as a key member of the accounting team, the Assistant Controller must have strong communication and leadership skills to assist the development and growth of the accounting department.
Responsibilities of this role include:
•Responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight and management of the accounting team, which includes fixed assets, accounts payable, loan accounting and general ledger reconciliations.
•Supports training, development, and mentorship of the accounting team.
•Assists the Controller with management of month end close including assisting with review of the financial statements for accuracy and compliance with GAAP.
•Keeps informed of changes in accounting principles and industry trends as they affect the credit union.
•Serves as the primary back up to the Controller and provides a high level of engagement with other Credit Union team members across various departments.
•Acts as back up to other positions as needed.
•A minimum of six years' experience in Financial Accounting.
•Two or more years' experience in a leadership position in a financial institution Accounting Department.
•Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
•Comprehensive knowledge of financial accounting, all accounting functions, credit union policies, products and services.
•Demonstrated strong leadership skills with an ability to develop employees. Capacity to work well with others and to resolve issues effectively.
•Ability to maintain high standards in areas of accuracy, thoroughness, completeness and neatness of documentation, system input, correspondence, system upgrades and system testing.
•Proficient in the use of the internet, MS Office products, particularly Excel, Accounting programs and other software programs applicable for the position. Ability to quickly learn new technology.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality.
•Ability to act independently with minimum direction.
A Great Place to Work!
At Advantis, we help our members succeed financially. We serve our members with a purpose and a passion, and our talented team delivers value with every interaction. We inspire fresh ideas, bold creativity, and outside-the-box ingenuity by asking, "How can we do banking differently?" We celebrate individual achievement and excellence with proud recognition and upward opportunity. We work together in a spirit of "together we can" teamwork, mutual respect, and a unified effort to reach common goals. We work hard but we get to do it in an atmosphere that's upbeat and fun.
We live our passionate community commitment to strengthen, educate, and elevate the prosperity of the communities we’re proud to call home. If you like to work with passion and purpose, collaborate, elevate, and celebrate, Advantis Credit Union is the place for you. Advantis is one of Oregon's largest member-owned financial cooperatives, serving the Portland areas for over 90 years.
Advantis Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.