Senior Accountant
First Savings Bank Northwest - Renton, WA

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POSITION PURPOSE
Provide financial assistance to the Assistant Controller, Accounting Manager and Controller. Assist the Assistant Controller and Controller in the preparation of SEC reporting requirements and other financial reports and regulatory filings. Assist with accounting related research and implementation of new products and projects.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepare quarterly regulatory reports.
Assist in the preparation of the Company's Press Release, 10Q, and 10K financial reports and related footnotes for the SEC filings ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the information presented.
Responsible for the data collection and reviews of the monthly general ledger accounts certifications.
Perform accounting and regulatory related research regarding various subject matters as needed.
Prepare stock repurchases, dividend payments, ESOP calculation, and elimination entries.
Assist in monthly, quarterly and yearly closing processes.
Assist in external, internal and regulatory audits.
Assist with and understand the third party processors autopost system.
Provide support, reviews, reporting and backup for accounting functions related to the Investment portfolio.
Review general ledger accounts and accounts payable entries and reports to verify accuracy and reasonableness of financial transactions.
Provide backup support for the preparation of the income tax schedules.
Provide assistance to the Assistant controller and Controller with new projects and provide responses to various requests for information.
Participate in the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Design and run custom reports on an as needed basis.
Prepare written processes and procedures.
Provide assistance with staff in implementation of new projects.
Perform other duties/projects as assigned.
Create efficiencies without compromising the integrity of the information presented or causing undue corporate risk or negative exposure to the Bank.
Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and adhere to stringent deadlines.

People/Positions Interactions:
Reports to the Assistant Controller.
Interacts with Accounting/Finance and other departments as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Functional/Technical Skills:

Applied working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and accounting procedures.
Ability to interpret federal regulatory and state reporting instructions.
Strong Microsoft Office products knowledge, specifically Excel.
Excellent problem-solving skills, self-motivated and the capacity to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to work on multiple projects with the flexibility for changing priorities; the ability to work with constant interruptions.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Professional attitude.
Exceptional organization and time management skills.
Ability to work with multiple personalities, keep a positive, upbeat attitude and respect and support decisions made by senior management.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work, inclusive of reviewing for reasonableness.
Ability to trouble-shoot along with strong analytical and mathematical skills.
Strong retention skills.

Experience:
Minimum 3 years experience in the banking/credit union industry.
3-5 years progressive experience in accounting and financial reporting.
Strong Excel knowledge and experience.

Education/Training:
Bachelors degree in accounting.

Environmental/Physical Demands:
Ability to work on multiple projects with the flexibility for changing priorities; the ability to work with constant interruptions.
Ability to work with a variety of personalities, keep a positive, upbeat attitude and respect and support decisions made by senior management.
Able to sit for long periods of time.
Able to work on the computer for extended periods of time.

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