BBVA Compass - Birmingham, AL

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Work with the Accounting Operations team to provide accounting primarily for Investment Portfolio Management and the Payroll & Benefits departments, but also will involve providing accounting services to various departments throughout the bank. Daily work activities include, but are not limited to, creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets derived to produce journal entries, general ledger reconcilements, and various reports for management, reconcile intercompany demand deposit and general ledger accounts affecting various operations throughout the bank, and review/audit daily journal entries recorded to the general ledger. Will be expected to contribute ideas and suggestions on how to more efficiently produce work, primarily through use of emerging technologies, for the Accounting Operations department and other departments as opportunities arise.


A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required with entry level accounting experience strongly preferred. Candidate in pursuit of CPA Designation is also strongly preferred. Candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge of GAAP and have the ability to apply the principles. Proven Excel skills are also required. Candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to use a variety of Excel functions, create tables and pivot tables and know how to use filters. Experience writing VBA code and the use of data mining software is a plus. Candidate must also have a keen attention to detail, have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills and be able to manage their time to produce high quality work under the pressure of deadlines, including the ability to multi-task. A desire to lead and manage people is also required.

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The needle of this Compass points south. Compass Bancshares is the holding company for Compass Bank, which does business as BBVA Compass....