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Job Openings: Accounting Specialist (Richmond)

Announcement Number:2020-51
Announcement Date:October 8, 2020
Location of Position:Richmond
Salary:Based on experience
Days:Based on need
Hours:Based on need


Argent Credit Union is currently seeking an Accounting Specialist to perform various accounting and other activities in support of the day-to-day operations of the credit union and Finance Department.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Reconciles corporate credit union account on a monthly basis.
  • Posts journal entries received from other credit union departments.
  • Creates and posts journal entries for investments, loan sales and purchases, loan participation payments, repossessions, insurance agency, and other miscellaneous transactions.
  • Supports investment security and investment certificate purchases and sales, and communicates with brokers and other market participants.
  • Balances, makes any necessary changes to, and posts Prologue download file.
  • Balances debit card settlement and prepares general ledger entries.
  • Balances shared branch settlements for Issuer and Acquirer and prepares general ledger entries.
  • Balances monthly Credit Life and Credit Disability Insurance for loans and credit cards. Remits payment to CUNA and prepares general ledger entries.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial statements, call report schedules, spreadsheets, and analyses.
  • Prepares foreign checks to be sent for collection.  Posts funds to member’s account when funds are available.
  • Fulfils internal and external request for records.
  • Provides assistance to auditors and examiners.
  • Performs routine maintenance to scanner, image machine, postage machine, and printers.
  • Provides support to other credit union employees by assisting with research, error correction, inquiries and questions.
  • Provides backup to other Finance Department positions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively establish rapport, present and share information, and respond to member and internal customer questions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to read and interpret information in order to input data into the computer
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work, and pay attention to detail.
  • Excellent math ability and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to be trustworthy and act with integrity.

Required Education and Experience:

  • College-level principles of accounting coursework or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of generally-accepted accounting principles in the financial services industry.
  • Previous employment in accounting or bookkeeping at a credit union or bank preferred.

Misc Comments:

*Applications can be submitted through http://www.argentcu.org/about/careers/

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