Accountant – 1204131

Bremerton, WA

Job Details



This Credit Union has a full-time, salaried, in-person or hybrid opening for a Accountant in beautiful Kitsap County, WA. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working with broad-based accounting assignments requiring advanced knowledge of accounting theory and in compliance with general accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Main responsibilities include general ledger/bank account reconciliations, month-end close, financial statement preparation, and regulatory/tax reporting. Ensure complete, accurate, and timely completion of financial records for the Credit Union.


Quick Facts 

Seniority level:  Individual Contributor

Reports to:  Supervisor, Accounting

Employment Type: Full-time, salaried.

Working hours:  Monday-Friday 8 AM-5 PM

Grade:  8

Industry: Banking

Job Functions:  Accounting, Reporting, Finance, Business


Typical Job Duties 

  • Prepare and present monthly financial statements for management. Ensure financial data follows GAAP
  • Process monthly updates and allocations in profitability software
  • Maintain credit union investment portfolio including processing settlement transactions and preparation of monthly and quarterly reports
  • Manage corporate accounts and liquidity position to ensure adequate cash levels to support daily settlement transactions. Project future liquidity needs and maintain appropriate borrowing capacity
  • Complete monthly general ledger account reconciliations. Investigate discrepancies by collaborating and communicating with credit union staff and management to ensure items are cleared in a timely manner
  • Prepare and submit quarterly 5300 Call Report to regulators (NCUA). Maintain appropriate backup documentation and update Datalink software as needed
  • Gather and submit data to tax return preparer, prepare various tax returns and transmit tax deposits
  • Prepare various schedules for annual CPA audit and regulatory exam (DFI/NCUA)


This role may be right for you if you have a keen eye to both detail and compliance. You pride yourself on understanding regulations and your ability to resolve complex reconciliation across ledgers. Your previous employers’ site your ability to accurately prepare statements and reports ahead of deadlines, and your previous coworkers talk about how you were always available for questions and to teach them something new. Your friends seek you out when they are trying to make sense of their budgets and you are always ready to help. Your family is proud of your ability to proactively plan and manage the budget in a way that benefits them. 

Basic Qualifications 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business.
  •  Strong knowledge of GAAP.
  •  Four years’ experience with a credit union in an accounting or finance department, or equivalent accounting or finance experience desired. This includes general ledger reconciliations, financial statement preparation, and investment accounting.


Preferred Qualifications 

  •  Experience in working with NCUA/DFI and/or independent auditors.


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