Bank Director of Accounting – Up to $160K – Baton Rouge, LA – Job # 2021

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a Director of Accounting role in the Baton Rouge, LA market. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the CFO with the daily operation of the Finance Department as it relates to all accounting and financial control functions.

This position comes with a generous competitive salary of up to $160K and a full benefits package.

Director of Accounting responsibilities include:

  • Managing all personnel in the accounting group function including accounts payable, daily accounting, internal financial reporting, transfer agent services, holding company accounting.
  • Assisting the Controller with all accounting reconciliations, entries, various backup duties and the monthly financial closing process.
  • Assisting the External Reporting Manager with the preparation of regulatory reports such as bank call reports, holding company call reports, and SEC filings for the holding company.
  • Working with bank management and facilitating accounting entries across bank departments.
  • Assisting the CFO with supplemental back up support for the Treasury group function, primarily as an alternative approver for wires.
  • Ensuring all required accounting documentation is collected, reviewed, approved, and passes all future reviews by internal and external auditors.
  • Adhering to the BSA Policy and all other Bank policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Five or more years of accounting experience (banking experience or public accounting experience preferred).
  • CPA license required.
  • Management experience required.
  • Knowledge of general ledger and accounting reconciliations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of preparing financial statements, including audited or reviewed statements a plus.
  • Experience with regulatory reporting such as bank FDIC call reports or SEC financial filings a plus.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to multi-task as this position will require the incumbent to manage several different duties.

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