Jr. Bank Controller – To $85K – Joliet, IL – Job # 3088

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 bank client is seeking to fill a Jr. Bank Controller in the Joliet, IL area. This position is responsible for assisting in the management of the accounting and finance functions within the organization’s infrastructure.

This opportunity has a competitive salary of up to $85K and a full benefits program. (This is not a remote position).

Jr. Bank Controller responsibilities also include:

  • Performing a variety of accounting and financial control functions in conformance with established bank strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Supervision and developed multiple direct reports.
  • Overseeing general ledger accounting, fixed assets, and accounts payable.
  • Responsible for the preparation of FDIC call reports.
  • Preparing reports for senior management and the Board of Directors.
  • Assisting with preparing certain budget items including depreciation forecasts, prepaid/accrual forecasts, and rent schedules.
  • Responsible for all general ledger maintenance including opening new accounts, updating custom reports, and maintaining interfaces.
  • Responsible for monthly financial report analysis, month-end, and year-end close.
  • Responsible for CECL, ALM and Liquidity Reporting, and Holding Company accounting.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and approving general ledger account entries and month-end reconciliations.
  • Reviewing regulatory reporting.
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors including preparation of annual audited financials.
  • Researching and implementing new changes to FASB accounting standards and accounting control procedures.
  • Preparing quarterly and year-end tax accrual analyses.
  • Assisting with system conversions.
  • Assisting with the documentation of procedures and policies within the accounting department.
  • Creating or modifying internal controls and related policies/procedures and quarterly testing of the operating effectiveness of the department’s key internal controls.
  • All other reasonable 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Four or more years of related experience with a minimum of three years in a bank accounting management position.
  • Knowledge of various financial accounting systems and software applications.
  • Problem-solving and reasoning skills are essential.
  • Performs any functions necessary, within the scope of authority and expertise, to provide the highest level of service and responsiveness to customers.
  • Good communication, organizational and analytical skills.

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