What you should know about Advia
Advia is a fast-growing Credit Union that is positioned in the top 3% of credit unions across the United States with over 1 billion in assets. We offer very similar product and services as the big banks with a focus on saving our members money while providing financial advantages. We are rooted in our communities and believe we have a responsibility to give back outside of our four branch walls through volunteering and charitable donations. The work environment at Advia is fast-paced, performance based and fun infused. We certainly live by the saying “work hard, play hard.” As an employee of Advia, you can expect regular and constructive feedback, development opportunities, great benefits, excellent co-workers and engaged managers.
What you should know about the role
Responsible for assisting the Manager of Accounting in the overall management of the Accounting Department; may step in for Manager in their absence. This individual supports efforts to meet established department goals and provides assistance with the planning, organizing and directing activities of the Accounting Department. Provides oversight of the operations of accounting systems and record management to ensure the integrity of company financial records and compliance with appropriate accounting and regulatory rules. Also, responsible for ensuring the credit union’s professional reputation is maintained, by always maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality and security.
As an Assistant Manager of Accouting, you will have opportunities to:
Perform primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and occasional lifting of up to 10lbs. Must be capable of climbing / descending stairs in emergency situations. Must be able to operate routine office equipment including telephone, copier, facsimile, and calculator. Must be able to routinely perform work on computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of local and area travel as driver. Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance.
Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with minimal noise.
Mental and/or Emotional Requirements
Must be able to perform job functions independently or with limited supervision and work effectively either on own or as part of a team. Must be able to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions. Must be able to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence. Must be professional and able to maintain composure when dealing with different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organization. Must demonstrate the highest levels of customer service and discretion when dealing with the public. Must be able to perform responsibilities with equanimity under the stress of deadlines, requirements for extreme accuracy and quality and time constraints of a fast-paced work environment. Must be able to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities. Must maintain the highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters.
Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not a contract and should not be construed as a guarantee of employment for any specific period of time. Advia Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability, age, or any other category protected by law.
Minimum five years of accounting experience.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics with relevant prior work experience. A CPA or MBA is preferred.
The ability to motivate or influence inside or outside senior level personnel is a critical part of the job, requiring a significant level of influence and trust. Obtaining cooperation and agreement on important outcomes via frequent material presentations and a professional level of written and oral communication skills are essential to the position.
• Expert use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Accounting Software required.
• Capable of handling multiple priorities while maintaining exceptional organization and detail accuracy.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain effective working relationships.
• Excellent analytical and technical ability.
• Strong project management skills.
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, applicable State and Federal regulations, primarily those of the Office of Thrift Supervision, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve Board and applicable association regulations (e.g., NACHA).
• Knowledge of tax regulations and related activities.
• Knowledge of laws and regulations covering the management and retention of various types of records.