Controller

Advantage Financial FCU
Seeking an individual to oversee the accounting and finance functions of the credit union.

Advantage Financial Federal Credit Union is in search of an individual to oversee the accounting and finance functions of the credit union. There is potential for the right candidate to grow into a CFO position. This position reports to the CEO and requires strong collaboration with staff in multiple departments as well as with several third party vendors. The controller supervises a staff of 2 and also participates in overall strategic planning for the credit union.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensure the proper functioning of the accounting department.
• Supervise and assist with daily ACH processing,
• Monitor the investment portfolio,
• Prepare monthly financial statements,
• Prepare the 5300 Call Report,
• Participate in ALM modeling and risk analysis,
• Prepare the annual operating budget.
• Monitor liquidity and prepare cash flow analyses.
• Monitor the reconciliation of various GL accounts.
• Monitor compliance with NCUA regulations and internal policies and procedures.
• Supervise payroll processing.
• Assess the adequacy of internal controls and streamline workflow to improve overall efficiency.
• Monitor market conditions to keep credit union product pricing competitive.
• Hire and manage accounting staff.
• Provide coaching and training to direct reports as well as branch staff.
• Monitor compliance with NCUA regulations and internal policies and procedures.
• Participate in determining the strategic direction of the credit union.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, hands on, creative and analytical with robust interpersonal skills. The candidate should have thorough knowledge and experience in all areas of accounting and finance. Excellent communication and diplomacy skills are a must. PC proficiency required including Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance plus a minimum of three years of financial institution accounting experience is required.

Please submit resume’ and salary requirements to djohnson@advfcu.org.

About Advantage Financial FCU
Advantage Financial FCU is headquartered in Washington DC with additional offices in Philadelphia, PA, Brooklyn, NY and Albany, NY. The credit union serves employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs in these locations as well as the Washington, DC community at large.