Accounting Manager

Police Federal Credit Union
Develop, manage and maintain reliable accounting information and reporting on income, expenses, assets, liabilities, and capital for management planning and decision making and for fulfillment of financial reporting requirements. Reconcile general ledger and bank accounts. Manage the activities of the accounting department and staff. Ensure that reports, accounts, systems, policies and practices and adhere to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Location: Maryland - Full-Time (Upper Marlboro)

The Police Federal Credit Union, headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, is a full service, not-for-profit financial institution that has been committed to protecting the financial interest of members of the law enforcement community since 1935. Police Federal Credit Union has a workforce that is committed to exceeding expectations and building lasting relationships to help the organization continue steady growth.

We offer an excellent working environment, good benefits including health, life and 401(k) benefits with employer match after six (6) months, comparable compensation, and generous vacation leave.

Job Summary:
We have an immediate career opportunity for an Accounting Manager. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and the position’s purpose is to manage the activities of the accounting department and staff. Ensure reports, accounts, systems, policies and practices adhere to generally accepted accounting principles. Ensure financial management and operations support is provided to the credit union. Maintain reliable accounting information, records and reports. Develop, manage and maintain reliable accounting information and reporting on income, expenses, assets, liabilities, and capital for management planning and decision making and for fulfillment of financial reporting requirements. Reconcile general ledger and bank accounts. Manage the activities of the accounting department and staff. Ensure that reports, accounts, systems, policies and practices and adhere to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Organization Conformance Statement: In the performance of their respective duties and responsibilities all employees are expected to conform to the following:

1. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and management.

2. Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

3. Interact professionally with other departments, employees, customers, members, and management.

4. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments, and have general knowledge of Police Federal Credit Union’s operations and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manage the ACH Operations staff, coordinating all settlement proof and processes for both ACH Operations and ACH Merchant processing. Provide training to staff on all ACH operational processes and initiatives. Overseas the investigation and resolution of ACH, Check Clearing, Network Settlement, payroll and ATM problems referred by staff and/or members.

2. Coordinate audit activities with examiners and external auditors.

3. Manage accounting functions to include AP, AR, budgets, cash flow, cost management, credit and collections, financial analysis, financial reporting and recordkeeping, general ledger, investments, payroll, and taxes.

4. Implement policies and procedures for the accounting department, insure that policies and procedures reflect current regulations, and are communicated to and properly implemented by subordinates.

5. Reconcile revenue reports, unbilled variances, special projects, payroll and timesheet reports, and claims disbursements. Prepare daily balance sheet (loan and share) analysis. Prepare daily cash position analysis.

6. Responsible for general ledger reconciliation, analysis of financial accounts, and preparation of journal entries.

7. Ensure that all activities of the department are in accordance with GAAP and that the accounting records are maintained accurately and in compliance with laws and regulations.

8. Maintain a highly motive, well-trained staff, evaluating the performance of the staff on a regular basis. Resolve employee questions and/or conflicts.

9. Develop and implement processes to streamline credit union accounting procedures.

10. Provide regular reports to management of all online accounting activities for the credit union’s accounting / bookkeeping department.

11. Monitor fixed asset management.

12. Conduct special accounting studies, analyses, and special projects as requested by management.

13. Perform other duties, to include management of various short-term and long-term projects, as assigned by the CFO.

Qualifications:
Incumbent will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and/or Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of five (5) years professional accounting/payroll processing experience, preferably in a credit union or banking environment. Proficiency with MS Office computer software.


Work Site:
Although the central offices for Police FCU are located in Upper Marlboro, employees may be required to report for work at other branch locations on an as needed basis. This position is full-time and in-person.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer!

Website: www.policefcu.com

How to apply:
Please forward your resume to: humanresources@policefcu.org