Staff Accountant

We have an exciting career opportunity for a Staff Accountant at our Operations Center in Maple Grove!

Position Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for performing various day-to-day accounting and finance routines within the Finance Department, including administration of the Bank’s accounts payable, expense reimbursement and corporate credit card processing, reconciliation of daily general ledger accounts and other duties as assigned. This position also provides support to the CFO and Finance Manager on special projects including, but not limited to, month-end close, strategic planning, budgeting, and other projects as requested.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following, other duties may be assigned:


  • Oversee bank’s automated accounts payable, expense reimbursement and corporate credit card processing functions. Maintain complete and accurate documentation for vendors and invoices. Ensure proper coding of invoices, expense reports and corporate card payments in adherence with bank policies and procedures. Provide guidance and direction to bank personnel on expense disbursement related matters.
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise on current sales and use tax laws, ensure adherence to sales and use tax laws and remit use tax to government agencies according to established deadlines.
  • Responsibility for reconciliation of general ledger accounts performed on a daily basis; including reconciliation of Federal Reserve and BMO Harris accounts; GL accounts on SilverLake reconciliation program and ATM/POS reconciliation. Advise Sr. Financial Accountant and Finance Manager of account activity and account reconcilements not in compliance with established bank policies and procedures.
  • Monitor customer repurchase and public fund accounts. Ensure adequate collateral is maintained to support pledging requirements. Send required confirmations on a daily basis.
  • Provide backup to Senior Financial Accountant, Part-time Accountant and Finance Manager, as needed.
  • Assist Finance Manager with special projects, including annual budget process, preparation of internal and external audit and tax informational requests for the Bank and Holding Company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Customer Service/Retention:

  • Maintain effective working relationships and workflows between various departments of the bank.
  • Promote accounting/operational efficiencies.
  • Other items as requested by supervisors.

Job Specifications:

  1. Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  3. Previous knowledge of bank accounting and operating policies and procedures is preferable
  4. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to utilize written and verbal communication skills effectively
  5. Good time-management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  6. Demonstrated attention to detail
  7. Strong customer service focus
  8. Strong personal computer skills; preference in ITI mainframe and Microsoft Office environment