Senior Accountant - Leasing and Commercial Loans

  • Competitive
  • Miami Lakes, FL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BankUnited, N.A.
  • 17 Oct 17 2017-10-17

Senior Accountant - Leasing and Commercial Loans

SUMMARY: A Senior Accountant has overall responsibility for one or more specific areas within the Accounting function. May have direct reports. May compile financial information and be responsible for the preparation of various reports, prepare or review journal entries, reconcile or review reconciliations of accounts, analyze financial data, perform accounting research within assigned area of responsibility. Under the supervision of the controller, loan controller or chief accounting officer may be responsible for developing and implementing accounting and control policies and procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. Solid understanding of applicable Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and banking regulations is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties listed are intended to be indicative of the scope and complexity of typical duties which may be assigned to a senior accountant. Additional projects may be assigned.
• Prepares or reviews required daily, monthly and quarterly journal entries.
• Prepares or reviews financial reports, analyses, work papers or schedules relating primarily to commercial loans and lease receivables.
• Prepares or reviews reconciliations of leasing systems to the general ledger.
• Liaison with Leasing Company personnel on routine accounting issues and on special projects as they arise, and monitor day to day activity to ensure proper and timely recording of activities related to loans and leases.
• Oversee the application of cash within the leasing systems
• Analytically review results of activity at each month end as part of the closing activities.
• Responsible for the preparation and/or review of one or more financial statement disclosures related to commercial loans and lease receivables. Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of those disclosures in accordance with GAAP and completion of the applicable disclosure checklist.
• Participates in discrete accounting projects as assigned, such as applications systems conversions, new product implementation, new accounting policy research and implementation, and others.
• Assists in drafting and implementing accounting policies or procedures. Maintains written accounting procedures and SOX 404 documentation.
• Prepares or reviews financial analysis, such as yield and variance analyses.
• Has overall or significant accounting responsibility for leasing subsidiaries.
• Prepares or reviews monthly reconciliations of multiple GL accounts.
• Expected to independently keep up to date with respect to applicable accounting standards and banking regulations.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May be responsible for the supervision of one or more Staff Accountants or Accounting Clerks, including planning, assigning, directing and reviewing work performed by direct reports. Participate in evaluation of direct reports.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or MBA degree with significant accounting emphasis.
• Minimum three years of CPA firm or bank Accounting experience.
• CPA preferred. Equivalent experience may be substituted at the discretion of management.
• Supervisory experience preferred.
• Must be able to work independently with limited supervision.
• Must be proficient with accounting software applications , Excel and Word.