Accountant I

West Des Moines, Iowa
03-13-2019
Affiliates Management Company
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa Wage: 0.0000
Department: Position Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/13/2019 Pay Grade:
Location Name: Affiliates Management Company

Affiliates Management Company, the wholly-owned holding company of the Iowa Credit Union League and its operating companies, is seeking an Accountant I to assist with a variety of department activities. Qualified candidates will possess a diagnostic mindset, be methodical with an eye for detail and have proven problem solving abilities. If you’re a true team player and are willing to roll up your sleeves and dive into a variety of challenging projects and tasks, we’d like to speak with you.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform payables and/or receivable duties including analytical review of general ledger coding, compliance with state and federal regulations, and overall validity of transactions.
  • Perform daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting activities including advanced reconciliations and analytical review of general ledger transactions.
  • Ensure accounting records are accurate and GL balances are closed in a timely manner at month-end and year-end.
  • Identify, analyze and monitor inquiries and requests from internal and external clients to ensure complete resolution.
  • Research, develop and implement new methods for automating various accounting activities.

 Qualifications:

  • 4-year accounting degree or equivalent work experience (5+ years). 
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong understanding of basic accounting principles, including GAAP.  
  • Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Excel.
  • General ledger experience, especially with Great Plains accounting software, strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency using t-accounts.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills – must be able to approach problems in a quantitative manner.
  • Strong time management skills, able to juggle between multiple projects and deliver quality work on time.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be a team player who is willing to help and fill in as required.

 

**Credit and criminal background verification required on all applicants.