Accountant I

  • Job Reference: 425083269-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Location: Springfield, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Great Southern Bank was founded in 1923 with a $5,000 investment, four employees and 936 customers. Today, it has grown to $4.7 billion in total assets and employs more than 1,200 dedicated associates across multiple states. On any given day, we are hard at work helping families own a home, helping a business owner strategize and grow, or providing the right product or service to help an individual save for a future goal. We're also partnering with our communities to help make them better and more prosperous.

Come be a part of something greater!

General Description

The Accountant is responsible for preparing, reconciling, and maintaining general ledger accounts and other specialized data. Ensures integrity and accuracy of all reports generated.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* 1. Reconciles, balances, and verifies the accuracy of various general ledger accounts ensuring the resolution of all problems and posting errors. This duty is performed about 30% of the time.
* 2. Reconciles, balances, and verifies the accuracy of various demand deposit accounts ensuring the resolution of all problems and posting errors. This duty is performed about 30% of the time.
* 3. Assists with the preparation of various reports and/or financial statements for benefit of senior management and the Board of Directors. This duty is performed about 10% of the time.
* 4. Maintains, balances, and verifies all transactions and other activity associated with any or all of the following areas: Fixed Assets, Subsidiary General Ledger, Investment Securities, Serviced Loans, Advances, and other borrowing, and REO. This duty is performed about 15% of the time.
* 5. Assists in the preparation for all quarterly and annual independent audits and reviews. This duty is performed about 10% of the time.
* 6. Assists in the preparation for all special and routine regulatory examinations. This duty is performed about 5% of the time.
* 7. Maintains regular and reliable attendance, punctuality and personal appearance. Reads, writes, and communicates in a clear and efficient manner via various types of correspondence, such as, in person, phone, email, letters, etc. Adheres to all company policies and procedures, as well as all applicable banking rules, regulations, and laws (including BSA/AML).
* Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

* High school diploma or GED
* Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
* Regular use of desktop/laptop computer, basic operating systems, and specialized software systems.
* Intermediate experience with alphanumeric data entry, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Processing
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

Physical Requirements

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

* Semi-repetitive and low physical activities.
* Semi-repetitive type work which requires periods of concentration for varied time cycles as prescribed by the tasks.
* While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear; regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
* Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Great Southern Bank is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, treating all candidates and employees equitably without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Total Hours: 40

Job Grade: 9