Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Category:
    Financial Services - Loan / Mortgage
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Job Title:  Staff Accountant


Job Description: The Staff Accountant is responsible in maintaining the day to day activities in the General Ledger.  In addition, the Staff Accountant is to assist in month end closing as well as support the Controller and CFO as necessary.      


Job Responsibilities

  • Complete daily activity and month end entries in GL.  
  • Reconcile bank accounts daily for customer deposits and daily borrowing needs.
  • Assist in the month end close process
    • Month end entries
    • Loan ledger reconciliation
    • Recalculation of interest and fees
  • Assist in AP process – obtaining approval on invoices, draft checks, present checks for signing and mail checks to venders and where appropriate, entering the wires on bank wire platform and responsible for obtaining electronic approval and release of the wires.
  • Gather data and assist in multiple annual audits and collateral exams.
  • Compliance – Run OFAC check for new clients and quarterly for existing clients.
  • Assist in drafting and implementing new accounting procedures.
  • Assist in onboarding new clients, set up in loan ledger system.
  • Participate in various ad hoc projects, overall office administration and any other projects that may come up in a growing business.
  • Communicate weekly settlements and month end interest and fees with all participants.