Sr. Accountant II
Flagstar Bank FSB

Troy, Michigan

Posted in Banking

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Job Summary
This position is for the more experienced senior accountants that can support a multitude of accounting activities. It is responsible for ensuring the integrity of accounting information by researching account issues for compliance and by establishing quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting. Acts as the senior resource to others on the team in the accounting department for accounting projects, processes and technical interpretations. Works with businesses in addressing accounting and transactions issues. Handles the most complex accounting transactions. Provides assistance to other senior accountants and the Accounting Manager with external audits and exams. Identifies opportunities for process enhancements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting functions that include but are not limited to verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling transactions. Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Prepares monthly financial reports and accompanying schedules. Assist in providing follow up and documentation of significant variances. Assist with the completion of quarterly and annual regulatory filings
  • Support month-end close process and reporting process, according to required timelines. Plan, assign and review staff's work
  • Respond to inquiries from senior managers. Provide technical support to management
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls. Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Staff member is expected to consistently adhere to regulatory and compliance policies and standards linked to their job as listed. Staff member will not repeatedly act in a manner signifying intentional or willful noncompliance, nor exhibit gross negligence or a general disregard for compliance and regulatory standards. Staff member must ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Staff member must complete all required compliance training on a timely basis. Staff member will maintain knowledge of and adhere to Flagstar's internal compliance policies and procedures. Staff member must take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Minimum of six years progressively responsible relevant experience in accounting, preferably in the financial services industry and/or advanced knowledge of Flagstar's accounting processes.
  • Proven senior accounting experience with the ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of GAAP principles and procedures.
  • Advanced analytical and accounting skills.
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Proven keen awareness of accounting trends.
  • Proven strength in communicating effectively with all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing.
  • Deep experience with creating financial statements.
  • Advanced experience with general ledger functions and the month-end close and reporting process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Efficient in solving problems, and working with diverse variables.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.

For Internal Use only: Job Band F

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