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May 6, 2016   

About World Council of Credit Unions // Careers & RFPs

 

Staff Accountant

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Staff Accountants perform general accounting duties and assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual financial and tax documents to support the functions of the CFO and Senior Accounting Manager. In addition, this position may serve as a lead worker to coordinate special projects, such as the annual budget process, automation, and efficiency related projects.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. General Accounting Duties - Responsible for assisting with general accounting functions including:
  2. Corporate Accounting Duties - Assist the CFO and Senior Accounting Manager, including:
  3. Other Accounting Duties - Position may be assigned to various other accounting duties or serve as a backup for other positions, including:


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Minimum five years accounting experience. Public accounting experience desired. Nonprofit industry, OMB Circulars and /or donor grants experience preferred.

Language Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English and Spanish required.

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Outlook (Excel, Word and Outlook). Experience working with general ledger accounting systems. Microsoft Dynamics SL preferred.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to outdoor weather conditions extreme heat and/or cold and working in unusual places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit (occasionally for extended periods of time). The employee is frequently required to talk, hear, reach and stand; rarely required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

TRAVEL: Up to 20 days per year; both domestic and international.

 

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management deems necessary.

Interested applicants may forward resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to:
World Council of Credit Unions-Human Resources
HR@woccu.org
Fax: (608) 338-0533
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