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Financial Reporting Analyst, Payroll

Description

Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant

Why Alliant?

We’re not a typical financial institution – we’re better. We’re an innovative, fun-loving, highly-engaged group of professionals that are committed to our company and the communities we do business in. We love to recognize and celebrate each other.


Over 90% of our employees say we are a great workplace that is focused on our mission, vision and the future of banking.

 

What will your day look like?

You will play a key role in executing the mission of the Accounting and Financial Reporting (AFR) department. Responsibilities consist of completing complex processes within the accounting function, leading all aspects of the capital assets process, and serving as the control point for the payroll accounting functions. Work involves moderate difficulty in completing research and analysis to facilitate the accounting and financial reporting processes, proactively identifying and implementing process improvements, and ensuring that proper controls are in place and operating as designed. Resources to do the job require reliance on previous accounting experience, the ability to understand and apply GAAP, the ability to interpret and clearly explain financial information, and the ability to problem-solve and identify process improvement opportunities.

Responsibilities

Do you see yourself doing this?

  • Administer the payroll process in conjunction with a third party payroll processing vendor to ensure accurate and timely payrolls
  • Ensure accurate accounting and reporting of salary, PTO, 401k and deferred compensation expenses
  • Administer and maintain the enterprise fixed asset accounting software
  • Support month-end close process including preparing/reviewing journal entries and completing assigned balance sheet reconciliations within set timeframe
  • Assist with all aspects of the organization’s internal and external financial reporting processes such as the quarterly call report, monthly board package and investment reporting
  • Continuously assess accounting and reporting processes to improve efficiency through automation or streamlining of processes

Requirements

What makes you a great fit?

You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required; MBA and/or CPA preferred and a minimum of 3-5 years of financial accounting and reporting experience required, payroll processing experience a plus, and you have:

  • Previous SOX experience (desirable)
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP required
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with heavy work volume with tight time parameters
  • Must possess strong analytical, written and oral communication skills, and above average judgmental capabilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and accounting software systems
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels within the organization

When you’re happy, we’re happy!

As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:


  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off

Still not convinced?

We’re on the list of 100 Best Medium Companies to work for, check it out here. For more details you can also visit our Glassdoor and LinkedIn profiles.

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Rolling Meadows
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Finance, Accounting
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Company Overview

Alliant Credit Union

As an Alliant Credit Union member, you will benefit from: High dividend payouts, much higher than from a bank. Superior, personal service. Easy to use products and services. That's because your savings account represents a share in ownership. Simply put, we are owned and operated by members. Unlike publicly-held financial institutions, Alliant is a not-for-profit cooperative, so our members are the shareholders. For more information, please visit: http://www.alliantcreditunion.org/ Learn More

Contact Information

US-IL-Rolling Meadows
Snapshot
Alliant Credit Union
Company:
US-IL-Rolling Meadows
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Finance, Accounting
Store Type:

Description

Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant

Why Alliant?

We’re not a typical financial institution – we’re better. We’re an innovative, fun-loving, highly-engaged group of professionals that are committed to our company and the communities we do business in. We love to recognize and celebrate each other.


Over 90% of our employees say we are a great workplace that is focused on our mission, vision and the future of banking.

 

What will your day look like?

You will play a key role in executing the mission of the Accounting and Financial Reporting (AFR) department. Responsibilities consist of completing complex processes within the accounting function, leading all aspects of the capital assets process, and serving as the control point for the payroll accounting functions. Work involves moderate difficulty in completing research and analysis to facilitate the accounting and financial reporting processes, proactively identifying and implementing process improvements, and ensuring that proper controls are in place and operating as designed. Resources to do the job require reliance on previous accounting experience, the ability to understand and apply GAAP, the ability to interpret and clearly explain financial information, and the ability to problem-solve and identify process improvement opportunities.

Responsibilities

Do you see yourself doing this?

  • Administer the payroll process in conjunction with a third party payroll processing vendor to ensure accurate and timely payrolls
  • Ensure accurate accounting and reporting of salary, PTO, 401k and deferred compensation expenses
  • Administer and maintain the enterprise fixed asset accounting software
  • Support month-end close process including preparing/reviewing journal entries and completing assigned balance sheet reconciliations within set timeframe
  • Assist with all aspects of the organization’s internal and external financial reporting processes such as the quarterly call report, monthly board package and investment reporting
  • Continuously assess accounting and reporting processes to improve efficiency through automation or streamlining of processes

Requirements

What makes you a great fit?

You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required; MBA and/or CPA preferred and a minimum of 3-5 years of financial accounting and reporting experience required, payroll processing experience a plus, and you have:

  • Previous SOX experience (desirable)
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP required
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with heavy work volume with tight time parameters
  • Must possess strong analytical, written and oral communication skills, and above average judgmental capabilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and accounting software systems
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels within the organization

When you’re happy, we’re happy!

As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:


  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off

Still not convinced?

We’re on the list of 100 Best Medium Companies to work for, check it out here. For more details you can also visit our Glassdoor and LinkedIn profiles.

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