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Staff Accountant - DC or MN

The Staff Accountant prepares and maintains financial records and reports to track the associations assets, liabilities, and other financial activities.

Date Posted

March 28, 2023


Full Time


Sauk Centre, MN

Staff Accountant


The Staff Accountant prepares and maintains financial records and reports to track the associations assets, liabilities, and other financial activities. This position requires technical skills with a strong financial background and foundation in accounting concepts (Accruals, Contingencies, Fixed Assets, Prepaid Expenses, Receivables, and Payables) The Staff Accountant will also perform account reconciliations, assist with budget and close processes, assist with internal audits, accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).  Experience with analytical tools that include MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook).  The Staff Accountant will work closely with senior management on accounting related matters and utilize strong analytical and research skills to answer questions regarding financial statements and accounting procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and complete monthly recurring entries and input other general ledger entries as provided by other accounting staff. Assist in closing and tax journal entries as subsidiaries are completed each month.  Assist SVP, Controller in making complex journal entries for all entities.

  • Ability to create journal entries from source documents for both reoccurring and non-recurring for unique situation.

  • Enter ACH and wire batches for the money market accounts for ICBA and all subsidiaries into NetForum.

  • Reconcile the ICBA and subsidiary inter-company accounts monthly and prepare invoices.

  • Print daily cash balances and update accounting worksheet with cash activity to monitor cash flow and to facilitate monthly bank reconciliation. Balance the credit card deposits to the bank credit card deposits and NetForum web batches daily.

  • Reconciliation of the monthly bank statements for ICBA and all subsidiaries checking and money market accounts.

  • Purchase, rollover, and move maturing CD’s and other cash equivalents.    Reconcile investment and interest accrual accounts to the general ledger.  Create records to track managed portfolio investment account including purchases, sales, realized and unrealized gains and losses.  Assist the SVP, Controller with other investment reporting. 

  • Reconciliations of accounts payable, prepaid accounts, investments, CD’s, miscellaneous balance sheet accounts, and Deferred on a monthly basis.  Assist accounting department in determination  inclusion and exclusion of specific items related to ap, prepaid and deferrals. 

  • Reconciling and balancing the royalty and marketing payments received from our Preferred Vendor Service Providers and generating corresponding invoices. Preparing the PSP semiannual invoices.

  • Assist with the vendor management process through tracking and monitoring of new and renewal contracts and assistance with due diligence process. 

  • Provide back-up and support other accounting support staff for daily processing as changes in workload and leave dictates.  Assist in annual budget, financial audit and internal audit as requested by department. 

  • Perform special projects upon request of CFO and SVP, Controller.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required
  • CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Ability to use good judgment and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Package (Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Intermediate or Advanced Excel required
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently, including strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  •  Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with other team members
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the department, the Association and with the Membership, including correspondence through email, telephone and in written form
  • This is a hybrid role which could be located in our Sauk Centre, MN or Washington, DC office.
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