Financial Recon Specialist

Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Accounting and Finance
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 16636
Date Added: 06/03/2024

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Financial Recon Specialist 

  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Location: Vienna, VA- Hybrid 2 days/week onsite & 3 days remote.
  • W2 Contract through December 2024
Perform basic balancing and reconciliation functions for financial transactions and totals posted to our client’s systems and subsystems. Resolve exceptions and issues related to rejected items and transactions to ensure the accuracy of general ledgers and member accounts. Perform basic/routine tasks requiring moderate analysis and solving problems of moderate complexity.

Responsibilities
  • Balance and reconcile our client’s core processing system transactions and totals to ensure general ledger and member account accuracy
  • Review, research, and evaluate unposted receipts, share/checking withdrawals, transfers, adjustments, and loans
  • Process payments, reversals, and adjustments to the recovery accounting system
  • Identify and initiate adjustments; resolve posting errors and discrepancies related to out-of-balance conditions
  • Conduct initial research of inquiries and discrepancies using applicable tools; determine resolution; communicate to appropriate internal/external contacts
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve discrepancies/processing problems to include documentation and time-sensitive issues
  • Serve on automated financial systems improvement initiatives
  • Identify operational issues and make recommendations
  • Monitor automated processes and reports for accuracy and completion; contribute to process improvement
  • Support projects and initiatives within the business unit and/or across the organization
  • Stay abreast of and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and industry laws, regulations, and guidelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Candidates are required to be legally authorized to work in the United States without a sponsoring employer indefinitely. *We will only accept the following: US Citizens, GC Holders, GC EAD, or TN Visa*  
  • Must be within a commutable distance to Vienna, VA to work onsite 2 days/ week (other 3 days are remote)
  • Experience working in accounting or banking operations
  • Working knowledge of financial transaction posting systems and reconciliation principles, procedures, and processes
  • Effective research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Effective skill in interacting with staff, management, vendors, and members diplomatically and tactfully
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective skill in performing mathematical calculations and working accurately with numbers
  • Effective skill in maintaining accuracy with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Effective word processing and spreadsheet software skills
  • Experience working with software applications: UAD, Black Knight MSP, Empower, IBM Content Navigator, MS Office
Desired Qualification(s)
  • Experience with credit union operations and/or NCUA regulations
  • Working knowledge of our client’s products, services, programs, policies, and procedures
  • CPA designation, SOX control environment, and requirements including documentation/testing/financial reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or another related field, or the equivalent combination of experience, education, and training

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