Leader Bank, NA

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Staff Accountant

Accounting | Arlington, MA | Full Time

Job Description

Leader Bank – Arlington, MA

Position Title: Staff Accountant 

Department: Accounting

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Leader Bank is a nationally chartered bank located in Arlington, MA with over $1 billion in assets. We are currently seeking to add a Staff Accountant to our team. The bank’s footprint is in the greater Boston area, with several retail branches and a strong presence in lending. Leader Bank is consistently growing and expanding both the footprint and the business lines.

Responsibilities:

The candidate should be an entrepreneurial and open-minded individual with a desire to contribute to a fast-paced, growing company. The candidate will report directly to the Accounting Manager of the bank and be expected to lead, take ownership of his/her areas of responsibility and ensure accurate and timely completion of company reporting requirements. The position is responsible for the following:

  • Posting daily and monthly entries to the general ledger

  • Preparing balance sheet account reconciliations, to include analysis and resolution of outstanding items

  • Assist with the month end and year end close

  • Assist with the daily loan funding and sales process

  • Performing daily wire activities

  • Maintaining files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

  • Researching and assist with inquiries and requested information in a timely manner

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must have 0-3 years of experience in accounting, with a strong understanding of GAAP, have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a major in accounting, finance, or economics.

  • Other qualifications include strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, detail-oriented, problem-solving, planning, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office with an advanced excel spreadsheet aptitude.

    Leader Bank offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: 401k plan with corporate match, medical and dental insurance, and the opportunity to work for a fast growing, local organization. Leader Bank, N.A. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, military status, veteran status or any other protected class.