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Accounts Payable Specialist 

About the Organization We are people serving people. Established in 1849, Savings Bank of Danbury is a full-service community bank rooted in history and positioned for the future. We provide a full array of deposit, savings, and lending services for individuals and businesses. Through modern banking technology, our customers can access to their accounts and manage their money anytime, on the go. We are committed to employing highly-motivated people who value customer care, professionalism, and team success.  
EOE Statement Savings Bank of Danbury is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Position Accounts Payable Specialist  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: Seeking motivated, qualified Accounts Payable Specialist to collaborate with accounting and financial reporting functions. This position will perform a variety of daily accounting responsibilities including managing the Accounts Payable process, preparing journal entries, reconciling financial statements and accounts, year-end tax reporting, and confirming data accuracy. Must adhere to internal controls in conformance with established bank policies and operating procedures. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's or associate degree in accounting or finance and prior professional experience in a bank accounting environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the accounts payable function; verifies invoice approvals, reviews invoices for accuracy, issues checks, and makes appropriate journal entries, and posts to general ledger.

Interfaces with vendors resolving billing and payment questions, and general inquiries.

Manages Prologue Workflow and the A/P mailbox for all A/P communications and incoming bills.

Prepares the A/P posting batches and generates payments at least weekly.

Reviews and processes employee reimbursement requests, checking for proper documentation including supporting receipts, and applicable sales tax assessments.

Prepares and processes the timely monthly payment of reoccurring payments.

Prepares assigned monthly calculations and accruals, and accounting reports.

Performs accounting vendor management process, and requests new vendor setups

Issues and manages the Authorization Agreements for vendor and employee ACH payments.

Collects W-9 forms to new vendors and validates that the A/P Workflow vendor profile is updated.

Creates the Prologue 1099MISC file at year-end. Verifies information is accurate prior to IRS delivery. And delivers tax data by IRS deadlines.

Performs daily general ledger journal entries in Fiserv Prologue, as needed.

Reconcile various general ledger accounts and bank accounts on a daily or monthly basis.

Generates daily statement of condition and trial balance and other reports for distribution.

Prepare daily correspondent cash reconciliations, as assigned.

Resolve general ledger posting errors and non-posted suspense items daily, as needed.

Maintains and reconciles Fixed Assets register, including depreciation, to general ledger.

Operates the monthly Prepaid Accruals function, and reconcile sub-system to the GL.

Assists with Annual Report and quarterly reporting preparation of call report schedule(s) as assigned.

Exhibits good decision-making skills. Uses sound logic and judgment when making choices.

Proactively improves work processes and techniques, and works collaboratively with fellow employees, including in other departments on ad-hoc projects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's or associate degree, and prior progressive accounting experience (1 to 3 years) in a financial institution environment, especially in roles related to strong financial accounting skills, investments accounting functions, accounts payable and fixed assets experience. Excellent computer skills. Experience working in Fiserv Prologue and advanced Excel preferred. Detail orientation. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and accuracy and attention to details. Above average written and verbal communication skills to interact with internal team.

 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills

Preferred educational and experience includes:

  • Associate degree in Accounting/Business or an equivalent level of training/experience
  • 1 year of relevant experience in an Accounting or related business role
  • Broad knowledge of accounts payable

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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 operate a computer and other office equipment, such as, a copy machine, calculator, phone, and computer printer.

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time.

Is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as, analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, and determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned.

Is required to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to convey detailed spoken instructions to other employees accurately.

Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Position is considered sedentary and may require employee to lift up to 10 pounds.

 
Hours Per Week None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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