Accounting Specialist

University of Hawaii FCU

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Honolulu, HI
Contract type: Full time
University of Hawaii FCU

Join a spirited, dynamic team with Hawai`i’s leading credit union as we make a difference in our community – providing financial value, exceptional service, and state-of-the-art convenience to our members.

Employee Benefits

In addition to competitive pay, we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Paid Employee Medical And Dental Insurance; UHFCU pays 100% Of The Base Employee Coverage
  • Medical and Dental Plan Premium Waiver Option
  • Eleven (11) Company Paid Federal Holidays Plus Four (4) Company Paid Personal Holidays
  • Eligible to Earn Ten (10) Days Paid Vacation; Increases With Years Of Service
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement With Employer Match And Profit Sharing
  • Employee Loan Discount
  • UHFCU Subsidizes 50% For Monthly Bus Pass
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Healthcare and Dependent Care (Pre-Tax Benefit)
  • Credit Union-Paid Benefits Such As Group Term Life With AD&D Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance And Long Term Care Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Internal and External Professional Development Opportunities
  • And Many More!
Position Title: Accounting Specialist

Department: Finance

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Controller

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for reconciling financial data, preparing statements and reports; balancing and reconciling the general ledger; and assisting the Accountant and Accounting Manager. In addition, this position performs bookkeeping duties such as daily postings and reviews.

Essential Functions:
  • Cross-trained to perform duties of the Finance Support I position.
  • Balances daily workload.
  • Maintains/reconciles general and subsidiary ledgers; performs daily and special reviews.
  • Ensures suspense accounts are cleared in a timely manner.
  • Processes and maintains fixed asset and prepaid cycles.
  • Assists in month-end closings and financial reporting.
  • Processes wire requests as authorized, ensuring accuracy for proper credit and compliance with OFAC regulations.
  • Supports maintenance of investment files.
  • Assists in financial reporting.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Performance Standards:

The following duties are completed in an accurate and timely manner:
  • Maintenance/reconciling general & subsidiary ledgers.
  • Daily balancing.
  • Recordkeeping.
  • Processing wire requests.
  • Meets established deadlines.
  • No audit issues.

Education/Certification: High school diploma or GED is required.

Required Knowledge: Basic understanding of MS Office Suite.

Experience Required: Four years clerical/finance/accounting experience.

Skills/Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

Able to work independently and make sound decisions.

Activities and Requirements of this Position:

Repetitive Motion: Movements frequently and regularly required using wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Communication Skills: Must frequently convey detailed or important instructions of ideas accurately and quickly.

Visual Abilities: Average visual acuity necessary to read, prepare and inspect documents or products.

Hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive information.

Physical Strength: Sedentary work (sitting most of the time). Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Reasoning Ability: Able to apply common sense understanding to carry-out detailed instructions and to deal with problems involving variables.

Mathematics Ability: Able to perform basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using a calculator.

Language Ability: Able to write complex sentences using normal word order with present and past tenses, as well as a command of the English vocabulary.

Working Conditions:

Air-conditioned, smoke-free office setting.

Attendance Requirements:

Please note that scheduled attendance requirements may change due to business needs.

Business Hours:

Monday through Saturday. Business hours are subject to change. Must be able to work additional hours, weekends, and holidays as needed.


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