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Assistant Controller

Employer
American National Bank of Texas
Location
Terrell, Texas, United States
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Assistant Controller is responsible for providing ongoing support and collaboration with management to oversee the day to day operation of the accounting department, department initiatives and management of assigned accounting staff.

Supporting the accounting department with all aspects of the general ledger which includes journal entry reviews, account reconciliation review(s), account creations and in-depth understanding of all reconciliations performed bank wide. Responsible for the review and approval of prepaids and accruals, management of all property contractual commitments and maintaining the equity investments of the bank.
Participate in the training and development of accounting staff to meet the departmental and organizational goals. Provide guidance and assistance in the analysis and problem solving of reconciling variances.
Maintain a working knowledge of the various software used by the bank and represent the accounting department in the periodic review and updates.
Leads the planning, preparation and data collection for internal and external audits. Participate in the preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements in accordance with U.S GAAP.
Point of contact for the data collection and communication with external tax preparer, participate in the review of the annual tax return, federal and state quarterly tax payments and prepare and record adjusting journal entries. Assist management in the compliance with all tax and accounting laws and ensures focus on compliance with regulatory record keeping and reporting requirements.
Collaborate in the development, management and implementation of assigned accounting projects.
Support oversight of internal controls, accounting processes and data management. Document, review and complete the periodic updates of accounting policies, practices and procedures. Guide and assist other departments by communicating current accounting policies and procedures as well as composing and disseminating new procedures and policies as necessary by best practices and changes in regulations.
Participate in the finances and accounting team's initiative to support Bank-wide staff onboarding to platforms owned by the finance group and further learning and development training to embed sound finance and budgeting practices across the Bank. Provide guidance and support to other departments throughout the annual budget process.
Participate in the research and implementation related to recent accounting pronouncements and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting; Master's degree preferred
Active CPA designation
5+ years of broad finance and accounting experience in the banking industry; 3+ years of people management experience overseeing finance and/or accounting professionals and staff at all levels
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Skills:

Familiarity with modern financial transactions platforms such as Axiom, Oracle; advance knowledge of accounting and reporting software and advanced proficiency use of Microsoft Excel and Word; advance keyboarding and calculator skills; must be able to perform advanced math and carry out complex written instructions
Work occasionally requires more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential functions of the position
Lifting in an office setting may be required up to 30 lbs.

ANBTX strongly encourages candidates that are fluent in English and Spanish to apply. Jobs that specifically require candidates to be bilingual will be posted as a requirement.

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