Financial Reporting Specialist
Spokane, WA 
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Posted 18 days ago
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Description

LOCATION: Onsite work at 717 W Sprague Ave, Spokane WA is required; a hybrid (occasional remote work) schedule may be available at manager's discretion.

In a multi-company environment is responsible for managing, leading, researching, developing and preparing advanced accounting, financial, regulatory and tax analyses, projections and recommendations to senior management of the corporate group. Provides on-going monitoring, analysis and implementation of GAAP, RAP, SEC, SOX and other regulatory pronouncements ensuring that the organization is in full compliance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manages and performs advanced accounting technical research and discuss impact of current and proposed accounting pronouncements.
  • Develops, implements and interprets accounting policies in response to specific applications with emphasis on coordinating financial accounting within the corporate group and provides communication to senior management.
  • Prepares or is assisted in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and regulatory reports for W.T.B. Financial Corp. (WTBFC) corporate group with an emphasis on public external reporting and disclosures. Assumes additional duties supporting the close process.
  • Manages internal control documentation for a FDICIA environment and best practices for a SOX.
  • Acts as a contact, when directed, with regulatory examiners and external auditors regarding advanced financial transactions and reporting.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of enhancements to the financial, regulatory and tax systems of the corporate group.
  • Reviews work and provides guidance and direction to co-workers as needed.
  • In a multi-company environment, develops, prepares or is assisted in the preparation of financial, regulatory and tax reports and analyses in a timely and high quality manner, including:
    • Monthly company and consolidated financial statements and reports, capital and earnings projections, and board reports.
    • Annual audited financial statements and related footnotes and quarterly unaudited financial statements.
    • Monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory reports.
    • Regulatory compliance examinations.
    • Accounting policies and research.
    • Internal control documentation.
    • Accounting for selected assets and liabilities accounts.
  • Regular, reliable attendance is required.
  • Performs compliance and risk management duties as required or assigned.

RELATED FUNCTIONS

  • Prepares special financial reports and analyses for senior management.
  • As needed, provide support to management team for projections, committee presentations, discussions and decision making.
  • Frequent contact by phone and in person with management and supervisory level employees in various departments of Washington Trust Bank or affiliates of WTBFC and external examiners and auditors regarding specific transactions and overall financial, regulatory and tax accounting issues.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of enhancements to the financial, regulatory and tax accounting systems of the corporate group including migration to public reporting and disclosures.
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as directed by the CFO and CAO.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.A. in accounting or finance with accounting emphasis; M.A. in accounting preferred; CPA required.
  • Ten or more years of banking, public accounting, or related experience with strong technical skills.
  • In-depth working knowledge of GAAP accounting, including consolidations, financial statement preparation and audit trail considerations.
  • In-depth working knowledge of SEC reporting, regulations, regulatory filings, 10-Ks, 10-Qs, proxy statements, XBLR.
  • In-depth working knowledge of RAP accounting, including preparation of regulatory reports.
  • In-depth working knowledge of external audit procedures and internal control requirements.
  • In-depth working knowledge of internal control over financial reporting to identify, document and monitor the control environment.
  • In-depth working knowledge of state taxes, including specialized bank regulations, consolidated return rules and preparation of returns.
  • Proficient in accounting research software.
  • Sufficient knowledge of and experience with division PC systems to identify problems when they occur and to affect corrections.
  • Sufficient knowledge of and experience with division PC systems to recognize opportunities to automate and/or streamline activities and to direct their implementation.
  • Working knowledge of department software tools including word processing, spreadsheets and data base applications.
  • Exceptional follow up skills and with the ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with multiple interruptions, meeting deadlines with exacting performance and with a strong sense of work prioritization.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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