Accountant - High Risk Loan Accountant
Spokane, WA 
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Job Description

Northwest Farm Credit Services is in search of an Accountant (internally known as High Risk Loan Accountant) to join our High Risk Accounting Team in our Spokane Headquarters location. If you are a recent grad looking to start your career and have some experience in the accounting field or have many years of accounting experience and wish to continue your career with a collaborative, supportive team and organization, we encourage you to apply! If you have accounting fundamentals and the drive to learn, we are here to develop your abilities, skill set, and knowledge base to be successful and continue to expand in performing the progressively intricate loan accounting services and functions associated with this position.

This full-time, exempt position reports to the High Risk Accounting Manager, and is part of a specialized division that provides centralized support for all functions relating to the analysis, monitoring and loan accounting operations of the organization's portfolios.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to perform progressively complex accounting services for the organization's loan and lease portfolio, to ensure proper accounting treatment for customer accounting and the organization's financial statement reporting.
  • Responsible for the corresponding loan and general ledger entries, and reconciling assigned general ledger accounts, researching and correcting outages in accordance with legal documents, policy and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Work closely with customer-facing teams to provide technical advice on loan terms, structure, pricing, and other attributes for accurate customer billing and servicing, and organizational financial reporting.
  • Perform daily and monthly report monitoring to ensure loan terms and key data elements are accurate in accordance with guidelines under accounting standards, regulations, and organizational policies.
  • Review loan documents and credit agreements for accuracy and consistency to the loan accounting and general ledger systems.
  • Communicate with stakeholders including Troubled Debt Restructure Committee (internal), and commercial banks and Farm Credit entities nationwide, regarding accounting activities to ensure compliance.
  • Perform daily and monthly report monitoring to ensure loan terms and key data elements are accurate in accordance with guidelines under accounting standards, regulations, and organizational policies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and G/L systems.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proactive approach to deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and timely, sound solutions for internal/external requests
  • Ability to problem solve through effective use of procedures and understanding of systems, reporting internal controls and loan accounting

In addition to a comprehensive suite of core benefits designed to support employees at all career stages. Northwest FCS provides all employees with 24 paid hours annually to volunteer in their communities; a substantial employer match to our award-winning 401(k) plan; a bonus plan; generous paid vacation, sick, and family and medical leave; and financial assistance for adoptions. All employees have access to robust learning opportunities including LinkedIn Learning and Audible. Jeans/appropriate casual is the standard dress code.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, national origin, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

When you apply for a position with Northwest FCS, we collect personal identifiers (from your resume and other application information you submit), such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number(s) and employment and education related information. This helps us evaluate job applicants for hiring opportunities, and, communicate with them.

To comply with federal regulations for equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA), we track our applicants by gender, race/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, and the position for which they applied. You will be presented with a voluntary self-identification form as part of this application; we wanted you to know why we collect this information and what we do with it. Please be aware that this information is kept separate from your application, and not utilized in the selection process.

For more information about the information Northwest FCS collects, please see the .


Northwest FCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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