Assistant Controller

First National Bank of America - East Lansing, MI3.8

First National Bank of America is a family-owned national bank that services its own portfolio of over $1.5B of primarily mortgage loans. We are a growing, dynamic, and profitable enterprise headquartered in East Lansing Michigan. Our culture is to “work hard, have fun, and prosper” while providing an environment that offers employees an opportunity to grow both professionally and personally such that their work-lives positively enhance their overall life experiences.

The accountant is an important part of First National Bank of America. This position will apply accounting concepts to analyze financial information.

Review and analyze various financial and statistical data as it relates to assigned areas of responsibility.
Prepare necessary entries to record financial transactions in an accurate and timely manner.
Prepare monthly analysis/reconciliations of various accounts. Perform overall reasonableness tests and other procedures necessary to verify data integrity.
Prepare audit work papers and supporting schedules for the annual and financial statement audits.
Assist in the development of the annual profit plan.
Assist Leadership in obtaining needed information or analysis.
Prepare financial statements for the bank and or affiliate.
Gain knowledge of accounting software to become in-house expert.
Assist in quarterly regulatory reporting.
Ability to apply accounting guidance to bank procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP.
CPA required
Five or more years accounting experience
Financial Institution experience preferred
Must possess a desire to learn programs/processes
Ability to build and sustain positive and effective relationships with others
A servant’s heart – that is the desire to serve rather than be served

No travel required