When we talk about the Dedham Savings community, we mean every employee, every customer, and our neighbors and local organizations who help make our community so special. We believe in each employee and customer — whatever their dreams, goals, and plans may be. That belief is what gives our work meaning and purpose, beyond just delivering products and services. Being here for the journey means being here for each other and for our customers, every step of the way.
Under the general direction of the VP/Controller, the Accounting Manager performs a variety of accounting and reporting duties in conformance with established bank policies, strategies and procedures and manages the daily operations of the accounting staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in the daily and monthly closing of the general ledger.
Prepares and submits a variety of internal and external financial reports to management in an accurate and timely manner.
Maintains knowledge of GAAP and regulatory reporting standards and take actions necessary to ensure financial reporting complies with these standards.
Supports routine bank accounting processes as directed, including all calculations, record keeping, recording and reconciliation functions.
Performs analysis and assists in accounting related projects as directed. Reports findings to appropriate bank management and outside entities as required.
Effectively communicates with internal personnel and correspondent banks to resolve issues and ensure accurate reporting.
Assists in preparation and management of annual budget.
Responsible for the management, direction, and operation of accounts payable, fixed assets, and prepaids.
Works with VP/Controller to ensure proper cross training and updated procedures are in place for all job functions.
Maintains technical competence and assist management in development and implementation of systems and procedures that improve efficiencies.
Responsible for managing the accounting staff to ensure that work is properly allocated and includes training, development and leadership of the team.
Completes all internal Bank training as assigned and required.
Exhibits ability and desire to embrace and enhance the Dedham Savings culture.
Performs additional duties as requested, needed, or assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
Ability to multi-task while adhering to strict deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Organized and detail-oriented
Self-starter with the ability to produce quality results, meet all established goals, and objectives, and able to comply with all bank policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
Working knowledge of month end closing procedures
Competent in Microsoft Office applications including proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Managerial experience, with ability and desire to mentor staff
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Dedham Savings is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran or disability status, gender identity or expression, citizenship, genetic information, ancestral origin, military status, pregnancy, childbirth, and or conditions relating to pregnancy or any other related medical conditions or any other status protected by Federal, State or local laws.
Furthermore, the Bank will provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals. To achieve this goal, the Bank is dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. It is the goal of the Bank to utilize qualified disabled persons and covered veterans in as many levels of position classifications as practicable.
Here at Dedham Savings, we believe in every single one of our customers and employees — whatever their dreams, goals, and plans. That belief is what gives our work meaning and purpose, beyond just delivering products and services. It’s also why we look forward to every single day. Being here for the journey means being here for our customers and our employees, every step of the way.When you work at Dedham Savings, you join more than just a team. You join a family — one that’s here to support each other, our communities, and our customers. So if you’re looking to make some memories (and some money, too), we’re hiring!