Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

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Sr. Accountant- Financial Reporting
Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT) is located in Austin, Texas and what better balance can a city offer than being both the “Best Place for Business and Careers” and the “Live Music Capital of the World?” Austin pleases all in rankings ranging from “Best City for Relocating Families” to “Best Cities for Singles.”  With no state income tax and a low cost of living why not make Austin and Farm Credit Bank of Texas your home!
If you’re looking for a rewarding career with one of the nation’s most respected financial institutions – FCBT may be a great fit for you, we invite you to join us as a Senior Accountant. With more than $23.5 billion in assets we provide funding to our affiliated lending cooperatives, which in turn offer financing to farmers and ranchers, agribusinesses, rural homeowners and rural communities.  Our employees are of some of the best finance, accounting and credit professionals around, and our technology, administrative and creative staffs are top shelf.  
Scope of Role:
The Senior Accountant will report to the Director of Financial Reporting and is responsible for compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and preparing various financial information on a monthly, quarterly, annual and as-needed basis, for the Board of Directors, the Bank management team, the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), Farm Credit Funding Corporation and our stockholders.  Examples include preparing combined financial statements, financial performance highlights and ratios with analysis and commentary, and reports on the bank’s capital position.  This position also requires an understanding of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements, which includes maintaining current SOX controls as they are outlined and assisting with the bank’s administration of SOX reviews, policy changes, and documentation.
A degree in accounting or related field, plus four (4) or more years work experience in financial reporting and/or accounting or finance. Financial statement preparation and analysis for a public company is preferred.  A CPA certification is preferred but not required. Must be knowledgeable in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and be able to apply them to the Bank’s accounting issues. Position requires skills in or knowledge of combined financial statement presentation, SOX, financial analysis, excellent communication skills, and time management.   Candidate must also possess strong analytical and problem solving skills to identify problems and assist with implementing solutions. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Prior experience shall include proficiency with personal computers, including the use of Microsoft Excel and Word, and knowledge of other financial reporting tools.  
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