Responsible for assisting the CFO with
the daily operation of the Finance Department as it relates to all accounting
and financial control functions. The
position involves duties for both First Guaranty Bank and First Guaranty
Bancshares, Inc. the parent company of First Guaranty Bank.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
for assisting the CFO with the daily operation of the accounting function for
the Finance Department.
position will manage all personnel in the accounting group function. Includes accounts payable, daily accounting,
internal financial reporting, transfer agent services, holding company
position will require working with bank management and facilitating accounting
entries across bank departments.
position will assist the Controller with all accounting reconciliations,
entries, various back up duties and the monthly financial closing process.
position will help the CFO with the preparation and review of all internal
financial statements. The position will
assist the External Reporting Manager with preparation of regulatory reports
such as bank call reports, holding company call reports and SEC filings for the
position will assist the CFO with transfer agent functions for the stock of
First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
position will assist the CFO with supplemental back up support for the Treasury
group function, primarily as an alternative approver for wires.
for ensuring all required accounting documentation is collected, reviewed,
approved, and passes all future reviews by internal and external auditors.
Adheres to the BSA Policy and all other
duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)
years or more accounting experience (banking experience or public
accounting experience preferred)
- B.S. degree
in Accounting or Finance
- CPA license required
- Knowledge of
general ledger and accounting reconciliations
with database management and construction
- Knowledge of
preparing financial statements, including audited or reviewed statements a
plus. Experience with regulatory
reporting such as bank FDIC call reports or SEC financial filings a plus.
- Experience in
audit a plus.
- Strong PC
skills including excellent spreadsheet competence
- Ability to
multi-task as this position will require the incumbent to manage several
Physical Demands and Work Environment
demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the functions.
the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and
hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle, or
feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to
stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate.
job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to
be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any
other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties
requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are
subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with
disabilities. To perform this job
successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to
perform each duty proficiently. Some
requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant
risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are
the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.
document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other
than an “at will” relationship.
FIRST GUARANTY BANK is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled