Responsible for assisting the Director
of Accounting and / or Controller with the daily operation of the Finance
Department as it relates to accounting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
for assisting with the daily accounting operations of the Finance Department.
position will assist the Controller with all accounting reconciliations,
entries, various back up duties and the monthly financial closing process.
position will require working with bank management and facilitating accounting
entries across bank departments.
position will also help the Chief Financial Officer with the preparation and
review of all internal financial statements.
position will require supervision of junior Accounting Staff in their daily
position may assist the External Reporting Manager with external financial
statements that include regulatory reports such as bank call reports and SEC
position will assist in the accounting function related to First Guaranty
position will assist the CFO with transfer agent functions for the stock of
First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
position will assist in ensuring all required accounting documentation is
collected, reviewed, approved, and passes all future reviews by internal and
to the BSA Policy and all other Bank Policies.
duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)
- 5 years or
more accounting experience (banking experience or public accounting
- B.S. degree
- CPA license
- 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
The physical 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.
While performing 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