Accounting Specialist

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/13/2016

Commerce Bank Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO
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20286 Accounting Specialist (Open)

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Grade 05 ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Location: 1000 Walnut St, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Job Expectations:

How would you like to work for a great company that offers career growth and values your skills and experience? For over 150 years, Commerce Bank has built a strong reputation as a Super Community bank and is recognized as an industry leader. In today's growing and competitive financial services industry, we look for creative and innovative solutions to meet the needs of our customers. To achieve our results, we recruit the best and brightest employees who ask, listen and solve to meet our customers' needs!

This position is responsible for reconciling various due-from bank accounts with affiliate relationships, correspondent Banks, and the Federal Reserve Bank. The position will use both T-Recs accounting software and Excel spreadsheet software to maintain details of outstanding items for various GL and DDA accounts. The position will use various online and mainframe tools to obtain information needed to resolve open items.

This position is responsible for the reconciliation of the mortgage settlement processing system. Handling the reconciliation of the Mortgage GL on T-Recs, and other DDA recons relating to mortgages. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring all reconciliations and aged items are in compliance with the company wide reconciliation policy.

This position is responsible for assisting as a system admin for MPC and T-Recs, which will include converting other reconciliations processed throughout the bank to the T-Recs reconciliation software, and other miscellaneous projects assigned by the Accounting Manager. This candidate will have strong reconciliation skills including some technical thinking skills with systems.

Work Hours: Monday-Friday (7:30am-4:30pm)

Education: A college degree in Accounting is preferred with 2-4 years of accounting, bookkeeping and/or reconciliation experience in a bank or equivalent financial institution

Preferred applicants will have:

- Understanding of accounting functions

- 10 key skills by touch

- Experience using automated reconciliation software and experience using a P.C.

- Organizational skills

- Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time

- Understanding of Excel, Word, Access and general ledger software applications.

- Be familiar with operational areas within a bank

- Oral and written communication skills

- Taking initiative to learn various systems to convert to the T-Recs reconciliation software and being a lead resource for the system

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Full time