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Investment Services - Accounting Assoc II

Apply REF: 049004

At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for routine and moderately complex tasks which may include: balancing various accounting systems , performing system certifications, creating reports to submit to management, preparing operating account check disbursements and reconciliation, expense report and invoice tracking, auditing clearing firm clearing statements, handling commission research issues as assigned and preparing and processing dealer or vendor invoices and statements. Responsible for creating daily reconciliation reports, researches and resolves reconciliation issues and performs other special projects for submission to management. Ensures quality customer service by performing all duties accurately and in compliance with Bank regulations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Accurately balances various accounting systems (such as M&O and Pershing). Researches and resolves escalated out-of-balance conditions.
  • Prepare and reconcile daily wires to and from Pershing.
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  • Create and distribute appropriate departmental reports.
  • Provides training to other staff as needed. Enters and looks up data on various brokerage computer systems.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of standards, procedures, and technical operations in department.
  • May prepare various accounting or financial related items for internal or external customers or auditors.


 

Other Job Duties

  • Must keep organized, accurate and appropriate supporting documentation for all functions.
  • Answers escalated inquiries regarding information stated on reports or regarding policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a good understanding of accounting policies and keeps current on changes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

  • Requires practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • 2 years minimum prior relevant experience preferred


Education

  • Associate's Degree


Skills

  • Proficient on 10-key adding machine.
  • Analytical and organizational skills.
  • Proficient Excel and Word programs. (Intermediate Level).
  • Operate office equipment.
  • Proficient data input skills.
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment with daily deadlines.
  • Ability to independently analyze data from multiple sources.
  • Demonstrated proficiency at issue identification and communication to management.
  • Proven ability to perform research and resolve moderate to complex issues.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.


Primary Location: United States-Nebraska-OmahaJob Type: Full-timeJob: Accounting Finance Reference: 049004