Senior Finance Analyst - Billings, MT

  • First Interstate Bank
  • Billings, MT, USA
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Analysis Finance Senior Level

Job Description

SUMMARY

Assists in the reconciliation and analysis of all general ledger accounts related to fixed assets and capitalized leases to allow accurate and timely financial reporting in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and SEC reporting requirements.  Serves as an expert user to fixed asset subledger and general ledger software. Supports the Corporate Facilities and IT departments by performing day-to-day and month accounting for in progress construction and deployment projects.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Create or adjust asset records from invoices posted to the CIP, Fixed Asset Clearing, and Lease Clearing GL Accounts.

  • Maintain detailed aging listing of all in progress projects to ensure that expected completion dates are accurate.

  • Coordinate with Corporate Facilities and IT to ensure that in progress projects are capitalized when placed in service.

  • Coordinate with Corporate Facilities and IT to record asset disposals in a timely manner.

  • Communicate with Corporate Facilities regularly to ensure that lease details recorded in fixed asset subledger are accurate.

  • Coordinate with Corporate Facilities to prepare monthly rent receivable entry.

  • Reconcile subledger details to general ledger balances on a monthly basis.

  • Ensure that Personal Property and Real Property tax assessments are paid annually.

  • Prepare annual personal property tax returns for all jurisdictions.  

  • True-up and adjust the monthly accrual for all property taxes on an annual basis.

  • Participate in Branch Opening/Closing Task Force as Finance Fixed Assets liaison.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in financial services or accounting environment preferred. Strong interpersonal skills.  Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word applications.  

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

Ability to prioritize workload.  Ability to work well with a variety of personalities and provide guidance where no functional authority exists.  Must be flexible in approach and adaptable under pressure.  Must be detail-oriented and have strong analytical skills.  Must be organized and a self-starter.  Must be able to work outside of normal business hours on occasion, including some weekends.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical accounting materials, business periodicals and other professional journals.  Ability to effectively respond to technical and complex questions from management, both in writing and orally.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to interpret and apply written technical information to the company’s unique circumstances.  Ability to solve practical problems and process variables in situations where limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.