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Wichita, KS 67207
Position: Assistant Controller
Location: Wichita, KS
Status: Full-Time, Salaried with Benefits
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Responsibilities and Expectations
Manage the general ledger, including structure and integrity, to ensure accurate financial reporting to our shareholders, regulators, and internal leadership;
Manage reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts on a pre-defined, periodic basis in line with relative risk;
Responsible for the enhancement and oversight of key financial reporting and general ledger integrity controls;
Manage payment of vendors and reimbursement of employees from across the organization;
Lead a team of accountants, reconciliations specialists, and accounts payable personnel;
Develop team members to be best positioned for success and advancement within Equity Bank;
Effectively work with leaders from across the Finance and Accounting function at Equity Bank to ensure appropriate and accurate financial information for the purposes of analyses and financial management;
Help lead the production, consolidation, and analysis of financial results across major business units;
Assist the Controller in dispensing other responsibilities and in the completion of additional projects as directed by senior leadership
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Required Skills & Education
Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting;
5+ years of applicable business experience, preferably with a financial institution or associated regulatory body;
Proficient knowledge of GAAP;
CPA license holder desired, but not required;
Proven expertise in general ledger management, operational accounting, and team leadership;
Experience working with and supporting several business units;
Ability to cultivate effective relationships and communicate effectively with executive and senior management;
Ability to meet deadlines and work with no supervision; manages time for high productivity and allocates resources to match production needs.
Ability to be proactive, take initiative, and carefully monitor, follow through, and complete projects.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
The above statements are intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by most people assigned to this job. It is not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements.
This position requires standing, walking, bending, and squatting on a regular basis. May require the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or reach with hands and arms. Requires the ability to carry, lift, move or push up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis. Must be able to talk and listen to others.
This position regularly works in an office setting. Most of the job duties require the employee to be working with computers and electronic media on a regular basis.
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer and will not make employment decisions based on an applicant’s race or skin color, national origin or ethnicity, religious beliefs, age, sex, physical or mental ability.