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Accountant: Baton Rouge

Posted: 3/15/24

Published: Mar 15, 2024

The role of the Accountant is to perform the daily maintenance of accounting records and preparation of routine financial reports. This includes coordinating all financial areas of the credit union to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, managing purchasing, forms, equipment, and supply inventories to ensure adequate coverage for all corporate and branch staff, and all other related tasks. The ideal candidate is a go-getter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a passion for serving others. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products, especially Excel, is a must! They should be comfortable working independently and as a contributing member of a team. Meeting deadlines and attention to detail are critical pieces of this position. Our Accountant must embody Pelican’s Core Values and provide excellent service in all that they do.    

A Day in the Life of An Accountant INCLUDES:

  • Reviewing, identifying, analyzing and recommending department processes, products/services to improve and maintain the highest level of operational efficiency and profitability
  • Ensuring adherence to company policies, procedures, and regulatory compliance as related to operational processes and products.
  • Cooperating with internal and external auditors/examiners on findings, tracking, follow-up, and preparation for operations, document management, and facilities
  • Overseeing management of member files for compliance with record retention regulations and protection of member information
  • Maintaining source documents needed for GL verifications and wire transfers

Accountant Skills and qualifications include:

  • BS or BA in Accounting or relevant field.
    •  Equivalent and related experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • 1 year of experience in accounting, balancing general ledgers, and accounts receivable
  • Excellent oral, written, and telephone communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, attention to detail, and member service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel

Other things you may want to know about this position:

  • Work Schedule
    • Monday – Friday
      • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Travel
    • Travel is rarely necessary for this position.
  • Work Site Location
    • All work will be performed at our beautiful Corporate Campus located at 2675 O’Neal Lane in Baton Rouge, LA.

Why should you join the pelican team?

Since 1956, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. We've since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana now serving over 68,000 members nationwide. Because of our continued growth, Pelican State Credit Union is searching for new team members that embrace our Core Values and have a desire to positively contribute to our culture.

Our culture is grounded in faith, and we strive to live the golden rule of ‘love thy neighbor’. We are dedicated to creating, promoting, and nurturing a safe and inclusive work environment, and we expect the same from each of our employees. We value diverse talents and welcome individuals with unique backgrounds, working styles, and skillsets. We believe that our differences make us a better team by allowing us to make better decisions, be more innovative, and better serve our members and communities.

Our full-time employees enjoy amazing benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurances with generous employer premium contributions
  • Health Savings Account with employer contributions for eligible employees
  • Employer-Paid Group Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance
  • Retiree insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 15 Paid Holidays, including a Cultural Floating Holiday
  • 401K Plan with a 5% discretionary profit share contribution, plus a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 5%
  • Paid Time Off to volunteer with approved non-profits and charities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Pelican State Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All locations are tobacco-free facilities.

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