Accounting Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512636-658405
    • Job Location: Treynor, IA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 20, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

TS Banking Group is seeking to hire an extremely organized, high attention to detail, self-motivated individual to fill an Accounting Specialist role. Individual will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day accounting functions of the company and/or affiliated entities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, account reconciliation, and general ledger maintenance. This position requires individual to communicate with a variety of individuals both internally and externally. Strong critical thinking skills are required. Work is performed within the framework of standard operating policies and procedures; however, independent judgment and discretion is required in performing assigned tasks.

Education and experience preferred: Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Accounting; two to three years related experience and/or training is desired.

Location of position: Treynor, Iowa

Experience and Skills:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Processing of accounts payable which includes obtaining proper approvals, verification of mathematical accuracy, determination of the propriety of the invoice, entering information into the accounts payable system and generation of payment. Prepares and communicates all accounts payable reports and maintains all vendor files. Also, communicating with vendors to resolve various issues regarding invoices presented for payment. Payment of employee expenses are also included.

  • Prepare client invoicing, client statements, bank deposits and apply client receipts to the accounts receivable system. Prepare and communicate all accounts receivable reporting.

  • Answer questions for research from co-workers and clients regarding past bills and general ledger accounts.

  • Prepare reconciliations of various bank and general ledger accounts.

  • Accumulate information for various tax reporting.

  • Prepare analysis of accounts, as necessary.

  • Assist in the monthly close process.

  • Assist in special projects, as necessary.

  • Comply with all company and banking regulations, policies, and procedures.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Maintain educational and professional expertise through attendance at job related seminars, conferences and workshops and involvement in professional and community groups in leadership positions.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES. There are no supervisory responsibilities in this position.

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 or Associate's degree in Accounting; two or three years related experience and/or training is desired.

LANGUAGE SKILLS. Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES. Must have the ability to operate the following equipment: telephone, copy and fax machines, PC and printer. Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), and general accounting software a plus.

KEY CONTACTS--Internal and External
Has frequent contact with all internal departments.
Has periodic contact with external vendors and company clients.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS. To effectively perform the job, must have reliable transportation to travel to and from work and other work-related events, meetings, interactions with clients, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 10 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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

COMMENTS. Position requires the ability to work before or after normal business hours, including weekends and overnight travel, to meet required deadlines and attend meetings and/or training programs.


TS Banking Group offers great benefits including, not limited to, those listed below!

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401K Contribution and Match
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

TS Banking Group is a covered federal contractor or subcontractor subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), as amended, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. As such, TS Banking Group is bound by the terms of VEVRAA and Section 503, and shall not discriminate against individuals with disabilities, and is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

TS Banking Group maintains an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement in employment of qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. As an individual interested in employment with TS Banking Group, or as one of TS Banking Group's valued employees, TS Banking Group welcomes the opportunity to make its employees and applicants more aware of the TS Banking Group's obligations and affirmative efforts. Upon request, TS Banking Group will make accessible to you its Affirmative Action Plan for protected veterans and individuals with a disability. If you are interested, please submit a written request to Angela Avis during the HR Office's operating hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), and we can schedule a time for you to review the Affirmative Action Plan. (Alternatively, a copy of TS Banking Group's Affirmative Action Plan is available electronically on TS Banking Group's intranet site.) Remote employees not physically located at the facility may access the Affirmative Action Plan through the intranet site, or may request a copy of the Affirmative Action Plan for review and return should no internet access be available.