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SF Fire Credit Union Accountant I (Temporary) in San Francisco, California

The Accounting Department is responsible for overseeing all processes and procedures related to SF Fire Credit Union?s accounting and financial reporting functions. Primary responsibilities of Accountant I are Accounts Payable processing and other general accounting duties assigned.


  • Executes the Accounts Payable functions, including validating all invoices received are properly authorized for payment. Ensures adequate supports are attached to the invoices as appropriate. Verifies that the invoice charges are accurate, coded to the correct expense account and entered into AP module in core system. Generates weekly check run and related reports. Ensures all invoices are paid in a timely manner and posted to the appropriate general ledger accounts. Respond or assist in any AP related inquiries from other departments or from vendors. Work closely with Accountant II as well as Vendor Management staff, as needed. Perform other related duties such as filing, scanning, and copying invoices or check copies, etc.

  • Processed monthly corporate card expense reports and produces related monthly status reports.

  • Monitors the outstanding cashiers? checks for proactive follow-up with vendors for uncashed checks and subsequent escheat reporting.

  • Assists with completing certain schedule(s) of the quarterly NCUA 5300 filings, along with assisting in the completion of other monthly, quarterly, or annual reporting requirements, as assigned.

  • Reconciles general ledger accounts daily and monthly as assigned.

  • Assists with budget variance research.

  • Researches and responds to inquiries from federal and state examiners, as well as internal and external auditors in written and verbal form as assigned.

  • Serves as backup to other Accounting Department staff as needed.

  • Works on departmental and organizational projects and other departmental duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 5 years? AP experience (including 1099-misc).

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 (B. A.) or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PERSONAL COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient in a Windows environment, with intermediate to expert level Microsoft Excel and Word skills. UltraData FSP systems knowledge preferred. Ability to quickly learn specialized software applications. Knowledge of DocuSign system preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend common professional and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to write business and professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to members, managers, vendors, and other employees of the credit union.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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. The employee frequently is required to talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; must use hands and fingers to operate a computer for extended period of times.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

?Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.?