Company: Bristol Morgan Bank
Location: Fond Du Lac
Posted on: September 8, 2019
Due to the upcoming retirement of our CFO, Bristol Morgan Bank has
an opening for a Controller. This position has CFO growth
potential. SUMMARY The Controller is responsible for the all of the
Bank’s fiscal operating results utilizing generally accepted
accounting principles, such as cost accounting, budgets, and
regulatory agency and government reports ensuring the safeguard of
Bank assets. Counsels senior management on fiscal control and
profitability; prepares, presents and interprets financial reports
to senior management; adheres to tax laws and regulatory compliance
to properly reflect the financial position of the
Bank. Directs accounting department activities; provides
leadership, training and supervision within the department;
provides a high level of customer relations and service; and
ensures compliance with Bank policies and procedures. The
position of Controller assists in attaining established Bank and
department financial goals. The Controller performs supervisory
duties of appropriate department staff, coordinates staff for
coverage in all related areas of the department. Assures compliance
with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable
state and federal banking regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Provides supervision and support to all
areas of the department and other areas of responsibility where
service or assistance is needed; oversees activities of department
personnel; opens and closes the department.
2. Supervises the following accounting
functions, including but not limited to:
and implementation of systems and procedures to maintain proper
of Federal Reserve Bank Reserves 3. Directs
the preparation of all financial reports, including income
statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns,
and reports for government regulatory agencies.
4. Oversees accounting departments, budget
preparation, and audit functions; meets regularly with supervisors
to keep informed and to offer direction.
5. Reviews reports to analyze projections,
revenues and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses
against final totals; suggests methods of improving the planning
process as appropriate. 6. Analyzes Bank
operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be
reorganized, down-sized, or eliminated.
7. Confers with senior management to
coordinate and prioritize planning.
8. Studies long-range economic trends and
project company prospects for future growth in overall sales and
market share, opportunities for acquisitions or expansion into new
product areas; estimates requirements for capital, land, buildings,
and an increase in the work force.
9. Counsels CEO on investment of funds.
10. Develops, tests and implements policies and
procedures (manual and computerized) pertaining to the maintenance
of accurate accounting records and report preparation.
11. Assures audit compliance and procedure quality
control are maintained for the department and Bank; reviews,
recommends and initiates corrective actions; oversees certification
and audit activities for all branches and departments; and ensures
department is in compliance with established Bank policies,
procedures and state and federal regulations.
12. Prepares annual budget projections based on input
from executives; reviews expenditures to ensure compliance with
budgets; and notifies appropriate executive(s) in the event
expenditures exceed budgets. 13. Reviews and approves
invoices and checks prior to signature to ensure security of Bank
funds. 14. Interfaces with the Chief Credit Officer in
relation to credit quality, major policy issues, and communications
related to current issues, pricing, and policies and procedures.
15. Oversees and/or performs payroll processing
functions to ensure time records are maintained; ensures pay is
accurately calculated and proper deductions are made; and is
responsible for functions relating to check preparation and
distribution as scheduled. 16. Maintains advanced
knowledge and awareness of financial industry status and trends.
17. Responds to inquiries or refers inquiries to the
appropriate department or person, and exhibiting the necessary
follow through with customers and/or staff involved.
18. Provides supervision and support to all areas of the
department where service or assistance is needed; oversees
activities of assigned department personnel; opens and closes the
department. 19. Monitors staff in daily tasks,
operations and quality control; ensures the organization of
assigned areas of the department, coordinating available resources
(e.g., staff, materials, etc.) for maximum results.
20. Consistently applies superior decision making
techniques pertaining to inquiries, approvals and requests as they
apply to existing policies and procedures, keeping within assigned
approval limits and using these instances as learning tools for
employee development. 21. Assumes responsibility for
special projects; gathers data and prepares reports for the Board
of Directors and other members of Senior Management, audits and
other personnel. 22. Plays a positive role in the
development and growth of assigned department staff through
excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with
strong delegation skills assuring a highly cross-trained staff.
23. Performs personnel actions including performance
appraisals, disciplinary actions, and interviewing candidates for
employment; supervises the daily activities of the department
including, but not limited to, effective delegation of assignments,
developing work schedules and providing necessary training.
24. Processes, solves and answers complex customer
transactions, problems or inquiries. 25. Operates
computer terminal or personal computer to process account activity,
determine balances and resolve problems within given authority.
26. Answers telephones, answers questions and directs
callers to proper Bank personnel. 27. Assumes
responsibility for various department functions in the absence of
staff members or in overload situations. 28. Treats
people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of
others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational
values; accepts responsibility for own actions.
29. Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO
policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences;
educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working
environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse
workforce and supports affirmative action. 30. Follows
policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly
and on time; supports the Bank’s goals and values; benefits the
bank through outside activities. 31. Performs the
position safely, without endangering the health or safety to
themselves or others and will be expected to report potentially
unsafe conditions. The employee shall comply with
occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations
and orders issued pursuant to the OSHA Act of 1970, which are
applicable to one’s own actions and conduct. SECONDARY DUTIES
SUMMARY Provide management oversight ensuring the smooth operation
of the Operations Department which manages the daily deposit
operation function of the Bank by performing a variety of
accounting duties; including but not limited: preparing and
issuing wires; originating the daily position report; balancing the
Federal Reserve account; performing correspondent account
reconciliation; conducting branch cash counts and certifications;
receiving and distributing mail and correspondence; maintaining
files; and performing other duties associated with the Bank’s
general ledger accounts. ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Provides leadership to all assigned areas
in the Deposit Operations Department where service or assistance is
needed. 2. Processes Federal Funds
transactions: prepares worksheets and reports; prepares, issues and
reconciles incoming and outgoing wire transfers; calculates excess
liquidity for investment; inputs transactions on the wire terminal
ensuring accuracy and completeness; transfers funds for investment
in accordance with Bank policies; follows-up on prepared data to
ensure accuracy and a proper paper trail of all transactions.
3. Performs monthly certifications to ensure
transaction balance to the general ledger; clears out non-posted
items daily; ensures accuracy and proper documentation of
transactions; performs quarterly surprise cash count certifications
at all branches; follows-up on out-of-balance items to resolve
problems as necessary. 4. Processes interest
transactions; prepares and issues interest checks; reconciles
interest checks to issued statements and the general ledger.
5. Performs call back on general ledger
transactions; makes corrections to ensure accuracy and
completeness; reconciles and balances correspondent due from and
due to bank accounts and statements.
6. Originates daily position report from
data obtained from the Bank’s financial resource reports and
accounts. 7. Compiles miscellaneous month
end accounting and general ledger entries from general ledger
reports. 8. Gathers and calculates data and
prepares a variety of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for
management; ensures reports are accurate, complete and prepared on
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