Senior Accountant

Job Title

Senior Accountant

Job Description

About the Position

River Bend Administration is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and analytical individual to join the organization as a Senior Accountant. This is a great opportunity for the right person to help build a growing organization. This position reports directly to the Director of Accounting and works collaboratively with the other members of our family’s advisory team.

What you will do

The Senior Accountant will work collaboratively with the Director of Accounting, other members of the existing family trust company (“FTC”) team, and other family advisory teams to perform the accounting and fiduciary reporting functions for the FTC. Responsibilities and duties include:

• Maintaining cash registers to track and reconcile investment activity weekly between source documents, custody statements, and the Company’s internal trust accounting system
• Reconcile bank/trust accounts on a monthly basis
• Investigate and resolve reconciling items timely
• Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for the trusts and family trust company
• Prepare fiduciary accounting (P&I) reports to meet family and regulatory requirements
• Review and analyze transactions and accounts using technical judgement to ensure transactions are recorded appropriately
• Prepare journal entries for investments, trust distributions, expenses and other transactions
• Maintain comprehensive and accurate accounting ledgers, reconciliations, and books and records
• Provide support to tax department for compliance and tax return preparation
• Provide support to trust administration department
• Assist with preparation of ad hoc reporting requests
• Perform other duties as required and necessary to accomplish goals and objectives

Personal attributes that support your success

The Senior Accountant should ideally possess the following attributes:

• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand
• Have strong mathematical, accounting, and analytical skills
• You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with strategic thinking and innovation
• Excellent organizational, problem solving, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
• Exceptional communication skills
• Excellent project management skills

Qualifications required for your success

The Senior Accountant must possess the following professional qualifications:

• Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field
• Strong technical skills, including knowledge of general ledger systems and Office365 including Excel (use of pivot tables) and SharePoint
• 3-5 years’ work experience in an accounting role

Additional Helpful Experience Includes

• Work experience at a Big 4 firm, investment advisory firm, or family office
• Experience with fiduciary accounting with a law firm, accounting firm, or trust company
• CPA certification preferred
• Familiarity with complex financial investments including partnerships, private equity and alternative investment funds and partnership accounting
• Experience with or knowledge of Microsoft GP and/or Microsoft Dynamics 365

All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check, credit check, drug screen and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.

About About River Bend Administration, LLC

River Bend Administration is an affiliate of River Bend Holdings, a private family trust company serving the trust administration needs of a single, multi-generational family. This is an exciting time to be part of this world class team.

River Bend Holdings is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field
• Strong technical skills, including knowledge of general ledger systems and Office365 including Excel (use of pivot tables) and SharePoint
• 3-5 years’ work experience in an accounting role