Financial Analyst I
Job Details
Experienced
MLT - Headquarters - Mountlake Terrace, WA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Day
Finance
Description

Please Note: Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for employment at 1st Security Bank of Washington.  Accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs or medical conditions contraindicating the vaccination may be requested.  Requests for required forms should be directed to careers@fsbwa.com.

 

A GREAT PLACE TO WORK AND BANK  

Join our team!  1st Security Bank team members deliver service that "WOWs" each other and our customers. We value relationships, teamwork, community, and professional growth in a safe, friendly, and progressive workplace. We celebrate diversity and support equality for all. If you share these core values and are committed to career excellence, let us help you reach your dreams!

 

1st Security Bank is looking to find a dynamic individual to fill our Financial Analyst I position in our Mountlake Terrace Administration building! If you are the type of individual that would enjoy working at one of the Puget Sound's Best Places to Work for 6 years in a row and focuses on providing an exceptional client experience, then 1st Security Bank is the place for you. 1st Security Bank was named a bronze medal winner in its class in the Puget Sound Business Journal's Best Workplaces contest in its first year nominated and is also consistently rated a 5 star Bank in Washington State by Bauer Financial, an independent bank rating firm.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

 Responsible for daily cash management process, financial reporting, and investor reporting, remitting, and reconciliation at the direction of the VP-Finance.  Individual will also be involved in the monthly creation of profit and loss statements by cost center, including but not limited to a Funds Transfer Pricing model, the allocation model by support functions, and the budgeted versus actual monthly modeling.  The position will support the VP-Finance in the annual budget process, including new initiatives, cost centers, and expected profitability.  Position will be closely aligned with accounting and requires a daily interaction with the accounting systems.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Monitors the daily cash management process for the bank.
    • Monitors cash positions and daily funds management as required.
    • Investment security settlements.
    • MBS pairoff settlements.
    • Monitor wire/ACH activities.
    • Report daily cash activities to VP-Finance.
  • Investor reporting, remitting, and reconciliations.
    • Report balances and other relative data to multiple investors.
    • Remit balances to investors.
    • Reconcile bank accounts for investors.
    • Resolve discrepancies related to loans sold.
  • Cash and liquidity forecasting.
  • Assists the VP-Finance in the budgeting process.  Required interaction with Cost Center Managers.
  • Monthly, quarterly, yearly financial reporting and financial forecasting including pro forma modeling for new business opportunities.
  • Reconciles investment trades made by the CFO/VP-Finance and/or the Hedging Advisory services.
  • Position will be responsible for identifying significant deviations from budget within the income statement in regards to potential cost savings.
  • Responsible for notifying the VP-Finance when outside of policy compliance.
  • Responsible for running the process associated with the cost accounting model for profitability by cost center.  Works regularly with the VP-Finance to ensure timely reporting to the manager of the applicable cost center.
  • Posts entries to accounting systems related to the Treasury Management function.  Interacts with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Provides support for financial audits as required.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • College Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years in Finance, Accounting or applicable fields.
  • Strong Excel and database skills related to financial management systems.
  • Ability to quickly learn stringent reporting requirements for Investor Accounting.
  • Ability to quickly solve problems and create solutions based on set parameters.
  • Detail oriented with a focus on financial presentation.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management with an emphasis on meeting tight deadline requirements.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Products and have the ability to learn other programs.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.  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 employee will operate in a general office environment, using office equipment such as a phone and a computer.  The employee must be able to bend and squat occasionally when accessing storage. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate as compared to a private office with light foot traffic and office equipment.  The employee must be able and willing and able to interact frequently with the general public. 
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