FirstBank Holding Company Associate Analyst, Financial Reporting in Lakewood, Colorado

Requisition Number17-0338Post Date4/19/2017TitleHeadquarters StaffTitle DetailAssociate Analyst, Financial ReportingCityLakewoodLocationHeadquartersStateCODescriptionFirstBank Holding Company, a rapidly growing commercial bank headquarteredin Lakewood, Colorado, has an exciting opportunity within its CorporateAccounting Department. The company is seeking an Associate Financial ReportingAnalyst to join its accounting and finance team. FirstBank supports ateam-oriented culture and provides its employee opportunity for growth andcareer advancement.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*Works as part of a team to prepare and compile the Company's annualfinancial report and the Employee Benefit Plans financial reporting.*Performs data analytics and data mining to analyze, extract, andsummarize critical financial information for the department and management.*Serves as the technical expert in assisting the financial reporting functionand the department to develop automated solutions for financial reporting andcomplex accounting processes.*Performs variance analysis for balance sheet and income statement accounts.*Acts as liaison between the external auditors and the department forquarterly and annual audit effort.*Serves as the primary resource to provide project management and technologysupport for any significant implementation effort due to major accountingstandard changes and updates.*Documents and evaluates key accounting procedures.*Designs, implements and documents internal controls over financial reporting.*Flexibility in this role is necessary to help support multiple initiativeswithin the financial reporting function and the department.*Shows initiative by consistently finding ways to improve efficiencies relatedto tasks or processes.*Demonstrates a solid understanding of financial reporting processes.*Performs other duties and projects as assigned.Salary commensurate with experienceRequirementsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION*B. S. Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration*1 to 3 years working experience in accounting, finance, audit or projectmanagement*Strong written and verbal communication skills*Advanced working knowledge in MS Excel and Access*Ability to work in team and individual environmentsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION*Bank accounting experience*Related working experience in public accounting or a public company*Working knowledge in accounting system, PeopleSoftWORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSWork is performed in an office environment with moderate noise levels andlight to heavy traffic. An individual in this position:* Frequently remains stationary throughout a typical business day* Frequently operates a computer and other office machinery, such as acalculator, copy machine, and computer printer* Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, officemachinery, and other rooms* Occasionally positions self to access drawers and shelves of various heights* Frequently reaches for and handles paperwork and files* Constantly communicates with customers, coworkers, and managementin-person and on the phone* Must be able to exchange accurate informationWork HoursMonday through FridayPlease view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.FirstBank will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate againstemployees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, ordisclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.However, employees who have access to the compensation information of otheremployees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannotdisclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do nototherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtheranceof an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including aninvestigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent withFirstBank's legal dut