Pioneer Services, a Division of MidCountry Bank
  • Accounting
  • KCMO, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Offering a competitive benefits package to our Team Members is a top priority. Our Team Members are offered medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts and voluntary life benefits. We ensure long term success by offering a 401k plan with company match as well as company-paid short and long term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and wellness programs.


Pioneer Services, A Division of MidCountry Bank, has an opening for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our Accounting Team in the Kansas City, MO location.

The Senior Accountant applies principles of accounting to create and analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine and maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, or other financial activities within the organization. Establishes, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the month end close process to ensure the accurate and timely production of monthly financial statements and analyses in accordance with GAAP, SOX and SEC regulations by:
    • preparing monthly recurring journal entries for assigned accounts timely and accurately in accordance with GAAP
    • participating in variance analysis meetings and reviews and preparing variance explanations for assigned accounts
    • preparing department expense reports for assigned departments and assisting business owners with questions
    • preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations for assigned accounts
    • assisting with journal entry reviews of other team members
    • assisting other team members with questions to facilitate a smooth and clean month end close
  • Participate in the quarterly and annual external financial audit process to ensure a clean audit by:
    • making sure all assigned schedules are completed accurately and timely and communicating to management any unusual findings or requests
    • providing assistance to other team members as needed to facilitate successful and smooth completion of audits
    • coordinating with external and internal auditors regarding their audit requests to ensure accurate and timely completion 
  • Improve department effectiveness by utilizing technology to improve and streamline current processes 
  • Assume ownership of special projects as assigned (for example; annual budget, cross department project teams, Investment Note audit, Holding company requests, internal audit requests) 
  • Fully responsible for all assigned aspects of the general ledger and function in a consultative role for other accounting team members and senior management as it relates to financial activity of the company
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced team members to accelerate their learning regarding business and accounting initiatives
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Education:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree must be in accounting, finance, or other related area

 

Certifications:

  • CPA (Preferred)

 

Experience (Number of Years and Focus):

  • 5-plus years of accounting and finance experience
  • Financial services industry experience preferred
  • Experience with high transaction volume bank reconciliations a plus
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Understanding and experience with SOX

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Operates at the high level of integrity required in the financial industry
  • Delivers outstanding customer service internally and externally
  • Communicates effectively verbally and in writing
  • Exhibits dependability, accountability, and punctuality
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Exercises considerable judgment and discretion in safeguarding company assets
  • Fiserv core system, Prologue general ledger, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and Outlook experience preferred

 

Pioneer Services, A Division of MidCountry Bank is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Pioneer Services, a Division of MidCountry Bank
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