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Senior Accountant

at First Western Financial in Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

First Western is seeking an Senior Accountant to join our team!
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity? First Western is seeking a passionate and experienced professional to join our team.
As a Senior Accountant at First Western, you will play a vital role in helping high-net-worth clients achieve their financial goals. You will work closely with our Accounting team to deliver comprehensive solutions that exceed client expectations.
If you are passionate about providing exceptional service to clients and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position today.
What You Will Do:
Ensure records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Support the timely and accurate completion of monthly financial statements.
Responsible for the daily accounting, analysis and reconciliation process for assigned Income Statement and Balance Sheet accounts as well as the monthly reporting of fluctuation explanations to accounting and finance leadership.
Assists in the coordination of month-end close activities and the preparation of interim and year-end audit and financial reporting schedules; identifies and communicates risk and opportunities to Accounting Managers and Controller.
Acts as a resource for external and internal audit requests.
Identifies and recommends policy, procedure, system and control enhancements related to Accounting and Financial Reporting processes.
Maintains and applies knowledge of US GAAP, bank compliance requirements and related applicable laws/regulations and adherence to policies and procedures.
Acts as a key back-up to various activities within the Accounting Department.
What You Bring:
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel skills.
Experience in Microsoft Great Plains and Banking and Investment Management systems a plus.
Ability to conduct complex analysis of information and financials.
Detail-oriented and highly organized.
Demonstrated understanding of corporate accounting and reconciliations.
Ability to work independently, use discretion and judgement.
High initiative and integrity.
Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
Strong analytical, time management and prioritization skills.
Expertise in GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 documentation and controls along with prior public company experience.
Education Level Education Details Required/Preferred
Bachelor's Degree Accounting or related field OR equivalent work experience Required
Experience Level Experience Details Required/Preferred
5-7 years Accounting experience; accounting experience in a public financial services industry preferred. Required
License/Certification Details Time Frame Required/Preferred
CPA Upon Hire Preferred
What You Receive:
At First Western, we pride ourselves on our culture of innovation, teamwork, and continuous learning. We are committed to providing our employees with the tools and resources they need to succeed, including ongoing training and development, a competitive compensation package, and a comprehensive benefits program.
Pay Range: $63,500 - $95,500/YR
Job Classification: Full-Time Exempt
*Actual offer will be based on experience, location, education, and/or skills*
- Strong Bonus Potential
- 401(k) Plan with Match
- Paid Parking/Transportation Benefits
- Access to Training & Professional Development Programs
- Sponsorship for Obtaining Professional Certifications
- Flex Spending Accounts
- Health Savings Account
- Health & Wellness Benefits
- Paid Time-Off+ Bank Holidays
Interested in learning more and seeing how we connect? Visit us today at: https://myfw.com/careers/

Questions? Contact us at Talent.Management@myfw.com

First Western Financial, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment for all employees. We are fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce by hiring, developing, and retaining talented people from different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. Individuals from all backgrounds, including non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized, or underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
First Western Financial, Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, First Western Financial, Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all... For full info follow application link.

First Western Financial, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our associates. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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Job Posting: 6515611

Posted On: May 25, 2024

Updated On: Jun 03, 2024

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