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At First American Credit Union we couple competitive wages with a generous benefit package to attract and retain talented, service-oriented team members.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 70% employer paid for eligible full-time employees
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • 401(k) Company Profit Share Contribution
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Ten paid holidays in addition to PTO
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Life/AD&D Insurance at no cost to eligible full-time employees
  • Short-term Disability and Long-Term Disability Insurance at no cost to eligible full-time employees

First American Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected status.

Please be advised that in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, section 604(b)(2)(A), First American Credit Union may obtain a credit and background report on all individuals who are extended a conditional offer of employment. 

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Accounting Manager (Full-time - with remote capability)

First American Credit Union, centered between Phoenix and Tucson, AZ, is seeking an accounting professional with the right blend of education, experience, drive and disposition to join our team.  This is a full-time, exempt position, based in Casa Grande, AZ with some remote work capability.

As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures for the Accounting Department.
  • Managing the Accounting team ensuring accurate and timely completion of all accounting activities.
  • Preparing monthly financial reports for the credit union and quarterly 5300 call report for NCUA.
  • Supporting internal/external/independent auditors and regulatory examiners to ensure access to documents necessary to perform the reviews of Credit Union operations.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for general ledger reconciliation, analysis of financial accounts, and preparation of journal entries. Provide end-of-month close and produce monthly financial statements. Prepare or assist with incurred cost and provisional rate reports as necessary.
  • Ensure that all activities of the department are in accordance with GAAP and that the accounting records are maintained and in compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Supervise the accounts payable function ensuring the accurate and timely payment of credit union vendors.
  • Ensure work performed within the department is accurate, completed on a timely basis and complies with operating policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the daily processing, balancing and administration of ACH, wires, payrolls, share drafts, mail receipts, branch/mobile/business check deposits and e-payments within the rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for daily administration of ACH processing and balancing within NACHA rules and regulations.
  • Manage accounting functions to include AP, AR, budgets, cash flow, cost management, credit and collections, financial analysis, financial reporting and recordkeeping, GL, investments, payroll, fixed assets and taxes.
  • Implement policies and procedures for the accounting department and insure that policies and procedures reflect current regulations, and are communicated to and implemented by subordinates.
  • Directs, assigns and reviews work of direct reports. Responsible for aspects of assigned credit union projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities and monitors and summarize progress of project.
  • Ensure accurate and efficient completion of Accounting Department functions; perform backup function(s) as necessary.
  • Coordinates work schedules and maintains attendance records with vacations and approved leave of absence to insure adequate service coverage is maintained within department.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field, or equivalent job knowledge and experience required.
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible financial management and accounting experience in a credit union, community banking, or audit environment preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and finance functions with excellent analytical, written/verbal, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with all aspects Microsoft Excel and proficiency with additional Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be an Independent thinker with the initiative to take on projects with little direction.

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Accounting Clerk (Full-time, Casa Grande, AZ)

First American Credit Union is seeking an experienced Accounting Clerk to provide friendly, prompt and excellent service to members and coworkers in order to perform a variety of routine and support duties related to the accounting department. This position is full-time and will work a flexible schedule Monday-Friday at our Casa Grande, AZ branch.

The Accounting Clerk performs duties under moderate supervision according to existing procedures, methods and systems for the Accounting department. Adheres to all credit union operations policies and procedures, maintains member confidentiality and performs transactions accurately. Maintains records of financial transactions by posting, balancing, reconciling General Ledger accounts, processing accounts payable and performing other accounting duties in a manner which aligns with the Credit Union's mission of enhancing our member-owners’ financial lives and becoming their preferred financial partner.  
Essential Duties:

  • Perform various accounting transactions in support of day-to-day operations of the accounting department.
  • Processes and enters a variety of transactions into the core system to member accounts, general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers efficiently and accurately.
  • Provide operational support and assistance to all branch locations and team members.
  • Prepare accounts payable checks after receiving proper authorization. Sets up and maintains vendor files. Processes invoices and department payment requests. Distributes checks to vendors. Responds to internal and external inquiries regarding invoice status. Tracks invoices to ensure all received invoices are paid in a timely manner.
  • Contact other departments and/or outside vendors to resolve problems.
  • Verify accuracy, completeness, and consistency of accounting information received from all sources.
  • Process and posts payments for employee expense reports after receiving proper authorization.
  • Journalize daily transactions and verify entries balance.
  • Maintain accounting files, including filing and scanning of general ledger journal entries, accounts payable documentation, dispute documents and other miscellaneous items in an organized fashion for the accounting department.  
  • Process and balance share draft exceptions, card exceptions, loan payments, manual payrolls and CPI.
  • Perform minor reconciliations and review daily cash balances and assumes responsibility for effectively researching, tracking and resolving (or properly referring) accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies.
  • Prepare debit card dispute paperwork for approval and maintain log for tracking purposes.
  • Post Investment interest checks.
  • Post member fee reversal requests upon management approval.
  • Transfer mobile deposit files to corporate credit union and verify ACH origination files and wires.
  • Assist with projects as needed.
  • Utilize tact and experienced based knowledge, researches and resolves inquiries while representing the credit union in a professional manner and maintaining positive member, vendor, and customer relations.
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skill Qualifications:

  • Strong desire to help others
  • Ability to multi-task with competing deadlines, apply attention to detail and accuracy, and communicate progress.
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Contribute to and support a positive work environment to ensure an effective, high performing and cohesive team.
  • Strong interpersonal and member service skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess mature judgment and be able to coordinate with several parties in a transaction.
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Must have good typing skills and the ability to operate general office equipment, including copiers, scanners, telephones, fax machine, calculators, computers and printers.
  • Ability to learn the credit union’s core computer programs and applications.
  • Ability to perform basic and advanced math calculations. 

Education/Training and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge is required.
  • One year of continuing education in business or work related field such as Accounting, Finance or Management preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in a credit union, bank or other financial institution is preferred, but not required.  

First American Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected status.

Please be advised that in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, section 604(b)(2)(A), First American Credit Union may obtain a credit and background report on all individuals who are extended a conditional offer of employment.

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Accounting Specialist (Full-time, Casa Grande, AZ)

First American Credit Union is seeking an experienced Accounting Specialist to support the financial operations of the credit union. This position is full-time and will work a flexible schedule Monday-Friday at our Casa Grande, AZ branch.

The Accounting Specialist performs duties under moderate supervision according to existing procedures, methods and systems for the Accounting department. Adheres to all credit union operations policies and procedures, maintains member confidentiality and performs transactions accurately. Maintains records of financial transactions by posting, balancing, reconciling General Ledger accounts, processing accounts payable and performing other accounting duties in a manner which aligns with the Credit Union's mission of enhancing our member-owners’ financial lives and becoming their preferred financial partner.  

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with the Accounts Payable process, which include researching discrepancies, filing and scanning of invoices.
  • Prepare and enter daily and monthly general ledger transactions.
  • Analyze, reconcile general ledger for various GL accounts as assigned in a timely manner and correct any discrepancies as needed.
  • Post, reconcile and maintain the subsidiary records for Fixed Assets and Prepaids as well as ensure proper depreciation/amortization.
  • Post investment interest checks.
  • Review daily operating cash balances and transfer funds as needed.
  • Research and adjust all open items, cash imbalances and variances.
  • Maintains files, including general ledger journal entries, accounts payable documentation, and other miscellaneous items.
  • Performs various accounting transactions in support of day-to-day operations of the accounting department.
  • Reconciles bank and other statements.
  • Assists in preparing month end financial reporting, other reports, and reconciliations as needed.
  • May assist branches with various accounting reconciliation issues.
  • Research, process, and resolve member Point of Sale disputes.
  • Evaluate and process approved member concern forms for fee reversals.
  • Assumes responsibility for effectively researching, tracking, and resolving (or properly referring) accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with CU personnel and with management.
  • Be able to process ACH/Surepay, share drafts, and other misc postings.
  • Post Charge-offs to members accounts for loans and shares. 
  • Process garnishments and levy’s as needed and maintain proper documentation. 
  • Post daily entries for ATM transactions as well as reconcile and resolve discrepancies. 
  • Post daily funding for money orders as well as reconcile and resolve any discrepancies. 
  • Process and balance share draft exceptions, card exceptions, loan payments, manual payrolls and CPI. 
  • Assist Manager with any audit requests.
  • Adheres to all credit union operations policies and procedures, maintains member confidentiality and performs transactions accurate.
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skill Qualifications:
• Strong interpersonal and member service skills.
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Professionalism, courtesy, tact and diplomacy are essential elements of this job.
• Must have good typing skills and the ability to operate general office equipment, including copiers, scanners, telephones, fax machine, calculators, computers and printers.
• Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and handle a heavy workload while maintaining quality service.
• Must be willing to participate as a member of an innovative, service oriented team.
• Must have the ability to learn the credit union computer programs within 90 days of employment.
• Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge.
• Moderate to high level of accounting knowledge.

Education/Training and Experience:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• 1-2 years of experience working in accounting preferred.
• Credit union/financial industry experience preferred but not required.

First American Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected status.

Please be advised that in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, section 604(b)(2)(A), First American Credit Union may obtain a credit and background report on all individuals who are extended a conditional offer of employment.

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Teller (Full-time, Casa Grande, AZ)

First American Credit Union is seeking a full-time Teller to assist members with financial transactions efficiently, accurately, and with the highest level of customer service. This position will work Monday-Saturday at our Casa Grande, AZ branch.

The Teller will greet members, make them feel welcomed and learn about their financial needs while embracing the credit union’s mission of creating financial independence, promoting diversity, and serving hard-working families.  Performs all duties in a manner which aligns with the Credit Union's mission of enhancing our member-owners’ financial lives and becoming their preferred financial partner.

As a Teller, you will:

  • Perform traditional teller functions.
  • Process financial transactions including check cashing, fund transfers, deposits and withdrawals.
  • Provide information on basic deposit products and services.
  • Open new accounts and service existing accounts.
  • Balance cash drawer daily in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide complete and accurate information concerning credit union services, policies and procedures.
  • Assess member needs and identify opportunities to help members by recommending additional products, services, or referrals.
  • Also able to perform within a Call Center environment providing member assistance by phone.
  • Provides superior member service, proactively seeking solutions for our members.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal and member service skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professionalism, courtesy, tact and diplomacy are essential elements of this job.
  • Must have good typing skills and the ability to operate general office equipment, including copiers, scanners, telephones, fax machine, calculators, computers and printers.
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality service.
  • Must be willing to participate as a member of an innovative, service oriented team. 
  • Must have good working knowledge of Credit Union products and services or the ability to develop such within 90 days of employment.

Experience Required:

    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • One year of experience in cash handling and customer service preferred.
    • Credit union/financial industry experience preferred but not required.

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