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Business Process Analyst

Bank of Hawaii


Location:
Oahu, HI
Date:
04/20/2017
Job Code:
133345
Bank of Hawaii
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Business Process Analyst-1600959
Description

Under the direction of the Financial Risk Assessment Manager, this position is responsible for understanding and documenting the Bank’s general ledger processes.  This position works closely with respective business units to ensure that there are adequate controls and procedures in place for general ledger activity and financial reporting.  Works closely with Managers to identify and propose changes to help drive Department, Division and overall Company efficiency.  If applicable or appropriate, assists in business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.  In addition, this position is responsible for demonstrating the Excellence in Sales/Service (ESS) philosophy by participating in and practicing ESS disciplines and behaviors.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and evaluates procedures and workflow of Company’s monthly reconciliation submissions for balance sheet accounts and internal deposit accounts and documents understanding of flow of transactions. 
  • Identifies general ledger data sources, journal entries and processing and document process specifications. 
  • Identifies potential reconciliation enhancements or reconciliation system implementations. 
  • Coordinates with business units to develop and implement plan for process enhancement solutions utilizing tools and/or system automation. 
  • Studies methods of improving work measurements or performance standards.
  • Oversees the timely completion and submission of general ledger reconciliations in accordance with Bank policies and procedures. 
  • Ensures that all general ledger reconciliations are completed on a timely basis. 
  • Reviews general ledger reconciliations to ensure they are complete, prepared accurately, and any unreconciled differences are identified, appropriately addressed and resolved in a timely manner. 
  • For aged items, performs follow-up with business unit managers to determine whether aged items are appropriate or whether they require write-off.
  • Performs monthly balance sheet variance analysis for the Company to identify unusual fluctuations and propose and process retro entries for proper classifications if necessary. 
  • Performs reconciliation system maintenance for monthly reporting process for the Company. 
  • Monitors Company balance sheet accounts for unusual or significantly aged transactions. 
  • Works closely with business units to obtain background information and supporting documentation to escalate for further analysis as applicable.  
  • Serve as back-up and provide support for Accounting Operations and Balancing Systems manager, Accounting Supervisor, and RSCU department manager.
  • Serves as the lead resource and provides training and assistance to business unit personnel in the proper preparation of general ledger reconcilements. 
  • Keeps abreast of changes in accounting principles, regulations, and laws. 
  • Assists in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements, regulations, and laws for the Company. 
  • Provides administrative support to department. 
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications

Education: 

  • Four years college degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience. 
  • Certified public accountant license preferable.

 

Experience: 

  • 3 - 5 years of related work experience. 
  • Working knowledge of journal entry, application balancing and bank operations preferable. 
  • Must have 2 years of previous internal or external audit experience.

 

Technical Skills: 

  • Must be able to use a typewriter, facsimile, copier, calculator, telephone, and magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) encoder. 
  • Working knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) preferred.
  • Intermediate proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint, and SharePoint) or similar software.   

 

Other Job Qualifications: 

  • Must be capable of reviewing general ledger accounts, reconciliations, suspense items, and other accounting related transactions to identify issues and exposures relative to financial statement impact and internal controls. 
  • Must be detail oriented and organized with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Have critical and analytical thinking skills and be able to provide solutions. 
  • Ability to adopt to change and learn quickly. 
  • Able to lift and/or carry boxes up to 30 pounds. 
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings as needed or assigned.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

Job Function Accounting/Finance
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Dec 14, 2016, 10:34:23 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing

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