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Staff Accountant

Chevy Chase, MD · Accounting/Finance

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Forbright Bank is a full-service bank, commercial lender, and asset manager headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Forbright is a banking and financing visionary leader in clean energy, healthcare, technology, financial services, real estate, and other industries with extraordinary service.

COMPANY CULTURE: We are a dynamic, high energy, fun, and fast-paced organization that has an exciting growth trajectory, meaningful mission, and embedded responsible environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices into our daily interactions. We offer our team members a culture of collaboration, inclusion, flexibility, recognition, and giving back. We look to hire individuals that are passionate about our mission, and who are motivated, customer and results-oriented, innovative, adaptable, and thoughtful.

COMPANY MISSION: We are a values-driven institution with an uncommon commitment to decarbonization and sustainability. As the need to build a more sustainable, low-carbon economic system grows increasingly urgent, we are dedicating half of our assets to financing the companies, investors, and innovators driving that change. We are reimagining how a bank should operate in a changing world.

JOB SUMMARY: We are looking to hire an Associate/Staff Accountant that will be responsible for preparing journal entries and account reconciliations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Preparation of journal entries (NetSuite and IBS/FTM)
  • Process daily external bank account activity
  • Analyze and reconcile activities from daily cash to month end ledger balances
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner as well as manage the influx of activity during month-end, quarter, and year end
  • Respond to time sensitive tasks in a quick and efficient manner to meet both client and coworker needs
  • Assist in other areas of accounting and correspondent banking as needed
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis on Finance or Accounting
  • Up to 3 years of accounting and/or bank operations experience would be an ideal candidate
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles required
  • Highly motivated business professional
  • Ability to work well with co-workers, within and outside the accounting department
  • Ability to organize incoming tasks and requests ensuring none are missed
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel spreadsheets

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

For Forbright Bank to remain efficient and nimble as a growing organization, team members are expected to exhibit a high level of flexibility regarding any duties that may be situationally assigned outside of this job description.

PERKS/BENEFITS:
💼 Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
🌴 4 weeks PTO
💰 401k + company match
🚉 Metro SmartTrip benefits ($50/mo)
💻 WFH flexibility
🚴 Bonuses for purchasing solar panels, electric vehicles, biking to work, etc.
🍎 Paid subscriptions to Veterans Compost, Imperfect Foods and more!

Forbright Bank is committed to cultivating an environment that promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We welcome employees with a range of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Forbright Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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