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Bank of the West Accounting Supervisor, Accounts Receivable - EFD Servicing Unit in Tempe, Arizona

Accounting Supervisor, Accounts Receivable - EFD Servicing Unit


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Manages daily and monthly activities of a functional unit within Equipment Finance Servicing. Manages employees by setting performance goals and establishing work schedules and priorities. Responds to internal and external customers, assisting in problem solving and resolution. Ensures accuracy of financial information and proper internal controls. Review, interpret, and recommend changes to policies and procedures. Plans and manages projects of high scope.

Essential Job Functions

  • Review and approve daily processing activities from staff.

  • Resolve issues, monitor deadlines, and follow up on pending matters.

  • Review both daily and monthly account reconciliation.

  • Ensure all accounts are certified and reconciling differences resolved timely.

  • Perform daily monitoring of general ledger activities and review of journal posting for validity.

  • Analyze general ledger balances prior to month-end close and determine necessary accrual or corrections. Report to Management any unusual activities or variances for the month.

  • Maintain adequate accounting and internal controls.

  • Assist in the quarterly self-assessment review and compliance with SOX requirements.

  • Prepare certain financial reports and certifications as required by Management or the Bank's Controller's Department for completion of quarterly and annual SEC and regulatory filings.

  • Assists with related special projects as required.

  • Provide back-up support for Equipment Lease Servicing.

Other Job Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Understands basic management approaches such as work scheduling, prioritizing, coaching and process execution.

  • Typically requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree Finance/Accounting


  • Knowledge of GAAP.

  • Knowledge of accounting for leases.

  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.

  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative with minimal direction, to identify issues requiring attention, and to complete projects timely.

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Working knowledge of mainframe general ledger systems.

  • Administrative/Technical Skills.

  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

  • Able to manage priorities and workflow.

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Sit for prolonged periods.

  • Utilize PC and 10-key.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Business / Commercial Banking

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 053764