U.S. Bank Accountant 3 - Milwaukee, WI in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Job DescriptionSupport Employee Benefit Reporting (EBR) accounts that hold client-controlled assets and provide secondary reviews of those assets. Serve as the main point of contact for business line administration and research any client inquiries or issues promptly. Complete accrual reviews and facilitate asset set-up corrections related to assigned accounts. Generate and analyze reports, as well as research and resolve exceptions prior to established deadlines. Perform unitized accounting valuations, including the research of any unusual activity in accounts & confirming treatment of activity for valuation, by the established deadlines and assist with secondary review processes. Possess growth mindset and partner with management to improve processes and procedures to transform our business and provide the best customer service possible to our clients. Lead various projects and process improvement initiatives, engaging team members and business line partners to solicit feedback. Assist with client calls and presentations, including meeting with potential new business to provide explanations of unitized accounting products and financial reporting. Serve as a subject matter expert for accounting-related topics and mentor other team members in regard to department processes.Basic Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience - Four or more years of experience in financial accounting activitiesPreferred Skills/Experience- Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)- Thorough knowledge of accounting, financial reporting, and analysis- Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data and problem solve- Strong written and verbal communication skills and not afraid to ask probing questions to gather more information- Experience with facilitating client calls/presentations and comfortable answering questions about department-related products and processes- Possess leadership and mentorship skills- Lead and assist with projects and process improvement initiatives- Demonstrates good judgement and escalates issues to management as needed Benefits: Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.
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U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.