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Senior Accountant, Accounting Operations

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 50470 

Areas of Interest: Accounting 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The Senior Accountant, Accounting Operations is responsible for performing a wide range of accounting tasks in the areas of accounting operations, reconciliation, and reporting. This position generally reviews information from sources throughout BOK Financial and its subsidiaries, and performs or reviews month-end close activities, accounting reconciliations, and journal entries, as well as performs research and implements accounting or process improvements.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs month-end close responsibilities, and/or related period-end reporting and assistance to management. This typically includes coordination and reconciliation of account balances for accounts that track complex business activity, as well as reporting internally for management reports or externally for regulatory governing bodies.
  2. Performs projects requiring research of accounting and process information, and implements solutions working under limited supervision. Provides guidance and direction to various areas of the bank when accounting-related errors are found, and ensures that the correction of such errors occur as necessary, with the help of management.
  3. Prepares daily or monthly reconciliations of asset, liability, and/or equity accounts; initiates journal entries to record transactions as appropriate; monitors and resolves reconciling items as appropriate. Performs mild data entry of accounting-related information, such as account balances, invoices, or reconciling items. Reviews the accuracy of certain accounting-related information, such as amounts, contract terms, or proper approvals.
  4. Responds to internal or external inquiries about general ledger reconciliation and operational activity.
  5. Assists with supervisory responsibilities as needed. This may include directing job assignments, monitoring staff performance, coaching, training, assuring compliance with regulatory requirements and organizational mission, values, policies, and work rules.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Advanced understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Moderate ability to research and understand technical accounting topics
  • Financial services industry experience preferred
  • CPA preferred or eligible to sit for the CPA exam
  • Excellent PC skills including spreadsheet, database, and word processing applications; ability to operate a 10 key by touch
  • Effective communication skills in order to explain accounting concepts and resolve problems
  • Effective problem-solving skills in order to identify and resolve discrepancies

Preferred experience in the following:  real and personal property tax filings, unclaimed property filings, sales and use tax filings, and leasing.

 

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and 6 years related accounting experience in progressive accounting roles.

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!
 

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
 
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Attention All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and Recruiters
BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions. 


TOP 3 REASONS TO APPLY


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority at BOK Financial.


  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment



ABOUT BOK FINANCIAL


BOK Financial is a regional banking powerhouse and one of the top 25 banks in the U.S. We are based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and diversified in a variety of industries, businesses, and geographies throughout the U.S.

FACTS:

  • 4,900 employees
  • 27 Years of financial profitability
  • $30+ billion in assets
  • $5.2 million in charitable contributions in 2017



Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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