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Accountant I, Accounting & Financial Reporting

Merrick Bank
South Jordan, UT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Merrick Bank employees share in our mission to delight our customers and empower underserved consumers to achieve their credit goals. In return, we delight our associates; ensuring they are noticed, heard, appreciated and understand the importance of their role(s). For over 20 years, our Guiding Principles of; doing the right thing, putting the customer first, and Earn, Learn, Have Fun (aka E.L.F.), have defined who we are as an Employer of Choice. Give Yourself Credit, Work at Merrick!

At Merrick Bank, our mission is to provide exceptional service to our Independent Sales Organizations (ISO) clients to give them the competitive edge in the Acquiring industry to help expand their portfolio.  The Merchant Accountant I position is responsible for the daily and monthly reconciliation that ensures that the settlement to merchants and statements to ISOs are being done accurately and timely.  This position is an excellent opportunity to understand the full circle of a credit card transaction, work independently while maintaining a high level of accuracy and being involved in learning new processes within the Merchant Accounting group. 


Essential Functions:

  • Reconciles and clears for various general ledger accounts. Understands how various general ledger accounts work and researches outages in a timely manner.
  • Enters daily journal entries into Oracle Cloud.  Ensure all proper approvals are received and appropriate backup is attached.
    • Completes a variety of daily, weekly, and monthly schedules.
    • Assists in the month-end closing process to ensure all deadlines are met on time and reports/schedules are distributed to the appropriate people when applicable. 

    Compliance with Laws & Regulations: 

    • Responsible for complying with all of the Bank’s internal control policies and procedures.
    • Responsible for understanding and complying with all laws and regulations to which the Bank is subject.
    • Responsible for communicating problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, noncompliance with laws and regulations, policy violations, or illegal acts.

    Education and Experience:

    • Associates Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.

    Summary of Qualifications:

    • Experience with, and demonstrated skill at, the following computer applications:  Word Processing, Spreadsheets (Excel preferred), Accounting software (preferably Oracle Financials), E-mail, and Database software.
    • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all departments in the Bank. 
    • Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
Who is Merrick Bank?Founded over 20 years ago, Merrick Bank is a FDIC-insured Utah Industrial Loan Bank that originates loans with the benefit of low-cost deposit funding. Merrick Bank had $4.5 billion in assets and $3.1 billion in deposits as of March 31, 2021. Merrick Bank operates four main business lines: Credit Cards, Recreation Lending, Personal Loans and Merchant Acquiring.

Our Valued Employees are provided generous benefits, including:
  • Competitive Pay 
  • Benefits Package -Medical, Dental and Vision (plus much more) 
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match 
  • Short & Long Term Disability 
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days 
  • Employee Events, including Employee Appreciation Day, Holiday Party, etc. 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
Candidates must have unrestricted authority to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Merrick Bank is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristic. 
Merrick Bank will do a thorough background check for all hires. The EEOC Law poster is available here: Please go to our website to apply and learn more about our company.
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Merrick Bank


South Jordan, UT


Finance and Insurance

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