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P02508 Credit Union Accounting Specialist

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.


  • Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of the Northwestern Mutual Credit Union financial documents in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Prepares and reviews bank and general ledger account reconciliations ensuring that reconciling items are researched and resolved.
  • Prepares monthly reports for board of directors.
  • Establishes and maintains written accounting procedures for all credit union products and services.
  • Compiles information required by auditors and regulators for various examinations and call reports and provides support to auditors/examiners during fieldwork.
  • Assists with all credit union tax reporting.
  • Develops appropriate internal controls that will ensure accuracy in credit union operations and deter fraud. Provides training to other credit union employees and monitors adherence to those controls.
  • Assists in the credit union's investment and liquidity management functions. Assures adequate liquidity for typical loan demand and deposit withdrawals and also analyzes various emergency liquidity scenarios, providing plans for cost effective access to additional funding sources when necessary.
  • Assists with the credit union's Asset/Liability Management (ALM) function, providing accurate input and analyzing output for accuracy. Prepares summary reports for the ALM Committee.
  • Plays a key role in the budgeting function of the credit union, providing historical information and projections under various assumptions to management. Tracks performance in relation to budget and provides reports to management.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for writing detailed queries and producing reports from the credit union's report writer software.
  • Provides technical and procedural guidance to credit union office staff and other operating areas.
  • Leads and participates in projects to research and implement new products, services and programs.
  • Assists management with administration of the credit union's IT function, troubleshooting problems and communicating with external vendors.

Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in accounting with 1 to 2 years of credit union or banking experience; OR 3 to 5 years of credit union or bank accounting experience required.

Proven ability to work independently.

Strong analytical, decision making and communication skills.

Proficient user of Microsoft Office suite of products.



This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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