Citizens Bank Senior Staff Accountant in Bridgeport, Connecticut


The Controller’s group within Citizens Bank is seeking an individual to work on the Consumer Reconciliation Team. This individual will perform reconciliation activities for a wide variety of functions in the bank, including but not limited to cash, accruals, suspense accounts related to Mortgage Portfolio. Since reconciliations represent a critical internal control, these positions will partner with the team’s internal customers, working with them to ensure that accounts are reconciled timely and accurately. Additionally, this position will be charged with critically reviewing reconciliation substantiation documents, providing effective challenge when it is needed. This individual will also be deeply involved in accounting system implementations and general ledger maintenance when those activities have in impact on the bank’s reconciliations

Job Functions:

  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations for a variety of accounts

  • Critically review supporting documentation provided by the bank’s lines of business and provide effective challenge to that documentation when necessary

  • Ensure that reconciliations and related documentation conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and bank policies

  • Partner with the various lines of business throughout the bank regarding reconciliation-related accounting issues, including exception management and instruction


  • 3-5 years relevant accounting and/or reconciliation experience in a large multi-divisional/multi-entity company (banking preferred)

  • Experience with large general ledger systems (experience with the Oracle general ledger system is strongly preferred)

  • Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access & PowerPoint)

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Experience preparing & presenting reports to various levels of management


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting


Hours and Work Schedule

Hours per week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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