Assistant Vice President of Accounting

Gulf Winds Credit Union

220 E. Nine Mile Road

Pensacola, Florida 32534


Position Description

*Please visit to complete an application in order to be considered for the position. Once you apply, you will receive communications and updates regarding your position of interest.*

Oversees the daily operations of the Accounting Department; prepares financial reports, participates in budgets, forecasting, and strategic planning processes; ensures complete, accurate, and timely financial and accounting records for the Credit Union. Identifies major variances to prior budget performance or key trends in recent financial performance and partners with other departments to build management's awareness and understanding as necessary.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Oversees the daily operations of department. Assists staff with problems and allocates staff resources to projects while meeting scheduled completion dates. Acquires resources needed to ensure completion of all assigned departmental responsibilities.

Manages the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL) process to include the calculation of the ALLL and the monthly loan provision process.

Assists in development of financial, statistical, and accounting records of the Credit Union.

Trains, directs, and evaluates employee performance for assigned staff within the department; participates in hiring new employees and recommends promotions/transfers and salary adjustments.

Works with auditors/examiners on year-end and comprehensive audits.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:
1. Ensuring the Credit Union's accounting systems are always in balance and current; invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner; all supporting documentation is maintained as required.
2. All deadlines are met with respect to settlement activities with minimal errors and with no errors that result in losses to the Credit Union.
3. All assigned reports and projects are prepared and completed in a timely, accurate and professional manner.
4. Ensuring that the Accounting Department is a cohesive, highly trained, motivated staff sufficient to meet daily department demands.
5. Information is provided professionally and accurately to all team members and associates as needed.
6. Management is consistently informed regarding key operating issues affecting the department.
7. Performance evaluations are delivered within 30 days of due date, in a professional manner, providing for optimal performance improvement.
8. Complies with all applicable rules, regulations and policies, including but not limited to BSA, OFAC and Physical Security.

Knowledge and Skills:
Experience: Five years to eight years of similar or related experience is preferred.

Education: BS Degree in Accounting

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating, influencing or training others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary and often requires the ability to influence and/or sell ideas or services to others.

Other Skills: Functional with spreadsheets and word processing software. Basic understanding of accounting procedures.

Ability to read, write, comprehend, and speak English clearly.

Normally expected to work between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. but may be required to work nights and/or weekends.

Must adhere to safety rules and regulations.

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

Gulf Winds is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace.

How to Apply

*Please visit to complete an application in order to be considered for the position. Once you apply, you will receive communications and updates regarding your position of interest.*

Job Position Type
Application Deadline
Dec. 1, 2019