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Senior Accountant - External Reporting

Salary: $61,733 per year - estimated ?
Location: Mount Vernon, MS
Company: Renasant
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The Senior Accountant (External Reporting) is responsible for the preparation and timely filing of certain external regulatory reports, including the maintenance of sufficient well-organized documentation supporting the accuracy of the relevant filings. The position also supports members of management in other projects assigned to the finance department; therefore, the Senior Accountant (External Reporting) must also remain abreast of the changing accounting and regulatory environment and the impact on the Company's financial condition and operations.



  • Prepare, file and maintain proper supporting documentation for regulatory reports in accordance with the required due dates including, but not limited to:
  • Call Report - Quarterly
  • FR Y-9C and FR Y-9LP - Quarterly
  • FR Y-8 - Quarterly
  • FR Y-6 - Annually
  • FR Y-10 - as necessary

  • Assist in preparing and filing regulatory reports in accordance with the required due dates including, but not limited to:
  • 10Q - Quarterly
  • 10K - Annually
  • 8K - as necessary
  • Proxy Statement - Annually
  • Application to Pay Dividends for quarterly dividends and special dividends

  • Facilitate and manage the consolidation of all wholly-owned and majority-owned subsidiaries on a monthly basis; perform all required reconciliations and reviews to ensure accuracy of resulting monthly consolidated financial statements
  • Review all assigned general ledger reconciliations timely and in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by Reconciliation Control
  • Review and update narratives documenting key processes and controls. Perform risk assessments of these areas/processes and ensure documented controls properly address identified risks
  • Assist members of management in various other projects that have been assigned to the department
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in accounting or related business field; Certified Public Accountant certificate preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of job related experience.
  • Strong understanding of rules and regulations related to complex areas of accounting and all external regulatory filings. Ability to research and study the impact of new accounting and regulatory standards on the Company and (re)design the Company's processes to ensure compliance
  • Strong ability to maintain clear, concise, and well organized documentation supporting the disclosures in the Company's external regulatory filings
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ability to adapt and learn the functionality of other accounting and reporting software suites
  • Ability to check results and/or determine the best approach in projects using reasoning and logic skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or sit; kneel, stoop, or squat; use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

Work Environment

The Bank's professional working environment requires employees to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Employees must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills when working closely with internal business partners and external clients. Employees may be exposed to confidential and propriety information within the working environment, therefore, must uphold confidentiality at all times. Due to the possibility of being exposed to high risk situations (i.e. robbery), detailed instructions and procedures are required to be followed at all times to safeguard the Bank's employees, customers, and assets.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. The principal duties and responsibilities enumerated are all essential job functions except for those that begin with the word "May".

This is intended to describe the normal level of work required by the person performing the work. The principle duties outlined are the essential responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned as needs arise.

This description is not intended as a contract and is subject to change. Any written contractual agreements supersede this job description. All requirements may be modified to accommodate physically or mentally challenged staff members reasonably.

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