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Posted on Jan 15, 2022 by Michigan First Credit Union

Southfield, MI
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Location : Address:

27000 Evergreen

Location : City:

Lathrup Village

Location : Postal Code:




Under general supervision, using independent judgment, performs a variety of accounting duties as required or assigned according to existing procedures, methods, and systems as a primary job task or as a backup resource which include downloading, reviewing, analyzing and posting of payments from third party providers, posting appropriate entries to ledger accounts, daily balancing and reconciling general ledger accounts.


This job description describes the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other areas to cover absences, or equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload. 



Post mortgage loan participation entries

Responsible for overall maintenance of the GL: including opening cash drawers as needed, including for new Team members and ATMs and closing GL’s as needed

Calculate and post month-end accruals

Post student loan, credit card and business loan payments

Post monthly credit card and consumer loan charge-offs

Process iPay exceptions

Post credit card entries daily, including rejected payments

Post indirect lending items

Post HR related journal entries

Work CRM-Accounting Que for account research, etc.…

Post share draft exceptions

Verify and/or upload the ACH indirect and ACH files

Verify outgoing wires

Balance ACH and Pay by Phone

Work in collaboration with other teams to resolve any outstanding items related to key job responsibilities

Prepare assigned reports for the Accounting team that may be used in ALCO and/or Board meetings including loans to officials

Balance assigned general ledger accounts daily or monthly

Report discrepancies immediately to the Accounting and Finance Manager

Research, document and resolve any balancing discrepancies and post appropriate correcting entries to the general ledger

Assist branches and members with inquiries

Maintain updated detailed job procedures, complete required annual training, and remain current on all regulatory requirements

Perform other duties as assigned

Act as the primary backup for the following job tasks:Investor Accounting and Reconciliation (FNMA and FHLMC)

ACH/Cash Accounting Specialist job responsibilities

General ledger reconciliations

Becomes/is an advocate of The Michigan First Way, supporting all facets of it, including complete fulfillment of Our Promise, 5 STARS Service, SOLVE IT and our ISMs.  Fosters a positive demeanor and image through professional representation in all contacts with both, team members and members.  Consistently reflects and displays each of our “ISMs” in daily job performance, as well as in all business interactions while executing on our goals and initiatives.  Learns and utilizes EMEC (Every Member’s Experience Counts) in day-to-day responsibilities when communicating with members only.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All accounting functions and records maintained in a timely and orderly manner in accordance with prescribed standards.  Exception items attended to promptly corrected and posted daily.  All transactions performed correctly and documented as appropriate to nature of transaction

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, strongly preferred

Two to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.

Ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced, changing environment and maintain a commitment to accuracy and timeliness

Ability to write correspondence

Ability to effectively present information in one‑on‑one and small group situations to members, team leader, and other team members of the organization

Ability to operate a personal computer and other standard office equipment such as fax machine, photocopier, ten key, telephone, and laser printer.  Microsoft application knowledge, including advanced knowledge of Excel and Word is required 

Ability to operate in a team environment to accomplish shared goals

Ability to effectively manage time as related to tasks

Excellent mathematical skills, accuracy, and basic knowledge of bookkeeping for use in maintaining accounting records is required

Must possess above average interpersonal skills to represent the Credit Union in a positive and courteous manner when dealing with members and all levels of team members

Strong listening skills to effectively determine member needs and resolve member and team member problems

Strong attention to detail

Who We Are:

Michigan First Credit Union was founded more than 90 years ago by educators and now delivers world-class service to more than 185,000+ members at our branches throughout Michigan, and we’re growing! We offer financial solutions for every life stage and seek to positively transform our members’ lives through personalized service that meets their unique needs.


Simply put, Michigan First Credit Union’s sole mission is to provide the highest quality member experience. Working here, you’ll get to participate in a strong culture centered around service, professionalism, and growth.


Michigan First highlights:

450+ team members

36 locations spanning the Lansing area, Grand Rapids and Metro Detroit.

Industry leader in community support and charitable giving through the Michigan First Foundation

Member Services Call Center operates 24/7/365

Over $1 Billion in assets


Awards Michigan First Credit Union has been the proud recipient of:

2021 Credit Union of the Year by NAFCU (National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions)

2021 Channel 4 - Vote for the Best - Credit Unions (1st Place)

2021 Channel 4 - Vote for the Best - Mortgage Lenders (1st Place)

2021 Best & Brightest in the Nation

2021 Best & Brightest in Metro Detroit

2021 Best & Brightest in West Michigan

2021 Best Credit Unions to Work For

2021 Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces

2021 Crain’s Coolest Places to Work in Michigan

2022 Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency - Certified Veteran Friendly Employer - Bronze Level


Benefits and perks of joining our award-winning team include:

Very competitive pay

Low-cost medical, dental, and vision benefit options. Employer-paid life and disability insurance

401(k) - 100% match up to 5% deferral

Tuition reimbursement for both Undergraduate and Graduate degree program

Access to a complimentary concierge service that assists with nearly any item on your to-do list

Free, state-of-the-art fitness center at our Lathrup Village headquarters with exercise equipment, showers and locker rooms

Wellness initiatives and events throughout the year to help team members stay healthy

Loan discounts for certain secured and unsecured loans and mortgages

Opportunities for pay increases, incentives and profit-sharing, based on performance

Onsite subsidized top notch Cafe 26 for team members' use

Onsite bowling center




Michigan First Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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