Senior Staff Accountant

at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description


Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is an independent community banking organization committed to helping its customers, employees and shareholders achieve their financial hopes and dreams. If you want to be part of our team that makes this vision a reality, please read on.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join our team in for the right candidate, consideration may be given to a hybrid or remote position within our footprint in ME, NH, and VT. Responsibilities will consist of cash management, investment accounting, financial reporting activities and assisting with special projects.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers: competitive pay, referral incentives, an employee stock purchase plan, medical/dental/vision/life insurance plans, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, paid time off, a wellness program, continuing education benefits, and more!


+ Monitor and maintain cash balances and borrowings on a daily basis.

+ Record and reconcile daily investments activity.

+ Assist in the preparation of all SEC filings including earnings releases, 10-Qs, 10-Ks, and other forms and reports.

+ Prepare journal entries and various reconciliations identifying and resolving issues, if any.

+ Provide timely information and assistance to customers (internal and external).

+ General backup support within the Accounting/Finance department.

+ Participate in special projects within department and/or cross functionally.

+ Enthusiastically support the Bank’s Guiding Principles and Brand Behaviors.

+ Adhere to regulatory requirements, such as Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act.

+ Comprehend and adhere to federal banking regulations in accordance with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s policies and procedures.

Required Education & Experience:

+ Public accounting or relevant experience.

+ A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

+ Proficient Microsoft Excel skills are required.

+ Must have ability to work as a positive team member with critical attention to detail in a fast paced, high volume environment.

+ Strong organizational and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.

+ Strong attention to detail.

+ Ability to work effectively and independently.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially excel.

+ Comfortable working with and quickly learning computer applications.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability and Protected Veteran.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC228412422

Posted On: Nov 12, 2022

Updated On: Jan 23, 2023

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