Accountant III


WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY?This colleague will be responsible for maintaining and reconciling the general ledger and its subsidiary ledger accounts. Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports. 

Finance Division
This is a great opportunity to grow your career with a stable and expanding organization as a member of City National’s Finance team. This group records, analyzes, reports and optimizes to maintain the bank’s financial health, while following principles and legislation to ensure we’re doing what’s right. 

What you will doMaintains the general ledger and its subsidiary ledgers, including analyzing, preparing and posting entries.

Assist in preparing financial statement and reports required by the company, its external auditors, the Federal Reserve, the SEC or other regulatory authorities.

Analyze, prepare, and review general ledger journal entries.

Responsible for various GL account reconciliations, including accrual, prepaid, suspense, and other receivables.

Ad hoc reporting as required by regulators, examiners, and external auditors.

Performs various accounting and control functions including reconciliation for cash from banks, investments, advances, receivables, deposits and miscellaneous assets and liabilities.

Answer and follow up on questions from colleagues from outside the accounting department.

Completes all required training.

Significant involvement (Lead role) in monthly accounting/administrative role for Cadency Account Reconciliation System (assigning risk rating to new accounts, facilitate assignment and grouping of new accounts, addressing reconciliation related accounting questions, prepare monthly analysis of reconciliation results).


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Minimum 4 years general accounting experience

Completed required coursework to sit for the CPA exam

Skills and Knowledge

Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

Proficient with all aspects of Microsoft Office.

Prior experience with fixed assets system is preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to build positive relationships within the Finance Division and Key Partners throughout the Bank.

Completed required coursework to sit for the CPA exam

CPA and 4 years of public accounting experience preferred.

General ledger application processing experience.

Excellent written and oral communication.

Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff.

CompensationStarting base salary: $65,296 – $104,304 per year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.
*To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

Benefits and PerksAt City National, we strive to be the best at whatever we do, including the benefits and perks we offer our colleagues. Get an inside look at our . 

City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.’ 

ABOUT CITY NATIONALWe start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we’ve always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to be at the heart of our company today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. #CA-ST#LI-ST1

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