Accounting Specialist II at Ameris Bank (Atlanta, GA)

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Ameris Bank is a purpose-driven company, dedicated to bringing financial peace of mind to communities, one person at a time. Whether a customer wants to grow their business, buy a home, or feel confident in their retirement plan, they have a partner in Ameris Bank. We serve customers in our locations across the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and nationwide through our extensive digital offerings and mobile app.

Delivering financial peace of mind starts with a team that values integrity and rewards ingenuity. At Ameris, you'll find teammates who are inclusive, collaborative problem-solvers who go the extra mile to support one another and to meet every customer's needs. When teammates are empowered and bring their diverse perspectives to the table, we create the best possible outcomes for our customers. At Ameris, we know that a growth mindset is key for high performance and fosters an environment that prioritizes continuous improvement. Teammates have access to Employee Resource Groups that serve as advocates and allies as well as professional development opportunities to drive ongoing education. Learn more about our purpose and how you can bring it to life as an Ameris Bank teammate.

This position is a key part of the Specialty Lines of Business Accounting Team. The Specialty Lines of Business team is responsible for the accounting processes related to the specialty lines such as SBA, Premium Finance, and other lines of business. The position is responsible for daily entries, month-end close, and reconciliation activities related to the Lines of Business. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare account reconciliations.
  • Prepare daily entries for Line of Business
  • Perform month-end entries for close on various Lines of Business.
  • Process GL Activity within internal general ledger system
  • Analyze activity reconciliation activity and identify reconciling items including patterns of reconciling which may indicate a system or process concern
  • Collaborate with other departments to understand activity flowing through the account and to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Escalate findings to management in a timely manner
  • Prepare account reconciliation procedures and cross train with others in the reconciliation process

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and ability to analyze information and data.
  • Ability to receive and understand direction, ask questions when appropriate, and manage time to work effectively and independently.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook)

Industry and Work Experience:

  • 2+ years' experience in an accounting department.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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 (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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Ameris Bank operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Ameris Bank was founded in 1971. It has 2419 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits. To see all 9 open jobs at Ameris Bank, click here.
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