Unity Bank
  • Clinton, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant II is responsible for the preparation of various reports, schedules, and presentations necessary to assist in the completion of Management and Board reports, as well as reports required by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The incumbent is also responsible for various accounting related tasks.


Essential Functions


SEC Reporting:

  • Update quarterly financial package.
  • Assist in preparation of required SEC filings (quarterly 10-Q's, 8-K's and Annual Report).
  • Set up SEC filings in filing software.
  • Coordinate preparation of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting presentation and other investor presentations.
  • Annual Proxy preparation.


Stock Option Accounting:

  • Process grants, exercises, and forfeitures.
  • Post stock option related journal entries.
  • Liaison to the Registrar & Transfer agent.


Month-end Closing Process:

  • Review expense trending reports and general ledgers for fluctuations, accrual adjustments and unusual items.
  • Prepare reconciliations for accounts as assigned.
  • Calculate and post monthly tax provision.
  • Subsidiary review and preparation of financials.
  • Prepare reports to be distributed to management, the Board of Directors, and various committees of the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare and distribute budget vs. actual reports.
  • Maintain executive retirement plans and bank owned life insurance.



Additional Functions

Perform other general accounting functions, assisting or acting as a backup including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate tax payments for Bank and subsidiaries.
  • Assist in training new and seasonal department employees.
  • Provide backup for Staff Accountant I responsibilities
  • Distribute weekly financials to executive management.
  • Assist with preparation of annual budget.
  • Perform general ledger maintenance.
  • Loan accounting.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements and Qualifications


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field required.
  • Minimum 2 years accounting experience.
  • Banking and regulatory/SEC reporting experience preferred.


Licenses and Certifications



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Fiserv System.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and reporting of financial data.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Excel.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information and respond to inquiries.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to apply common sense logic and critical thinking to solve problems and make sound judgments and decisions.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to provide direct supervision to subordinate staff members.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time over 75% of work hours.
  • Ability to use hands to grasp, handle or feel.
  • Ability to use computer keyboard and system to enter data and process information.
  • Ability to talk, listen and see.
  • Ability to use telephone to communicate with internal and external individuals.


Working Conditions

Moderate sound as in business office with office machines, computers, and people.




This document describes the position currently available. It is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with it. Unity Bank reserves the right to modify duties or job descriptions at any time. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.


Unity Bank is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination in hiring, promotion and terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin/nationality , ancestry, religion/religious practices or observances, age, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, disability or perceived disability , atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, and status as a veteran or disabled veteran of, or liability for service in, the Armed Forces of the United States.


Unity Bank commits to making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified disabled veterans provided the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship upon Unity Bank. A qualified employee or job applicant with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Unity Bank's human resources department.


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