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U.S. Bank Senior Accountant - Saint Louis, MO in Saint Louis, Missouri

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

  • Maintains adequate accounting and control for various accounting functions.

  • Prepares journal entries.

  • Maintains and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts.

  • Prepares financial statements and reports.

  • Maintains and supports development of automated accounting systems, controls, and procedures.

  • Prepares and develops reports for management and/or for regulatory authorities.

  • Responds to inquiries regarding accounting policies, procedures, and issues from management, external auditors, and regulatory authorities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience

  • Five or more years of experience in financial accounting activities

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications

  • Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other regulations

  • Hold FINRA Series 27 or 99 license or be able to pass testing within 6-month window

  • Considerable knowledge of accounting, reporting, and analysis

  • Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data

  • Experience in project management and working across teams to drive results

  • CPA preferred


Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting usbank.com/careers at https://www.usbank.com/careers/index.html .

EEO is the Law

Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal EEO is the Law at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program at https://www.usbank.com/careers/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment.html .

Our 74,000 employees work across departments to help our millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world turn their dreams into reality. Our employees are empowered to create change and drive our future, and we pride ourselves on diligently and ethically upholding U.S. Bank’s best-in-class financial record and legacy of more than 150 years in banking. Most importantly, we put people first, cultivating and treasuring meaningful relationships with the customers we serve, the colleagues we support and the communities where we live and work.