Senior Accountant


TITLE:                     Senior Accountant 
LOCATION:             Headquarters
REPORTS TO:        Vice President, Controller

Position Summary:

Performs a broad range of accounting and financial reporting. Main areas of responsibility include accounting for the Bank’s investment portfolios, accounting for fixed assets and assisting in the general ledger closing process. The position also assists in the preparation of various financial and regulatory reports, including the Bank’s quarterly and annual SEC filings, as well as the FDIC Call Report. Assists the VP – Controller with tax-related accounting and reporting, including processing filings, tax projections and provisioning and completing tax return schedules. Engages in continuous improvement of the Bank’s accounting policies and procedures and is an integral member of company-wide projects relating to accounting and finance. Supervises accounting activity in the absence of the VP – Controller.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepares the daily reconciliation of the Federal Reserve Bank Statement.
  • Maintains responsibility for the accounting and reporting for the Bank’s investment portfolio.
  • Maintains responsibility for the fixed asset accounting, including new asset set-up for all fixed assets purchased as well as prepaids monthly and assigns either life or term over which asset is amortized.
  • Maintains responsibility for the accounting and reporting of the Bank’s subsidiaries, PSB Financial Services, Inc. and Pioneer Commercial Bank.
  • Maintains responsibility and monitors an account certification program for all general ledger accounts. Oversees the timely reconciliation of outstanding general ledger and correspondent bank statement items.
  • Responsible for preparing tax work papers for the Bank and its consolidated subsidiaries and for reconciling details to the tax return.
  • Responsible for preparing quarterly estimated tax payments including the roll forward of deferred tax assets and ensures that payments, if any, are timely remitted.
  • Maintains responsibility for the preparation of the monthly Financial Board Reports.
  • Collaborates in the preparation of the FDIC Call Report for the Bank and its subsidiary.
  • Collaborates in the preparation of the Bancorp’s SEC filings, including forms 10-K, 10-Q, 11-K, 8-K and proxy statement.
  • Ensures timely filing of quarterly sales tax returns with the State of New York.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Minimum of three years’ recent accounting experience required.
  • Certified Public Accountant license preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles of accounting and finance required.


As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Pioneer Bank will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.  

The Company 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.

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