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“Republic Bank believes in the development and advancement of our associates.  We offer the opportunity to learn all aspects of the company to prepare for future advancement.  Come join our team for a career, not just a job! “

Grade 15

About Republic Bank

Republic Bank’s values are built upon making an IMPACT for our clients, our associates and the communities we serve. (IMPACT stands for Innovate for the Future, Make it Easy, Provide Exceptional Service, Acknowledge & Celebrate Success, Commit to Caring and Thrive Together) The associates of Republic Bank are the key to our success as an organization and we value our associates. It’s one of the reasons we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the last five years! For more information about the company, please visit www.republicbank.com.

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The Controller is responsible for developing and maintaining reliable information concerning income, expense, assets, liabilities, and capital as a basis for financial and regulatory reporting, management planning and analysis, and for the fulfillment of financial requirements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• CPA license preferred.
• Minimum of 10 years of public accounting or banking industry accounting experience required.
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and SEC reporting required.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.
• Previous supervisor experience required or prior successful completion of Republic Bank Supervisor/Leadership training.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial General Ledger close process, ensuring financial statements are completed timely. Prepare and distribute monthly financial statements and financial summary to the Board of Directors.
• Oversee all regulatory reporting including SEC, FDIC, Federal Reserve, as well as communication with internal and external auditors.
• Develop, maintain, and document accounting policies and procedures. Ensure corporate compliance with established, board-approved policies.
• Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations.
• Lead the Company’s adoption of new or revised technical accounting standards and reporting requirements.
• Manage the allowance for loan loss calculations with team members.
• Assist in the Accounting portion of any data processing conversions.
• Manage projects from concept through implementation while addressing all legal, compliance, and operational issues.
• Communicate with senior management and other bank associates with supporting analysis and recommendations.
• Work in coordinated effort with department management and accounting team members on various projects as needed, including appropriate review and approval of cash disbursements and general ledger maintenance changes.
• Know compliance responsibilities and particular requirements affecting your area of responsibility, incorporate these requirements into your business processes and procedures, perform ongoing monitoring and periodic self-assessments including reporting and corrective action as needed, and assure appropriate training to associates regarding these responsibilities and procedures.
• Model and foster behaviors that support the Bank’s values and corporate culture creating an atmosphere of trust, cooperation, accountability and dedication to the organization.
• Willingly perform all other duties and projects as assigned.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills for effective interactions with clients to meet financial investment objectives and/or resolve problems or complaints.
• Must have a highly developed work ethic including self-motivation, time management, organizational, and detail orientation skills.
• Self-motivated and able to thrive in a team environment.
• Approach tasks with a sense of urgency and adhere to assigned deadlines.
• Ability to adapt to changing technology, products, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the associate is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to stand or walk. The associate is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, and distance vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Bank’s guidelines, policies and procedures and all applicable state and federal laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and the overall development of associates; coaching and mentoring while providing challenging opportunities to enhance career growth; planning, assigning and directing work; setting expectations and appraising performance; recognizing and rewarding associates or recommending disciplinary action as appropriate; addressing complaints and resolving problems; and helping to build a positive team culture.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• Travel between Republic Banking facilities may be required.
• Occasional out-of-town travel is required.
• Flexible work schedule that will include some evenings and weekends.
• Stay abreast of new developments, best practices, and statutory and regulatory changes.

**The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply for this job please visit www.republicbank.com.