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Senior Financial Analyst

Solvay Bank
Syracuse, USA
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Solvay Bank, our formula for success combines the traditions of our culture and a sharp strategic vision. We are a growth-oriented community bank that fosters excellence, pride, teamwork, and engagement in our workplace. Consider an opportunity as part of our finance team.

Senior Financial Analyst

The Senior Financial Analyst develops, interprets, and maintains the Allowance for Credit Loss (ACL) calculation and the supporting documentation for asset quality assurance. This includes preparing the Bank's ACL calculation which includes working with a third party provider. This position also supports general accounting functions and tasks, including data analytics, account reconciliations, and internal and external reporting.

This is primarily an onsite position reporting to our Corporate Office in Solvay, NY.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, a comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles and internal control requirements, as well as 3 to 5 years of public accounting or banking experience.

For over 100 years Solvay Bank has been dedicated to our customers and our community. Join us and enjoy the many rewards; matched 401(K) retirement savings, health and dental coverage, and more.

Solvay Bank is an EOE/AA/Disability/Veteran

Position Title: Reports To:

Loan Accounting & Risk Specialist AVP, Controller


Develops, interprets, and maintains the Accounting for Credit Losses calculation and supporting documentation for asset quality assurance.


  • Prepares the Bank's monthly and quarterly Allowance for Credit Losses (ACL) calculations for loans, investments, and off-balance sheet commitments, including support detail and analysis.
  • Reviews third party reports surrounding statistical analysis and forecasting of ACL input and modeling criteria.
  • Summarizes and prepares reports on Credit Loss, Delinquencies, risk ratings, charge-offs and recoveries, loans modifications with financial difficulty, and allocated loss reserves.
  • Works with Credit Administration for accurate reporting of asset quality.
  • Ensures up to date documentation of key internal control surrounding the ACL.
  • Maintains documentation of supporting information for the ACL model.
  • Coordinates with management to analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations to update to the ACL calculations.
  • Assists with gathering information for internal and external audits and regulatory examinations.
  • Assists in the preparation of the bank's annual report and quarterly call report. Researches, gathers data to prepare regulatory agency and government reports.
  • Assists as necessary with general ledger reconciliations.
  • Performs other tasks as requested by manager as they relate to the bank and its functions.
  • Adheres to bank policies and procedures.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles and internal control requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • PC skills with a Windows environment.

  • 4-year college degreein accounting or finance
  • 3-5 years public accounting or banking experience preferred


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and climb stairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

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