Accounting Specialist

The following full-time opportunity is now available at the UPSC- Mankato, MN location:

Responsible for United Prairie’s general accounting, accounts payable, fixed assets, investment accounting, and reporting.


  • Review and process invoices/check requests/employee reimbursements for all United Prairie branches. 
  • Correspond with branches and respond to inquiries on a timely basis.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries on a timely basis. Maintain vendor files.
  • Compile and transmit the quarterly sales/use tax to the MN Department of Revenue. 
  • Account for capital purchases and building/leasehold improvements using fixed asset software.
  • Maintain and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts, including, but not limited to prepaids, accruals, fixed assets and investments.
  • Prepare the FR2900 regulatory report.
  • Reconcile internal DDA account statements and correspondent bank statements.
  • Balance loan and deposit applications, ATM’s and settlement accounts
  • Compile and prepare various reports using Excel and Business Analytics.
  • Responsible for lending administrative assistance to managing Vendor Management to include correspondence and file maintenance.

Job Specifications:

Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; good general knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel; strong desire to strive for quality interactions with internal customers and teammates; understanding of accounting and finance; ability to be assertive and diplomatic; highly effective in solving problems; organizational skills which support multi-tasking and meeting deadlines; highly adaptable to change; ability to practice discretion and confidentiality in all situations.


Job Qualifications:


  • Minimum 2 year accounting or business degree preferred
  • 3-5 years bank accounting experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Occasional day travel may be required for training/meeting purposes.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis.  Must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time.


Salary will be based on qualifications, competitive benefits package included.  Applicant can apply by emailing an introductory letter and resume to:  United Prairie Bank, Human Resources -