United Bank

  • Accountant - SEC

    Job Locations US-WV-Parkersburg
    Posted Date 7 months ago(9/6/2017 12:49 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    UBSI Non-Retail
  • Responsibilities



    Assist in the preparation of certain regulatory reports for United Bankshares, Inc., including but not limited to quarterly CALL, 10Q, 10K Proxy etc. Assist in monthly balancing and calculations of certain Assets and Liabilities as necessary. Assists the Vice President of Finance / Assistant Controller and the Controller as needed.



    • Assists in the preparation of the quarterly CALL Reports;
    • Prepares certain schedules for the quarterly (Form 10-Q) and annual (Form 10-K) Securities and Exchange Commission reports for United Bankshares, Inc.;
    • Assists in the preparation of Form 8-K reports, as requested, for United Bankshares, Inc.;
    • Assists in the preparation of the annual Proxy Statement and Definitive 14A filing for United Bankshares, Inc.;
    • Assists in the preparation of the quarterly Earnings Release as well as other press releases, as needed, for United Bankshares, Inc.;
    • Interrupts new accounting pronouncements and regulatory rules for accounting application and reporting requirements;
    • Assists in the preparation of the quarterly Risk-Based Capital calculation ;
    • Prepares the monthly reconciliations as needed;
    • Assists in the preparation of schedules for SEC and Regulatory applications for mergers and acquisitions;
    • Interface with management, external auditors, regulators and others as needed.



    • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance;

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master’s Degree (MBA) preferred;

    • 5 years of Public Account experience


    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of software and spreadsheets;
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure;
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to communicate with all levels of bank management;
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to perform complex accounting and mathematical calculations.

    OTHER INFORMATION (Physical Functions Required to Perform Position):

    • Repetitive arm/hand motion.
    • Sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Sufficient dexterity of hands and fingers to efficiently operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components.


    With over 175 years of experience, United Bank is one of the region’s premier banks with locations in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. A subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc., with dual headquarters in Washington, DC and Charleston, WV, we are a full service financial institution with over $19 billion in assets.
    At United Bank, our people are our greatest asset. Our company is a perfect fit for hard-working, driven individuals as we provide a culture that is entrepreneurial, efficient, relationship-based and service-oriented. United is proud of our record of growth and our commitment to service - not only to our customers, but also to the communities in which we live and work.
    United encourages our employees to become involved in the community and in professional activities, and we provide continued training and other support to help all employees achieve their full potential.


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