Current Job Opportunities

1st National Bank of Scotia is an independently owned and operated bank dedicated to making peoples’ lives better by providing creative financial solutions and superior personalized service to generations of families and businesses in our communities.

At 1st National Bank of Scotia, we value the talent, knowledge, and experience that employees bring to the workplace. Our employees are expected to have a strong desire to be prompt, courteous and friendly and go the extra mile for our customers. We strive to provide outstanding customer service and deliver not just what the customer expects, but well beyond their expectations.

Thank you for your interest in 1st National Bank of Scotia as a potential employer.

Staff Accountant

An excellent career opportunity for an entry level Staff Accountant to join our Finance department. This position will provide direct support to the Controller including account reconciliations, financial reporting, GAAP application, budgeting, forecasting, and special projects as needed.

This is a full-time/non-exempt position. Hours per week will be 40.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Daily account reconciliations of various general ledger in process accounts.
  • Set up and monthly reconciliation of all prepaid accounts.
  • Daily monitoring of the Bank’s Cash position.
  • Sales & Use Tax monitoring and filing of Quarterly NY return.
  • Account reconciliation administrator of all General Ledger accounts.
  • Daily management reporting.
  • GAAP application applicable to community banking.
  • Assistance with regulatory reporting to bank agencies and internal management reporting.
  • Assist with earnings forecasting and Budgeting.
  • Cross train in various areas in the Finance department and serve as a backup.
  • Assist with various projects as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Account reconciliations and reporting/GAAP expertise.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel).
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in professional customer service environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in accounting, reporting and financial analysis. Experience in the banking industry a plus.

Full-Time Teller

This is a full-time/non-exempt position with a Saturday rotation. Hours per week will be 40.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote business for the Bank by providing a superior level of customer relations and service within assigned branch and the Bank
  • Responsible for assisting customers with the processing of retail and commercial deposits, loan payments, cashing checks, withdrawals, selling and redemption of savings bonds, and all other transactions requiring processing assistance
  • Perform routine branch and customer service duties, including safe deposit
  • Protect the interest of the bank and minimize loss through adherence to security measures and other policies and procedures
  • Refer customers to appropriate personnel for new services
  • Assist in attaining established bank and branch goals through active participation in incentive and referral programs
  • Must be active in cross-selling the Bank's products and services
  • Perform clerical duties
  • Assist in other branches in assigned region as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent business experience
  • Cash handling and customer service experience
  • Proficient use of a computer with knowledge of Windows based software
  • Excellent customer service skills and willingness to assist customers with a variety of service needs
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, work well in a fast-paced environment and handle confidential information
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work branch hours to include weekends
  • Good credit a must

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