Accountant & Product Controlling Project Specialist/ AVP

  • Direct Hire
  • NY, NY

ACG Resources

Job Ref: 12784

Accountant & Product Controlling Project Specialist/ AVP

Reporting to: Team Head NY Accounting & Controlling

 

Our client is seeking an Accountant with strong technical skills and knowledge of products (Money Market, FX, Lending and Securities). Bilingual German is a plus. Role will interface with other groups such as Back Office and Lending. Role is responsible for the Accounting Data Repository (ADR) database.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Functional Manager of the Accounting Data Repository (ADR) database
  • Responsible for data quality and ADR development and release management (Planning, testing implementation and documentation)
  • Responsible for product controlling actives for Money Market, FX, Lending and Securities.
  • Responsible for data quality assurance and reporting
  • Performs daily and monthly accounting reconciliations and performance reconciliations with Asset Liability Management Department (ALM) and Market Risk Control
  • Performs daily reconciliations and produces various reports for Management, Auditors, Regulators, and Head Office
  • Backup of the HGB and/or IFRS MIS reporting, supporting the HGB and/or IFRS month-end, quarterly, and year end financial statements
  • Verification and quality control of the Accounting Control Framework

 

Specific Tasks/ Responsibilities

 

  • Active Contribution to ad hoc accounting projects, (BCBS 239)
  • Key contributor to FinRep and HGB regulatory reporting requirements by the European Banking Authority (EBA)
  • Act as the Functional Application Manager (FAM) guaranteeing ownership of the ADR documentations requirements according to the DoIT Standard

 

Miscellaneous Tasks/ Responsibilities

 

  • Support of the Accounting & Controlling Team with audit findings and process analysis

 

Requirements

 

  • 2-3 years of accounting experience, knowledge of Internal Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) or German GAP (HGB) a plus
  • German communication skills a plus
  • Knowledge of regulations relative to OCC and Federal Reserve Bank requirements
  • Exposure to special projects
  • Strong team player
  • Strong analytical skills and good organizational skills

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