Brown Brothers Harriman is searching for an experienced professional to join its Markets Division.
The position will involve financial analysis & strategic support including budgeting, forecasting, and reporting among other duties.
Qualifications include 5 – 7 years experience, CPA and financial services experience a plus.
Company: Brown Brothers Harriman
Title: Senior Financial Analyst – Global Controllers
Location: New York
Description: This individual will support Foreign Exchange, Equity & Fixed Income Execution, Equity Research, and Securities Lending (The’ Markets Division’) within Investor Services, and its management team. Providing financial analysis & strategic support including budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. This person will lead initiatives and manage product relationships within Markets while working closely with others on the Investor Services controllers’ team.
Responsibilities: Prepare and Present monthly and quarterly financial analysis presentations to senior management; Liaise with business to provide ad hoc reporting and analysis in support of strategic initiatives; Participate in revenue and expense analysis activities and make recommendations to management concerning financial issues and trends; Act as an agent for change by seeking continuous improvement and striving for excellence; Participate and lead in some cases the annual budgeting process and provide analysis of actual results to plan; Develop new reporting and analysis to support current and/or future needs; Assist in the implementation and development of client and product level profitability analysis for Markets; Liaison with Core Controllers, Operations, Systems and other internal groups to resolve issues.
Qualifications/Skills: Understanding of financial/accounting principles; Ability to write financial commentary on reports and analysis; Advanced Excel skills needed; Access skills are a plus; Strong analytical, planning and implementation skills; Understanding of product, industry and finance trends and concepts; Superior client service skills with a strong sense of urgency; Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills; Excellent organizational skills; Ability to manage many concurrent responsibilities; Bachelor’s degree required; Accounting/Finance/Business focus preferred; 5-7 years related work experience in financial analysis or product control; Experience in financial services industry strongly preferred; CPA a plus, but not required
Fannie Mae is looking for an experienced professional to fill a Director of Financial Reporting position in its Washington, D.C. office.
This person will be responsible for coordinating the execution of day-to-day operations of financial reporting.
Qualifications include 8 – 10 years experience, CPA and public accounting experience preferred.
Company: Fannie Mae
Title: Director, Financial Reporting
Location: Washington, D.C.
Description: Coordinate strategy execution for a broad area of financial reporting. Direct day-to-day operations for a unit engaged in compiling, reviewing, and/or transmitting accurate financial results internally to the firm points of contact or externally to regulatory bodies (e.g., FHFA, SEC) for inclusion in board reports, news releases, and public financial reporting. Articulate goals, allocate resources, and manage workflow.
Responsibilities: Lead activities related to accounting, control, and financial reporting for responsible areas. Ensure that monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting is accurate, timely, and based upon internal and external reporting requirements; Research regulations and trends. Participate in discussions and conferences with regulators and other industry representatives. Work to influence future regulatory developments and interpretations; Report to senior management on the unit’s production, activities, and efforts; Represent the unit as an expert or resource to cross-functional project or coordinating teams; Report to senior management on the unit’s production, activities, and efforts; Represent the unit as an expert or resource to cross-functional project or coordinating teams; Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff. Provide for professional or technical growth through assignment, mentoring, or training; Plan and manage the unit’s budget. Approve expenditures or budget transfers.
Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent required; 8-10 years of related experience; CPA preferred; Public accounting experience preferred.
Career Group Search has a hedge fund client in Los Angeles that is looking for a Portfolio/Fund Accountant to oversee the accounting of investment partnerships and separately managed accounts.
Ideal candidates have Big 4 experience and a CPA is preferred.
Recruiter: Career Group Search
Title: Portfolio/Fund Accountant
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Responsibilities: Reconcile daily transactions to prime broker or custodian; Resolve discrepancies and communicate with client and administrator in a timely manner; Provide performance analysis and reporting on accounts to investment analysts and managing partners; Prepare month end valuation statements and ensure accuracy of financial reports provided to clients and administrators; Prepare tax allocations for hedge fund; Prepare financial statements for hedge fund; Initiate cash transfers, check disbursements and wire transfers; Assist auditors in the audit of hedge fund and separately managed accounts; Assist with the pricing and review of portfolio securities; Account for complex securities including derivatives, bank loans and private transactions.
Qualifications: 4 year degree required in Accounting or Finance; Big 4 experience and CPA is preferred; Proficient with Excel spreadsheets; Experience with investment accounting a plus; Excellent communication skills; Candidate must be diligent and self motivated with attention to detail.
Visa is looking for an experienced professional to a Senior Financial Analyst role in its Foster City, CA location.
Responsibilities include applying U.S. GAAP to business activities and documenting analysis and conclusions in HR accounting, with an emphasis on compensation and pension accounting.
Qualifications include a CPA and strong technical accounting skills (FASB statements: 87, 88, 106, 112, 123R, 146, and 158). Big 4 experience and exposure to IFRS is preferred.
Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
Location: Foster City, CA
Description: The Sr. Financial Analyst will apply U.S. GAAP to business activities and documenting analysis and conclusions in all areas of Human Resources accounting, with an emphasis on compensation (stock-based compensation, deferred compensation arrangements, executive compensation) and pension accounting.
Responsibilities: Technical accounting expertise and operational application of the following specific pre-Codification FASB statements: 87, 88, 106, 112, 123R, 146, and 158; Drafting and maintaining global accounting policies for Visa Inc. in accordance with GAAP and SEC guidance; Providing non-U.S. geographies with technical accounting guidance and assisting them in solving Human Resources-related accounting issues; Preparing and reviewing journal entries, complex general ledger account reconciliations, and analyses to support accounting estimates and adjustments.
Qualifications: CPA license (active status); Strong technical accounting skills and experience in handling complex U.S. GAAP accounting matters, as well as the demonstrated ability to perform technical accounting research and use technical accounting research tools; Direct experience with the following specific pre-Codification FASB statements: 87, 88, 106, 112, 123R, 146, and 158; Strong communication skills, especially in writing technical accounting position papers and explaining and presenting technical accounting matters and positions to auditors and management.
Preferred qualifications: Familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), including the significant differences with U.S. GAAP, especially in the areas of stock-based compensation and pension; Expatriate accounting and tax experience; Big 4 and public company experience, including familiarity with Form 10-K and 10-Q disclosures and disclosure requirements; Operational experience in Human Resources accounting.
AllianceBernstein is looking for an experienced auditor to join its internal department in New York.
Ideal candidates have a minimum of five years experience with exposure to alternative investment products. Advanced degree or certifications are preferred.
Title: Senior Audit Associate
Location: New York
Description: We are seeking a seeking a Senior Audit Associate with strong business and/or audit experience in Alternative Investments to join our Internal Audit Department. This position is an opportunity for experienced professionals to join a dynamic team to deliver value added audit services.
Responsibilities: Assist Audit Management in carrying out the annual audit plan; Assess the accuracy and adequacy of financial information and the Company’s internal control structure; Assist Audit Management in accomplishing certain administrative tasks; Supervise and work with junior auditors; Through continuous monitoring, keep current as to the development of relevant industry, regulatory and corporate matters that may affect the Internal Audit Department’s audit scope.
Skills: Our ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years of broad capital markets experience with an emphasis in alternative investment products and services. College degree required. Advanced degree and/or certification preferred. Candidates should have demonstrated leadership capability, strong team work capabilities, solid written and oral communication skills and excellent, analytical skills. Candidates must have the ability to interact with all levels of management; Knowledge of the buy-side investment management business is a plus. Prior audit experience is preferred, but not required. Candidates should demonstrate a firm grasp and good working knowledge of the suite of Alternative Investment products and services including: Hedge Funds – direct investments and Fund of Hedge Funds.
Morgan Stanley is looking for an experienced professional to fill a Legal Entity Accounting role in New York.
Responsibilities include legal entity financial reporting including supporting analytics and support of financial audit, regulatory and compliance examinations.
Qualified candidates need a BS/BA in accounting and minimum of seven years experience.
Company: Morgan Stanley
Title: Legal Entity Accounting
Location: New York
Responsibilities: Legal Entity financial reporting, including supporting analytics; Preparation and filing of quarterly bank regulatory reports; Support for various banking committees, Board of Directors and compliance reports; Ownership of legal entity control environment and procedures. (Basel II, Reg. W, Reg. R); Coordination and support of Financial audit, Regulatory and Compliance examinations; Ad-hoc queries on financial information (internal and external)
Skills: Ability to communicate effectively and interact with various levels of management; Comprehensive knowledge of financial reporting and technical accounting; Ability to make creative and effective use of systems and technology (Proficient in MS Office Suite); Possess Leadership and project management skills; Strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate, prioritize and manage multiple activities; Self motivated – the ability to work independently and as an effective team member; B.A. / B.S. degree; Accounting; 7 to 10 years of related experience in Finance and banking industry.
Citi is looking for an experienced accountant to join its SEC Reporting Group as a Financial Accounting Analyst role in New York.
In addition to responsibilities within SEC Reporting, the position may involve income statement analysis, fair value reporting and investments portfolio analysis.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with public accounting experience preferred.
Title: Financial Accounting Analyst 3
Location: New York
Responsibilities: Position is part of the SEC Reporting Group which is responsible for Citigroup’s Earnings Releases, 10-Qs, Annual Report / 10-K. SEC Reporting is also responsible for Citibank N.A. Audited Financial Reporting and New Accounting Pronouncement analysis and implementations. The preferred qualifications for this role are a licensed CPA with public accounting experience. The candidate should have strong finance and analytic skills. The role requires flexibility with hours and assignments to accommodate the requirements of the SEC’s reporting calendar as well as the Company’s financial deliverables. This replacement position may likely work on income statement reporting and analysis and the related financial monthly closes, as well as, Fair Value Reporting and Investments portfolio analysis.
Skills: College degree in accounting or finance, CPA and Public Accounting experience strongly preferable. Experience in SEC financial analysis and reporting and /or financial services is beneficial. Strong quantitative and PC (Excel, Systems) skills are needed.
J.P. Morgan is looking for an experienced accounting to fill a fund accounting analyst position in its Dallas location.
Qualifications include a bachelors degree and five years experience
Company: J.P. Morgan
Title: Fund Accounting Analyst
Location: Dallas, TX
Qualifications: Bachelor degree required, degree preference is Finance, Accounting or Economics; 5 years experience in the banking industry, preferably in financial accounting operations 3 yrs securities industry knowledge including dividends, principal & interest, corporate actions and trading activity; Proven managerial experience – 1 – 3 years; Advanced knowledge of account reconciliation processes; Strong analytical, prioritization, organizational and time management skills; Strong multi-tasking and negotiation skills; Strong communication skills, both oral and written; Excellent customer service skills with attention to detail; PC literacy with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and MS AccessCapable of assisting others in research and reconciliation tasks; Team player with the ability to work productively within a group and maintain a high degree of independence.
Morgan Stanley is looking for an experienced accountant to fill at Senior Manager/VP role in New York.
Responsibilities include managing liquidity risk reporting & analysis for DSP desk and orking with the BU management on Balance Sheet forecasting.
The position requires a minimum of eight years experience in accounting, preferably in the financial services industry.
Company: Morgan Stanley
Title: Senior Manager/VP – DSP (Equity Swaps) Financial Resources Controller
Location: New York, NY
Responsibilities: Working with manager to define operating model for Financial Resources Control and execute on the agenda; Managing liquidity risk reporting & analysis for DSP desk; Working with the BU management on Balance Sheet forecasting; Assisting in balance sheet and funding analysis, including those related to the Bank initiatives, impending OTC derivatives regulation, etc.; Managing collateral process including a) Phoenix booking model, b) Work with BRM controllers on migrating control to BRM, c) working with Collateral DB IT and CPM to enhance current allocation algorithms; Managing relationships with BRM and Treasury on various initiatives including CPM model, Collateral process, enhancement to current B/S reporting etc.; Leading adoption of firmwide Phoenix initiative aimed to renovate Balance Sheet & Funding model.
Work with Phoenix project team and DSP and EFP managers to: Liaise with Business Unit on implementation of Phoenix principles and adoption of enhanced Funding and B/S reporting and analytics; Contribute to requirements for creation of new strategic reporting; Work with other DSP controllers and Phoenix project team to validate funding booking models, create test plans, and track testing & implementation issues.
Qualifications/Skills: 8-10 years of accounting/finance experience in financial services industry; Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Solid accounting knowledge base is required; Equity product control experience; Experience with B/S and Funding reporting and analysis; Ability to work effectively across many functions including BU; Ability to work effectively with all levels of management; Strong oral and written communications; Candidate should have superior organizational skills with eye for details and proven ability to execute individually and as part of a team.
Genworth Financial is looking for an experienced professional to assume a leadership role in their accounting and reporting group.
The position is located in Richmond, Virgina, requires someone with a strong accounting background in insurance, a minimum of five years experience with a CPA, and a MBA is preferred.
Company: Genworth Financial
Title: Team Leader, Accounting and Reporting
Location: Richmond, VA
Responsibilities: Coach, develop, and lead reporting analysts; Quarterly financial reporting for assigned Insurance Legal Entities; Review Statutory and GAAP quarterly financial statements; Plan and draft new disclosures for financial reporting as needed and review disclosure checklists prepared by reporting analysts; Review and approve quarterly entries; Review and lead reporting analysts in the completion of Statutory and GAAP audited financial statements; Review quarterly Statutory analytics, including GAAP to STAT reconciliations; Review results of quarterly Risk Based Capital; Review quarterly GAAP analytics, including Schedule 6’s; Support and respond to requests from State regulators, State examiners and external auditors, and review responses to audit and exam requests prepared by reporting analysts; Coordinate the completion of deliverables with multiple suppliers, internal and external to the business Segment Review supplemental NAIC and State required schedules quarterly and annually; Lead and implement improvement projects related to financial reporting.
Qualifications/Skills: CPA with 5-7 years Insurance experience; Accounting and/or finance degree; Strong Accounting foundation; Deep understanding of Insurance regulations; 2-3 years experience managing teams; Strong organization and communication skills; Working knowledge of Oracle or General Ledger system; MBA and GAAP and Statutory accounting and reporting experience are preferred.