Role details

Vice President - Accounting Policy

Providence   •   USD130,000 - USD150,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Providence Based
  • Market leading benefits

About Our Client



My client is a Top 10 bank globally. Notorious for accellerated career progression and employee retention, they boast an excellent reputation as a top employer globally. This role is at the heart of an accounting team built out of Big 4 talent and therefore, of extremely high calibre.

Job Description

This position is primarily responsible for providing technical accounting support to the Bank's senior management and business lines by interpreting new and existing accounting guidance as they relate to the accounting for new products, significant and/or non-routine transactions and other events. This position will also maintain and provide necessary updates to the Bank's existing accounting policies as well as help monitor any emerging accounting developments and interpret their impact to the Bank.

This position requires knowledge and proficiency with U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC rules and regulations, and Bank regulatory reporting. CPAs with at least seven years of relevant experience including Big 4 accounting firm experience preferred.

Main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Research, analyze, and provide technical accounting guidance, interpretations and recommendations for new products, new accounting and regulatory guidance, significant and/or non-routine transactions and other events to senior management and lines of businesses, principally documented through accounting policy memorandums or technical position papers. This involves establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor and communicate emerging US GAAP and IFRS accounting developments (as well as regulatory guidance) and their impact to the Bank's operations, financial and regulatory reporting to senior management and lines of businesses. Work with affected businesses and lead implementation efforts. Also, assist with the Bank's representation in connection with standard setting deliberations by providing comment letters, collaborating with industry groups, etc.
  • Assist financial reporting teams by reviewing financial information, disclosures, and implementing new accounting requirements to ensure compliance with US GAAP, SEC reporting rules and regulations, and bank regulatory guidance.
  • Maintain and provide necessary updates to the Bank's existing accounting policies.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and initiatives as requested by senior management.

The Successful Applicant

In return for an extremely competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • CPA
  • At least 4 years of experience within a Public Practice firm
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency with U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC rules and regulations, and Bank regulatory reporting.

What's on Offer

Extremely competitive basic salary in addition to a competitive performance related bonus scheme.

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