Role details

VP of US Finance

New York   •   USD140,000 - USD180,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading Financial Services Firm
  • New York, NY

About Our Client

Leading Financial Services Firm in New York, NY

Job Description

  • Oversight of the regulatory reporting function, ensuring effective and accurate reporting.
  • Direct a continuing review of the association's accounting practices to ensure their correctness, appropriateness, and conformance to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Accounting Policy, and tax laws.
  • Identify and deliver process improvements and continuously drive change, focusing on developing productivity and efficiency in a controlled environment.
  • Develop synergies and efficiencies within the US teams with a view to developing cover amongst individuals and across teams
  • Ensure business partners receive timely and accurate management accounting information. This will require close cooperation with the business partnering team to define expectations and to develop delivery in line with these expectations.
  • Review timetables for timely management accounts delivery
  • Coordinate communication in relation to budgeting and forecasting deliverables and deadlines
  • Build a rapport with opposite counterparts in overseas finance operations where relevant to foster best practice sharing.
  • Develop business relationships with peers across other support functions to ensure process / system improvements result in the accuracy and automation of data received into Finance.
  • Fulfil any relevant additional/ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.
  • Manage employee benefits program and negotiate favorable terms and rates upon renewal.
  • Direct a continuing review of the association's accounting practices to ensure their correctness, appropriateness, and conformance to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Accounting Policy, and tax laws.

The Successful Applicant


  • Accounting designation
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for working and contributing to a changing environment
  • Ability to develop new skills and understand new technology as required
  • Ability to readily comprehend processes and / or corporate structures

What's on Offer

Competitve compensation package

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