Director of Accounting Policy - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania United States - 44854

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44854
Title: Director of Accounting Policy
Job Location: Fort Washington, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Innovative and financially stable banking firm 

Huge potential for growth

An enduring opportunity

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Client is changing the online banking landscape with great rates and a unique, straightforward approach. As one of the largest auto financing companies in the country, their extensive experience and unmatched suite of products and services make them a preferred financing provider in the U.S.

The Position:  Director of Accounting Policy

Job Summary:

The Director Accounting Policy will be is responsible for various technical accounting research, interpretation and analysis to ensure compliance with applicable accounting rules within the Accounting Policy Group, including emerging GAAP, maintaining the corporate accounting policy manual and supporting both business line and corporate level technical accounting inquiries and transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and direction to business lines regarding technical accounting inquiries and transactions -- initial areas of focus will be based on areas of prior experience and expertise
  • Supports corporate level transactions -- e.g. M&A
  • Prepare accounting memos for supported transactions
  • GAAP Monitoring and Implementation -- the Accounting Policy group leads all aspects of emerging GAAP from monitoring and interacting with the standard setters through the implementation and transition of new GAAP into the company\
  • Develop strong working relationships with accounting personnel in our various business lines and corporate functions (e.g. SEC reporting)
  • Maintenance of accounting policy manual -- this will include updates for both new GAAP and changes or additions that result from technical inquiries or transactions

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of Accounting experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required
  • Banking, financial services, and/or function specific experience preferred
  • Strong technical accounting experience
  • Working knowledge and appreciation of month-end financial close and internal reporting processes

 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree