Month end close
Legal Entity Controlling involving finalisation of Balance Sheet, Income Statement & Cash Flows for Investment Banking (IB() & Private Banking (PB) entities
Central Lead for Swiss GAAP Reporting Governance for all Swiss IB & PB Entities
Perform analytical review & variance commentary for Financial Statements and coordinate with divisional controllers to understand the business rationale of movements.
Ensure that accounting has been done as per
Support team with in investigation and resolution of inter-company breaks. Ensuring that there are no unexplained / unidentified inter-company breaks
Prepare legal entity package used for presentations to Legal Entity controllers and senior management
Performing SoX sign off and ensuring appropriate substantiation for SOX and quality assurance review.
Addressing ad hoc queries from various stakeholders and counterparties, e.g. Tax, Consolidation, internal and external auditors and divisional finance teams globally.
To drive process improvements within areas under responsibility.
Involvement in change & project initiatives
Drive Change projects or Policy Implementation Projects from LEC perspective to support any change initiatives, accounting policy changes or new reporting requirements for Swiss entities.
Proactively support Organizational Change initiatives and constantly review processes for efficiencies by challenging status-
quo of existing processes / practices
Experience / Exposure
An understanding of key aspects associated with the financial statements and the notes to the financial statements of the legal entity
Legal Entity Controlling or Financial Accounting Experience of at least 2-3 years
Experience in accounting of IB & PB Products
Knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS or any GAAP accounting requirements
Clear understanding of control standards by which the legal entity and firm is governed, including those established by the Pan Finance OpRisk Control & SOX 404 Compliance function
Education / Skills
Professional Accountancy Qualification (CA or CPA highly preferred)
4+ years of overall experience with at least 2 years of LEC experience
Leadership experience of at least 1-2 years
Analytical and structured thinking and problem solving skills
Leadership, Collaboration & Organizing skills
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