Position in the global, dynamic Accounting Policy and Assurance team
Actively support to keep the bank abreast of external financial / regulatory change
Resolve in a timely manner accounting queries from various stakeholders within the bank or support other team members in the accounting analysis
Timely delivery of accounting analysis and solutions for accounting matters related to individual transactions, new business initiatives, financial reporting and consolidation.
Ensure correct and consistent application of accounting policies across the bank and its subsidiaries for consolidated or stand-alone accounting.
Representing the Accounting Policy and Assurance in cross-functional / regional working groups and projects.
Active monitoring of international and local accounting standard developments with active participation in the standard setting process.
Support the internal policy development process and drive the implementations of new policies or policy changes by monitoring, communicating and solving issues arising during the implementation.
5+ years work experience in similar position in financial industry or 5+ years work experience as a certified accountant within the banking industry with strong background in accounting policies and accounting standards.
A good understanding of banking products from the wealth management, asset management and investment banking business as well as group internal transactions, e.
g. derivatives, securitization, Special Purpose Entities (SPE), transfer of financial assets, structured transactions...
Solid knowledge of either US GAAP or IFRS, if knowledge is primarily IFRS the candidate must have the willingness and ability to quickly adopt US GAAP.
Communication and problem solving skills, i.e. the ability to quickly understand and solve complex issues and the ability to make this thought-
process and the conclusions transparent to management, front office representatives and the various function within Group Financal reporting and consolidation.
This must also include the ability to spot interdependencies, risks and conflicts during the issue resolution process, to address those appropriately and to mitigate them.
Experience in project management is a plus
Ability to work independently in a fast paced international multi-cultural environment
Highly motivated and driven individual with a proactive mentality
University degree in Business Administration or a qualification as a certified accountant