A department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards
Cultural diversity is essential to our success. As such, we employ people from more than 100 countries. Credit Suisse empowers employees to work openly and respectfully with each other and with clients, ultimately striving to deliver superior results while offering initiatives and programs to assist employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Financial Accounting is responsible for the legal and regulatory reporting including notes and disclosures of Credit Suisse and the associated controls around the data referenced in this process.
The Credit Suisse Group financial and Legal entity standard reporting project management team is mainly responsible for implementing the new GAAP requirements, migration of current entities disclosure reporting tool, process improvement and automation and any other projects impacting the group disclosure reporting.
The AVP role in this team will be involved in the following :
Understanding the current business process flow and existing systems in detail
Coordinating with line teams to get the business requirements
Laying down the business requirement to change team for implementation
Work toward harmonization of regional inconsistencies
Coordinating with business and change team to monitor the project progress
Reviewing and providing sign off on business requirements and system development.
Providing regular project updates and highlight key challenges to relevant business partners
Detail understanding of US GAAP, IFRS and Swiss GAAP (statutory) accounting standard.
Working with various departments (Consolidation, Legal entity standard reporting team (LESR), Finance change etc.) to provide key inputs on project.
Make recommendations to improve delivery of project
Work with team and support to achieve the desired results.
Responding to ad hoc queries from Finance change and other key business partners
Ensuring all the project related documents are updated
You have a relevant university degree i.e accounting or finance related and are a qualified chartered accountant
A proven 7-8 years’ experience in a financial service industry with prior experience in banking or similar industry.
Experience of project execution in area of operational improvement and finance system migration
Experience of working on US GAAP & SWISS GAAP accounting standards
Experience in Investment banking industry will be beneficial
Strong communication and decision-making skills
Sound knowledge of global banking products like loans, Derivatives, Repo etc.
Good presentation / documentation skills along with being detail oriented and have a positive attitude to work commitments
Ability to think logically and independently tackle problems
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Sound conceptual accounting skills
You have strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
Working knowledge of implementing any finance related system will be added advantage
Ability to work effectively with people from other departments in the organisation
Strong problem solving capabilities and real passion for developing innovative solution
You are a phenomenal team player
Ability to learn quickly about international banking products, processes and business
Desire to work in a dynamic international finance environment
You have a deep understanding of the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work.
This should be further elaborated on in your application.