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Director Loan Accounting

companyAshton Lane Group, Inc
locationNew York, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Serve as the global subject matter expert for US GAAP and IFRS guidance related to technical accounting matters for loan products at a national bank

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the global subject matter expert for US GAAP and IFRS guidance related to technical accounting matters for loan product
  • Initiate and facilitate relationships across the Bank and thus earning a seat at the table with the business early in the process to ensure that they are equipped with all necessary accounting implications related to lending activities
  • Develop a technical accounting framework and oversee related activities to ensure business activities align with US GAAP, IFRS, regulatory requirements and the
  • Company’s internal accounting policies.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to understand business transactions and effectively communicate accounting items to various departments throughout the Company.
  • Provide alternatives to the business to enable them to achieve their desired outcome while ensuring compliance with GAAP / IFRS under the appropriate control environment.
  • Support the Head of Technical Accounting with ongoing structuring and documentation of various technical accounting initiatives and instill a business-focused and control-oriented mind-set.
  • Partner with Global Controllership, Finance, and SEC Reporting teams to ensure impacts of accounting implementation are reflected in financial statements, disclosures, and investor relations materials as required
  • Formulate US GAAP, IFRS, and SEC technical accounting positions/memos and reporting matters and advise on aligning lending business activities with proposed rules, standards and regulations as needed.
  • Document transactions and discuss with key stakeholders to ensure it is complete with regards to disclosure considerations, SOX impacts, Tax impacts and data and system impacts from an operational perspective.
  • Present tailored commentary to stakeholders at various levels and business functions regarding impact of external and internal accounting factor on financial statements.
  • Develop Playbooks, Cheat Sheets, Q&As to support the business in understanding the accounting implications for routine transactions with the aim of driving standardization.

    Requirements:

  • Desire to thoughtfully implement changes to create efficiency and instill best practices which deliver continuous improvement across the function.
  • Proven deep technical accounting knowledge particularly with regards to Loan Accounting.
  • Proficient in broad technical accounting knowledge in other areas of GAAP including, complex equity transactions, mergers & acquisitions, consolidations, variable interest entities, financial instruments and derivatives, funds management and share based compensation.
  • Result oriented, high energy business partner with the ability to influence, collaborate, and work with the CFO, CAO, controllers, treasury, tax and other finance leaders
  • Prior experience with the use of various coaching techniques to grow and mentor an efficient and control-oriented team that is capable of gracefully adjusting to changes in priorities, requirements, and competing time constraints
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills. Able to tailor communication style and message to audience, including technical and non-technical audiences and all levels of management.
  • Candidate must possess an undergraduate degree in accounting and/or business administration.
  • CPA or equivalent designation required. Proven depth of experience in technical accounting / accounting policy related to capital markets may be considered.
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