Accountant 2

Morrisville, NC

Post Date: 07/10/2017 Job ID: 9931723 Industry: FIN Consulting

*Duration is correct to 9/30/17, however there is a possibility of extension but NO guarantee.*

Request ID: 25731-1
Start/End Dates: 6/12/2017 - 9/30/2017
Work Location: 5221 Paramount Parkway, Morrisville, North Carolina Job Title: Professional - Accountant 2
Bill Rate: $52/hr.

Job Description: Overview of business area or project:

This role is within the CFO division in the Regulatory Reporting group this department prepares financial statements in accordance with US GAAP for Client and other regulators for Client's New York & Cayman Branches. The firm will be reporting new products within the branches, and the reporting team has dedicated reporting software that must be configured to enable the reports to capture the new products in scope. This role will provide additional resources on a temporary basis to support the team during the testing & implementation of the relevant systems configurations.

Key Responsibilities:

This role will be responsible for supporting testing efforts to ensure new products are appropriately captured in regulatory reports / financial statements. This may include:
- Preparing regulatory reporting in a production environment, including: reconciling reports to the general ledger; recording adjustments; performing analysis
- Conducting testing of reports, including: performing reconciliations between production & test environments; conducting thorough analysis of data populations to ensure products are reported according to report instructions; liaising with IT and project delivery teams to research & resolve potential issues

Overview of department/team:
The team is responsible for:
- Preparing & submitting financial regulatory reports that are complete, accurate, and timely
- Performing detailed analytics of P&L and Balance Sheet accounts to analyze changes in the context of the business, and provide a proper control environment to identify any material mis-statement or mis-classification of account balances
- Ensuring that reporting systems are appropriately configured to enable automation
Challenges contractor will be facing in role:
- Steep learning curve
- Strict deadlines
Essential skills and qualifications:
- Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
- Ability to show initiative and drive to learn, and work independently to meet strict deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
- Excellent analytic and problem solving skills
- Proactive control mindset
Desired skills and qualifications:
- Financial Services or Banking experience
- Regulatory Reporting experience
- Experience supporting IT / systems changes, including conducting user testing

Years of Experience suggested:

Ashley Maldonado

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