Accounting Close – Technical Expert – Associate
Deutsche Bank AG
Manila, Philippines
16d ago

Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) operates as a shared service center for Finance, Global Business Services and IT. A wholly owned subsidiary* of the Deutsche Bank Group, operating out of the Philippines, DKS provides accounting, reporting, profit and loss, cost, reconciliation, MIS, risk control, information technology and operations services (including confirmations and settlements) to internal businesses worldwide.

Position Overview

This function ensures all transactions are correctly accounted for and provides a golden source financial information data set upon which all internal and external reporting is based.

Ensures the integrity of reportable financial information up to, and including, CAT 3 release and the operation of the Revenue, Cost, Local and Group close processes.

Accounting Close Technical Expert (SAP HANA) Associate

As Technical Expert, your main responsibility is to work on the delivery of Run-the-Bank (RTB) support requirements for the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards 9 (IFRS 9) Projects.

Moreover, you will collaborate with Project Subject Matter Experts (SME), RTB and Information Technology (IT) teams to ensure successful delivery of the project.

Finally, you will perform process impact analysis, User Acceptance Test (UAT) executions, detailed investigation and root cause analysis of data quality issues and will also safeguard the documentation of any relevant impact and changes in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

In this capacity you will collate, document and analyze RTB pain points and relate these to business requirements, you will also research issues from the Legal Vehicle and Business Area Controllers relating to project deliverables to facilitate a resolution, and escalate when appropriate.

You will perform financial and regulatory reporting data analysis for project delivery and assist with all phases of the project life cycle (i.

e. analysis, design, development, testing and implementation) to ensure that project deliverables meet stated expectations for scope, quality and business objectives.

You will provide SME support for project related issues and propose solutions, you will also conduct Business Processes and System Architecture Training to RTB users.

Moreover, you will work closely with IT to help define Functional Design documents as needed and lead / perform UAT and highlight key issues and risks to the stakeholders, you will also summarize UAT results and recommend UAT sign-

off to stakeholders, develop training and handover material prior to Go-Live, and ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

Furthermore, you will effectively communicate relevant project information to other project team members, resolve and / or escalate issues in a timely fashion, ensure appropriate use of the Bank’s tools, processes, and methodologies and undertake project support and test management duties subject to experience / demand.

For this requirement you will need to have a Bachelor’s Degree in either Accountancy, Business, Economics, Finance or equivalent course, and preferably be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

You are expected to have extensive experience in business / data analysis within the realm of finance and working experience on Global General Ledger Projects (preferably in SAP) obtained from the financial services industry-

preferably coming from investment banking.. You will need to have advanced MS Office skills, specifically in Excel and have strong communication skills.

Finally, you are also expected to have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, and possess the ability to work with virtual teams, within a matrixed organization and in a fast paced environment.

In return, Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

Deutsche Bank does not accept unsolicited curriculum vitae from third party vendors.

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