Finance Technical Coordinator (Global Accounting Policy and Research)
Northern Trust
Manila, National Capital Region,Philippines
3d ago

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate changes or proposed changes in new accountingpronouncements and regulations with potential relevance to the Corporation'sfinancial reporting or accounting systems and working closely with finance andbusiness unit personnel on implementation efforts.
  • Research and respond to inquiries from business units andprovide guidance regarding the accounting for new or complex transactions.
  • Act as a contact for various internal and external partners,including business unit partners, internal auditors, external auditors, andregulators as needed.
  • Oversee the establishment or updating of financial andaccounting policies of the Corporation (Corporate Controller’s Manual) and / orindividual legal entities and assist the business units in the application andadherence to established policies.
  • Assist in the quarterly and annual preparation of certaindisclosures for the Corporation’s external reporting via the 10Q / 10K.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual deliverables that are requiredunder the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002.
  • Perform special analyses and participate in projects as requiredand prepare reports of detailed findings for management review.
  • Experience / skills

  • Be a self-starter with the desire to work in a high profile position, have the ability to perform work that requires critical thinking and attention to detail, and possess strong analytical and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple requests, and a proactive, hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • The professional will have a basic level of familiarity with US GAAP and IFRS, but it would be preferred that the individual possess an expertise in one or more areas of U.
  • S. GAAP technical accounting, such as loan accounting, investment accounting, lease accounting, pensions, acquisitions, fair value measurement, share based compensation, taxes, IFRS, etc.

  • Familiarity with tracking U.S. GAAP vs IFRS vs other local GAAP differences
  • Ability to identify relevant issues and perform research surrounding the assigned area of accounting and disclosure, as well as identify and communicate resolutions.
  • Education / Certifications

  • CPA with 3 or more years of financial accounting experience required.
  • Experience in both a Big 4 CPA firm and industry preferred.
  • Excellent US GAAP and IFRS technical accounting knowledge / expertise.
  • 5AM to 2PM
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