Financial Reporting Vice President - DEL

$115,000 - $140,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Wilmington, DE, USA
  • May 12, 2022
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
Team overview and role responsibility
This company's Global Financial Reporting (GFR) team is responsible for all aspects of our shareholders’ financial reporting experience for this company fund ranges globally. As a part of the GFR team, you will partner with both external providers and colleagues globally in formulating the successful delivery of shareholder reports and advance a globally aligned vision and business model. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative reviews of the Sarbanes-Oxley financial memos prepared for the funds’ certifying officers and Audit Committees, ensuring that the disclosures are in line with this company's standards;
  • Assess the accuracy of the internal planning trackers for full capture of relevant financial reporting planning matters in scope for the fund shareholder reports;
  • Monitor service quality of third-party financial reporting vendors to drive the accurate and timely recording of financial reporting planning matters, providing feedback to identify areas for improvement;
  • Conduct the pre-cycle financial reporting planning calls with the internal and external partners;
  • Review the quarterly disclosure committee meeting materials to ensure full capture of participant responses relevant for financial reporting;
  • Stay abreast of in-cycle and subsequent changes to the financial reporting disclosures, communicating relevant impacts to the internal and external partners to drive accurate and timely capture in the fund shareholder reports;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple internal and external partners including fund administrators and fund accounting agents, independent accountants, product tax, investment operations, portfolio managers and in-house and external legal counsel;
  • Support the continual development of the financial reporting operating model to optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and incorporate business and product changes.
To ensure success, you will have the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance;
  • Advanced degree and/or CPA are preferable;
  • Candidate must possess 7 to 10 years combined experience in public accounting, mutual fund administration or mutual fund accounting experience, preferably within a mutual fund financial reporting group;
  • Candidate must have knowledge of technical and regulatory issues affecting the mutual fund industry, including generally accepted accounting principles, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Regulation S-X;
  • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Takes ownership for outcomes and is personally accountable for results;
  • Analyze relevant information using logic and consider relevant facts to make rational, realistic and sound decisions;
  • Produces accurate work and spots mistakes/errors and makes appropriate corrections;
  • Understands common business and financial terminology including how organizations operate, compete and grow;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills including ability to clearly articulate results of financial analyses as wells as issues to senior management and the auditors;
  • Self-motivated, determined to achieve goals and works hard to meet those goals.