Senior Accounting Specialist – Regulatory


Description of Senior Accounting Specialist – Regulatory job:


An International Bank located in midtown NYC is seeking a Senior Accounting Specialist to handle Management and Regulatory reporting for their local NY Branch.

Candidates should have at least 5 years experience in a International Banking environment with exposure to the specific experience mentioned in the job description to be considered.



  • Drive the set-up and fulfillment of the accounting, tax, regulatory reporting and controlling functions for the New York branch in cooperation with the headquarter based in Europe.
  • Lead the preparation of financial statements and management reporting for the bank and its affiliates on a monthly basis
  • Budget and forecast balance sheet and income statement figures yearly
  • Supervise account reconciliation on a regular basis
  • Monitor asset defaults and perform all required communication with headquarter related to them
  • Provide tax advisor with all data requested
  • Support external and internal auditors with respect to their audits
  • Prepare US regulatory reporting submissions on a regular and ad-hoc basis as requested by authorities
  • As required, participate in projects concerning the further development of accounting, tax, regulatory reporting and controlling


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • University degree in economics or equivalent
  • Several relevant years of experience in the field of accounting, tax or regulatory reporting in a financial institution or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of U.S. GAAP or IFRS accounting standards and US regulatory reporting requirements
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to clearly and convincingly present results in English
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Passed Uniform CPA Examination preferred
  • Knowledge of the US commercial real estate market preferred
  • Experience with SAP (FI+CML) and ACBS preferred