Accounting Policy Manager

  • 120-175K
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA Washington D.C. DC US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Green Key Resources
  • 13 Aug 18 2018-08-13

Responsible for the delivery of timely and value-added technical accounting support to stakeholders across the organization. Executes technical accounting research and participates in, or leads, special projects.

Key Job Functions:

  • Delivers guidance and advisory services to stakeholders in connection with the application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to new, significant or non-routine transactions executed by the Company including, but not limited to, securitization, investing, funding and financial risk management transactions.
  • Prepares technical accounting analyses that must be well documented, soundly reasoned and demonstrate a clear understanding of covered business activities.
  • Establishes and maintains strong, collaborative working relationships with finance partners and other stakeholders in order to understand the business and to provide ongoing guidance on new business initiatives.
  • Monitors standard setting developments in GAAP that could impact the Company's accounting policies, practices and disclosures.
  • Participates in the presentation of interpretative views to management that pertain to new or non-standard transactions or standard setting developments in GAAP.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders in driving the implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements while ensuring that the Company's accounting policies comply with new authoritative guidance.
  • Reviews business requirements for new systems, provides direction on systems development (related to accounting functionality) and supports testing efforts on an as needed basis.
  • Reviews select disclosures to be made in the Company's financial statements and collaborates with financial reporting resources to ensure accuracy and completeness of such information.
  • Participates in the development of and delivery of internal accounting and reporting training courses.​

Qualifications:

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 6+ years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • CPA required
  • At Least 4 Years of Public Accounting Experience
  • Previous Financial Services Experience Required
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations
  • Experience in performing research related to technical accounting and reporting matters and writing technical memorandums
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and ability to explain complex issues to non-subject matter experts