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SVP - Regulatory Policy - Investment Bank

Key Responsibilities:

• Drive transition of reports to the AgileREPORTER tool, utilizing the current production processes

• Strategically reconcile report production and build methodology to efficiently resolve reporting anomalies throughout the regulatory reports generated on an automated basis

• Drive preparations for connecting the future centralized data warehouse (multi-year project) to the AgileREPORTER tool.

• Help identify areas for consolidations of manual inputs.

• Help with miscellaneous projects assigned by manager that require vast subject matter expertise.

• Partner closely with the Regulatory Reporting, Regulatory Data Requirements and Remediation Change Management teams within the Enterprise Financial Reporting group

  • The successful candidate will be an experienced leader, highly motivated team player and a self-starter who is accustomed to working in complex organizations, partnering with a diverse group of stakeholders, and achieving results.  Additionally, the candidate should possess professional presence and be accustomed to presenting material to senior executives and regulatory agencies.  The candidate should be flexible, be able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly.

 

Skills:

• Deep understanding of financial products (e.g., loans, securities, derivatives, etc.)

• In-depth knowledge of line-item specific regulatory reporting guidance

• Ability to document conclusions with well-founded supporting basis for policy decisions

• Understanding of financial institution systems and general architecture

• Analytical thinking with focus on anticipation of potential issues

• Detail oriented with planning foresight across multiple functions

• Strong communication skills

Qualifications:

• 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics or reporting

• 2+ years of management experience

• A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics, or Reporting

• Ability to successfully operate in a complex and matrixed environment

• Experience managing teams of more than five team members

• Ability to lead projects/initiatives with high risk and complexity

• Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

• Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications

• Knowledge and understanding of regulatory reporting: Federal Reserve, OCC, and SEC

• Knowledge and understanding of corporate governance, financial reporting systems, legal entities, and role of regulatory authorities

• Knowledge and understanding of capital markets: business and processes

• Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

• Strong research and documentation skills

• Management consulting experience at a top-tier consulting firm

• Experience with Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

• Knowledge and understanding of Lombard Risk AgileREPORTER software

• Experience with general ledgers and accounting policies

• Experience presenting with multimedia tools such as Live Meeting or PowerPoint

• Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Other Desired Qualifications:

 • Product knowledge in some or all of the following areas (loans, debt, derivatives, securities, repurchase agreements, securities lending, commodities, cash equities trading, credit trading, securities, etc.)

• Broad financial product knowledge throughout the banking and capital markets industry inclusive of investment banking, asset-backed financing, equity investments, etc. 

• Ability to convey key messages to senior leaders through PowerPoint presentations

• Experience with bank capital calculations, processes, and reporting

• Experience with Agile methodology of project delivery

• CPA certification

• Experience with large financial institutions

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Associate - Financial Reporting - Investment Bank

The Financial Reporting group provides internal and external clients with assistance related to the annual audits and/or interim regulatory SEC filings across a diverse set of registered mutual funds and non-registered funds, including, but not limited to, common and collective trust funds, partnerships, and hedge funds that invest in a wide array of investment strategies and asset classes.  The group has an open technical coordinator position that will report directly to the team leader of the team. 

The technical coordinator will assist the team leader with the review of staff work; provide training and development to the staff, as well as provide feedback regarding staff performance.  The technical coordinator will be responsible for the preparation of financial statements and audit support for the Financial Reporting group’s client base.  The technical coordinator will also assist with the preparation of accurate filings of the SEC Forms N-CSR and N-Q for the registered mutual fund base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of fund financial statements and schedules of investments as well as assisting team leader in drafting of the notes to the financial statements for annual and semiannual shareholder reports for registered and non-registered funds.

  • Review of schedules of investments for registered funds on Form N-Q filings.

  • Assist team leader in coordination of audits, related auditor and clients open items, questions and comments.

  • Train staff regarding the preparation of financial statements, schedules of investments, Form N-Q.

  • Technical resource for staff regarding questions related to new investment/derivative products, financial statement preparation questions and auditor questions.

  • Review of staff prepared fund financial statements, schedules of investments, Form N-Q and other supporting schedules as necessary.

  • Provide timely and relevant feedback regarding staff performance to team leader.

  • Complete ad hoc duties and or projects as assigned.

  • Assist with the on-boarding of new client

Qualifications:

• Detailed knowledge of financial statements 

• Working knowledge of 1940 Act rules & regulations, forms N-Q, N-CSR, N-SAR & N-MFP.

• Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), including such topics as ASC 815 & 820.

• Working knowledge of securities, derivatives and fund accounting principles.

• Exposure to Donnelley Financial Solutions Reportbuilder and/or Arc system preferred

• Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to work with limited supervision.

• Strong performer with high standards of integrity & work ethic. 

Experience Required: 

• 3+years experience in Fund Administration/Financial Reporting industry or related relevant industry 

• Degree in finance or accounting 

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

• Bloomberg 

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