VP - Hedge Fund - Management Company Accountant

The manager will oversee a small accounting team in New York and will indirectly oversee an additional accounting support team in India to prepare and analyze monthly and annual financial statements and regulatory reporting for multiple legal entities in global capital markets, and manage the financial statement audit process.

The role will involve working on special projects that involve new business initiatives or fund launches as it pertains to the management company, managing ad hoc requests from various internal groups (including senior management and the front office), and working with our software developers to improve and reengineer our existing processes.

This role will also provide the opportunity to gain a macro view of the firm’s financial activities, learn about complex legal entity structures and transactions, and enjoy substantial interaction with other internal departments, including Fund Accounting, Tax, Payroll, Legal and Compliance, external third-party administrators, and software development teams.

 

Qualifications:

• The qualified candidate should have five to ten years of experience in public accounting or a mix of public and private experience in an accounting or reporting function at a hedge fund, investment manager, or other financial services firm.

• A major or concentration in accounting and a CPA are prerequisites.

• The role requires a high level of organization and the ability to be detail-oriented and proactive.

• This individual will be able to lead and develop their team and have an ability to see the ”bigger picture.”

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an analytical approach to problem solving, and a rigorous work ethic are essential

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Sr Manager - Internal Audit - Model & Market Risk

As the Senior Manager, you will provide an independent and objective assessment of the effectiveness of risk practices with a primary focus on Group Risk Management (GRM) and Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review (CCAR).

 

Key Responsibilities:

· Contribute to the development of a risk-based multi-year approach to the Risk Management audits.

· Through  in-depth  understanding  of  the  business  including  changes  to  the  regulatory  and  business environments, develop audit programs to ensure effective control solutions are implemented.

· Contribute to effective continuous audit monitoring by staying abreast of emerging risks both internally and externally.

· Provide an independent and objective assessment of the effectiveness of Risk Management practices with a focus on Market, Counterparty Credit, Model and Liquidity Risk.

· Provide an independent and objective assessment of the risk management practice at the firm including both the first and the second line.

· Planning and executing any combination of core capital planning disciplines: capital planning governance, risk identification, and scenario design, stress projections for revenue, balance sheet, RWA and capital, credit, market and operational losses, quantitative and qualitative estimation methods.

· Performing validation of management action plans and regulatory action plans related to risk practices

· Continually develop working relationship with business stakeholders to become a trusted advisor.

 

Qualifications:

· Risk Management or Regulatory experience – CCAR, Market Risk, Credit Risk, and Liquidity & Funding Risk in either 1st or 2nd line of defense.

· Broad and deep knowledge and experience of Market and/or Credit Risk Models, Capital and Treasury Models (Interest rate risk and/or liquidity models).

· Experience in CCAR Stress Testing models (Market, PPNR, Credit Losses, Counterparty Credit/CVA)Experience in and knowledge of US regulations.

· Quantitative Degree in Finance/Mathematics/Physics.

· Experience with audit best practices and methodologies, including credit and market risk modeling.

· Working knowledge of Internal Audit Services practices, policies, procedures and systems with Internal Audit experience in Banking or Capital Markets.

 

Benefits:

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

· A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation

· Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities 

· Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

· Opportunities to do challenging work

· Flexible work/life balance option

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Director - Compliance Officer - Trust Banking

The Compliance Department protects the reputation and provides advice to the business focused on ensuring the protection of our clients’ best interests. The department operates in a dynamic environment with the team focused on understanding evolving business strategy, as well as advising on the impact of regulation in our business.

Objectives:

·  Actively participating in business decisions to champion our clients’ interests and assist the business in translating compliance into their daily work and decision making;

· Putting client interests at the center of everything we do;

·  Cultivating and enhancing compliance culture;

·  Providing thought leadership on the impact and implementation of regulation to our business and to the market; and

·  Developing and fostering excellence within the Compliance team.

In conjunction with Legal, the Compliance team oversees compliance with applicable laws and regulations and is responsible for, among other things, establishing legal and compliance policies and procedures that meet applicable regulatory requirements and testing the effectiveness of those policies and procedures, overseeing regulatory matters, and providing compliance training.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a seasoned compliance professional to play a leading role in the Americas Compliance team.  The successful candidate will help lead the compliance program for the Institutional Trust Company. This role reports into a Managing Director who is the Head of Americas Compliance and Global Head of Investment Advisory Compliance.  Primary clients are retirement plans and, thus, the candidate should have experience with or strong interest in retirement plan investing.  This team also manages engagements with the primary regulator, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), as well as other regulators in the U.S. and globally. 

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will help lead a seasoned team of compliance professionals who collectively oversee compliance within the requirements of OCC regulation, SEC rules, and ERISA requirements, other applicable laws and regulations and applicable firm policies to effectively monitor and manage regulatory compliance risk.  The successful candidate will be able to effectively manage compliance risk as follows:

· Continuously enhance and manage the compliance framework including & ensuring regulatory and policy requirements and procedures are embedded within the business areas and technology systems.

·  Demonstrate success in partnering with legal, compliance and business teams globally on engagements with U.S. regulators including driving strong results in regulatory exams and other engagements with regulators and auditors.

· Track and understand the changing regulatory environment to ensure policies, procedures and key stakeholders are kept current.

·  Execute governance and management reporting including by participating in management and governance forums to consistently manage regulatory compliance risk on a timely basis.

·  Manage a team responsible for ERISA compliance framework, as well as Regulatory Engagement and Development.

·  Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines across time zones.

Qualifications:

·  10+ years of legal, regulatory, compliance or operational experience at a financial institution is preferred. Relevant experience at a large law firm, consulting or similar firm or a federal regulator will also be considered.

· Demonstrate a proficiency about multiple areas of financial regulation that relate to a large asset management company and the desire to deepen that knowledge to lead a highly effective compliance team.

· Investment management compliance or direct OCC, SEC, or ERISA regulatory experience for a sophisticated financial services firm is preferred.

· The candidate should also be experienced in policy writing, presenting and communicating to senior management and familiar with compliance testing technology.

·  Have a proactive approach to business issues, identifying areas of improvement and enhancement including the automation of processes and effective management reporting.

· BS/BA required; JD or other relevant graduate degree is preferred.

·  Excellent communication, judgement, and business partnership skills across time zones is expected.

·  Ability to make decisions and exercise discretionary authority is necessary to successfully fulfill the role.

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Sr Analyst - Internal Audit - Non - Financial Services

Performs internal audits providing management with objective assessments, recommendations, and pertinent information concerning the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control system. Independently performs financial, operational, and information system assessments and advises management on the need for corrective action.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and assists with compliance activities related to Sarbanes-Oxley; specifically in the documentation and evaluation of internal controls in accordance with Section 404.

  • Conducts operational, financial, and information systems audits to review effectiveness of internal controls, efficiency of operations, and compliance with company policies and procedures.

  • Works closely with auditees to identify potential improvements to internal controls and operational processes.

  • Assists with implementation efforts related to internal control and operational process improvements accepted by auditees.

  • Documents audit procedures and observations through the preparation of detailed workpapers. Drafts the internal audit reports/memos.

  • Assists internal audit management with risk assessment activities, audit planning and developing audit objectives.

  • Participates in new systems development initiatives, serves as a business process consultant, and performs special project work.

  • Assists external auditors in the completion of the audit requirements.

  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

  • Performs all of the above activities in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and conduct, consistent with the "Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing" as published by the Institute of Internal Auditors and Triton’s policies & procedures.

Qualifications:

2 - 5 years experience within:

  • Public Accounting - Auditing, Assurance or Accounting Information Technology; or

  • Financial Services Institution - Internal Audit or Accounting; SEC compliance experience; or

  • Fortune 500 - Internal Audit and/or Finance areas.

  • Strong knowledge and skills with auditing and evaluation of internal controls.

  • Proficiency with MS-Office, in particular with Excel, Word and Access.

  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent work experience. Masters or MBA is a plus.

  • Experience using internal controls frameworks, such as COSO, CoCo and/or COBiT.

  • CIA, CPA and/or CISA certification is highly desired.

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Sr Accountant - Non - Financial Services

This individual is a critical member of our reporting team who will be responsible for various SEC filings and other external reporting requirements under the direction of the Director of Accounting & Reporting. The individual is expected to have a solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. To be successful, the individual must be a self-starter, prioritize effectively, and have excellent communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong understanding of Regulation S-X and S-K requirements to facilitate the preparation and filing of all SEC reports, including: Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statements and other documents.

  • Coordinate information requests and prepare supporting documentation and analysis for financial statements, corresponding footnotes, MD&A, and other periodic filings.

  • XBRL tagging and review in financial statements and footnotes.

  • Proactively monitor and assess impact from new accounting pronouncements.

  • Evaluation of significant transactions, including research and drafting technical accounting memorandum.

  • Responsible for share-based compensation accounting in accordance with ASC 718, including the maintenance of our SBC database and the preparation of monthly schedules and journal entries.

  • Review various monthly account analysis, reconciliations and journal entries.

  • Provide support for internal and external audits. Ensure all transactions are in compliance

    with SOX internal controls.

  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate within the accounting team as well as stakeholders across the organization.

  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task effectively across various projects

  • Ad-hoc projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • CPA required; Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting and reporting experience; Big 4 public accounting firm

    experience strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.

  • Experience in writing technical accounting memos and related accounting guidance research preferred.

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Audit Director - Finance - Investment Banking

The role is responsible for a team of 10 finance audit specialists responsible for auditing corporate financial reporting, including reporting for the Institutional Clients Group, Global Consumer Bank and SOX. 

The team serves as subject matter experts for accounting policy, providing direct assistance and advice to IA’s Finance and Product audit teams on entity risk assessments, audit scoping, execution, issue leveling, and audit reporting related to US financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

Contributes to strategic direction of Internal Audit (IA) function in the establishment of risk based auditing and branch examinations, which include reporting methodologies, organizational design and effective positioning of the function to ensure provision of independent assurance.

  • Uses excellent communication, leadership and strong management skills to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, or regional executive management partners and external audiences including regulators and external auditors. Frequently engages in both internal and external negotiations which will have a major impact on the function, and possibly on the organization as a whole.

  • Directs audit activities supporting a sub set of a product line, function, or legal entity at the global or regional level, in accordance with IA standards, policies, and local regulations. Responsible for providing valued and timely independent assurance on the design and operating effectiveness of a sub set of a product, function, or legal entity at a global or regional level.

  • Responsible for the delivery of high quality, value-added multiple concurrent audits on time and to specification. 

  • Ensures the delivery of audit reports and (where appropriate) branch examinations, that are complete, insightful, timely, error free and concise.

  • Ensures timely delivery of high-quality comprehensive regulatory and internal audit issue validation, and where determined appropriate issue validation on other remediation actions, including issues arising from the external auditors, consultants and other parties.

  • Contributes towards the delivery of high impact reports of IA's contributions to executive management, regulators, and boards' sub-committees, developing trend analyses and thematic reporting.

  • Manages multiple teams of professionals.  Recruits staff, develops talent, builds effective teams, and manages a budget. Identifies internal talent and fills key positions, attracts talent with required expertise to meet the risk profile of the business, builds deep bench strength and develops appropriate succession plans.

  • Possesses a broad and comprehensive understanding of multiple disciplines (Audit, Risk, Compliance, and Training) and of different Audit standards, policies and local regulations; applies a broad and comprehensive understanding of high risk areas including Consumer or Investment Banking, corporate functions, technology management; project/program management; or supplier management.

  • Delivers learning and development programs and is a recognized leader in training and developing others. 

  • Develops approaches to promote knowledge sharing and promulgate management best practices across Internal Audit

  • Delivers cost effective and efficient management of audit teams and audit engagements. 

  • Ensures IA meets/exceeds the requirements and expectations of regulators.

  • Works closely within IA and with line management and control functions to ensure efficient and effective provision of independent audit assurance.

  • Collaborates across businesses and functions to improve the identification, quantification, measurement, management, reporting and controls in governance, risk management and internal control environments.

  • Actively supports and drives the Internal Audit Transformation Program and IA’s and management’s efforts for a “Strong” internal audit function

  • Fully supports and endorses the Quality Assurance function of Internal Audit and promptly accepts and remediates deficiencies found by QA. 

Qualifications:

 BA/BS or equivalent. Related certifications (CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) are a plus.

  • Advanced level experience in a related role with extensive experience in business, functional and people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables according to strict timetables.

  • Specific subject matter expertise in audit. US financial reporting, consumer and investment banking industry issues, and strong knowledge of control frameworks, including manual and automated controls.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing teams and managing integrated internal audit and assurance delivery within a matrix reporting environment.

  •  A self-aware, self-confident individual who has well developed listening skills, and a strong ability to engage a group of accomplished business unit heads by providing proactive advice on a variety of audit matters while carefully balancing the independent requirements of the IA function.

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AVP - Market Risk - Securitized Products

Global Markets CRO Risk Analyst covering the Securitized Products Secondary Trading and Financing businesses.  This role would be part of the team responsible for covering the trading desks (Private Label and Government Guaranteed) and financing businesses (across all SP Asset Classes).  The applicant will need to have a strong quantitative background, strong verbal and written communication skills combined with an understanding of financial markets (particularly in the securitized products space) and risk management fundamentals and derivative pricing concepts including MTM and P&L attribution

Division: 

The Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Division acts as guardian of the bank's risk appetite and provides effective and independent risk oversight: Challenge and proactively engage with the business in shaping its risk profile, strengthening the first Line of Defense (LoD) and aligning its strategy execution with shareholders' and regulatory requirements. Maintain a comprehensive bank-wide risk appetite framework and run well-controlled risk processes ensuring an effective bank-wide second LoD. Position CRO function as competent, reliable and, where appropriate, challenging counterpart vis-à-vis regulatory authorities globally. Provide stakeholders with transparency on all risk-related matters and ensure timely assessment and escalation. Continuously strengthen the risk function by attracting, developing and retaining top talents and foster continuous learning throughout the organization. Drive the continuous enhancement and efficiency improvement of risk-related systems and infrastructure.

The department provides independent risk oversight for Global Markets and Investment Banking Capital Market divisions, the Intermediate Holding Company in the US and its subsidiaries as well as New York, Cayman, Nassau and Toronto Branches. The CRO defines US risk management framework for the CRO Global Markets/Investment Banking and Capital Market (GM/IBCM) and relevant US legal entities in close collaboration with the US CEO and the Legal Entity Board of Directors. The CRO is directly responsible for the oversight of  market, credit, operational, fiduciary and enterprise risk for combined US operations and maintains direct control of the CRO resources required to execute the combined US operations mandate.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or post graduate degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or other numerate discipline

  • Experience with Value at Risk (VaR) models

  • Experience and knowledge of Securitized Products, such as Private Label and Government Guaranteed products including RMBS, CMBS, CLO and ABS

  • Strong Microsoft Excel.  SQL a plus

  • FRM or CFA certification a plus

  • Self-starter, with ability to work independently, take ownership of tasks, and deliver under tight timelines

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to discuss and present topics with senior level risk managers

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Private Markets Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

Dynamics Associates is currently working with a research and advisory firm that specializes in hedge funds, private credit and opportunistic strategy. This firm is currently looking to expand their Client Operations team by bringing on a Private Markets Analyst. The ideal candidate will assist with middle and back office operations and accountant services on private market funds. This individual will also review monthly closing packages for accuracy, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, and valuation adjustments.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 Years of accounting/operations of a fund management or investment bank.

  • Quantitative and analytical skills especially within excel.

  • Independent and critical thinking skills.

  • Positive attitude and a team player.

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Equity Derivatives Valuation Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

Dynamics Associates is currently working with a global investment management firm. This firm is looking to expand their Operations & Middle Office team by bringing on an Equity Derivatives Valuation Specialist. The ideal candidate will be responsible for building out the firm’s internal system infrastructure focusing on the pricing and valuation of equity volatility products. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining, monitoring and establishing new procedures and controls as well as, support the end of day pricing of the products that are being valued.

Qualifications:

  • 3-7 years of experience with a bachelor’s degree.

  • Knowledge of VBA or related programming languages (SQL, MATLAB, R, Python, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Equity Options pricing models and standard volatility configurations.

  • Experience in analyzing and reporting on volatility P&L.

  • Must have the ability to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure environment that is consistently changing.

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Assistant VP - Compliance Audit

Key Responsibilities:

Dynamics Associates is currently working with an American multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services firm. This firm is currently looking to expand their compliance audit team by bringing on an Assistant Vice President. The ideal candidate will help the ongoing implementation of the firm’s risk assessment by developing and updating the firm-wide risk matrix as well as, executing testing of procedures and internal controls. This individual will also be responsible for assisting in the implementation of compliance technology systems.

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience within a major financial services firm or accounting firm.

  • Very strong analytical and organizational skills.

  • Must have the ability to work independently but still be a strong team player.

  • Experience evaluating and implementing compliance systems.

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