Accounting Control AVP, CPA

  • Negotiable
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA Jacksonville FL US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank - US
  • 13 Sep 18 2018-09-13

The Business Finance team is responsible for all the financial, reporting, and control aspects of large population of US region special purpose entities created for specific Bank businesses, as well complex transaction accounting and financial reporting. The role is within Financial Control environment, working on the month-end/quarter-end close for the Americas.

Job Title: Accounting Control Assistant Vice President, CPA
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Location: Jacksonville, FL

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

Overview

The Business Finance team is responsible for all the financial, reporting, and control aspects of large population of US region special purpose entities created for specific Bank businesses, as well complex transaction accounting and financial reporting. The role is within Financial Control environment, working on the month-end/quarter-end close for the Americas.

You will be working within Treasury/Funding area, dealing with complex transactions for funding banking activity. This will involve communicating with other Finance teams, as well as with Operations and Front Office groups as needed to resolve any issues as they come up, and working on project to enhance our reporting to our financial regulators, shareholders, and Front Office.

Duties include, but are not limited to the below:

  • Working through the month-end financial close for specific America's entities and businesses. Proactively look for issues/concerns
  • Reviewing trading transactions via control tools such as MAFA reconciliations to identify breaks between transaction systems, P&L and general ledger. Understand trading transactions and communicate with other Bank areas to understand nature of trades
  • Create and upload journal entries/adjustments for the general ledger (SAP)
  • Run reconciliations and validations for G/L for various Deutsche Bank businesses
  • Upload manual journal entries and adjustments/ Booking General Ledger entries
  • Support process of daily and month end control processes
  • Production and Documentation of Key Operating Procedures (KOP)
  • Standardize, update, and streamline documentation and approach across the respective businesses
  • Balance Sheet substantiation

Essential Skills:

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics/Business related preferred
  • Audit background is preferred
  • Basic accounting and investment banking knowledge
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • CPA certification
  • Able to multitask and work to tight deadlines and pressures
  • Self-starter/ proactive

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in investment banking/audit environment
  • Exposure to financial instruments
  • Strong computer skills, ability to learn software packages from hands-on interaction
  • Computer software
  • Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SAP
  • Strong PC skills which facilitate quick system acclamation