Head of Accounting Head of Accounting …

Robert Half - US
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Flexible DOE $210-240k base as total compensation
Robert Half - US
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Flexible DOE $210-240k base as total compensation
Robert Half Financial Services are recruiting for a Head of Accounting role within a global Corporate and Investment Bank located in midtown Manhattan New York. Our client requires a CPA and at least 10+ years’ Accounting experience at an International Bank with knowledge IFRS, US GAAP, General Accounting, Financial Management & Regulatory Reporting and Corporate Tax.


• Manage daily accounting function and operations and function, including managing, training and developing direct reports

• Setting action plans, and performance goals for the accounting team to secure delivery and fulfillment of goals for Large Corporates and International and other relevant parts of the Bank

• Enhance current reporting tools by continuously transitioning repeatable analysis into automated reporting and improving data visualizations

• Manage the general ledger

• Review and provide guidance on documentation or the development and improvement of accounting processes

• Establish procedures, strengthen internal controls and accounting policies and ensure flawless execution Experience with enhancing and building a sophisticated business decision support function in accounting

• Building relations and securing cooperation with relevant Divisions/business units and strategic partners

• Provide excellent leadership capabilities in order to coach, develop, inspire and retain a high-performing team with the ability to deal with various personalities; will mentor peers and less experienced team members to perform their roles effectively

• Keeping the Head of Operations North America informed about local markets and conditions as well as about areas, competence or knowledge the department can contribute to the global organization

• Ensure compliance and Internal controls, enhancing existing controls and fostering adherence to established systems of internal control to minimize financial risk

• Securing compliance with internal policies and rules as well as ensuring that external rules and regulations are in compliance

• Optimize the Bank’s brand and ensuring that the department is perceived as professional with high ethical standards

• Partner with colleagues to assure compliance as well as create and maintain proper documents which adhere to required standards while operating at a high customer satisfaction level

• Overall responsible for Banks’ North America tax compliance, i.e. timely and accurately filing tax returns, making tax payments, and tax audits in partnership with the Bank’s outside accounting firm

• Provide full oversight of the issuance of the audited financial statements of the Broker Dealer and Capital Markets entities

• Actively contribute in the North American Operations Management team



• CPA or Masters degree in Accounting

• 10+ years Accounting experience within a Foreign Branch Bank

• Strong understanding of IFRS, GAAP and international financial markets

• Experience managing a team


This Head of Accounting role is located in midtown Manhattan New York so please only apply if you are able to travel to this location, have relevant experience for the role and are eligible to work in the United States. The salary is flexible dependent on experience, but the initial range is $210-240k base with no bonus, however the benefits are excellent. If your profile matches the above criteria, please contact me on **trishan.khareghat@roberthalf.com**