Vice President

New York, New York • $125,000-$175,000

About the Company:

Our client is a leading provider of financial guaranty insurance hiring a Vice President of Accounting Policy. This role will assist the Director of Accounting Policy in researching accounting guidance, implementing new accounting standards, and documenting the Company’s accounting policies and considerations, with an emphasis on the Company’s asset management business.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in quarterly meetings with key stakeholders to identify new transactions that require pre-execution accounting due diligence
  • Reading drafts of transaction documents, summarizing key terms, identifying accounting issues, researching relevant accounting pronouncements, and preparing a roadmap that documents the Company’s preliminary accounting conclusions
  • Assist with presenting preliminary accounting conclusions to external auditors and their subject matter experts prior to the transaction’s execution
  • Assist in assessing accounting reconsideration events by monitoring amendments to legal documents, changes in ownership, and other changes in the structure of the transaction
  • Assist with implementing new accounting guidance issued by the FASB and/or SEC, working closely with the Controllership and Reporting teams
  • Identifying and maintaining key SOX controls related to the accounting policy team’s function

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • CPA Required
  • 4-6 years of public accounting experience
  • Experience in the asset management industry

 

 

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