Accounting Manager - Investment Securities 

Location: Winston Salem, NC
Date Posted: 12-12-2016
The general Accounting Manager description is as follows: 
Supervise the maintenance and custody of the accounting records for assigned area of responsibility. Supervise the processes and procedures to record, monitor, maintain and settle transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Supervise assigned staff. Supervise accurate and timely preparation and submission of required management, regulatory and financial reports and filings.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
1. Supervise the transaction recording process for assigned area of responsibility to ensure data, funding and ownership interests are accurately reflected in general ledger and subsidiary accounting records in the proper period, and that transactions and related documentation are completed in a manner consistent with existing policies and standards.
2. Supervise assigned staff of accountants and/or analysts, including hiring, scheduling, preparing performance evaluations and making salary recommendations. Conduct activities to inform, train and develop the staff members on proper GL entry classification, investigation of reconciling items and line of business processes.
3. Prepare or review and approve journal entries, purchase orders and vendor payments to ensure that they accurately reflect the company's financial transactions in the proper period. Ensure that necessary supporting documentation is maintained.
4. Review and sign off on reconcilements, ensuring preparation in accordance with corporate reconcilement policies and standards and maintaining adequate segregation of duties. Ensure that necessary supporting documentation is maintained.
5. Assist in the design, implementation and documentation of accounting and reporting process workflow and controls for assigned accounts and subsidiary accounting systems, including reconcilement and monitoring processes and controls. Supervise the ongoing performance of internal control over financial reporting. Recommend control refinements as products, processes, GAAP, regulatory reporting requirements or corporate policies change.
6. Develop, update and review policies and procedures for compliance with applicable federal, state and industry regulations and corporate policies and standards. Ensure continuous process improvement is incorporated during implementation.
7. Supervise the process for accurate and timely filing of assigned management, regulatory and financial reports, in a manner consistent with existing policies and standards.
8. Maintain a working knowledge of GAAP; build expertise related to assigned area of responsibility.

Required Skills and Competencies:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent education and related training
2. Five+ years of relevant accounting experience, with increasing levels of responsibility
3. Good interpersonal skills
4. Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
5. Strong verbal and written communications skills
6. Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
7. Ability to work independently and as a productive member of a team
8. Supervisory experience
9. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office products, with an emphasis in spreadsheets, word processing, and database software
10. Specific experience and training in assigned line of business financial processing and reporting systems
11. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight

Desired Skills and Competencies:
1. Professional designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
2. Master's degree in Accounting or Business Administration
3. Five+ years of financial services accounting experience.  Public accounting experience in Audit or Assurance roles and/or Corporate Accounting experience.  Prefer candidates with investment securities / derivatives / insurance accounting experience.
4.  Knowledge of product area operations and regulatory systems.
5. Knowledge of or experience in project and process management
6. Experience in a technology-based, multi-project work environment.
7. Specific experience and training in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Skills and Certifications [note: bold skills and certification are required]
Investment Securities Accounting
GAAP Proficiency
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