BNY Mellon Careers

Accountant III - Finance

Chennai, India
Finance/Accounting


Job Description

The Accountant III - Finance (AIIIF) role is accountable to deliver through effective, efficient Sarbanes-Oxley, regulatory compliant finance processes, in accordance with local and consolidated GAAP, useable, accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and external reporting period (month, quarter, and annual). The individual in this role may be called upon to support a particular line of business, region, or accounting process, as assigned, for any Record to Report (R2R) process from the point of transaction through to the close, consolidation, and financial reporting of business outcomes for enterprise BNYM. S/he provides support for moderately complex end to end) R2R accounting processes required to transform data into information for reporting purposes. This includes: processing of financial transactions; identifying and analyzing exceptions; and providing support for a wide range of R2R activities such as audits, the fulfillment of ad hoc requests, and special project activities. S/he prepares and/or posts journal entries for moderately complex general ledger accounts; and reconciles g/l activity to ensure that the trial balance includes expected transactions and reflects the correct balances. S/he also performs moderately complex accruals, adjustments, reconciliations of accounts or financial data, and any other accounting support operations requested, as assigned. S/he will participate in moderately complex accounting activities and general ledger events, updating and enhancing the documentation for processes as requested, updating the documentation required to support the assigned reconciliations, accruals, and allocations, taking the technical accounting guidance from the Team Lead and subject matter experts and applying it in accordance with the approved global standard processes, supporting ERP and other Record to Report support tool implementation activities as requested, and any other support required, as assigned. In addition, the AIIIF supports the day to day capture of performance metrics at the functional, team and individual level, and participates in rotating assignments across lines of business, legal entities and geographies to grow their depth of understanding of the various BNYM lines of business, and the unique attributes of the legal entity, regulatory, and in-country requirements, over time. Minimum Education: Bachelor s degree, preferably in Accounting; or equivalent work experience. Minimum Experience: 3+ years demonstrated ability to perform basic accounting processes with moderate supervision and with relevant work experience in accounting or finance. Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of public accounting experience in financial services preferred. 2-3 years of experience working the full accounting cycle from transaction through consolidation and close to Financial Reporting. Experience with accounting applications such as PeopleSoft. Experience with direct customer contact, answering business inquiries. Minimum Language Skills: Strong written and oral communications skills in English.

Qualifications

The Accountant III - Finance (AIIIF) role is accountable to deliver through effective, efficient Sarbanes-Oxley, regulatory compliant finance processes, in accordance with local and consolidated GAAP, useable, accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and external reporting period (month, quarter, and annual). The individual in this role may be called upon to support a particular line of business, region, or accounting process, as assigned, for any Record to Report (R2R) process from the point of transaction through to the close, consolidation, and financial reporting of business outcomes for enterprise BNYM. S/he provides support for moderately complex end to end) R2R accounting processes required to transform data into information for reporting purposes. This includes: processing of financial transactions; identifying and analyzing exceptions; and providing support for a wide range of R2R activities such as audits, the fulfillment of ad hoc requests, and special project activities. S/he prepares and/or posts journal entries for moderately complex general ledger accounts; and reconciles g/l activity to ensure that the trial balance includes expected transactions and reflects the correct balances. S/he also performs moderately complex accruals, adjustments, reconciliations of accounts or financial data, and any other accounting support operations requested, as assigned. S/he will participate in moderately complex accounting activities and general ledger events, updating and enhancing the documentation for processes as requested, updating the documentation required to support the assigned reconciliations, accruals, and allocations, taking the technical accounting guidance from the Team Lead and subject matter experts and applying it in accordance with the approved global standard processes, supporting ERP and other Record to Report support tool implementation activities as requested, and any other support required, as assigned. In addition, the AIIIF supports the day to day capture of performance metrics at the functional, team and individual level, and participates in rotating assignments across lines of business, legal entities and geographies to grow their depth of understanding of the various BNYM lines of business, and the unique attributes of the legal entity, regulatory, and in-country requirements, over time. Minimum Education: Bachelor s degree, preferably in Accounting; or equivalent work experience. Minimum Experience: 3+ years demonstrated ability to perform basic accounting processes with moderate supervision and with relevant work experience in accounting or finance. Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of public accounting experience in financial services preferred. 2-3 years of experience working the full accounting cycle from transaction through consolidation and close to Financial Reporting. Experience with accounting applications such as PeopleSoft. Experience with direct customer contact, answering business inquiries. Minimum Language Skills: Strong written and oral communications skills in English.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers' growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: India-Tamil Nadu-Chennai
Job: Finance/Accounting
Internal Jobcode: 32218
Organization: Pershing-HR06431
Requisition Number: 1800785