BNY Mellon Careers

Accountant III - Finance

Manchester, United Kingdom
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.

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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.

Finance helps our internal clients outperform over time. At BNY Mellon, Finance serves our internal clients by providing world-class accounting operations and control and decision support while instituting world-class change management. Global Procurement is responsible for establishing the programs to acquire products and services for BNY Mellon by employing deep category knowledge and commodity expertise, coupled with an understanding of the needs of our businesses and business partner groups. The Corporate Treasury group is responsible for managing the investment portfolios and the liquidity and capital positions of the various subsidiary banks and of BNY Mellon.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater Manchester-Manchester
Job: Finance/Accounting
Internal Jobcode: 32218
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1807839