Lead Analyst, Accountant

  • Competitive
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BNY Mellon
  • 20 Mar 19

Lead Analyst, Accountant

Supportsa standard legal entity, line of business, country, region or accountingprocess, as assigned. Contributes to the completion of numerous activities fromstart to close including, general ledger reconciliations and sub ledgerreconciliation (monthly, quarterly or annually). May complete otherassignments, as needed, including standard accounting activities. Assists withend to end accounting processes and research required to transform data intoinformation for reporting purposes. Assisting with continuousimprovement activities such as the identification and analysis of exceptions,providing support for audits and completing assigned tasks to support themaintenance of the control environment. May complete special projectactivities, as assigned. With guidance, performs reconciliations ofgeneral ledger accounts or other financial data. Identifies and escalatesissues, as needed. May review journal entries and/or reconciliations completedby less experienced professionals. Participates in assignments across lines ofbusiness, legal entities and geographies that have an impact on internalreporting, accounting and accounting processes. Assignments may includecontributing to the implementation of new or revised reporting, accounting andaccounting process policies, procedures and reporting templates in order toprovide effective financial planning, accounting and reporting of financialinformation. Contributes to the identification and reporting of risks, patternsor recurring issues. No direct reports. Contributes to the achievement of theassigned line of business, country, region or accounting process' objectives.Modified based upon local regulations/requirements.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Accounting concentration preferred. 3-5 years of total work experience preferred; knowledge of GAAP and accounting and finance concepts and analysis techniques preferred. Experience designing financial models and accounting processes preferred.
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/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City
Internal Jobcode: 85083
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: Pershing Domestic-HR06431
Requisition Number: 1810720