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Finance & Accounting Associate

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Full time
  • R-230787

About this role:

FACS Finance team manages a team of subject matter experts providing very detailed functional support between Finance, Accounting, Regulatory Reporting, Risk and Operations teams and the Information Technology organization.  

This leadership role requires developing an understanding and expertise in reconciliation capital market cash, lending and borrowing, FX, Deposits, securities products, Trading and Financing, Equities, Bonds, money market instruments materially impacting our balance sheet including exchange traded and OTC derivatives (Swaps, Options, and Futures).  This knowledge is required to lead the analysis of highly complex business problems across all business units that they will then solve and support with the automation of process solutions.  This role will ensure those solutions align across the multiple functions and strategies within Finance, Accounting, Reg, Risk and Operations as team members will be involved in multiple strategic initiatives across the organization in parallel with all the below daily responsibilities and requirements.

In this role, you will:

  • The Associate has to perform Analysis of highly complex business problems to provide solutions aligning across the multiple functions and also support with the automation of process solutions

    Understand the Operational processes and be able to revise and develop daily, monthly and quarterly reporting used in Regulatory reporting.

    Spearhead efforts in identification and implementation of process controls, facilitate internal and external audit and COSO for an effective and G&O compliant architecture for daily financial reporting.

    Have a strong understanding of GAAP accounting for Balance Sheet and Income Statement concepts and also of Relational Databases (SQL)

    Required Qualifications, International:

    • B.COM/ M.COM/CFA OR M.B.A degree with 5+ yrs. of relevant experience.
    • Familiarity with trading desk operations, Securities, Lending & Borrowing, FX and Derivative systems & Exposure to regulatory framework for traded products
    • Knowledge of Finance and Accounting concepts, methodologies and systems. (GAAP, Balance Sheet and Income Statement
    • Familiarity with trading desk operations and Derivative systems
    • Exposure to regulatory framework for traded products, including Dodd-Frank Act

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills and knowledge of SQL or similar Querying methods, exposure to Agile scrum framework, JIRA tool
    • Knowledge and understanding of financial services industry with emphasis on derivative products



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Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

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