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VP Director of Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting

VP Director of Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting

Job ID 
2017-4610
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-PA-Wyomissing
Posted Date 
9/25/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

Customers Bank, recently named by Forbes magazine as the 35th Best Bank in America (there are over 5,700 banks in the United States!), has an exciting opportunity for a  VP, Director of Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting. This role will have the primary responsibility for ensuring compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP) and preparing all required SEC filings for Customers Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively, the Company). The ideal individual will have experience with a fast growing bank with multiple businesses and multiple geographic locations and be capable of handling acquisitions and subsequent integrations to ensure compliance with accounting and reporting standards. The position will also be primarily responsible for providing technical accounting support to senior management and business lines by interpreting new and existing accounting guidance as they relate to the accounting of new financial products and significant and/or non-routine transactions.

We are looking for a dynamic individual that is extremely flexible and who thrives in a high pressure and deadline intensive environment.

Responsibilities

  • Write and maintain all accounting policies for the company.
  • Provide leadership on technical accounting expertise; analyze and recommend any proposed accounting standards before implementation.
  • Lead on preparation of all SEC filings including 10K, 10Q and other required filings
  • Evaluate all proposed transactions for accounting and reporting  implications and provide day to day leadership and guidance for new, unusual and significant or complex transactions or financial products
  • Provide written summaries of all accounting positions taken on significant transactions
  • Lead acquisitions and conversions efforts by ensuring proper integration and accurate documentation and communication of accounting policies. 
  • Develop ongoing innovation and process improvement, continuing use of technology to gain efficiencies.

Qualifications

  • Must be a CPA.
  • Minimum 10 years’ of experience which includes technical accounting and preparing SEC filings with a large accounting firm (Big 4 preferred) or a combination of a large accounting firm and financial industry experience.
  • Proven track record of leading teams and effective cross functional collaboration.
  • Skilled at providing reports and presentations to senior management and boards.
  • Broad knowledge of banking, financial reporting and accounting.
  • Exceptional operational and execution skills, including process improvement and project management for continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication skills to deal effectively with multiple constituencies.
  • Results oriented with the ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines and through changes.
  • Able to maintain and report on confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge of US GAAP.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to analyze information quickly.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.

 

Customers Bank Culture:

 

At Customers Bank, we believe in working hard, working smart, working together, and having fun to deliver memorable customer experiences. Our vision, mission, and values guide us along our path to achieve excellence. Passion, attitude, creativity, integrity, alignment, and execution are cornerstones of our behaviors. They define who we are as an organization and as individuals. Everyone is encouraged to have personal development plans. By doing so, our team members are on their way to achieve their highest potential and be successful in their personal and professional lives.

 

Customers Bank will provide consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex/ gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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