Director, Accounting Services

FIS Lynbrook , NY 11563

Posted 2 months ago

Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor of Business Administration

Travel Percentage :


Job Description

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

What You Will Be Doing

Apply GAAP or IFRS principles of accounting to Structured Finance portfolios. Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing profit and loss statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures. Responsible for managing high profile client relationships in the fixed income market while managing complex CDO transactions.

  • Prepare balance sheet, income statements and cashflow statements for CLO portfolios and other similar funds

  • Prepare financial statement footnote disclosures

  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy, reasonableness and completeness

  • Oversee daily activity of assigned outsourcing relationships

  • Solve complex problems through research and/or communications with other departments

  • Support personnel at client institutions in day-to-day routines and financial processing

  • Guarantee quality service levels, perform daily servicing activities, ensuring timeliness and accuracy

  • Assist in developing procedures that ensure processing functions are completed accurately and timely with minimal risk exposure.

  • Communicate status of client assignments with Relationship Manager

  • Monitor day-to-day activity of clients

  • Work with operations staff to deliver consistently high levels of service

  • Take responsibility and ownership over resolution of all client service-related issues

  • Work closely with other Account Managers and Relationship Manager to provide clients with world-class service and swift problem resolution

  • Select, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operations

  • Establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans and performance requirements

  • Regularly interact with senior management or executive levels within the enterprise

  • Establish operational objectives, work plans, and assignment delegation

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or finance

  • Five to seven years of accounting and/or finance experience with Structured Finance funds, specifically Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs) and other Asset Backed Securities (ABS), and one or more years of leadership responsibility

  • Client servicing experience and excellent interpersonal skills to build high levels of customer satisfaction

  • Ability to communicate ideas both verbally, in written form and via presentation in a clear, concise and professional manner appropriate to audience including executive levels

  • Solid organizational, leadership, decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze situations or data, and in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management (internally/externally), employees, clients and the public

What We Offer You

  • A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities

  • A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team

  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities

  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology

  • A fantastic range of benefits designed to help support your lifestyle and wellbeing

  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect

Privacy Statement

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.

EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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