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Position: Director - Accounting Policy
Job Number: MS04293
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-11-16
Salary Range: Over $150k
Job Summary:

Global Investments Division of Leading Insurance firm seeking a Director of Accounting Policy!

Company Information:

Name: Financial Services Firm

Job Description:

-Collaborate with the firm’s Investment management team and others across business units, to interpret new, existing, proposed, and finalized accounting standards to determine the potential impact to the organization; provides summary of accounting impact to management and business partners
-Provide thorough expertise on new regulations and translates new pronouncements so that business partners with different levels of expertise can understand relevant implications
-Formulate new accounting policies relevant to the Company’s investment and capital markets activities; work with direct reports and global Accounting Policy Team to draft policies; review policies with management and finalize accounting policies 
-Direct and perform technical accounting research 
-Monitor accounting standard and regulatory developments and anticipate impact on accounting related to the Company’s investment and capital market activities; participate in relevant discussions and conferences with standard setters, regulators, and other industry participants; draft formal comment letters to various standard-setting groups
-Play a key partnership role in the monitoring of the adoption of  IFRS in Japan related to the Company’s investment and capital markets activities

Requirements / Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, and 10+ years of experience in Accounting Policy, Advisory or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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