LEC Financial Accountant

Jun 18, 2024
Jun 19, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking Financial Accountant.

In this role, you will:
  • Provide consultation to more experienced leadership for financial accounting related matters
  • Perform complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts, developing financial statements and regulatory reports
  • Gather and review financial data for financial and regulatory reports
  • Review data from the general ledger, unit reports and various financial systems to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare and review account reconciliations and certifications
  • Analyze projects relating to financial accounting procedures, methods or systems
  • Perform ongoing financial control functions in accordance with internal controls policies
  • Provide functional advice and training to individuals
  • Provide support for compliance and risk management requirements
  • Collaborate and consult with stakeholders throughout the enterprise
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of Finance, Accounting, Analytics, Financial Reporting, Accounting Reporting or Risk Reporting experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
Required Qualifications for Europe
  • Experience in Finance, Accounting, Analytics, Financial Reporting, Accounting Reporting, Risk Reporting, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Responsibilities

    Performance of legal entity related financial control and reporting tasks, including:
  • Ensure accurate books and records in compliance with relevant GAAP, preparation of the management accounts and assisting with ad hoc queries.
    • Raise journals/perform established control tasks to evidence integrity of books and records, prepare management accounts.
    • Identification of control weaknesses; proposal and implementation of remediating controls.
    • Develop and perform financial control tasks including analytical review, transaction analysis, reconciliations, substantiation of GL balances, revenue analysis, cost analysis.
    • Ensure operational documentation is maintained in line with relevant Wells Fargo policies
  • Line of Business/Support Functions Contact
    • Perform Financial Control activities to support Business Lines/Support Functions and providing them with entity level reporting relating to their Line of Business/Support Function
    • Assisting in explaining variances and facilitating understanding of relevant financial results
    • Providing ad-hoc accounting support as necessary in relation to ad-hoc queries and projects (including new business initiatives)
  • Support preparation of audited annual financial statements:
    • Provision of financial data to facilitate creation of financial statements
    • Interaction with external auditors as necessary
  • Responsible for preparation of Intercompany Balance Sheet and Income Statement reports on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Responsible for preparation of Entity level analysis of Indirect Non-Interest Income/Expense (INII/INIE)
  • Engagement with regulatory reporting team members to facilitate effective cross team interaction
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified CA/CFA/ICWA/MBA-Finance with 5+ years of experience in Finance & Accounting
  • Experience of working in a financial services organization
  • Experience in preparation of internal financial reporting, considering both Legal Entity and Line of Business dimensions.
  • Working knowledge of financial services/products and their accounting treatment (US GAAP and IFRS).
  • Self-motivated/proactive approach, with the ability to work independently within a team structure.
  • Innovative mindset, with a track record of process enhancement (enhancing efficiency, control, transparency).
  • Understanding of best-in-class expectations in respect of controls and governance.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to present concisely and accurately.
  • Fast learner with an inquisitive mindset and good problem-solving skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of 'NextGen' tools such as Tableau, Confluence, Alteryx, Workiva and similar
  • Shift Timings: IST 13.30 to 22.30
Posting End Date:
19 Jun 2024
*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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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