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Truist Accounting Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: R0046365

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Primary responsibilities include regulatory reporting, accounting, and control activities for Truist Securities, Inc. including; broker-dealer reporting and audit requirements, preparation of SEC and Fed disclosures, as well as related accounting and special projects. Secondary responsibilities include accounting for certain capital markets revenue and expense streams, funding, as well as SOX, Operational, and Compliance control performance, and other risk mitigation procedures.

Develops an understanding of the business including the systems, reports, accounting, regulations, and internal controls involved.

Builds a network and maintain open communication with peers and colleagues around the company.

Adept at organizing, leading, and presenting ideas and information in meetings as well as taking responsibility and initiative to independently drive projects to completion.

Drive to take ownership and pride in one’s work; open communication, honesty, and straight talk; an entrepreneurial mindset which includes relentlessness about finding better ways of doing things; curiosity which includes a disposition of constantly questioning things; and the courage to challenge things respectfully and professionally.

Assist peers in properly classifying accounting transactions and in identifying and explaining general ledger account variances. Prepare journal entries and monitor assigned account activity to accurately record Truist’s financial transactions in accordance with GAAP and internal accounting policies.

Design, implement and document accounting and reporting process workflow and controls for assigned accounts and subsidiary accounting systems (which may include spreadsheets, databases or applications), including reconcilement controls.

Recommend control refinements as products, processes, GAAP, regulatory reporting requirements or corporate policies change.

Design, prepare or review, submit and interpret reports related to financial performance, internal control compliance, budget or forecast variances, etc. for assigned areas of responsibility.

Maintain a working knowledge of GAAP and regulatory reporting requirements applicable to assigned areas of responsibility.

Maintain or update existing accounting policies or standards related to areas of responsibility.

Review and update policies and procedures for compliance with governmental regulations and corporate policies and standards.

Prepare and submit required schedules, reports or filings for assigned areas of responsibility to designated reviewer, department or regulatory authority in a timely and accurate manner.

Monitor internal and regulatory alerts for changes to filing requirements and deadlines.

Work with assigned line of business operations, administration, data center, and/or IT support to ensure proper data capture, categorization and summary of:

Transactional and period-end information for management, regulatory, and financial reports and supporting schedules, and

Specialized product, expense, volume, variance, valuation, system use, account activity or trend information for management reports or regulatory filings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration or equivalent education and related training

  • Five years of relevant accounting experience

  • Good interpersonal skills across organizational levels

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to prioritize effectively and meet critical deadlines

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications, such as Microsoft Office products, with an emphasis in spreadsheets, word processing and database softwareSolid foundation in GAAP concepts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional designation as a CPA or CMA Master’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration

  • Five years of financial services accounting experience

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.

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