Overview Bring your ideas. Make history. BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital. With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about. We're seeking a future team member for the role of Deputy Legal Entity Controller to join. This role is located in Manchester - HYBRID In this role, you'll make an impact in all aspects of Legal Entity reporting including statutory financial statements, internal reporting (to management and to the Boards) and local GAAP accounting. The remit of the team is oversight, analysis and communication around the legal entities assigned to them. The team is also responsible for managing the external audit process. The Legal Entity Controller is specifically responsible for the following:
Oversight for the assigned legal entity. This includes being the formal point of contact for the entity from a Finance perspective
Provision of financial analysis / insight on the assigned legal entities.
Communication of results and issues both verbally and in written form.
Coordination with audit (internal / external) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) teams as required.
Ownership of the annual financial statements process for assigned entities
Provide guidance and review for work produced by the offshore team
Ownership of centralized audit processes as allocated in year end audit (eg. Payroll, Bank confirmations or Intrabanks)
Oversight of results for certain legal entities over the month end close, escalate and resolve issues.
Review of variance analysis produced by offshore team to provide meaningful analysis of different aspects on the legal entity financials
Review and approval of certain month end journals
Variable Interest entity (VIE) accounting templates and journal production
Quarterly Board pack reporting
Reporting analysis produced for a variety of stakeholders including the board of directors, internal management and in support of the regulatory reporting process.
To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
Full or Part qualified accountant with audit and accounts preparation experience.
Financial services and or investment management experience preferred
Exposure to Oracle general ledgers desirable
Strong technical accounting knowledge, with IFRS deemed essential; US GAAP exposure would also be desirable.
Accounting qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA)
Excellent communicator who is able to articulate key messages
Deadline driven with effective time management and ability to work under pressure
Ability to collaborate across Finance and the wider organization
Ability to establish and develop effective relationships
Strong decision maker, responsible and accountable for their deliverables
Good attention to detail
At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
Our Benefits: BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter. BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.