Wells Fargo Lead Financial Accountant in West Des Moines, Iowa
About this role:
Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Financial Accountant to join the Specialty Accounting Team supporting the Corporate Properties Group (CPG). This team manages the accounting and reporting for Wells Fargo's corporate real estate portfolio, which includes both leased and owned locations. We provide accounting consultation to CPG regarding complex, large proposed transactions.
In this role, you will:
Provide technical expertise regarding accounting issues, regulatory information and research to senior management and CPG of real estate and leasing transactions. Document transaction specifics and accounting treatment conclusions
Interface with CPG Transaction Management, Strategy, Relationship Management, Construction and Property Management, Risk Compliance, Lease Administration, Legal, and Enterprise Accounting Policy, other lines of business Accounting and Finance counterparts.
Manage and analyze leases for proper application of ASC 842/IFRS16 Leases Accounting Standard, including evaluation of SAP results, and developing SAP solutions and performing testing of solutions
Manage the application of strong data management skills to efficiently and accurately collect data to prepare financial statements and reports; manage development of methodologies and implementation of changes in internal accounting systems
Coordinate model risk activities, including creating and implementing controls to ensure data accuracy, documentation of processes, development of appropriate tests, and resolution of issues
Lead ongoing monthly CPG accounting close and reporting processes as needed
Perform and lead special projects, including systems upgrades or new tools with critical impact to group or company
Position location(s) Charlotte, NC; Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; Des Moines, IA, Dallas, TX and Phoenix, AZ #financejobs
- 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
A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Public accounting experience
2+ years of leadership experience
Real estate or lease accounting experience
E xperience leading strategic initiatives, collaborating across a large organization
Project management experience
- Ability to travel up to 5%
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.
Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.
Company: WELLS FARGO BANK
Req Number: R-157887-6
Updated: Thu May 12 23:01:46 GMT 2022
Location: West Des Moines,Iowa
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