General Ledger Reporting Manager

Finance Dallas, Texas


Description


Job Family: Finance

The Finance organization is responsible for leading and participating in a number of critical functions including: supporting executive management decisions making by analyzing results, assessing strategic alternatives and developing strategic plans; communicating financial results and forecasts with critical stakeholders, including executive management and Board of Directors, shareholders and regulators; managing the Company’s balance sheet, including interest rate and liquidity risks; establishes the Company’s capital policies and prioritizes investments; develops and implements controls to reduce operational risk; developing and maintaining financial data and systems. The Finance organization works across functions and Business lines in the Company, requiring a broad understanding of our business, risk and strategy.

Job Function: Controllership & Tax

The Controllership function is responsible for the operations and controls surrounding accounting, tax and financial reporting of the institution. This function’s responsibilities demonstrates expertise in processing transactions, recording accounting entries, managing the general ledger and reconciliations, and interpreting and complying with technical accounting matters and financial reporting disclosure requirements. Through the Controllership function, stakeholders receive relevant insight and commentary on transaction-level and financial results for analysis and decision making. The Tax function prepares income tax returns and indirect tax filings. Provides research and advice on tax-related matters.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Associate, Controllership implements solutions and influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures within the Accounting function.

Essential Functions:

  • Implements solutions to existing problems within the reporting team.
  • Influences others regarding policies, practices, and procedures for implementation.
  • Recommends best practices in accounting policies and processes to business lines as needed.
  • Provides well-analyzed and defined recommendations on process improvements to the reporting team.
  • Ensures adequate controls, reporting, and documentation is maintained for supported applications.
  • Coaches and reviews work of junior level professionals as needed.
  • Influences and informs others regarding accounting policies, practices, and procedures.


Other Functions:

  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other project managers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

  • Education -
    • Bachelor's Degree: Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems or a equivalent field
    • Master's Degree: Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems or a equivalent field
  • Experience -
    • 5-9 years Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or similar field within the Banking or financial services industry
  • Skills & Abilities -
    • Advanced knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, including US GAAP/IFRS and regulatory reporting standards.
    • Proficient skills in MS Office, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
    • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
    • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business environment.
    • Ability to adjust to new developments/changing circumstances.
    • Ability to influence others.
    • Ability to lead and coach junior level professionals.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of employees, including senior level management.
    • Ability to leverage technology to improve and automate business tasks.
    • Ability to maintain and report on confidential information in an appropriate manner.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong attention to details and can analyze information quickly.
  • Licenses & Certifications -
    • Preferred: CPA - Certified Public Accountant


Competencies:

  • Collaboration - Teamwork:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Creates a good working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change
      • Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members

  • Change Orientation - Support for Change:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Understands rationale for change and adjusts schedules and tasks to make things work
      • Anticipates and plans for changes in work schedules and assignments

  • Execution - Accountability:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Follows through to meet commitments to others
      • Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands

  • Execution - Excellence:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Organizes and prioritizes workload and tasks for oneself and team members
      • Actively plans ahead for routine and cyclical work

  • Influence - Two-way communication:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner
      • Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions
      • Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues

  • Problem Solving - Solution Definition:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Sees through complexity and detail to get to the critical issues at hand
      • Takes into account the wider context within which problems exist

  • Risk Business Acumen - Financial Command:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Understands specific financial and accounting standards to identify and assess the impact and likelihood of operational risks

  • Risk Management - Knowledge of Risk Management Policies, Regulations, Processes and Procedures:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results
      • Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results
      • Has an understanding of regulations impacting area supported

Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.


Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Employees desiring consideration should complete an online application, utilizing the appropriate process as subscribed by the posting entity. Employees should provide all pertinent information to support their candidacy.

To be considered eligible for internal posting, Santander employees must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Completion of at least one year of active service in Santander
  • Completion of at least twelve months in current position
  • Be in “Good Standing”   

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At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We encourage everyone to apply.