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Controller,Vice President - Auto Finance

Job Description

Chase Auto Finance offers loans and leases through more than 13,700 auto dealerships nationwide. The Auto Finance business is one of the top bank providers of auto financing in the country and manages a portfolio of more than $60 billion in assets. They have more than 3.3 million customers and maintain relationships with over 75 percent of all U.S. automotive dealers.
 
The Controllers team within the Finance department of the Auto Finance business is seeking an experienced Finance Accounting Team Lead to assume accountability for the group representing Finance in various regulatory control initiatives.  The candidate will have a strong accounting background and be comfortable in facilitating discussions to define detailed requirements and describe/refine business processes. Responsibilities will include directing and coordinating respective team members assigned to perform related tasks,   managing daily and month end general ledger close processes, revenue recognition and regulatory and financial statement reporting.  This position will also partner close with peers from Accounting Policy, Legal, Credit Risk, Treasury and Corporate Reporting.
 
 
Responsibilities 
  • Works closely with sponsors, stakeholders, and senior management to facilitate core project execution functions on initiatives that range in scope, involving moderate to high levels of risk and complexity
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of both financial accounting and quality assurance with the ability to share knowledge with peers and project team members
  • Assist in the general ledger month end and quarter end accounting close process.  Prepare monthly reports to be submitted to management and assist in the preparation of quarterly regulatory reporting.
  • Acting as key resource during the development and execution of a start up auto loan securitization program, specifically leading the operational accounting design for new securitization issuances and ongoing securitized portfolio activity, valuation adjustments and cash flows 
  • Engages Corporate resources to identify accounting policy and regulatory requirements and leads in developing and implementing solutions to meet these requirements
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and managing efficient best practices around daily operations, reconciliations, and regulatory and financial reporting 
  • Self motivated with strong planning, time management and multitasking skills are expected
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 5+ years of prior experience in financial accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Big Four accounting is a plus
  • Must have some prior regulatory project experience (i.e. CCAR, Resolution and Recovery)
  • Must be comfortable managing stakeholders of all levels and be able to develop presentations and narratives in concise format
  • Ability to deliver exceptional results in a time-sensitive manner while managing competing priorities
  • Proficient in the following applications:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of SAP General Ledger, Essbase and/or Business Objects is a plus.
  • Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail is required
Req #: 160031495
Location: Wilmington, DE US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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