Current Opportunities

Director of Accounting Policy & External Reporting

Location: Dallas , Texas, United States
Reference ID: TX - 396


Director of Accounting Policy & Regulatory Reporting


If you are an accounting professional within the banking industry and are looking to expand your leadership skills in technical accounting and regulatory reporting, we may just have the perfect opportunity for you.   We are looking for an experienced Accounting Policy and Bank Regulatory Reporting professional to own the preparation of internal and external financial reporting for a growing bank that is experiencing rapid growth. This is a highly visible position within the bank we are looking for a highly motivated individual who can help establish and build processes as our client grows.


           Primary Responsibilities Relative to Accounting Policy Work:

You will cooperate with top management executives within the bank to decisively develop, maintain and implement accounting principles and policies to guarantee compliance with GAAP.  You will be responsible for keeping current knowledge of GAAP, SEC and Banking industry developments as well as analyzing and communicating the impact to the Sr. Director of Reporting and senior management.  You will perform technical accounting research and position documentation for complex accounting issues and business transactions as well as participate in evaluation and implementation of new FASB accounting pronouncements and SEC regulations.  You will evaluate the effects of new accounting principles on current processes and policies and keep the bank and various lines of business in the loop.  You will also develop and maintain the corporate accounting policy guidebook and offer ongoing recommendations for improvements and supplements to the guidebook. Oversee emerging accounting standards and interpret the effects on the organization as well as offering professional technical accounting assistance on transactions and events.


It will be necessary to maintain and establish cooperative relationships with finance associates, internal stakeholders as well as company auditors.  You will provide assistance in representing the organization externally on matters affiliated with accounting policies by taking active part in industry-wide relationships and associated organizational meetings as appropriate.


                  Primary Responsibilities Relative to Regulatory Reporting:

Lead the development, preparation and review of all Regulatory Reporting provided to the various regulatory bodies including the Dallas Federal Reserve.  You will ensure compliance by completing detailed disclosure checklists.  In this role you will be collaborating with other functional groups and obtain the information necessary to draft the appropriate descriptions and wording for the reporting under your purview is a key determinant to success.  Additionally, helping monitor and maintain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls for all regulatory reporting is important as well. 


Having a CPA accreditation and having worked with a bank, or a Top Ten Public Accounting Firm  and possess 8 to 13 years of documented success and progression as a thought leader in the areas of Policy and Regulatory Reporting, along with building teams and developing talent is a must have in this role.   This bank has a tremendous culture and a three State Footprint. You can work remotely (preferably in a local market branch) in the State of Texas, Louisiana, or Mississippi.  We can provide more detail when we speak.    


Please inquire today in confidence.