Senior Analyst, Accounting and Financial Reporting

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. 

Department overview:
Operations bring together BNY Mellon's key operational areas into one global team to better support the company's businesses and serve clients around the world. Operations help clients to conduct business, service assets, and engage in transactions in 36 countries and more than 100 markets. At every stage of the investments lifecycle - creating, trading, clearing, settling, holding, servicing, managing, distributing and restructuring assets - Operations are working to make BNY Mellon the recognized industry service quality and productivity leader. Operations manage investment monitoring, measurement and processing services for our clients. Our solutions include Securities Operations, Fund Administration, Transfer Agency, Outsourcing, Performance Measurement and other related services.

The Alternative Investment Services (AIS) Fund Accounting Department is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate preparation of daily net asset value (NAV) for a number of complex Hedge Funds, Credit Funds, Private Market Funds, Real Estate Funds and Hybrid Funds investing in a wide variety of financial instrument types.

Team overview:
Team provides a full site of administrative services to support private equity funds and property management including specific set of funds, fund accounting, investor servicing, ensuring that NAV packs for private equity & real estate clients are prepared in line with company policy and procedure.
 
Your role:

  • Reviews general ledger transactions and annual/quarterly and monthly financial statements for multiple real estate properties.
  • Conducts accounting services on behalf of assigned real estate clients and moderately complex funds including determining net asset values, calculating fund performance, allocating expenses and preparing reports.
  • Performs Fund/Client Accounting responsibilities in the areas of driving Service Improvement plans, targeting efficiencies, enhancing processes and specialist review functions.
  • Performs general and advanced accounting functions in order to meet funds’ calendar deadlines.
  • Manages external as well as internal audits.
  • Checks the work of more junior team members.
  • Performs cash and asset reconciliations related to more intricate accounts or transactions within assigned funds.
  • Verify, review and analyse various fund levels general ledgers on both cash and accrual basis.
  • Escalates typical transactions to senior team members.
  • Drafts reports for clients regarding the performance of funds.
  • May reviews first draft reports completed by more junior staff. Interacts with clients in answering questions regarding fund reports and accounting processes.
  • No direct reports but may provide guidance to less experienced team members.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.     
  • Min. 3-5 years of total work experience in the field of accounting.
  • Fluent English
  • Experience with preparing financial statements.

Our offer:

  • Full time contract of employment
  • City Centre locations close to main railway station and flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible benefits package, including life and medical insurance, health screening, fitness discount programme, employee assistance program
  • Award-winning Wellbeing Program supporting you with your unique health and wellbeing needs
  • Pension scheme
  • On-site childcare and a parental buddy programme
  • Exciting opportunities for career and global mobility
  • Diverse and inclusive environment
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Recognition programmes
  • A multitude of opportunities to get involved in charity projects and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
     

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