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Senior Account Policy Specialist

Senior Account Policy Specialist

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US-NJ-Jersey City
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SMBC is seeking a Senior Account Policy Specialist to be one of the technical accounting resources for SMBC NY Branch and its U.S. subsidiaries (including a broker dealer, commercial paper backed conduit, lessor entities, derivatives trading, commercial bank, etc.). 



  • Prepare & update U.S. GAAP & IFRS accounting policies
  • Transaction review & accounting analysis
  • Emerging guidance tracking, implementation & presentation
  • Accounting research
  • Financial statement and disclosure review
  • Attending industry meetings/conferences



CPA (or equivalent), 5-10 years of either public or public and private accounting experience in financial services working on investment securities, loans, leases and derivatives with at least 3-5 years of public accounting experience (accounting advisory or on call experience is preferred) and a very good understanding of U.S. GAAP (Knowledge of IFRS and / or Japanese GAAP is a plus but not required).


Research skills, analytical skills, business writing skills, presentation skills and technical accounting skills (e.g., derivatives, loans, investments, consolidation, transfers of financial assets, guarantees, revenue recognition, leasing and fair value)